Mapping the German Diamond Open Access Journal Landscape

« In the current scientific and political discourse surrounding the transformation of the scientific publication system, significant attention is focused on Diamond Open Access (OA). This article explores the potential and challenges of Diamond OA journals, using Germany as a case study. Two questions are addressed: first, the current role of such journals in the scientific publication system is determined through bibliometric analysis across various disciplines. Second, an investigation is conducted to assess the sustainability of Diamond OA journals and identify associated structural problems or potential breaking points.. (…) »

source >, Niels Taubert, Linda Sterzik, Andre Bruns, 22 juin 2023, arXiv:2306.13080v1,