Open Access Publishing can be defined as publishing when the articles are free to all interested readers, and the publishers place no financial or copyright barriers between the readers and the article. Open Access publishing is the fastest growing segment of the scholarly publishing market, and journal options are now available for nearly every area of research. A comprehensive list of Open Access journals is provided by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
Some of Open Access publishers
American Physical Society
BioMed Central Ltd
Cambridge University Press
Hindawi Publishing Corporation
IOP Publishing Ltd
Nature Publishing Group / Palgrave Macmillan
Oxford University Press
Public Library of Science
Springer Science+Business Media
Taylor & Francis
The Company of Biologists
AOSIS OpenJournals, division of AOSIS (Pty) Ltd
BioOne / Elementa
Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals
JMIR Publications Inc. (formerly JMIR – Journal of Medical Internet Research)
Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information / PsychOpen
Open Book Publishers
Pensoft Publishers Ltd.
Portland Press Limited
Social Sciences Directory
The Royal Society
Ubiquity Press Ltd.
University Library System, University of Pittsburgh
University of Adelaide Press
Utrecht University Library (Igitur)
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Press “Technika”
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