Open Access Continental shelf Journals

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

Continental shelf is portion of a continent that is submerged under an area of relatively shallow water known as a shelf sea

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.

Hopefully this list of Continental shelf Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Continental shelf manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Continental shelf journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Instead of displaying the most commonly known Continental shelf journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Continental shelf journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Continental shelf 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 Continental shelf journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Continental shelf OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Continental shelf Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Advances in Oceanography2314-7733Hindawi Limited35533.3
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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?
It refers to the level of association between a journal being listed and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Physics Through Computation has a relevance of “100” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has relevance 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 are looking for an author or paper, you can simply type it in the search box above to see your results. If you'd like to see a similar list to this one, check OA.mg
How can I publish my paper on OA.mg?
Our aim at OA.mg is to disseminate existing open access research papers. For this reason, we do not publish any papers. What we do is that once a paper has been published, we index it in OA.mg so that more people can find and access a journal article.
What is an APC?
In some cases, articles published in journals are made open access and freely available online, immediately upon publication. This is made usually made possible by an article-processing charge (APC) that covers the range of publishing services provided.
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.