Open Access Application layer Journals

A list of Open Access Application layer journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Application layer is layer of the OSI model

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

We hope this list of Application layer OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Application layer manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Application layer journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Rather than just the top hits Application layer journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Application layer journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Application layer venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.


All the open access Application layer journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Application layer OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Application layer Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Lecture notes on wireless networks and communications2516-4988Clausius Scientific Press, Inc.2050
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open access is an international movement that aims to provide free and open online access to academic information, such as publications and data
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
In the table above, relevance is used to determine the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often works from this journal are referenced in other research papers. This data is obtained from OpenAlex. Even though the accuracy is debatable, it could help you determine how prestigious a journal is on the whole.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you're interested in seing more lists similar to this one, you can find all our lists on OA.mg
How can I publish my paper on OA.mg?
At the moment, we do not offer publishing services, that's why we made these lists, so you can find the right journal to publish your paper in. Our goal with OA.mg is to help disseminate research.
What is an APC?
Authors usually have to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review, publishing, and dissemination of published papers in a given journal.
What are the different Open Access types?
Different open access types are commonly described using a colour system. The most commonly recognised names are “green”, “gold”, and “hybrid” open access; however, “bronze”, “black”, and “diamond” also exist.