Certification Service (DOAB)
Based on Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) Platform
Provided by DOAB Stichting (NL)
The Certification Service has been developed thanks to the Horizon 2020 EU HIRMEOS project. It is operated by DOAB, which collects the variety of peer reviewing practices from hundreds of monograph publishing houses, categorizes them, and provides a single access point to the list of certified peer reviewed monographs available in Open Access in the world. The Certification Service operates as a quality insurance service for the benefit of readers and the service providers working with them, such as the libraries.
The Certification Service currently operates as a beta service. Its full release is planned for 2021.
The Certification Service is integrated in the EOSC Market Place : https://marketplace.eosc-portal.eu/services/operas-certification-doab
Timeline: Currently beta, full release in 2021
Unique selling point: The Directory of Open Access Books certifies that publishers are correctly following peer-reviewing standards.
Service area/category: Certification, Peer-review
Pricing: Free for users, free for publishers
Access to the service: https://doabooks.org/
Contact for the service: email@example.com