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Criminology Open Association of Diamond Outlets (COADO)

Published onOct 21, 2020
Criminology Open Association of Diamond Outlets (COADO)

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The Criminology Open Association of Diamond Outlets (COADO) increases the utility of criminology journals that are free to read and publish in. This involves increasing their impact, improving their production quality, and lowering the costs of publishing them. The association is a collaboration between Criminology Open and member journals. Through the sharing of expertise, commitment to shared quality standards, and comarketing, COADO is advancing the free and timely dissemination of criminological knowledge. This is to the benefit of all stakeholders—researchers, students, policymakers and practitioners, journalists, and the general public. (For more information about COADO, including how to join, email us.)



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