Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is a good starting point. Please review their Aims & Scope and Selection Criteria for more information.
SHERPA/RoMEO lists publishers' default copyright and Open Access policies.
BioMed Central publishes more than 250 peer-reviewed biomedical open access journals.
PeerJ is an open access journal that publishes articles in the biological, medical and health sciences.
PLoS (Public Library of Science) produces seven open access biomedical journals.
Several major publishers have added open access journals, including:
IMPORTANT: You don't have to publish in an Open Access Journal to make your work Open!
Many publishers have OA options. And, remember, you can amend your copyright transfer agreement to retain your rights.
Think. Check. Submit. is a campaign to help researchers identify trusted journals for their research and includes a simple checklist researchers can use to assess the credentials of a journal or publisher.
Journal selection for open access publication requires as much thought and research as publication is a subscription-based journal. See COPE's Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing for what to look for when publishing in any type of journal.
Predatory & Deceptive Publishing
Findability and Sustainability
More information on Assessing Open Access Journals
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