Open Access Ethnography Journals

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

Ethnography is qualitative research design aimed at exploring cultural phenomena

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 Ethnography OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Ethnography manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Ethnography journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Rather than just the top hits Ethnography journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Ethnography journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Ethnography 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 Ethnography journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Ethnography OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Ethnography Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Commoning ethnography2537-9879Victoria University of Wellington Library251044
Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology2745-536XUniversitas Sumatera Utara18233.3
Etnološka istraživanja0351-432344031.8
The journal for undergraduate ethnography2369-8721Dalhousie Libraries1334630.8Website
Ètnografiâ Altaâ i sopredelʹnyh territorij2687-0592Altai State Pedagogical University73123.3
Етномузика2523-4846Lviv National Music Academy named after Mykola Lysenko22022.7
Vibrant: Virtual Brazilian Anthropology1809-4341SciELO43548821.6Website
Journal of Business Anthropology2245-4217Copenhagen Business School21643721.3Website
Alteridades (El Parque)0188-7017Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana1343220.9Website
Etnosia : jurnal etnografi Indonesia2527-9319Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik Universitas Hasanuddin1103520.9Website
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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 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.
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What is an APC?
The Article Processing Charge (APC) is the fee that publishers of some open access journals charge in order to publish articles.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, which means the paper is freely available and fully accessible to everyone, b) Hybrid Open Access, which means that the authors can pay an APC to make the paper freely available, or c) Green Open Access, which means that there is a possiblity to make subcription based journal articles freely avaiable by uploading the peer-reviewed article to an instiutional repository. Among these, Diamond, Black, and Bronze Open Access also exist.