Open Access Musicology Journals

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

Musicology is scientific discipline whose content is the practical and theoretical study of music

A journal article is 'open access' when there are no financial, legal or technical barriers to accessing it - that is to say when anyone can read, download, distribute, print, and search it.

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

Open Access Musicology Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Interdisciplinary Studies in Musicology1734-2406Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan6233.3
Reviews of research in human learning and music2162-2213Center for Music Learning4625
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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 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 represent the times that works have cited papers under this journal. In our case, we obtain this data from OpenAlex, an open catalog of scholarly papers. It's hard to say how accurate it is but it can give you a general idea on how prestigious the journal is. The more work that have cited it, the better.
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?
Our aim at OA.mg is to disseminate existing open access research papers. For this reason, we do not publish any papers. What we do is that once a paper has been published, we index it in OA.mg so that more people can find and access a journal article.
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?
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)