Open Access Citizen science Journals

A list of Open Access Citizen science journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Citizen science is scientific research conducted, in whole or in part, by amateur or nonprofessional scientists

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.

This list of Citizen science OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Citizen science manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Citizen science journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. We've made this extensive list of open access Citizen science journals so you can get a better overview of all the journals where you can publish open access.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Citizen science 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 Citizen science journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Citizen science OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Citizen science Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Citizen science2057-4991Ubiquity Press, Ltd.169117972.2Website
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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?
Relevance is used to quantify the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, “Brain Stimulation” has a relevance of “24” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it is somewhat related to the field of Computer Science.
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?
That's exactly why we made these lists, so you can find a journal that will publish your paper. We at OA.mg don't offer publishing services.
What is an APC?
Article Processing Charges (APCs) are charged to authors of scholarly articles during the publication process. APCs are used by open access journals.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, b) Hybrid Open Access, c) Green Open Access, d) Bronze Open Access, e) Diamond Open Access, or f) Black Open Access