this is the fixed root, assigned by AJOL according to CrossRef requirements;l followed by [v27i1] the volume and issue number (which changes each time); and finally, [1/2/3/4.
Our thanks to the editorial team who have made this advance in our journal possible: Lara Proud, June McDougall, Janet Viljoen and the AJOL team, particularly Kate Snow.
Other online indexed LIS journals can be found at AJOL
If we remove Sabinet from the findings, the OA publications are more accessible in commercial A&I services; however, the comparison of availability of the resources through Google Scholar does not reveal significant difference between DOAJ, Bioline, Sabinet and the AJOL sources.
I hypothesize that AJOL has a lower average number of A&I sources per journal because the purely OA sources are more easily accessible to commercial A&I companies.
As AJOL moves to more OA journals, it would be very useful to track whether their rate of coverage in commercial A&I resources increases.
Moving Africa away from the global knowledge periphery: A case study of AJOL.
There is also the possibility that some major abstracts like Chemical, Biological, LISA, and AJOL
abstracts may be available in these libraries on CD-Rom or Online.
Campus-wide access to a large number of electronic information resources (EBSCOHOST, Blackwell, SpringerLink, Royal Society of Chemistry, AJOL