Publish data where?

Open Data journals are modern, data-orientated publishing platforms where researchers may both publish and describe a research dataset or data service. Publishing Open Data has a proven positive impact on research citation and impact, allowing researchers to directly access and cite important data for their own work and publications.

There are many Open Data journals, both subject specific and generic, consider searching for a comprehensive list of these journals. We curate a small list of the larger Open Data journals below, as well as those that we have personally made use of 

Journal of Open Humanities Data
Scientific Data Logo
Wellcome Open Research Logo
F1000 Research Logo


Journal Subject/Discpline Article Processing Fee Peer Review Type Publisher
Journal of Open Humanities Data Humanities £100 Closed Ubiquity Press
Wellcome Open Research Biomedicine FREE Open Wellcome Trust
PLoS ONE Scientific $1,495+ Closed Public Library of Science
F1000 Scientific $150+ Open F1000
Scientific Data Scientific £890 Closed Nature Publishing Group


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