Open Access Key (lock) Journals

A list of Open Access Key (lock) journals for you to publish your manuscript in

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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 Key (lock) OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Key (lock) manuscript.
We have thousands of high-impact factor Key (lock) journals in our list.We've made this extensive list of open access Key (lock) journals so you can get a better overview of all the journals where you can publish open access.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Key (lock) 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.


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Open Access Key (lock) Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Key indicators of developing member countries of ADB0116-300036100
Key indicators of developing member countries of ADB0116-300036100
Key indicators of developing member countries of ADB0116-300036100
Key indicators of developing member countries of ADB0116-300036100
Analele ştiinţifice ale Universităţii "Al.I. Cuza" din Iaşi0379-78643133.3
Analele ştiinţifice ale Universităţii "Al.I. Cuza" din Iaşi0379-78643133.3
Analele ştiinţifice ale Universităţii "Al.I. Cuza" din Iaşi0379-78643133.3
Analele ştiinţifice ale Universităţii "Al.I. Cuza" din Iaşi0379-78643133.3
Annals of pharmacology and pharmaceutics2573-6051Remedy Publications, LLC3033.3
Annals of pharmacology and pharmaceutics2573-6051Remedy Publications, LLC3033.3
Annals of pharmacology and pharmaceutics2573-6051Remedy Publications, LLC3033.3
Annals of pharmacology and pharmaceutics2573-6051Remedy Publications, LLC3033.3
Ergo1802-2006De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.3033.3
Ergo1802-2006De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.3033.3
Ergo1802-2006De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.3033.3
Ergo1802-2006De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.3033.3
Journal-financial economy2531-2995ECORFAN3033.3
Journal-financial economy2531-2995ECORFAN3033.3
Journal-financial economy2531-2995ECORFAN3033.3
Journal-financial economy2531-2995ECORFAN3033.3
American journal of systems and software2372-708XScience and Education Publishing Co., Ltd.3233.3
American journal of systems and software2372-708XScience and Education Publishing Co., Ltd.3233.3
American journal of systems and software2372-708XScience and Education Publishing Co., Ltd.3233.3
American journal of systems and software2372-708XScience and Education Publishing Co., Ltd.3233.3
OBP series in mathematics2397-112615426.7
OBP series in mathematics2397-112615426.7
OBP series in mathematics2397-112615426.7
OBP series in mathematics2397-112615426.7
European journal of taxonomy2118-9773Museum National D'Histoire Naturelle1091227425.7Website
European journal of taxonomy2118-9773Museum National D'Histoire Naturelle1091227425.7Website
European journal of taxonomy2118-9773Museum National D'Histoire Naturelle1091227425.7Website
European journal of taxonomy2118-9773Museum National D'Histoire Naturelle1091227425.7Website
IACR transaction on symmetric cryptology2519-173XUniversitatsbibliothek der Ruhr-Universitat Bochum26858125Website
IACR transaction on symmetric cryptology2519-173XUniversitatsbibliothek der Ruhr-Universitat Bochum26858125Website
IACR transaction on symmetric cryptology2519-173XUniversitatsbibliothek der Ruhr-Universitat Bochum26858125Website
IACR transaction on symmetric cryptology2519-173XUniversitatsbibliothek der Ruhr-Universitat Bochum26858125Website
Journal of transportation demand management research2642-6188University of South Florida Libraries4025
Journal of transportation demand management research2642-6188University of South Florida Libraries4025
Journal of transportation demand management research2642-6188University of South Florida Libraries4025
Journal of transportation demand management research2642-6188University of South Florida Libraries4025
Computing, performance and communication systems2371-88704125
Computing, performance and communication systems2371-88704125
Computing, performance and communication systems2371-88704125
Computing, performance and communication systems2371-88704125
Interdisciplinary Studies in Musicology1734-2406Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan4025
Interdisciplinary Studies in Musicology1734-2406Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan4025
Interdisciplinary Studies in Musicology1734-2406Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan4025
Interdisciplinary Studies in Musicology1734-2406Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan4025
Institute of Child Protection Studies research to practice series2209-33978225
Institute of Child Protection Studies research to practice series2209-33978225
Institute of Child Protection Studies research to practice series2209-33978225
Institute of Child Protection Studies research to practice series2209-33978225
ZooKeys1313-2970Pensoft Publishers64403531124.7Website
ZooKeys1313-2970Pensoft Publishers64403531124.7Website
ZooKeys1313-2970Pensoft Publishers64403531124.7Website
ZooKeys1313-2970Pensoft Publishers64403531124.7Website
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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?
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 demonstrate how frequently publications from this journal are cited in other papers. We obtain this information via OpenAlex. Although the accuracy is questionable, it might nevertheless aid you in gaining an understanding of how prestigious a publication is overall.
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