Open Access Welfare Journals

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

Welfare is government support intended to ensure that members of a society can meet basic human needs such as food and shelter

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 Welfare Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Welfare manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Welfare 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 Welfare journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Welfare journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Welfare 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 Welfare journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Welfare OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Welfare Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Working papers on population, family and welfare /1588-3396Hungarian Demographic Research Institute5040
Microeconomics and macroeconomics2168-458851340
Staff Studies (Colombo)1391-3743Sri Lanka Journals Online4025
Journal of zoological and botanical gardens2673-5636MDPI AG8612223.3Website
Social Welfare Policy1598-7663Korean Association of Social Welfare Policy81349922.8
Nordisk välfärdsforskning =2464-4161Scandinavian University Press / Universitetsforlaget AS689622.1Website
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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 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 works from this journal are referenced in other research papers. This data is obtained from OpenAlex. Even though the accuracy is debatable, it could help you determine how prestigious a journal is on the whole.
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