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What is an Open Access Journal?

Open Access (OA) stands for unrestricted access and unrestricted reuse. Here’s why that matters. Most publishers own the rights to the articles in their journals. Anyone who wants to read the articles must pay to access them. Anyone who wants to use the articles in any way must obtain permission from the publisher and is often required to pay an additional fee.

Search Open Access Journals:

  • A-Z Directory of Open Access Journals
  • BioMed Central
    BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology, and Medicine) publisher with an open access publishing model.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
  • NASA PubSpace
    NASA is preserving and providing public access to peer-reviewed papers from NASA-funded research beginning in 2016.
  • PubMed Central
    Free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine.
  • Physics Journals
    A list of open access physics journals (i.e. physics journals with free articles), including journals specializing in astronomy, acoustics, electricity, nuclear physics, optics and light, and thermal physics. The list may include some journals which are partially open access (with most articles being available for free).
  • Online Learning Journal
    The Online Learning Journal (OLJ) is an open, peer-reviewed, quarterly journal
  • Ubiquity Press Published Journals
    Ubiquity Press is an open access publisher of peer-reviewed academic journals, books and data.
  • Utah State's Empowering Teaching Excellence
    A collection of Peer Reviewed Journals for Online Teaching and Learning.
  • Wiley Open Access
    Wiley Open Access publishes a number of online journals across biological, chemical and health sciences. "Browse Journals" or search across "all areas."