Open Access Scholarship Journals

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

Scholarship is award of financial aid for a student to further their education

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

This list of Scholarship Open Access journals will hopefully make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Scholarship manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Scholarship journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. In many cases, you only see lists of Scholarship journals, nonetheless, in our case we have made the list with open access Scholarship journals in mind.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Scholarship 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 Scholarship journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Scholarship OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Scholarship Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
SOTL in the south2523-1154University of Johannesburg1134261.1Website
The international journal of James Bond studies2514-2178Fincham Press51637.3Website
KULA2398-4112University of Victoria Libraries802825Website
Teaching & Learning Inquiry: The ISSOTL Journal2167-4779International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning383129924.8Website
Journal of perpetrator research2514-7897Winchester University Press816423.5Website
Engaged scholar journal2368-416XEngaged Scholar Journal22612523.5
International journal of young adult literature2634-5277Fincham Press26223.1
The graduate history review1925-2455University of Victoria Libraries9022.2
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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 level of association between a journal being listed and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Physics Through Computation has a relevance of “100” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has 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?
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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?
Article Processing Charges (APCs) are charged to authors of scholarly articles during the publication process. APCs are used by open access journals.
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