Open Access Participatory action research Journals

A list of Open Access Participatory action research journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Participatory action research is approach to research where research is carried out “with” people rather than “on” them

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 Participatory action research OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Participatory action research manuscript.
We made this list which includes all the high-impact factor Participatory action research journals that might be relevant to your field of study.We've made this extensive list of open access Participatory action research 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 Participatory action research 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 Participatory action research journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Participatory action research OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Participatory action research Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Journal of participatory research methods2688-0261University of Cincinnati - Office of Innovation and Community Engagement332957.6
Collaborations2638-4396University of Miami713223.9Website
Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement1836-3393University of Technology, Sydney19377121.2Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Participatory action research paper?
You can publish your Participatory action research paper in the Open Access journals in this list
What is Open Access (OA)?
Open access (OA) is a set of principles and practices through which research is freely distributed online
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
If a journal has a relevance of “100”, that means that the journal is fully related to the concept it is listed under. If, on the other hand, a journal has a relevance of “0”, that means that the journal doesn’t have any relation to the topic it is listed under. So Nutrition might have a low relevance when included in Open Computer Science Journals
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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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?
Authors usually have to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review, publishing, and dissemination of published papers in a given journal.
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.