CrossRef is a not-for-profit association of about 2000 voting member publishers who
represent 4300 societies and publishers, including both commercial and not-for-profit
organizations. CrossRef includes publishers with varied business models, including those with
both open access and subscription policies. CrossRef does not provide a database of fulltext
scientific content. Rather, it facilitates the links between distributed content hosted at other
Global Education Index is a scholarly, non-profit organization of like-minded
professionals, engineers, academicians, and technologists. The main purpose of this
organization is to list journals of academic excellence, which are peer reviewed and
whose articles are referenced in otherjournals thereby establishing the global benchmark
in journal indexing services. Global Education Index aims to Index journals that bring out
peer reviewed quality research works in a timely manner.
EBSCOhost databases and discovery technologies are the most-used, premium online
information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide, representing millions of
IAET is recognised by several reputed organizations. IAET aims to partner and share the information with global
associations / organizations having international standing.
Index Copernicus (IC) is an online database of user-contributed information, including
scientist profiles, as well as of scientific institutions, publications and projects established
in 1999 in Poland. The database has several productivity assessment tools to track the
impact of scientific works and publications, individual scientists, or research institutions.
In addition to the productivity aspects, IC also offers the traditional abstracting and
indexing of scientific publications. The database is operated by Index Copernicus
International. The database is named after Nicolaus Copernicus, who argued for the
modern form of heliocentrism, and triggered the Copernican Revolution.
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is website that lists open access journals
and is maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access (IS4OA). Until January 2013,
the DOAJ was maintained by Lund University. The project defines open access journals as
scientific and scholarly journals that meet high quality standards by exercising peer review or
editorial quality control and "use a funding model that does not charge readers or their
institutions for access. "The Budapest Open Access Initiative's definition of open access is
used to define required rights given to users, for the journal to be included in the DOAJ, as the
rights to "read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these