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AC-Antimicrobial Resistance
JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance (JAC-AMR) is a new fully open access journal from the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. The journal publishes academic content, as well as peer review commentaries on stewardship resources.

Academic Journals
This is a broad-based publisher of peer-reviewed open access journals. Academic Journals currently publishes open access journals covering art and humanities, engineering, medical science, social sciences, biological sciences, physical sciences and agricultural sciences.

Aesthetic Surgery Journal Open Forum
This is an award-winning, peer-reviewed, open access international journal focusing on the latest developments and practical, clinical advances in aesthetic surgery and cosmetic treatments. It is an official publication of The Aesthetic Society.

Africa Portal
The Africa Portal is an Open Access research repository and an expert analysis hub on African affairs. It holds over 9 000 reports, occasional papers and policy briefs which are available for free, full-text download. Our key research themes are: Politics and Governance; Economics; Energy and Environment; Health; Peace and Security; Human Rights; Foreign Policy; Information and Communications Technology; and Education.

African Journals Online
This is the world’s largest and pre-eminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals.

Animal Frontiers
Animal Frontiers, an official journal of ASAS, CSAS, EAAP, and AMSA, publishes discussion and position papers that present international perspectives on high-impact, global issues in animal agriculture.

Antibody Therapeutics
A peer-reviewed, online, open access journal, Antibody Therapeutics provides a forum for the publication of the latest advances and challenges in the discovery, research, development, manufacturing, and methodology of therapeutic antibodies for the global scientific community. Topics include target and antibody discovery, mechanistic research, new technologies and methods, manufacturing, clinical trials, regulation, policies, and more.

This is a non-profit, sound science, open access journal for plant-focused research. Published by Oxford University Press since 2010, AoBP is dedicated to rapid publication of high quality research on all aspects of plant biology and ecology.

Arthropod Management Tests
Arthropod Management Tests (formerly Insecticide and Acaricide Tests) is an editor-reviewed publication that publishes short reports from a single year on a routine screening test for management of arthropods that may be harmful (e.g., pests and disease vectors of plants, animals, and humans) or beneficial (e.g., parasitoids, predators and diseases of pests, honey bees, silkworm).

Bioinformatic Advances
This is a fully open access, peer-reviewed journal published jointly by Oxford University Press and by the International Society for Computational Biology. The journal publishes original research articles, reviews, application notes, opinion, perspective and Society features.

Bioline International
Bioline International is a pioneer in the provision of open access to peer reviewed bioscience journals published in developing countries. These journals contain timely research on public health, international development, tropical medicine, food and nutritional security, and biodiversity.

Biology Methods and Protocols
It publishes papers presenting or using new or improved methods in biological sciences, biomedicine, pre-clinical and translational research. The journal also publishes review papers devoted to methods used these both fields. It primarily publishes in the areas of genetics and heredity, biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology, ecology, evolutionary biology, marine and freshwater biology, cell biology and medicine.

BJS Open
The journal offers prompt publication of high-quality original research and presents new information related to surgery in general, encompassing all sub-specialist areas as well as elements of trauma and paediatric surgery that are relevant to general surgical practice, across the international surgical community.

Brain Communications
The journal is committed to fair, transparent, and author-friendly publication of rigorous research studies related to neurological and psychiatric disease or maintaining brain health.

Burns and Trauma
This is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing the latest developments in basic, clinical, and translational research related to burns and traumatic injuries, with a special focus on various aspects of biomaterials, tissue engineering, stem cells, critical care, immunobiology, skin transplantation, prevention, and regeneration of burns and trauma injury.

Cerebral Cortex Communications
This is an online-only, Open Access journal with a rapid publication model. CCC seeks to publish papers on the development, organization, function and plasticity of the cerebral cortex as well as congenital and acquired cortical disorders and their potential therapy.

Clean Energy
This is an open access, peer-reviewed international journal and serves as an important medium to present the latest research developments and knowledge on topics related to clean energy.

Clinical Kidney Journal
This is an official journal of the ERA (European Renal Association), is a fully Open Access, online only journal publishing monthly. The journal is an essential educational and training resource integrating clinical, translational and educational research into clinical practice.

Conservation Physiology
Conservation Physiology is an online only, fully open access journal published on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology.

CORE harvests research papers from such as institutional and subject repositories, and open access and hybrid journals. CORE currently contains 207,255,818 open access articles collected from 10,398 data providers around the world.

Cornell University Law Library
Scholarship@Cornell Law: A Digital Repository, a service of Cornell Law Library, provides free permanent online access to published articles, works-in-progress, conference papers, lectures, reports, and workshop presentations produced by Cornell Law School faculty, students, and visiting scholars.

Crohns & Colitis 360
This is a peer-reviewed, online-only, open access journal that publishes engaging and informative content that catalyzes dialogue on state-of-the-art comprehensive care for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) alongside the latest research to advance prevention, treatment and cures.

Current Developments in Nutrition
This is is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that strives to briskly review, publish, and disseminate high-quality research in nutritional sciences.

Current Zoology
Current Zoology (formerly Acta Zoologica Sinica, founded in 1935) is an open access, bimonthly, peer-reviewed international journal of zoology. It publishes review articles and research papers in the fields of ecology, evolution and behaviour.

Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation
This provides an open access platform for the presentation of novel ideas in database research surrounding biological information, and aims to help strengthen the bridge between database developers, curators, and users.

Directory of Open Access Books
DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers.

DNA Research
is an internationally peer-reviewed journal which aims at publishing papers of highest quality in broad aspects of DNA and genome-related research.

Environmental Epigenetics
This is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal. It publishes research in any area of science and medicine related to the field of epigenetics with particular interest on environmental relevance. Therefore fields including medicine, biology, evolution, molecular biology, toxicology, ecology, social sciences, chemistry, systems biology, and bioinformatics are welcome. The journal publishes Research Articles, Reviews, Technical Briefs, and Perspectives.

European Heart Journal – Case Reports
This is an international, online-only, fully open access (OA) journal of the European Society of Cardiology. The Journal publishes high quality, educationally valuable case reports, images, and quality improvement projects in all aspects of cardiology and cardiovascular medicine.

European Heart Journal – Digital Health
The European Heart Journal: Digital Health (EHJ-DH) is a new Open Access, peer-reviewed journal, with a specific focus on digital health in cardiovascular medicine, connecting physicians, researchers, and allied health professionals. The Journal advances excellence in digital health through the publication of high-quality original preclinical and clinical research, reviews, points of view, images and short reports.

European Heart Journal Open
This is the new Open Access journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) dedicated to the entire spectrum of cardiovascular medicine, with emphasis on novel research results with the potential to improve patient care.

European Journal of Public Health
This is a multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from social medicine, epidemiology, health services research, management, ethics and law, health economics, social sciences, and environmental health.

Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health
Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health is an open access journal that publishes original, rigorous applications of evolutionary science to issues in medicine and public health. It aims to connect evolutionary biology with the health sciences to produce insights that may reduce suffering and save lives.

This publishes cutting edge research that contributes and extends our understanding of the human exposome, which can be defined as all the exposures of an individual in a lifetime, the biological manifestations of those exposures, and how the exposures and effects relate to health.

FEMS Microbes
FEMS Microbes is a gold open access journal covering all aspects of microbiology and the microbial world around us. The journal publishes basic and applied research within diverse areas of industrial, environmental, clinical and veterinary microbiology, as well as current methodological advancements that are of general interest to a wide audience.

Food Quality and Safety
Food Quality and Safety is an open access, international, peer-reviewed journal providing a platform to highlight emerging and innovative science and technology in the agro-food field, publishing up-to-date research in the areas of food quality and safety, food nutrition and human health.

The journal provides a high caliber and broad spectrum open-access platform for researchers to publish their major advances in basic, translational, and clinical sciences.

G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics
G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics is an open access journal providing a forum for the publication of high-quality foundational research particularly research that generates useful genetic and genomic information such as genome maps, single gene studies, genome‐wide association and QTL studies, as well as genome reports, mutant screens, and advances in methods and technology.

Gastroenterology Report
Gastroenterology Report is an international fully open access (OA) online only journal, covering all areas related to gastrointestinal sciences, including studies of the alimentary tract, liver, biliary, pancreas, enteral nutrition and related fields.

Genome Biology and Evolution
The journal publishes leading original research at the interface between evolutionary biology and genomics. It covers natural genome diversity, population genomics, the structure, function, organisation and expression of genomes, comparative genomics, proteomics, and environmental genomic interactions.

Global Studies Quarterly
The journal publishes original and innovative scholarship within the topics, subfields, and approaches in international studies.

Human Reproduction Open
HROpen is the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology’s, fully open access journal in reproductive medicine. It seeks to improve the understanding of reproductive medicine, and improve the quality of clinical care by making scientific research freely accessible to those providing or seeking treatment.

IJQHC Communication
This Journal is an open-access, peer-reviewed, international journal that publishes research related to quality and safety in health care, with a focus on implementation science, for a worldwide readership.

Immunotherapy Advances
Immunotherapy Advances publishes scientifically rigorous research relating to manipulations of the immune system for the benefit of human and animal health in all disease areas. The journal covers the translational pipeline for immunotherapy from discovery research and preclinical animal models through to clinical trials.

In Silico Plants
in silico Plants (isP) is an open-access, peer reviewed online journal dealing with all aspects of plant modelling. The journal aims to provide a single home for work from currently disparate research areas, publishing interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary research at the interface between mathematics, computer science, plant biology and crop sciences.

Innovation in Aging
Innovation in Aging is an open access journal of The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) that publishes conceptually sound, methodologically rigorous research studies that describe innovative theories, research methods, interventions, evaluations, and policies relevant to aging and the life course.

Integrative Organismal Biology
A Journal of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology publishes original research, reviews, techniques, methods, best practices, brief communications, opinion pieces, letters and commentaries that span the disciplines of integrative and comparative biology.

Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoraic Surgery
This Journal is a fully Open Access, online-only journal publishing scientific contributions in the field of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, covering all aspects of surgery of the heart, vessels and the chest.

International Health
International Health is a rapidly expanding journal that moved to Open Access in 2020. A journal of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies
This journal is an open access, online only journal concerned with the application of technology to the challenges created by climate change, and is committed to facilitating the widest possible dissemination of high-quality research.

International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology
The central focus of the journal is on research that advances understanding of existing and new neuropsychopharmacological agents including their mode of action and clinical application or provides insights into the biological basis of psychiatric disorders and thereby advances their pharmacological treatment.

JAMIA Open provides a global forum for the publication of novel research and insights in the major areas of informatics for biomedicine and health (e.g., translational bioinformatics, clinical research informatics, clinical informatics, public health informatics, and consumer health informatics), as well as related areas such as data science, qualitative research, and implementation science.

JNCI Cancer Spectrum
JNCI Cancer Spectrum is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that publishes 6 issues per year online. The journal publishes manuscripts that describe new findings of particular significance across a full range of clinical and translational cancer research, including prevention, screening, and treatment, as well as clinically relevant epidemiologic, public health, and policy research.

Open Access eBooks
This is an international publisher of eBooks. Open Access eBooks covers different disciplines of science, technology and medicine. Each eBook contains around 6 or 7 book chapters providing the latest information to the readers.

EBSCO Open Dissertations

EPJ Applied Metamaterials

Sustainable Buildings

Wuhan University Journal of Natural Sciences

Silva Lusitana

Security and Safety

Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability


Oil & Gas Science and Technology

Mechanics & Industry

Journal of the European Optical Society-Rapid Publications

Journal of Oral Medecine and Oral Surgery

ITM Web of Conferences

The International Journal for Simulation and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization

Integrative Respiratory Medicine

EPJ Techniques and Instrunmentation

EPJ Data Science