Q1 open access journals: Download list XLS

This blog post aims to provide a list of Q1 open-access journals. In 2022, there are 1204 Q1 open-access journals.

Q1 open access journals
Q1 open access journals

Q1 is occupied by the top 25% of journals in the list. The most prestigious journals within a subject area are those which occupy the first quartile, Q1.

Open access (OA) refers to free, unrestricted online access to research outputs such as journal articles and books. OA content is open to all, with no access fees.

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Top 50 Q1 Open Access Journals

S. No.JournalCiteScoreSJRPublisher
1Living Reviews in Relativity67.411.551Springer Nature
2Annual Review of Plant Biology36.111.695Annual Reviews Inc.
3Molecular Cancer34.37.274Springer Nature
4The Lancet Global Health32.17.97Elsevier
5Living Reviews in Solar Physics30.86.861Springer Nature
6The Lancet Public Health28.77.226Elsevier
7Studies in Mycology24.96.18Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute
8Light: Science and Applications23.86.104Springer Nature
9Nucleic Acids Research23.59.008Oxford University Press
10Physical Review X22.17.94American Physical Society
11Microbiome21.85.297Springer Nature
12Journal of Hematology and Oncology20.24.305Springer Nature
13Nature Communications20.05.559Springer Nature
14Journal of Extracellular Vesicles19.65.94Wiley-Blackwell
15Advanced Science19.25.388Wiley-Blackwell
16Bone Research19.23.289Springer Nature
17Molecular Neurodegeneration19.15.565Springer Nature
18Optica18.75.074OSA Publishing
19The Lancet Planetary Health18.53.535Elsevier
20Conservation Letters17.73.153Wiley-Blackwell
21ACS Central Science17.64.893American Chemical Society
22Journal of Statistical Software17.07.636University of California Press
24Science advances16.65.928American Association for the Advancement of Science
25Genome Biology16.59.027Springer Nature
26Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems16.12.831Springer Nature
27Journal of Carcinogenesis15.92.771Wolters Kluwer Health
28Nano-Micro Letters15.93.473Springer Nature
29Molecular Systems Biology15.68.523Wiley-Blackwell
30Environmental Health Perspectives15.42.257US Department of Health and Human Services
31Annals of Surgery15.34.153Wolters Kluwer Health
32EMBO Molecular Medicine15.34.923Wiley-Blackwell
33NPG Asia Materials15.33.082Springer Nature
34Genome Medicine15.25.564Springer Nature
35Redox Biology15.02.059Elsevier
36Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle14.92.803Wiley-Blackwell
37npj Flexible Electronics14.93.826Springer Nature
38Plant Biotechnology Journal14.93.525Wiley-Blackwell
39Chemical Science14.53.687Royal Society of Chemistry
40Biomolecular Detection and Quantification14.22.373Elsevier
41Protein and Cell14.22.973Higher Education Press
42National Science Review14.12.433Oxford University Press
43ACS applied materials & interfaces14.02.535American Chemical Society
44Advances in Physics: X14.02.541Taylor & Francis
45Eurosurveillance13.92.766European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
46npj 2D Materials and Applications13.93.91Springer Nature
47PLoS Medicine13.94.847Public Library of Science
48Cell Reports13.66.264Elsevier
49International journal of oral science13.61.395Springer Nature
50Materials Research Letters13.62.883Taylor & Francis
Q1 open access journals
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