What is NepJOL? NepJOL is a database of journals published in Nepal, covering the full range of academic disciplines. The objective of NepJOL is to give greater visibility to the participating journals, and to the research they convey. Journals are selected for inclusion on NepJOL using the following criteria: They are scholarly in content, and contain original research (in addition to other content) Their content is peer reviewed and quality controlled They are able to provide all content for inclusion on NepJOL (tables of contents, abstracts and PDFs of full text) in electronic format They are published within Nepal. Management of publishing strategy, business development and production operation are all run from Nepal. NepJOL provides information on each participating journal, including aims and scope, contact details and general information. It also provides Tables of contents and abstracts (where available) for all articles published within these journals. Many full text articles are also available. All the material on NepJOL is free to view, search and browse, however copyright of all content is retained by the journals or authors – each journals will need to give permission for any use or re-use of the content that falls outside Fair Use. NepJOL is not a publisher: NepJOL provides a service to the journals by hosting their content online, and actively promoting the website to encourage discovery of these titles and their articles. Individual journals are also using the website to publish their journals and they welcome submissions from registered users.