Open Access Local government Journals

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

Local government is lowest tier of administration within a given state

Open access (OA) is a key part of making research shareable and reproducable. All journal articles published open access undergoe the same rigorous peer review process.

Our team made this list of Local government Open Access journals with the aim to help you to decide where to publish your Local government manuscript.
The list below includes all high-impact factor Local government journals as well as new up and comming journals where it might also be more affordable to publish.Rather than displaying just the most relevant Local government journals, we have made an in-depth list of all the open accesss Local government journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Local government 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 Local government journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Local government OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Local government Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance1836-0394University of Technology, Sydney30080160.7Website
Jurnal akuntansi dan akuntabilitas publik2620-5920Universitas Gadjah Mada5240
Journal of local government research and innovation2709-7412AOSIS23339.1Website
International Journal of Kybernology2087-3107Institut Pemerintahan Dalam Negeri25224
Newsletter1333-4417Institute of Public Finance513823.5
Local Government Law Journal1598-6128Korean Local Government Law Association66311421.3
Canadian planning and policy2562-122XQueen's University Library19721.1
Journal of Local Government Studis1226-7112Korean Association for Local Government Studies5496920.2
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Local government paper?
You can publish your Local government paper in the Open Access journals in this list
What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access refers to free access to information and unrestricted use of electronic resources for everyone. Any kind of digital content can be open access, from texts and data to software, audio, and video.
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 works from this journal are referenced in other research papers. This data is obtained from OpenAlex. Even though the accuracy is debatable, it could help you determine how prestigious a journal is on the whole.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
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How can I publish my paper on
That's exactly why we made these lists, so you can find a journal that will publish your paper. We at don't offer publishing services.
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?
The most common types are “Green Open Access”, “Gold Open Access” and “Hybrid Open Access”.