Open Access Coal Journals

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

Coal is A combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock.

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 Coal Open Access journals will hopefully make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Coal manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Coal journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. In many cases, you only see lists of Coal journals, nonetheless, in our case we have made the list with open access Coal journals in mind.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Coal 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 Coal journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Coal OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Coal Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
International Journal of Coal Science & Technology2095-8293Springer Nature499443868.3Website
Coal combustion and gasification products1946-0198Center for Applied Energy Research131553.8
Journal of mining engineering and safety technology2616-2040Clausius Scientific Press, Inc.2050
International journal of mining science and technology2095-2686Elsevier15092137346Website
Current works in mineral processing2663-7057Isaac Scientific Publishing Co., Ltd.8137.5
Вестник Научного центра по безопасности работ в угольной промышленности2072-6554VostECO Ltd.1932035.8Website
Indonesian mining journal0854-9931Puslitbang tekMIRA762634.2
American journal of environmental protection2328-72333033.3
Journal of Sustainable Mining2300-3960Głowny Instytut Gornictwa (Central Mining Institute)498219032.7Website
Inżynieria Mineralna1640-4920Polish Mineral Engineering Society2254625.8
Carbon Resources Conversion2588-9133Elsevier147143125.2Website
Техника и технология горного дела2618-7434T.F. Gorbachev Kuzbass State Technicak University7213322.2
Vestnik Kuzbasskogo gosudarstvennogo tehničeskogo universiteta1999-4125T.F. Gorbachev Kuzbass State Technicak University4297321.7
Mining2673-6489MDPI AG482220.8Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access is the free online access of research articles coupled with the rights to use and distribute these articles fully in the digital environment.
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.
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