Open Access Northern Hemisphere Journals

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

Northern Hemisphere is half of Earth that is north of the equator

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 Northern Hemisphere OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Northern Hemisphere manuscript.
We have thousands of high-impact factor Northern Hemisphere journals in our list.We've made this extensive list of open access Northern Hemisphere 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 Northern Hemisphere 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 Northern Hemisphere journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Northern Hemisphere OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Northern Hemisphere Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Northern Hemisphere paper?
You can publish your Northern Hemisphere 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?
In the table above, relevance is used to determine the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100.
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.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you are looking for an author or paper, you can simply type it in the search box above to see your results. If you'd like to see a similar list to this one, check 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?
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?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, b) Hybrid Open Access, c) Green Open Access, d) Bronze Open Access, e) Diamond Open Access, or f) Black Open Access