Benefits of Publishing

Rapid, Quality Peer Review

Become a published author in 4 to 6 weeks (typical).

To ensure all articles meet the trusted and respected high standards of IEEE publications, they undergo a rigorous peer review process to assess the originality and technical correctness of the article. IEEE Access has an average acceptance rate of 27%, comparable to other top IEEE journals.

Authors receive valuable feedback on their research from our geographically diverse pool of over 1,000 experienced Associate Editors, and expert reviewers in the field.

Global Reach

Reach millions of global users through the IEEE Xplore® digital library with free access to all.

Article Usage and Citation Data

All published IEEE Access articles have usage and citation information available to readers. The usage includes PDF downloads and HTML views and is updated on a monthly basis. Usage is broken down into overall usage and by month/year. Citations are also available for each published article.

Multidisciplinary Articles

IEEE Access accepts multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary articles covering all IEEE fields of interest. The journal is ideal for articles that do not fit neatly in traditional journals while having the prestige of being published by the IEEE.

Satisfy OA Publishing Requirements

Authors using government research funding or university consortium funding may be required to publish in OA journals. IEEE Access offers these authors a broad-scoped alternative to the more narrowly focused IEEE fully Open Access topical journals.

To learn more about the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) or the Creative Commons Attribution, NonCommercial, No Derivatives License (CCBY-NC-ND) copyright options, please visit our FAQ.

Video Integration

IEEE Access encourages submission of video to be published with the article on IEEE Xplore. Video can be a great tool to enhance and promote your article. Videos may be simulations, demonstrations, interviews with experts, or a presentation of the technology.  Video must be sent to peer review with your manuscript for evaluation.. For more information on video integration, please visit our FAQ.

IEEE Access is currently hosting a 2024 Best Video Award (Part 1) where the winner will receive a $500 USD Amazon gift card.

Connect with Readers

Share your thoughts and questions on articles through the commenting feature on IEEE Access – the only IEEE journal to offer this feature. Users may post comments, questions, videos, images, or links to other published articles. Comments are moderated for appropriateness.

Most Popular Articles

IEEE Access articles are in IEEE Xplore’s Most Popular downloads every month. 

No Page Limits

IEEE Access is a gold fully open access journal supported by article processing charges (APCs). The APC is $1,995 per article (plus applicable local taxes) without page limits.