Eastern Bloc is group of socialist states of Central and Eastern Europe
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 Eastern Bloc OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Eastern Bloc manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Eastern Bloc journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Rather than just the top hits Eastern Bloc journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Eastern Bloc journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Eastern Bloc 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 Eastern Bloc journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Eastern Bloc OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I publish my Eastern Bloc paper?
You can publish your Eastern Bloc paper in the Open Access journals in this list
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?
It refers to the strength of association between this journal being listed and the concept, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Research In Mechanical Engineering has a relevance of “0” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has no relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations represent the times that works have cited papers under this journal. In our case, we obtain this data from OpenAlex, an open catalog of scholarly papers. It's hard to say how accurate it is but it can give you a general idea on how prestigious the journal is. The more work that have cited it, the better.
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?
Although there are Gold, Green, Hybrid, Bronze, Diamond, and Black Open Access licenses, here are the most common ones:
Full Gold Open Access: article is freely and permanently accessible for everyone, immediately after publication.
Hybrid Open Access: refers to a publishing model in which subscription-based journals allow authors to make individual articles gold open access immediately on payment of an article publication charge.
Green Open Access: refers to the possibility to make subscription-based journal articles open access by uploading the peer-reviewed and accepted author manuscript to an institutional repository (such as DiVA)