Directories and databases which evaluate and index scientific journals

  • CiteFactor
    Service that provides access to quality controlled Open Access Journals
  • DICE
    Database for the reach and editorial quality of Spanish legal, humanities and social sciences journals
  • Google Scholar Metrics
    Tool that establishes the impact factor of scientific journals, the h-index, based on the citations collected in Google Scholar
  • FECyT
    Quality seal in the 8th 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
  • Resh
    Information system integrating quality indicators for Spanish scientific journals of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • 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

    Multidisciplinary bibliographic resource that mainly collects and disseminates research articles published in Spanish scientific journals
  • ErihPlus
    The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences
  • Ulrich’s periodicals directory
    Reference source of worldwide journals

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
  • JournalsTOCs
    The biggest searchable collection of scholarly journal Tables of Contents (TOCs)

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)
  • RACO
    Deposit of Catalan open access scientific journals

Libraries catalogues


  • PKP Index
    Database of articles, books, and conference proceedings using PKP’s free, open source Open Journal Systems, Open Monograph Press, and Open Conference Systems software applications