Open access: OA by Discipline


 International Journal of Educational Integrity, Source:

Tracey Bretag, Director: Global Experience Division of Business, is the founding editor of the Open Source journal International Journal for Educational Integrity

 Below are a few examples of Open Access journals:

         SpringerOpen open access journals in business, management & law:

Austlii logo, Source: The Australasian Legal Scholarship Library aims to provide an open content publishing platform for any law journals wishing to use it. It also aims to expand the existing Library by including law school academic repositories; Australian postgraduate theses on law; repositories of Australian judicial scholarship.

Health Sciences

BioMed Central logo [Source:]

BioMed Central, part if Springer Nature  published in the last year, nearly 32,500 open access articles in more than 300 journals in science, technology and medicine. Some of the titles of Open Access journals are:

Examples of  other open access journals where UniSA staff have published their research include:

Nutrients is an open access journal and has Assoc Professors Alison Coates, Jennifer Keogh and Dr Simon Spedding  from UniSA in the Editorial Baord of the journal. Nutrients was first published in 2009 and received its first impact factor with the 2011 Journal Citations Report annual update.

Education, Arts and Social Sciences

A few OA journals...

Research on Steiner Education logo [Source:]

Dr Tom Stehlik, Ajunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, is a member of the Editorial Board for the OA journal Research on Steiner Education and states:

'With the explosion of Mass Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in higher education and the increasing move towards online delivery and learning, Open Access journals make more sense for both academics and students'

Open Access books: a few examples...  
Open book [johnny_automatic, 'open book', CC Licence: CC0 1.0, Image Source: Open Clip Art Library]

IT, Engineering and the Environment

University of Salford, 'AI and robotics lecture', CC Licence: CC BY 3.0 (, Image Source: flickr (

  Some Scientific Research OA journals include:

SpringerOpen publishes more than 30 open access journals in the various disciplines in engineering. Some of them are:

 PLOS, CC License: CC BY 3.0 US (, Image Source: PLOS (
  PLOS is a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature freely available. PLOS ONE is an open access peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science since 2006. It includes articles in any disciplines within science and medicine, including: