Open Access Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals

DOAJ is a database that contains open access articles and allows researchers to find and use published articles for their own research.

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge OA Journals Online covers a broad range of subjects across the humanities, social sciences, and science.

De Gruyter OA Journals

De Gruyter Open is one of the world’s leading publishers of open access scientific content. It publishes about 400 own and third-party scholarly journals across all major disciplines.

Sage OA Journals

SAGE Open is open access, peer-reviewed, academic mega journal. It is the “first broad-spectrum open access title aimed specifically at the behavioral and social sciences communities”.

Springer Open

SpringerOpen is a portfolio of over 195 peer-reviewed, fully open access journals and more than 50 open access books covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, the humanities, and social sciences

Taylor & Francis OA Journals

Taylor & Francis is one of the world’s largest publishers of open access research. They publish over 180 high-quality full open access journals, ranging across disciplines and subject areas.

Wiley OA Journals

Wiley has a program of fully open access journals and most of Wiley’s subscription-based journals offer an open access option called hybrid open access.


Frontiers is a publisher of peer-reviewed open access scientific journals currently active in science, technology, and medicine.


PLOS is a nonprofit open-access science, technology, and medicine publisher with a library of open-access journals and other scientific literature under an open-content license.

Thieme Open

Thieme Open is the gateway to the open access journal content from the Thieme group.

Elsevier OA Journals

All articles in open access journals that are published by Elsevier have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

HighWire Press

HighWire is an internet hosting service specializing in academic and scholarly publications. HighWire-hosted publishers collectively make over 2 million articles available freely accessible.

Oxford University Press OA Journals

Oxford University Press offers an optional open access model (Oxford Open) for the majority of their journals, and some fully open access journals.

Hindawi OA Journals

Hindawi is one of the world’s largest publishers of peer-reviewed, fully Open Access journals.

BioMed Central

BMC has an evolving portfolio of some 300 peer-reviewed journals, sharing discoveries from research communities in science, technology, engineering, and medicine.


MDPI currently publishes 386 peer-reviewed journals and is continuously expanding its portfolio. It also publishes a series of open-access conference journals in all research fields.

Clute Institute

The Clute Institute publishes 19 open-access academic journals that contain the latest scientific research findings in their respective fields.