Directories and databases which evaluate and index scientific journals

  • Carhus Plus+
    Classification of scientific journals in the areas of Social Sciences and Humanities published on a local, national and international level
  • CIRC
    Classification of scientific journals in the areas of Social Sciences and Humanities depending on their quality
  • CiteFactor
    Service that provides access to quality controlled Open Access Journals
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index
    As a new index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) expands the citation universe and reflects the growing global body of science and scholarly activity. ESCI complements the highly selective indexes by providing earlier visibility for sources under evaluation as part of SCIE, SSCI, and AHCI’s rigorous journal selection process. Inclusion in ESCI provides greater discoverability which leads to measurable citations and more transparency in the selection process
  • FECyT
    Quality seal in the 5th edition of the call for evaluation of the editorial and scientific quality of Spanish scientific journals
  • MIAR
    Database for the identification and evaluation of the citing of humanities and social sciences journals
  • Latindex
    Online regional information system for Latin American and Caribbean, Spanish and Portuguese scientific journals
  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank
    Publicly available portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus database
  • Scopus
    The largest database of citations and abstracts from peer-reviewed literature

Databases of academic resources on social sciences

Reference directories of periodical publications

  • ErihPlus
    The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences
  • Linguistic Bibliography
    Contains over 450,000 bibliographical descriptions of linguistic publications and is a reference tool for scholars and students of languages and linguistics

Content databases

  • Dialnet
    Portal for the dissemination of Spanish-American scientific work promoted by the University of La Rioja
  • Linguistic Abstracts Online
    This bibliographic database provides high-quality cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for journals encompassing the broad spectrum of linguistics and language study
  • Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts
    This database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations

Databases of open access journals

  • Dulcinea
    Portal with the terms in force for copyright and self-archiving at the Spanish scientific journals
  • DOAJ
    Directory of Open Access Journals (Lund University Libraries)
  • Sherpa/Romeo
    A searchable database of publisher’s policies on self-archiving of journal articles on the web and in open-access repositories