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Accredited Journals

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Articles in accredited journals are recognised research output which meet specified criteria and therefore quality for subsidisation by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

This database is compiled from the 5 lists received the DHET. We tried to identify the titles with an Open Acces status, however there might be titles that we have missed.

  • DHET List of Approved South African Journals 2018
  • IBSS 2018 (International Bibliography of Social Sciences)
  • ISI 2018 (Thomson Reuters Web of Science Core Collection)
  • Norwegian List 2018
  • SciELO SA 2018
  • Scopus 2018
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