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Open Access publishing

Finding OA journals in which to publish

You can use the resources below to identify Open Access journals in your subject area. Be sure to keep in mind the guidelines on how to recognize trusted Open Access publishers when evaluating the journals you find.

  • CoFactor Journal Selector Tool: Allows you to filter your choice by subject, peer review type, speed of revision and publication, impact factor, etc.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals: Browse the different subject areas by navigating the subject section on the side bar. Find out how.
  • Elsevier Journal Finder: helps you choose a journal from all journals Elsevier publishes in science, medicine and technology, in which to publish your research, based on manuscript title and abstract. Open access filters are available.
  • Enago Open Access Journal Finder: Enter your manuscript abstract to help you shortlist trusted OA journals that are the most compatible with your research.
  • IEEE Publication Recommender: helps you choose a journal from electrical engineering, computing, biotechnology, telecommunications, power and energy and other technologies, in which to publish your research, based on keywords, key phrases, manuscript title or abstract. Open access filters are available.
  • JANE: Journal/Author Name Estimator: a freely available tool to help choose a biomedical journal to publish in, based on your title and abstract. It includes all active journals from PubMed and tags journals indexed in MEDLINE and open access journals approved by the DOAJ.
  • Scopus: Click on the "Sources" link at the top of this is a multidisciplinary database. Then select "Browse sources", and select your subject area. Remember to select the "Display only Open Access journals" check box.
  • Springer Journal Suggester: helps you choose a journal from all Springer and Biomed Central journals that publish in science, medicine, technology and some social sciences, in which to publish your research, based on manuscript title and abstract. Open access filters are available.
  • Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory: This directory of periodicals allows you to limit your search to Open Access journals by subject. Find out how.
  • Wiley Journal Finder: helps you choose a journal from all Wiley journals in social sciences, humanities, science, medicine, technology art and law, in which to publish your research, based on manuscript title and abstract. Open access filters are available.

 

Updated: Wednesday 13 November 2019
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