Lingua franca is languages used to facilitate trade between groups without a common native language
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 Lingua franca OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Lingua franca manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Lingua franca journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Rather than just the top hits Lingua franca journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Lingua franca journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Lingua franca 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 Lingua franca journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Lingua franca OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I publish my Lingua franca paper?
You can publish your Lingua franca 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?
If a journal has a relevance of “100”, that means that the journal is fully related to the concept it is listed under. If, on the other hand, a journal has a relevance of “0”, that means that the journal doesn’t have any relation to the topic it is listed under. So Nutrition might have a low relevance when included in Open Computer Science Journals
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from this journal have been referenced in other works. OpenAlex is where we get this data from. Although the accuracy is debatable, it can nevertheless help you get a sense of how prestigious a journal is in general.
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?
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?
An APC is the article processing charge that an author of a given research paper has to pay in order to get it published in a journal. APCs are most commonly used by open access journals or by journals who offer open access publishing.
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)