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American Journal of Undergraduate Research (AJUR):  AJUR is a national, independent, peer-reviewed, open-source, quarterly, multidisciplinary student research journal. Each manuscript of AJUR receives a DOI number. AJUR is archived by the US Library of Congress. AJUR was established in 2002, incorporated as an NFP in 2018. AJUR is indexed internationally by EBSCO and Crossref with ISSNs of 1536-4585 (print) and 2375-8732 (web).

Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research: This journal publishes scholarly research undertaken by undergraduates from any college or university across the humanities, social, and natural sciences.

Consilience, The Journal of Sustainability Development : This online journal publishes interdisciplinary work on sustainable development, including scholarly articles, opinion pieces, field notes, editorial columns, and photo essays. Work can include topics related to the environment, economics, politics, and society. It is published by Columbia University.

The Developing EconomistPut on by the University of Texas at Austin, this journal publishes undergraduate research in the fields of economics, mathematics, political economy, finance, and public policy.

Discussions: Discussions is published by Case Western Reserve and publishes undergraduate research from across the country.

EVOS Journal: The Journal of Evolutionary Studies Consortium: This journal is designed to promote the education of evolutionary theory. EVOS welcomes work from all academic disciplines.

Forbes & Fifth: This journal, produced by the University of Pittsburg, seeks articles interdisciplinary in nature. Featured articles have included works on Internet Memes, Peruvian Terrorism, and Mongolian folk rock.

The Honors Review: This interdisciplinary journal seeks illuminating, insightful, and contemporary research at the undergraduate level.

Inquiries Journal/Student Pulse: This independent academic journal publishes work from students at an undergraduate level and above. The journal publishes work in all academic disciplines, with focus on social sciences, arts, and humanities.

Intersect: The Stanford Journal of Science, Technology, and SocietyThis research journal welcomes submissions of history, culture, sociology, art, literature, business, law, health, science, and technology.

Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence: This journal accepts submissions of any subject from any undergraduate institution

Metamorphosis: This interdisciplinary journal publishes work in natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and arts.

Northeast Regional Honors Council: The Northeast Regional Honors Council is a great opportunity to present undergraduate research.

Penn Bioethics Journal: Established in 2004, this journal publishes original work addressing debates in medicine, technology, philosophy, public policy, law, theology, and ethics.

The Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review: This interdisciplinary journal publishes original scholarly articles from around the world.

Re:Search: The Undergraduate Literary Criticism Journal at UIUC: Published annually, this journal showcases exclusively work by undergraduate students.

Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences: This online publication showcases undergraduate student research; it publishes experiments, surveys, and case studies.

Vexillum: The Undergraduate Journal of Classical and Medieval Studies: Vexillum promotes undergraduate scholarship in the fields of Classical and Medieval studies, and accepts scholarly papers written on a wide range of topics including history, literature, philosophy, sociology, and linguistics.

Humanities and the Arts


Appolon: The Undergraduate e-Journal: Affiliated with Berea College, Appolon publishes humanities research in a variety of disciplines.

Lamar University Publications: The Lamar Journal of Humanities: This Humanities journal is published by the College of Arts and Sciences of Lamar University – Beaumont at least once a year. It accepts articles in the fields of literature, history, contemporary culture, fine arts, and other humanities areas.

The Valley Humanities Review: The Valley Humanities Review is published online by the Lebanon Valley College English Department. The journal showcases the best humanities from colleges around the globe, and publishes topics including literature, history, religion, philosophy, art, art history, and foreign language.


Madison Journal of Literary Criticism: This publication is housed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It seeks to publish essays of undergraduate literary analysis.

The Oswald Review: The Oswald Review is an international journal of undergraduate research and criticism of English, associated with the University of South Carolina Aiken. Submissions must include a faculty member’s endorsement. It is published annually.

UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal: This journal publishes undergraduate research in comparative texts and media, including topics such as theoretical literary discourse, international trends in literature, and comparisons of national literature.


Aporia: Published twice a year by Brigham Young University, this undergraduate journal publishes undergraduate papers on any philosophical topic.

The Dualist Journal: Published by Stanford University, this journal publishes pieces on philosophy from across the nation.

Episteme: Denison University’s Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy is distributed in print and online.

Stance: An International Undergraduate Philosophy Journal: This journal is published annually in April; submissions may be on any philosophical topic.



Involve: This journal showcases mathematical research in all mathematical areas. It publishes 4 issues per year.

Mathematical Spectrum: Mathematical Spectrum publishes articles, as well as letters, problems and solutions, and book reviews. The magazine is printed in the UK.

The Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Mathematics Journal: This journal is devoted entirely to papers written by undergraduates on topics relating to mathematics.

Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences

DUJS: The Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science: This journal, printed quarterly, accepts submissions of research papers year-round.

Journal of Undergraduate Kinesiology ResearchThis journal is peer reviewed and Internet based; it is dedicated to original undergraduate research in kinesiology.

Journal of Young Investigators: This journal publishes undergraduate research in sciences, including biology, physics, mathematics, psychology, and social sciences.


RURALS: Review of Undergraduate Research in Agricultural and Life Sciences: Affiliated with the University of Nebraska Lincoln, RURALS publishes undergraduate research worldwide in agricultural and life sciences. Submissions must include a cover letter from a faculty sponsor and/or a faculty co-author. Articles are published online.


Fine Focus: Managed by Ball State University, Fine Focus is an international journal for undergraduate research in all fields of microbiology.

MarSci: This journal seeks to provide a first-time publication experience for undergraduates. It publishes manuscripts pertaining to marine and aquatic sciences.


The Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research:  Published quarterly, this journal seeks papers in any field of chemistry including analytical, organic, and biochemistry.

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Critical Theory and Social Justice Journal of Undergraduate Research: CTSJ is dedicated to sharing research and writing on the intersections of race, sexuality, and nationality as they relate to problems of social justice. It is published out of Occidental College.

The Dialectics: Journal of Law, Leadership, and Society: This online journal, housed at Pennsylvania State University – Abington, publishes multidisciplinary essays on issues of public importance. Essays should identify significant societal and global issues and offer creative solutions.

Journal of Integrated Social Sciences: This journal is interested in all disciplines of social sciences, including psychology, sociology, political sciences, and gender studies.

Journal for Undergraduate EthnographyJUE publishes online, and seeks student-produced work from a variety of areas including anthropology, sociology, and regional studies.

The Journal of Undergraduate International Studies: This journal publishes the best undergraduate work across the country related to international themes and topics including international conflict and conflict resolution, human rights, environmental issues, and more.

Undergraduate Business and Economics Research Journal (UBER Journal): This journal publishes research in business and economics from undergraduate students across the nation.


Anthrojournal: This journal publishes the work of undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and ancient history.


Michigan Journal of Business: Published bi-annually, this journal seeks to publish in the areas of accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, operations management, information systems, business law, corporate ethics, and public policy.


Issues in Political Economy: Issues in Political Economy is published jointly by Elon University and the University of Mary Washington. It published undergraduate student research in economics each July. All submissions must be submitted through a faculty sponsor.

Undergraduate Economic Review: The UER is an online journal that promotes undergraduate economic research.


Armstrong Undergraduate Journal of History: This online journal accepts work on history including articles and essays, short stories, photography, travel and conference reports, and nonfiction.

History Matters: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research: This electronic journal is published annually by the department of history at Appalachian State University.


The Dartmouth Law Journal: This undergraduate journal of law is published twice a year.

Political Science

Critique: a worldwide student journal of politicsthis electronic journal publishes articles on political science. It is recognized by the American Political Science Association (APSA).

Security and Intelligence Studies Journal: This journal publishes the finest undergraduate research on intelligence, security, terrorism and counterterrorism, geopolitics, and international relations.


Impulse:  This online journal showcases undergraduate research in neuroscience.

Journal of Psychological InquiryThis journal highlights undergraduate psychology-based research, including empirical studies, literature reviews, and historical articles.

The Journal of Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences: Published by Farleigh Dickinson University, this journal publishes articles by undergraduate students in any area of psychology, including behavioral neuroscience, industrial psychology, psychopharmacology, and developmental psychology.

The Undergraduate Journal of Psychology at UCLA: This journal is interested in highlighting undergraduate work in psychology in a wide variety of perspectives, including behavioral neuroscience, clinical psychology, developmental psychology and social psychology.

Yale Review of Undergraduate Research in Psychology: This journal showcases the best and most original research in psychology conducted by undergraduates from around the world. It publishes research in all areas of psychology including clinical, developmental, cognitive, and social psychology.

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Benefits of Open Access Journals

Open Access stands for unrestricted access and unrestricted reuse.

Accelerated Discovery

With Open Access, researchers can read and build on the findings of others without restriction.

Public Enrichment

Much scientific and medical research is paid for with public funds. Open Access allows taxpayers to see the results of their investment.

Improved Education

Open Access means that teachers and their students have access to the latest research findings throughout the world.

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Open Access journals

Open Access journals comprise a rapidly growing portion of the scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles published around the globe. 

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is the best way to find Open Access journals. You can search by keyword, subject, language, country, processing charges*, and copyright licensing e.g. CC-BY.

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Open Access repositories

Repositories are online archives that collect, preserve and disseminate research outputs such as articles, working papers, theses and dissertations in digital format. Repository contents are usually openly accessible for anyone around the globe.

Repositories can focus on collecting work around a specific scholarly discipline, such as arXiv, a popular physics repository.

Many institutions, including Brock University, provide institutional repositories to showcase the work of their scholars.

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    • Use OpenDOAR to find repositories and access their contents.
    • Search repository contents with keywords e.g. sport management – to find institutional repository contents related to your topic