Open access journals list
1) Polymer engineering and science
Polymer engineering and science - Every day, the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) takes action to help companies in the plastics industry succeed. How? By spreading knowledge, strengthening skills and promoting plastics.
Employing these vital strategies, Polymer engineering and science - SPE has helped the plastics industry thrive for over 60 years. In the process, we've developed a 25,000-member network of leading engineers and other plastics professionals, including technicians, salespeople, marketers, retailers, and representatives from tertiary industries.
For more than 30 years, Polymer Engineering & Science has been one of the most highly re...
2) Asian Journal of Business Ethics
The Asian Journal of Business Ethics publishes original articles from a wide variety of methodological and disciplinary perspectives concerning ethical issues related to business in Asia, including East, Southeast and South-central Asia. Like its sister publication, the Journal of Business Ethics, AJBE explores and analyzes the moral dimensions of production, consumption, labor relations, and organizational behavior, while taking into account the unique societal and ethical perspectives of the region. Coverage includes analysis of corporate responsibility, systems of production, consumption, marketing, advertising, social and economic accounting, labor relations, public relations and organizational behavior from a moral ...
3) Asian Association of Open Universities Journal
Emerald Publishing Limited
Asian Association of Open Universities Journal - AAOU Journal is the official journal of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU).
The journal is an international peer-reviewed journal published twice a year. It welcomes high-quality papers on topics of Open and Distance Education (ODE). Papers submitted to the journal may be an empirical study, case study or critical literature review. It should bring readers new information, knowledge, evaluations of theories or best practices of ODE.
AAOUJ publishes 2 issues per annum.
The aims of the journal are:
To provide a forum for academics and scholars to share their research and expertise in the field of...
4) Anthropology of Food
International Commission on the Anthropology of Food
Anthropology of food is a multilingual refereed web journal devoted to the social sciences of food. Founded in 1999 by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Matthieu Duboys de Labarre and Isabelle Téchoueyres, Anthropology of food has become within a few years a platform where food researchers can express and propose different but complementary views from sociological, anthropological, geographical, ethnological, historical, economic, philosophical... points of view.
Anthropology of food is supported by an international network of researchers sharing a common interest in the social sciences of food. Before publication, each article is read by two academic experts selected from relevant fields of research. These ex...
5) Australian Intellectual Property Journal
The Australian Intellectual Property Journal (ISSN: 1038-1635) examines important intellectual property law issues and developments within Australia and around the globe.
Articles cover the whole range of intellectual property law issues including copyright, trademarks, patent law, industrial design, and unfair competition, as well as legal issues implicated in the new computing, telecommunications, multi-media, and internet technologies.
Contributors are acknowledged experts in the fields of intellectual property and technology law.
The following websites contain details of material published in the Journal:
6) Asia Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance
Walter de Gruyter
As the official journal of the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association, the Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance (APJRI) focuses on risk management and insurance issues of importance to the Asia-Pacific region. An interdisciplinary publication, APJRI facilitates the exchange of research in risk and insurance mathematics, economics, finance, and corporate practice.
The journal welcomes theoretical and applied research papers on a variety of specific topics.
Actuarial pricing and reserving
Economics and regulation
Corporate/enterprise risk management and finance
7) Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration
Taylor & Francis
Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration is a scholarly double-blind peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting the study, research and enhancement of public governance, policy, administration, and management in and beyond Asia and the Pacific. It welcomes contributions that address theory and practice from country, comparative and thematic perspectives. The contributions can be:
free-standing articles (5,000-7,000 words)
articles (5,000-7,000 words) in proposed or commissioned special issues or symposia
discussions of new developments and trends (3,000-4,000 words)
research notes (2,000-3,000 words)
The Journal’s target audience comprises ...
8) Annals of Financial Economics
Walter de Gruyter
The Annals of Financial Economics - AFE is an international journal with the goal of advancing the knowledge and understanding of the practice of financial economics through the publication of a high-quality and practitioner-relevant journal.
This journal offers a specialized forum for applied research on investments in various financial markets, market microstructures, asset pricing and regulation of financial markets. Papers employing econometric or empirical methods in the research design and focusing on empirical testing of both financial theories and applications in financial economics are encouraged.
This journal is not suitable for papers devoted solely to pure the...
9) American Journal of Business
Emerald Publishing Limited
The American Journal of Business (AJB) is a journal dedicated to publishing theoretical, conceptual, applied and fundamental research in the business fields. Our goal is to provide readers with valuable articles that inform business practice. AJB provides researchers with an avenue to make significant contributions to key issues in business.
The journal encourages ground-breaking submissions that lay the foundation for continued investigations.
In addition, the AJB provides researchers with opportunities to tie current trends in business, research and practice together through rigorous research methodologies. In-depth perspectives are offered by leading business professionals and by busin...
10) Annals of National Academy of Medical Sciences
National Academy of Medical Sciences
The National Academy of Medical Sciences (India) is a unique institution that fosters and utilizes academic excellence as its resource to meet medical and social goals. It was registered as the Indian Academy of Medical Sciences in 1961 under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 and inaugurated in New Delhi by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. Its journal, the Annals of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (ANAMS), is multi-disciplinary and Open Access in nature.
It publishes original investigations, reviews, case reports, letters, short communications and more from various branches of medicine and surgery including pediatrics, radiology, pharmacology, community medicine, parasit...
11) Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine
Society of Ayurvedic Physicians of India
Society of Ayurvedic Physicians of India'(SAPI), a premier national representative body of Ayurvedic fraternity from India has launched its quarterly peer-reviewed journal 'Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine (AAM).
This journal is supposed to act as a platform to commission the communications between practitioners, researchers, academicians, and policymakers in the field of Ayurveda primarily focusing on its application in India but essentially with a global purview as its offshoot.
This journal has a distinguished editorial board comprising of many outstanding scholars from around the globe and is headed by Prof. RH Singh, former vice-chancellor, Jodhpur Ayurveda University and Professor Emeritus, ...
12) Ancient Science of Life
Ancient Science of Life, is the oldest peer-reviewed scientific journal in Ayurveda which publishes full-length original papers and reviews on Ayurveda, allied disciplines and all forms of traditional medicines.
The journal provides an interdisciplinary platform for linking traditional knowledge with the latest advancements in science. Preferences are given for contributions that interface Ayurveda with disciplines like
13) Analytical Chemistry Letters
Taylor & Francis
Analytical Chemistry Letters is a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed, international journal publishing original research articles, short communications, and review articles across all areas of analytical chemistry including:
Modern Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (with multidisciplinary approaches)
Mass Spectrometry, Separations and Spectroscopy
Electrochemistry and Instrumentation
Genomics and Proteomics
Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacology and Pharmacy
Biological and Clinical Sciences
Natural Product Chemistry and Organic Chemistry
Food and Forensic Sciences
14) IP Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Allied Science
IP Innovative Publication
IP Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Allied Science is a periodical devoted to exploring connections between the clinical and experimental understanding of various pathologies and diseases related to the ear, nose, and throat. JOAS is peer-reviewed, open access, quarterly journal.
This journal is proposed to serve as a collection of original research articles, short communication, and review article and case report with an international perspective.
The readership for this journal would include a wide variety of healthcare professionals, such as otolaryngologists, ENT nurses and as well as scholars and academicians in the field of medicine and surgery.
It’s a branch of medicine deals ...
15) AIMS Molecular Science
AIMS Molecular science is an international Open Access journal devoted to publishing peer-reviewed, high quality, original papers in the field of Molecular science.
AIMS Molecular Science publishes the following article types:
Original research articles,
and conference reports.
AIMS Molecular science welcomes, but not limited to, the papers from the following topics:
16) Advances in Environment Research
The Advances in Environmental Research (AER), An International Journal, aims to open easy access to the valuable source of information and to provide an excellent publication channel for the global community of Environmental Research.
The areas covered by AER journal include interdisciplinary research in;
17) Advanced materials interfaces
Advanced Materials Interfaces publishes top-level research on interface technologies and effects. Considering any interface formed between solids, liquids, and gases, the journal ensures an interdisciplinary blend of physics, chemistry, materials science, and life sciences. Advanced Materials Interfaces was launched in 2014 and has an Impact Factor of 4.713 (2018 Journal Impact Factor, Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2019)).
The scope of Advanced Materials Interfaces is dedicated to interfaces and surfaces that play an essential role in virtually all materials and devices. Physics, chemistry, materials science and life sciences blend to encourage new, cross-pollinating ideas, whi...
18) Advanced Materials Research
Advanced Materials Research is a peer-reviewed journal that covers all aspects of theoretical and practical research of materials science: synthesis, analysis of properties, technologies of materials processing and their use in modern manufacturing.
Advanced Materials Research is one of the largest periodicals in the field of materials engineering.
Advanced Materials Research specializes in the publication of thematically complete volumes from international conference proceedings and complete special topic volumes. We do not publish stand-alone papers by individual authors.
Authors retain the right to publish an extended and significantly updated version in another period...
19) Advances in Agriculture
Advances in Agriculture is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles on the cultivation of soil and crops, and rearing of livestock.
The journal focuses on new methods and technologies for improving agricultural processes, increasing yield, conservation, and breeding. Articles covering new insights into crop and livestock disease, and relevant health issues will also be considered.
Advances in Agriculture are archived in Portico, which provides permanent archiving for electronic scholarly journals, as well as via the LOCKSS initiative. It operates a fully open access publishing model which allows open global access to its published conten...
20) Journal of Construction Management
National Institute of Construction Management and Research
Journal of Construction Management - A Quarterly Journal Devoted to the study and practice of management in the construction industry, project engineering management, real estate, and infrastructure development sector.
Its scope includes management of people, finances and technology; issues related to energy, conservation, informatics, and international trade & business; the fields of urban development, social and civic infrastructure and health, safety, welfare, productivity, quality, and related matters.
The journal contains high-quality research articles that are of interest to both academia and the construction industry. The journal enjoys international stature.
It reaches out to dec...
21) Advances in Social Work
Indiana University School of Social Work
Advances in Social Work is committed to enhancing the linkage between social work practice, research, and education. Accordingly,
The journal addresses current issues, challenges, and responses facing social work practice and education.
The journal invites discussion and development of innovations in social work practice and their implications for social work research and education. Advances in Social Work seeks to publish empirical, conceptual, and theoretical articles that make substantial contributions to the field in all areas of social work including clinical practice, community organization, social administration, social policy, planning, and program evaluation.
The journal provides a ...
22) Acta Universitatis Sapientiae Economics and Business
Walter de Gruyter
Acta Universitatis Sapientiae Economics and Business - As a broad-based professional and international journal, the Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Economics and Business welcomes submissions of applied and theoretical research papers in all fields of Economics and Business.
The journal especially encourages submissions on research from management, marketing, quantitative methods and their applications, regional economics, regional development, agricultural economics, and finance. However,
The journal is open to research coming from other areas of Economics and Business as well.
The primary interest is to publish academic research, but the journal also welcomes good quality research coming fr...
23) International journal of computers and technology
International journal of computers and technology (E-ISSN:2277-3061) is a journal published by Khalsa Publications, Punjab, India.
IJCT start published in December 2011, which is Volume 1, Issue. 1, the Year 2011.
The mission of IJCT is to share, develop, and facilitate the output of research paper about computer science, software engineering, information system, information technology, and computer engineering.
Journal items can be published collectively, as part of an issue with its Table of Contents. Alternatively, individual items can be published as soon as they are ready by adding them to the "current" volume's Table of Contents. ...
24) Pan Asian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pan Asian Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology is a peer-reviewed and open-access journal dedicated to the latest advancements in obstetrics and gynecology.
This journal provides a platform for scientists and academicians from within and beyond the Asia Pacific region to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of obstetrics and gynecology.
Aims & Scope: This journal aims to publish innovative and topical research that addresses screening, diagnosis, management, and care in women's health.
This journal offers authors high visibility, access to a broad readership, high standards of copy editing and production for their paper...
25) International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology
Fast track publications
International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET) is a peer-reviewed, open access, high Impact Factor, Multidisciplinary journal in English for the enhancement of research in various disciplines of Engineering, Science and Technology. Prime Focus of the Journal is to publish articles related to the current trends of research. IRJET brings together Scientists, Academician, Engineers, Scholars, and Students of Engineering Science and Technology. Published by Fast Track Publications....
26) IAFOR Journal of Ethics Religion and Philosophy
International Academic Forum
The IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy offers the opportunity to continue to advance international scholarship in all themes and overlap of fundamental and applied ethics, religion and philosophy. It aims to encourage both the specific and broad-ranging examination of these themes in all research ontological, epistemological and methodological approaches.
The Journal welcomes submissions related to a multi-disciplinary approach to addressing moral, ethical, religious and philosophical challenges faced by the world’s researchers, academics, practitioners and professionals within the field. While specific topics that overlap the three themes of the journal are welcome, the journal will also ...
27) International Journal of Medical Science and Clinical invention
International Journal of Medical Science and Clinical invention is an international, peer-reviewed journal that welcomes original research articles and reviews on current advances in Medical sciences, preclinical and clinical medicine, and related disciplines.
The Journal’s primary aim is to make every effort to contribute to progress in medical sciences.
The strive is to bridge laboratory and clinical settings with cutting edge research findings and new developments.
International Journal of Medical Science and Clinical invention publishes articles that bring novel insights into diagnostic and molecular imaging, offering essential prior knowledge for diagnosis and treatment indispensa...
28) International Journal of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies
Australian Internationa Academic Centre
International Journal of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies (IJCLTS) is a double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Australian International Academic Centre Pvt. Ltd.
The journal invites contributions representing innovative and critical views on the theory and practice of the study of comparative literature and translation studies in all its aspects, including but not limited to: theory and history of comparative literature; comparative studies of genres, themes and periods; reception studies; intertexuality and transmediality; and the theory, history, and practice of translation studies.
The four annual issues contain sections with open submission academic articles in ...
29) International Critical Thought
Taylor & Francis
International Critical Thought aims to cultivate, encourage and facilitate the development and dissemination of thinking and scholarship responding to the profound social, political, cultural and economic changes taking place in the world today. It aims:
To provide a multi-disciplinary forum for reflection on and insight to the major problems facing humanity (energy, environment, poverty, war, etc.), where living and breathing contemporary experiences can be processed into works of theoretical depth and scholarly rigor.
To build a global forum for dialogue among various social currents, as an attempt to better integrate different perspectives and reconcile different needs and interests.
30) Journal of Language and Discrimination
Equinox Publishing Ltd
Journal of Language and Discrimination - Discrimination is an important research topic in a large number of diverse but related fields, including linguistics, law, anthropology, sociology, and psychology. This complex, multidisciplinary research topic often has a strong focus and concern with language.
However, at the moment, theorists and practitioners publish their work in different journals, such as Gender and Language, Journal of Language and Sexuality, Disability Studies, and there is little in the way of intellectual crossover or multidisciplinary work.
We argue that the Journal of Language and Discrimination will appeal to those who are working on linguistic discrimination across ...
31) IIS University Journal of Arts
IIS University Journal of Arts - The Editors would like to extend an invitation to academicians, scholars and research scholars to contribute Research Papers, Review Articles, Research Notes/ Comments, Monographs, Book/ Film Reviews, and Author-Interviews, for the July 2020 issue of the UGC CARE-listed The IIS University Journal of Arts (ISSN 2319-5339).
It is a double-blind, peer-reviewed, refereed, multi-lingual academic (print) journal dealing with issues pertaining to various disciplines in the field of Arts, viz. English, French, German, Hindi (language and literature), Fashion Designing, Textile Technology, Jewellery Designing, Journalism and Mass Communication as well as Performing Arts (i.e. Music, Danc...
32) IAFOR Journal of Arts and Humanities
International Academic Forum
The IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on the arts and humanities. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and it is free of publication fees for authors.
The first issue was published in July 2012, and the journal continues to publish annually.
Abstract & indexing
TROVE and Humanities Source.
DOIs are assigned to each published issue and article via Crossref.
33) Archaeology International
Archaeology International, produced annually since 1997, combines news about UCL Institute of Archaeology activities with refereed articles and information about on-going projects, carried out by Institute staff and students, or those with honorary affiliation. Papers reflect the broad geographical, theoretical and methodological scope of research at the Institute, including the research of its three main Sections (World Archaeology, Archaeological Sciences, and Heritage Studies), and its extensive global fieldwork presence. A double issue in 2011 marked the Institute of Archaeology’s 75th anniversary year, and the journal, including early issues, is now available online and fully open access.
34) Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure
Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure, a publication of the Saudi Society of Microscopes, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.
The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive the final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure),
Ex Libris – Primo Central,
Netherlands ISSN center,
35) Arts and the Market
Emerald Publishing Limited
Arts and the Market (AAM) is dedicated to publishing high-quality and original contemporary research addressing issues related to the intersection of arts and the market and audience research.
The journal embraces the growing number of talented scholars working in this increasingly inter-disciplinary and international area.
It aims to develop and challenge established practices and orthodoxies in this rapidly emerging field and strongly encourages creativity in the development of theory and practice.
Arts and the Market (AAM) welcomes both theoretically and empirically grounded submissions from across the arts, humanities and social sciences, and is interested in both qualitative and q...