Open Access Journals


Open access journals do not charge subscription fees, and their full-text articles are available freely online. In the list below, we have listed some sites/portals that you can use to find open access journals/articles that are of interest to you. (A extended list of health-related journal sources is available under Health Professionals > Open Access Journals to the left).


     BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of open access

     journals.  All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and

     permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central views open

     access to research as essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of

     research findings.

     Highwire Press is an epublishing platform from Stanford University.  Not all journals on the

     Highwire site are freely available, but there are many that make their back issues freely

     available, and some that are completely open access.  HP provides free access to over

     2,000,000 free articles and counting!