Somali is Afroasiatic language belonging to the Cushitic branch
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.
Hopefully this list of Somali Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Somali manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Somali journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Instead of displaying the most commonly known Somali journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Somali journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Somali 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 Somali journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Somali OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I publish my Somali paper?
You can publish your Somali 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?
In the table above, relevance is used to determine the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations represent the times that works have cited papers under this journal. In our case, we obtain this data from OpenAlex, an open catalog of scholarly papers. It's hard to say how accurate it is but it can give you a general idea on how prestigious the journal is. The more work that have cited it, the better.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you are looking for an author or journal article, you can type it in the name, title, or DOI in the search box above to see more results. If you want to see a similar list to this one, take a look on OA.mg
How can I publish my paper on OA.mg?
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 OA.mg is to help disseminate research.
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?
The most common types are “Green Open Access”, “Gold Open Access” and “Hybrid Open Access”.