Open Access Lung Journals

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

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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.

Hopefully this list of Lung Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Lung manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Lung journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Instead of displaying the most commonly known Lung journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Lung journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Lung 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 Lung journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Lung OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Lung Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Case reports in pulmonology2090-6854Hindawi Limited32991950.5Website
Advances in Critical Care2314-7717Hindawi Limited4850
Respiratory medicine case reports2213-0071Elsevier1742373848.7Website
Respiratory Research1465-9921Springer Nature363610815146.7Website
Pulmonary Medicine2090-1844Hindawi Limited289500843.9Website
BMC Pulmonary Medicine1471-2466Springer Nature27503952041.6Website
Clinical medicine insights1179-5484SAGE12798340.9Website
Open journal of respiratory diseases2163-940XScientific Research Publishing, Inc.20040
Respirology case reports2051-3380Wiley1052167239.7Website
European medical journal2054-3166European Medical Group28439.3Website
Journal of Clinical Respiratory Diseases and Care2472-1247OMICS Publishing Group423038.1
European Respiratory Review0905-9180European Respiratory Society13713063236.8Website
World journal of respirology2218-6255Baishideng Publishing Group Co (World Journal of Respirology)6712535.8
Lung Cancer International2090-3200Hindawi Limited3124435.5
Advances in lung cancer2169-2726Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.576535.1
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases1738-35364481897735Website
European Clinical Respiratory Journal2001-8525Taylor & Francis209185234.4Website
Mathews journal of HIV/AIDS2474-6916Mathews International Publishers3033.3
Scandinavian Journal of Forensic Science2353-07073033.3
ERJ Open Research2312-0541European Respiratory Society1990828732.6Website
The Open Respiratory Medicine Journal1874-3064Bentham Science227239331.3
Journal of Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2161-105XOMICS Publishing Group77087330.8
Shortness of breath2281-6550CIC Edizioni Internazionali751430.7
Chest disease reports2039-4764PAGEPress Publications492130.6
Barcelona respiratory network reviews2385-7110Fundacio Barcelona Respiratory Network2014529.9
Current challenges in thoracic surgery2664-3278AME Publishing Company1911429.8
Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine1828-695X1049604629.8
Lung India0970-2113Medknow Publications2322859229.5Website
Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease1753-4658SAGE640990229.4Website
Pulmonary and critical care medicine2398-3108Open Access Text664428.8
Tüberküloz ve toraks0494-1373Bilimsel Tip Publishing House1289351927.4
International Journal of respiratory disease, care & medicine.2577-4409SciDoc Publishers LLC11027.3
Pneumonologia i Alergologia Polska0867-7077VM Media Sp zo.o. - VMGroup SK2079313027.3Website
Thoracic Cancer1759-7706Wiley27151494227.1Website
Jurnal respirologi Indonesia0853-7704Perhimpunan Dokter Paru Indonesia1802626.7
The Journal of Association of Chest Physicians2320-8775Medknow Publications20918926.3Website
Jurnal Respirasi2407-0831Universitas Airlangga1322425.8Website
BMJ Open Respiratory Research2052-4439BMJ782591525.7Website
Annals of Thoracic Medicine1998-3557834781525.5Website
Archives of pulmonology and respiratory care2581-3684Peertechz Publications Private Limited793425.3
Journal of lung, pulmonary & respiratory research2376-0060MedCrave Group31814725.2
Eurasian Journal of Pulmonology2148-3620Medknow Publications45330125.2Website
Indian journal of respiratory care2277-9019Medknow Publications1716725.1Website
The Open Nitric Oxide Journal1875-0427Bentham Science3617425
Mathews journal of gastroenterology and hepatology2572-6471Mathews International Publishers4025
Advances in molecular imaging2161-6728Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.4125
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease1176-9106Dove Medical Press33585021924.9Website
Pulmonary therapy2364-1754Springer Nature17483824.7Website
Translational lung cancer research2218-6751AME Publishing Company18041489724.5
Shanghai chest2521-3768AME Publishing Company38511124.4
Egyptian Journal of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis0422-7638Medknow Publications1129274324.4Website
Journal of Thoracic Disease2072-1439AME Publishing Company93905952924.4
Journal of respiratory research2412-2424ACT Publishing Group331724.2
Particle and Fibre Toxicology1743-8977Springer Nature7865074424.2Website
The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology1687-8426Springer Nature1799524Website
Canadian Respiratory Journal1198-2241Hindawi Limited19742258422.7Website
Respiratory case reports2147-2475LookUs Bilisim A.S.1461422.6
Turkish thoracic journal2149-253072956022.5
South African respiratory journal2304-0017South African Medical Association NPC991622.2
Pulmonary circulation2045-8932Wiley14031448921.1
Monaldi archives for chest disease2532-5264575140220.9Website
Current thoracic surgery2548-0316Current Thoracic Surgery1611620.5Website
HSOA journal of pulmonary medicine & respiratory research2573-0177Herald Scholarly Open Access731120.5
International journal of respiratory and pulmonary medicine2378-3516ClinMed International Library19710920.3
Journal of lung health and diseases2689-999XSciaccess Publishers LLC7912320.3
Chronic Respiratory Disease1479-9723SAGE8071142420.3Website
Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery2164-3067Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.1497520.1
Breathe1810-6838European Respiratory Society1151517720.1Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access aims to provide immediate and unrestricted access to research articles while along you to also share it freely
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 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?
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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?
The most common types are “Green Open Access”, “Gold Open Access” and “Hybrid Open Access”.