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Open Access Registrations Listed by Journal or Journal Collection
Arts in Society Journal Collection
The International Journal of the Book
Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
The Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations Journal Collection
The Global Studies Journal
Spaces and Flows: An International Journal of Urban and ExtraUrban Studies
The Design Principles & Practices Journal Collection
The New Directions in the Humanities Journal Collection
The Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Journal Collection
The Journal of Aging and Social Change
The Journal of Tourism and Leisure Studies
The Learner Journal Collection
The Organization Studies Journal Collection
The International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society
Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
The Journal of Communication and Media Studies
Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal
The International Journal of Sport and Society
The On Sustainability Journal Collection
The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, and Society
The International Journal of the Constructed Environment
The International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society
The International Journal of the Image
The International Journal of the Inclusive Museum
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Open Access Publication Agreement: Journal Article
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