Types of resources


ROAD covers different types of online scholarly resources: 


  • journals
  • conferences proceedings
  • academic repositories
  • monographic series
  • scholarly blogs (since the end of 2014)


The geographic, disciplinary and linguistic coverages of ROAD aim to be comprehensive.


The following criteria have been established for selecting the resources:


  • open access to the whole content of the resource (free registration is accepted)
  • no moving wall
  • the resource comprises mainly research papers
  • the audience is mostly researchers and scholars