Open Access Visualization Journals

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

Visualization is set of techniques for creating images, diagrams, or animations to communicate a message

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.

We hope this list of Visualization OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Visualization manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Visualization journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Rather than just the top hits Visualization journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Visualization journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Visualization 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 Visualization journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Visualization OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Visualization Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Visual Informatics2468-502XElsevier14692756.2Website
Научная визуализация2079-3537National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)26929254.6
Kashika joho gakkai ronbunshu gappon1346-525226034.6
Technology for education and learning1916-7008ACTA Press430525
JOURNAL OF THE FLOW VISUALIZATION SOCIETY OF JAPAN0287-3605The Visualization Society of Japan5441103223.8
Trudy Meždunarodnoj konferencii po kompʹûternoj grafiki i zreniû "Grafikon"2618-8317MONOMAX Limited Liability Company14421.4
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Frequently Asked Questions

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?
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 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.
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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, which means the paper is freely available and fully accessible to everyone, b) Hybrid Open Access, which means that the authors can pay an APC to make the paper freely available, or c) Green Open Access, which means that there is a possiblity to make subcription based journal articles freely avaiable by uploading the peer-reviewed article to an instiutional repository. Among these, Diamond, Black, and Bronze Open Access also exist.