Open Access Journals Recommended by GSDI Association
International Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructures Research (IJSDIR)
IJSDIR (ISSN: 1725-0463) is a peer-reviewed journal that is operated by Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, published exclusively on line by the Publication Office of the European Union, and is supported by an experienced Editorial Team. The aim of the Journal is to further the scientific endeavour underpinning the development, implementation and use of Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs). These are defined as frameworks of technologies, data, policies, institutional arrangements, and people aimed at increasing the availability, understanding, and use of spatial data and services to support policy, business, research, and society at large. We welcome a range of submission types, including full-scientific articles, notes from the field and geospatial data set descriptions.
The Journal is published openly and free of charge. It adheres to the Open Archives Initiative, which aims to facilitate the dissemination of electronic content. Authors publishing on IJSDIR retain full but non-exclusive rights in their articles, and will be required to use one of the Creative Commons licenses for submitting their work. Our ethical principles require authors not to submit their works to other publishers for review while the article proceeds through the IJSDIR review process. During this process however, the article will be already posted as part of the current IJSDIR issue - under the "Articles under Review" section - to facilitate the timely exchange of ideas and progress of science. As soon as the article is accepted for publication, it will be moved to the “Published” section of the same web site. This process ensures that articles are published as quickly as possible and do not suffer the usual delays of journals in print.
Journal of Spatial Information Science (JOSIS)
The Journal of Spatial Information Science (JOSIS) (ISSN: 1948-660X) is an international, interdisciplinary, open-access journal dedicated to publishing high-quality, original research articles in spatial information science. The journal aims to publish research spanning the theoretical foundations of spatial and geographical information science, through computation with geospatial information, to technologies for geographical information use. Learn more here.
JOSIS is run as a service to the geographic information science community, supported entirely through the efforts of volunteers. JOSIS does not aim to profit from the articles published in the journal, which are open access. We encourage you to become involved in JOSIS by registering as a reader, reviewer, or author, [http://josis.org/index.php/josis/user/register ]or simply making a donation to JOSIS.