Open Access Gold standard (test) Journals

A list of Open Access Gold standard (test) journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Gold standard (test) is diagnostic test or benchmark that is the best available under reasonable conditions

Open Access journals publish papers that are free to the reader to download. OA papers have undergone peer review and are not more or less stringent than papers in closed journals — the main difference is in the business model.

This list of Gold standard (test) Open Access journals will hopefully make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Gold standard (test) manuscript.
We have thousands of high-impact factor Gold standard (test) journals in our list.In many cases, you only see lists of Gold standard (test) journals, nonetheless, in our case we have made the list with open access Gold standard (test) journals in mind.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Gold standard (test) 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 Gold standard (test) journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Gold standard (test) OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Gold standard (test) Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Advances in molecular diagnostics2572-5645OMICS Publishing Group8425
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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 articles from a journal have been referenced in other works. We get this data from OpenAlex.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
To search for more open journal lists under different topics, look 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?
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?
The most common types are “Green Open Access”, “Gold Open Access” and “Hybrid Open Access”.