Open Access Ontology Journals

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

Ontology is study of the nature of being, becoming, existence or reality, as well as the basic categories of being and their relations

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.

Our team made this list of Ontology Open Access journals with the aim to help you to decide where to publish your Ontology manuscript.
We made this list which includes all the high-impact factor Ontology journals that might be relevant to your field of study.Rather than displaying just the most relevant Ontology journals, we have made an in-depth list of all the open accesss Ontology journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Ontology 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 Ontology journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Ontology OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Ontology Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Journal of Biomedical Semantics2041-1480Springer Nature502931651.8Website
Scientonomy2560-9068University of Toronto Libraries - UOTL213733.3
Ontologiâ proektirovaniâ2223-9537Samara National Research University24815627.4
International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems1552-6283IGI Global4361035725.2
International journal of bio-medical informatics and e-health2321-9017The World Academy of Research in Science and Engineering4025
International Journal of Web & Semantic Technology0975-9026Academy and Industry Research Collaboration Center178113023
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Frequently Asked Questions

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?
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 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?
To search for more open journal lists under different topics, look on
How can I publish my paper on
At the moment, we do not offer publishing services, that's why we made these lists, so you can find the right journal to publish your paper in. Our goal with is to help disseminate research.
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?
The most common types are “Green Open Access”, “Gold Open Access” and “Hybrid Open Access”.