Open Access Open government Journals

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

Open government is governing doctrine which holds that citizens have the right to access the documents and proceedings of the government to allow for effective public oversight

All articles published in Open Access journals have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

Hopefully this list of Open government Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Open government manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Open government journals that may be relevant to your field of study. In any case, we've also included other journals that may also offer more affordable publishing fees.Instead of displaying the most commonly known Open government journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Open government journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Open 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 Open government journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Open government OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Open government Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
eJournal of eDemocracy and open government2075-9517Journal of e-Democracy and Open Government483122.9Website
The journal of civic information2641-970XUniversity of Florida George A Smathers Libraries49922.4Website
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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?
To search for more open journal lists, look on OA.mg
How can I publish my paper on OA.mg?
We do not offer publishing services. If you'd like to get your paper published, I would suggest you find a journal that suits your needs.
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?
Different open access types are commonly described using a colour system. The most commonly recognised names are “green”, “gold”, and “hybrid” open access; however, “bronze”, “black”, and “diamond” also exist.