List of Open Access JournalsList of Open Access Journals

Open access journals list

1) Chemical Society Reviews

Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry

Chemical Society Reviews - Chem Soc Rev is the Royal Society of Chemistry's leading reviews journal. We publish high-impact, authoritative and reader-friendly review articles covering important topics at the forefront of the chemical sciences. We welcome and encourage proposals for reviews from members of the research community. Chemical Society Reviews Scope Chem Soc Rev publishes review articles covering important topics at the forefront of the chemical sciences. Reviews should be of the very highest quality and international impact. We particularly encourage international and multidisciplinary collaborations among our authors. Our scope covers the bre...

2) Review of Economic Studies

Publisher Oxford University Press

Review of Economic Studies - Founded in 1933 by a group of young British and American economists, The Review of Economic Studies aims to encourage research in theoretical and applied economics, especially by young economists. Today it is widely recognised as one of the core top-five economics journals. The Review is essential reading for economists and has a reputation for publishing path-breaking papers in theoretical and applied economics. The Review is committed to continuing to publish strong papers in all areas of economics. The Editors aim to provide an efficient and high-quality review process to the Review's authors. Where articles are sent out for full review, authors receive careful...

3) Annual Review of Biochemistry

Publisher Annual Reviews Inc

  The Annual Review of Biochemistry, in publication since 1932, sets the standard for review articles in biological chemistry and molecular biology. Since its inception, these volumes have served as an indispensable resource for both the practising biochemist and students of biochemistry. The Annual Review of Biochemistry was the creation of Stanford University chemist and professor J. Murray Luck. In 1930, Luck offered a course on current research in biochemistry to graduate students. In designing the course, he said he felt "knee-deep in trouble", as he believed he was sufficiently knowledgeable in only a few areas of biochemistry. He considered the volume of research...

4) Cell Reports

Publisher Cell Press

The Cell Reports Portfolio includes gold open-access journals that span life, medical, and physical science. Our mission is to make cutting-edge research and methodologies across disciplines available to a wide readership. Cell Reports publishes high-quality papers across the entire life sciences spectrum. The primary criterion for publication in Cell Reports is new biological insight. Cell Reports features cutting-edge research, with a focus on a shorter, single-point story, called a report, in addition to a longer research article format and resources. Resources highlight significant technical advances or major informational data sets that provide n...

5) eLife

Publisher eLife Sciences Publications Ltd

eLife welcomes the submission of Research Articles, Short Reports, Tools and Resources articles, Research Advances, Scientific Correspondence and Review Articles in the subject areas below. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology; Cancer Biology; Cell Biology; Chromosomes and Gene Expression; Computational and Systems Biology; Developmental Biology; Ecology; Epidemiology and Global Health; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Human Biology and Medicine; Immunology and Inflammation; Microbiology and Infectious Disease; Neuroscience; Physics of Living Systems; Plant Biology; Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine; Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics   eLife is a selective, not...

6) Annual Review of Immunology

Publisher Annual Reviews Inc

Annual Review of Immunology:  Aims and Scope -The Annual Review of Immunology, in publication since 1983, focuses on basic immune mechanisms and the molecular basis of immune diseases in humans. Topics include innate and adaptive immunity; immune cell development and differentiation; immune control of pathogens (viruses, bacteria, parasites) and cancer; and human immunodeficiency and autoimmune diseases....

7) Academy of Management Annals

Publisher Academy of Management

Academy of Management Annals - The mission of the Academy of Management Annals (Annals) is to publish up-to-date, in-depth and integrative reviews of research advances in management. Often called "reviews with an attitude," Annals papers summarize and/or challenge established assumptions and concepts, pinpoint problems and factual errors, inspire discussions, and illuminate possible avenues for further study. Reviews published in Annals move above and beyond descriptions of the field–they motivate conceptual integration and set agendas for future research. 'It's an exceptional volume—and exceptionally timely to boot. I found myself trying to put this new annal in perspective. I tri...

8) Nature Genetics

Publisher Nature Publishing Group

Nature Genetics is a monthly journal publishing the best research from across the field of genetics, with our broad scope ensuring that work published reaches the widest possible audience. All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors. Nature Genetics publishes the very highest quality research in genetics. It encompasses genetic and functional genomic studies on human and plant traits and on other model organisms. Current emphasis is on the genetic basis for common and complex diseases and on the functional mechanism, architecture and evolution of gene networks, studied by experimental perturbation. Integrative genetic topics comprise, but are not limited to:

9) Nano Energy

Publisher Elsevier Publication

Nano Energy is a multidisciplinary, rapid-publication forum of original peer-reviewed contributions on the science and engineering of nanomaterials and nanodevices used in all forms of energy harvesting, conversion, storage, utilization and policy. Through its mixture of articles, reviews, communications, research news, and information on key developments, Nano Energy provides comprehensive coverage of this exciting and dynamic field which joins nanoscience and nanotechnology with energy science. The journal is relevant to all those who are interested in nanomaterials solutions to the energy problem. Description: Nano Energy publishes original experimental ...

10) ACS Nano

Publisher American Chemical Society

ACS Nano - Published monthly, ACS Nano is an international forum for the communication of comprehensive articles on nanoscience and nanotechnology research at the interfaces of chemistry, biology, materials science, physics, and engineering. Moreover, the journal helps facilitate communication among scientists from these research communities in developing new research opportunities, advancing the field through new discoveries, and reaching out to scientists at all levels. ACS Nano publishes comprehensive articles on synthesis, assembly, characterization, theory, and simulation of nanostructures (nanomaterials and assemblies, nanodevices, and self-assembled structures), nan...

11) Journal of molecular structure

Publisher Elsevier Publication

The Journal of Molecular Structure is dedicated to the publication of full-length articles and review papers, providing important new structural information on all types of chemical species including: Stable and unstable molecules in all types of environments (vapour, molecular beam, liquid, solution, liquid crystal, solid state, matrix-isolated, surface-absorbed etc.) Chemical intermediates Molecules in excited states Biological molecules Polymers. The methods used may include any combination of spectroscopic and non-spectroscopic techniques, for example: Infrared spectroscopy (mid, far, near) Raman spectroscopy and non-linear Ra...

12) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Publisher United States National Academy of Sciences

PNAS has been at the forefront of scientific research for over a century. Established in 1914 as the flagship journal of the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS), PNAS is now one of the largest and most-cited multidisciplinary scientific journals in the world, with a global readership and more than 3,500 research articles published annually.   Why Submit to PNAS? Comprehensive scientific coverage PNAS publishes exceptional research in all branches of the Biological, Physical, and Social Sciences. Innovation often happens at the margins, and we are particularly interested in research that crosses disciplinary ...

13) Nature Methods

Publisher Nature Publishing Group

Nature Methods is a monthly journal publishing novel methods and significant improvements to basic life sciences research techniques. All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors. Nature Methods is a forum for the publication of novel methods and significant improvements to tried-and-tested basic research techniques in the life sciences. This monthly publication is aimed at a broad, interdisciplinary audience of academic and industry researchers actively involved in laboratory practice. It provides them with new tools to conduct their research and places a strong emphasis on the immediate practical relevance of the work presented. ...

14) Nature Medicine

Publisher Nature Publishing Group

Nature Medicine is a monthly journal publishing original peer-reviewed research in all areas of medicine on the basis of its originality, timeliness, interdisciplinary interest and impact on improving human health. Nature Medicine also publishes commissioned content, including News, Reviews and Perspectives, aimed at contextualizing the latest advances in translational and clinical research to reach a wide audience of M.D. and PhD readers. All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors. Nature Medicine publishes research that addresses the needs and goals of contemporary medicine. Original research ran...

15) Chemical Reviews

Publisher American Chemical Society

Chemical Reviews is one of the most highly regarded and highest-ranked journals covering the general topic of chemistry. The mission of Chemical Reviews is to provide comprehensive, authoritative, critical, and readable reviews of important recent research in organic, inorganic, physical, analytical, theoretical, and biological chemistry. In addition to the general reviews, the journal has published since 1985 periodic thematic issues focusing on a single theme or direction of emerging research. Chemical Reviews is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published twice per month by the American Chemical Society. It publishes review articles on all aspects of chemistry. It was established in 1924 by...

16) Nature Reviews Immunology

Publisher Nature Publishing Group

Nature Reviews Immunology provides in-depth coverage of all areas of immunology, from fundamental mechanisms to applied aspects. In addition to our review articles, we highlight recent developments and exciting new primary papers in the field, as well as reflecting on the people, papers and events that have influenced the development of immunology. Aims & Scope Immunology is a diverse and growing discipline that can be defined as the study of the tissues, cells and molecules involved in host defence mechanisms. Immunologists attempt to understand how the immune system develops, how the body defends itself against disease, and what happens when it all goes wrong. Nature Review...

17) Nature Reviews Cancer

Publisher Nature Publishing Group

Nature Reviews Cancer aims to be the premier source of reviews and commentaries for the scientific communities we serve. We strive to publish articles that are authoritative, accessible and enhanced with clearly understandable figures, tables and other display items. We want to provide unparalleled service to authors, referees and readers, and we work hard to maximize the usefulness and impact of each article. The journal publishes Research Highlights, Comments, Reviews and Perspectives relevant to cancer researchers, with our broad scope ensuring that the articles we publish reach the widest possible audience.    Aims & Scope

18) Nature Immunology

Publisher Nature Publishing Group

Nature Immunology is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes papers of the highest quality and significance in all areas of immunology. Priority is given to work that provides translational and/or fundamental insight into the workings of the immune system. Areas covered include, but are not limited to, innate immunity and inflammation; development; immune receptors, signaling and apoptosis; antigen presentation; gene regulation and recombination; cellular and systemic immunity; vaccines; immune tolerance; autoimmunity; tumour immunology, and microbial immunopathology. Nature Immunology places its highest priority on fair and rapid review and speedy publication. De...

19) Nature Energy

Publisher Nature Publishing Group

Nature Energy is a monthly, online-only journal publishing the best research on energy, from its generation and distribution to the impacts energy technologies and policies have on societies. All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors.   Aims & Scope Aims The provision of energy is a key issue at the heart of modern society: where do we get it from, how do we use it, and is there enough of it for what we want? Our growing thirst for energy must either be matched by supply or else adapted to meet it. Tackling these challenges is an essential part of many fields of research — both in the ...

20) iScience

Publisher Elsevier Publication

Science has many big remaining questions. To address them, we will need to work collaboratively and across disciplines. The goal of iScience is to help fuel that type of interdisciplinary thinking. iScience is a new open-access journal from Cell Press that provides a platform for original research in the life, physical, earth, and health sciences. The primary criterion for publication in iScience is a significant contribution to a relevant field combined with robust results and underlying methodology. The advances appearing in iScience include both fundamental and applied investi...

21) Reviews of Modern Physics

Publisher American Physical Society

Reviews of Modern Physics (RMP) is the world’s premier physics review journal and the most highly cited Physical Review publication. Written by leading international researchers, RMP’s in-depth essays provide outstanding coverage of a topic and give context and background for current research trends.   Unrivaled Insight into Physics Research Since 1929, RMP has provided an unrivaled venue for authoritative review papers in all fields of physics. RMP publishes two types of essays, Reviews and Colloquia. Review articles present the current status of a given topic, with historical background, a critical distillation of research progress, and a s...

22) Nature Reviews Genetics

Publisher Nature Publishing Group

Nature Reviews Genetics aims to be the premier source of reviews and commentaries for the scientific communities we serve. We strive to publish articles that are authoritative, accessible and enhanced with clearly understandable figures, tables and other display items. We want to provide unparalleled service to authors, referees and readers, and we work hard to maximize the usefulness and impact of each article. The journal publishes Research Highlights, Comments, Reviews and Perspectives relevant to geneticists and genomicists, with our broad scope ensuring that the articles we publish reach the widest possible audience. Nature Reviews only pu...

23) Nature Reviews Materials

Publisher Nature Publishing Group

Nature Reviews Materials is an online-only journal for the weekly publication of Reviews, Perspectives and Comments in all scientific disciplines within materials science. Our Reviews aim to be balanced and objective analyses of the selected topic - with descriptions of relevant scientific literature and discussions that are easy to grasp for recent graduates in any materials-science related discipline, as well as informing principal investigators and industry-based research scientists of the latest advances. Reviews should provide the authors' insight into future directions and their opinion of the major challenges fa...

24) MMWR Recommendations and Reports

Publisher Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR ) series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Often called “the voice of CDC,” the MMWR  series is the agency’s primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations. MMWR  readership predominantly consists of physicians, nurses, public health practitioners, epidemiologists and other scientists, researchers, educators, and laboratorians. All material in the MMWR  series is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted with...

25) Ca A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Publisher Wiley

Ca-A Cancer Journal for Clinicians Published since 1950 by the American Cancer Society, CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians is one of the oldest peer-reviewed journals in oncology. The journal also retains the highest impact factor of all ISI-ranked journals. CA reaches a very wide and diverse group of health professionals and provides an unparalleled opportunity to present information to these professionals about cancer prevention, early detection, treatment of all forms, palliation, advocacy issues, quality-of-life topics, and more. As the flagship journal of the American Cancer Society, the journal publishes mission-based content that impacts patient care. 

26) Ceramics International

Publisher Elsevier Publication

Ceramics International covers the science of advanced ceramic materials. The journal encourages contributions that demonstrate how an understanding of the basic chemical and physical phenomena may direct materials design and stimulate ideas for new or improved processing techniques, in order to obtain materials with desired structural features and properties. Ceramics International covers oxide and non-oxide ceramics, functional glasses, glass ceramics, amorphous inorganic non-metallic materials (and their combinations with metal and organic materials), in the form of particulates, dense or porous bodies, thin/thick films and laminated, graded and composite stru...

27) Frontiers in Oncology

Publisher Frontiers Research Foundation

Frontiers in Oncology publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research advancing our knowledge of cancer epidemiology, molecular pathways, diagnosis and imaging, personalized therapeutics, and novel treatment and management strategies. Field Chief Editor Giuseppe Giaccone at Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University is supported by an outstanding Editorial Board of international researchers. This multidisciplinary open-access journal is at the forefront of disseminating and communicating scientific advancement and impactful discoveries in the field of oncology to researchers, academics, clinicians, and the public worldwide. Frontiers in Oncology welcomes contributions in the various domains ...

28) Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology

Publisher Springer

Molecular cell biology is a marriage of two distinct, yet complementary, disciplines. In its traditional sense, the term 'molecular biology' refers to the study of the macromolecules essential to life — nucleic acids and proteins. The field of cell biology is a natural extension of this, integrating what we know at the molecular level into an understanding of processes and interactions at the cellular level. Only by combining both fields can we paint a broad picture of essential biological processes such as how cells divide, grow, communicate and die. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology features Reviews, Perspective articles and Comments on a broad range of topics, and highlights important primary papers and tec...

29) Science Advances

Publisher American Association for the Advancement of Science

Science Advances is the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) open access multidisciplinary journal, publishing impactful research papers and reviews in any area of science, in both disciplinary-specific and broad, interdisciplinary areas. The mission of Science Advances is to provide fair, fast, and expert peer review to authors and a vetted selection of research, freely available to readers. Led by a team of distinguished scientists and allowing flexible article formats, Science Advances supports the AAAS mission by extending the capacity of Science magazine to identify and promote significant advances in science and engineering across a wide range of areas. ...

30) Journal of Political Economy

Publisher University of Chicago Press

The Journal of Political Economy is a monthly peer-reviewed academic journal published by the University of Chicago Press. Established by James Laurence Laughlin in 1892, it covers both theoretical and empirical economics. In the past, the journal published quarterly from its introduction through 1905, ten issues per volume from 1906 through 1921, and bimonthly from 1922 through 2019. The editor-in-chief is Magne Mogstad (University of Chicago).   Abstract & Indexing Articles that appear in the Journal of Political Economy are indexed in the following abstracting and indexing services:

31) Quarterly Journal of Economics

Publisher Oxford University Press

The Quarterly Journal of Economics is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Oxford University Press for the Harvard University Department of Economics. Its current editors-in-chief are Robert J. Barro, Lawrence F. Katz, Nathan Nunn, Andrei Shleifer, and Stefanie Stantcheva (Harvard University). It is the oldest professional journal of economics in the English language and covers all aspects of the field—from the journal's traditional emphasis on micro theory to both empirical and theoretical macroeconomics. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 6.662, r...

32) Journal of intellectual property rights

Publisher National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources

This journal "Journal of intellectual property rights" was started in 1996 keeping in view the importance of intellectual property rights and their protection. The objective of the journal is two-fold: firstly, to enhance communication between policymakers, organizational agents, academics, and managers on the critical understanding and research on intellectual property; secondly, to promote the development of the newly cultivated research field. The journal publishes contributed/invited articles, case studies and patent reviews; technical notes on current IPR issues; literature review; world literature on IPR; national and international IPR news, book reviews, and conference reports.  ...

33) RSC Advances

Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry

RSC Advances papers should provide an insight that advances the chemistry field. Papers that contain little or no chemistry and are not considered to be of interest or relevance to the chemistry community are not within the scope of the journal. The criteria for publication are that the work must be high quality, well-conducted and advance the development of the field. Articles submitted to the journal are evaluated by our international team of associate editors and reviewers for the overall quality and accuracy of the science presented. RSC Advances Subject Categories ...

34) ACS Omega

Publisher American Chemical Society

Journal Scope ACS Omega is an open-access global publication for scientific articles that describe new findings in chemistry and interfacing areas of science, without any perceived evaluation of immediate impact. Vision Statement ACS Omega is a global open-access journal for the publication of scientific articles that describe new findings in chemistry and interfacing areas of science, without any perceived evaluation of immediate impact. Articles in ACS Omega should advance the frontiers of science through original ideas, even if the full significance is not known. ACS Omega disseminates this knowledge globally and quickly by immediately making all accepted artic...

35) PLOS Genetics

Publisher Public Library of Science

Genetics and genomics research has grown at a bewildering pace in the past 15 years. The techniques of these fields are being applied to a wealth of biological questions and experimental systems. PLOS Genetics reflects the full breadth and interdisciplinary nature of this research by publishing outstanding original contributions in all areas of biology. PLOS Genetics publishes human studies, as well as research on model organisms—from mice and flies, to plants and bacteria. Our emphasis is on studies of broad interest that provide significant insight into biological process or processes. Topics include (but are not limited to) gene discovery and function, population genetics, genome projects, co...

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