Open Access Preprint Journals

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

Preprint is version of a scholarly or scientific paper that precedes publication in a peer-reviewed scholarly or scientific journal

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.

Hopefully this list of Preprint Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Preprint manuscript.
We made this list which includes all the high-impact factor Preprint journals that might be relevant to your field of study.Instead of displaying the most commonly known Preprint journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Preprint journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Preprint 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 Preprint journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Preprint OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Preprint Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
JMIR dermatology2562-0959JMIR Publications Inc.11310030.1Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Preprint paper?
You can publish your Preprint paper in the Open Access journals in this list
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?
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 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
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?
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?
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