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Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal

IEEE Access is an award-winning, multidisciplinary, all-electronic archival journal, continuously presenting the results of original research or development across all of IEEE’s fields of interest. Supported by author publication fees, its hallmarks are a rapid peer review and publication process with open access to all readers.

A scope covering all IEEE fields of interest.

IEEE Access publishes articles that are of high interest to readers: original, technically correct, and clearly presented. The scope of this journal comprises all of IEEE's fields of interest, emphasizing applications-oriented and interdisciplinary articles. IEEE Access also accepts traditional technical articles, as well as reviews and surveys, however, tutorials are not allowed.


IEEE Access has an impact factor of 4.098 (per 2018 JCR), an Eigenfactor of 0.03922, and an article influence score of 0.835.

The Journal is also included in:

  • The Clarivate Analytics Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  • Current Contents/Engineering, Computing and Technology Edition


IEEE Access is indexed by IET Inspec, Ei Compendex, Scopus, EBSCOhost, and Google Scholar. It is also listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
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Among most popular downloads on IEEE Xplore®

IEEE Access articles are in IEEE Xplore’s top 10 Most Popular downloads every month. Due to this popularity, and a commitment to upholding high IEEE peer review quality standards, one of its articles has been awarded the 2015 IEEE Donald G. Fink Prize Paper award.

No page limits

Simple Article Processing Charge of $1,750 per article without over-length page charges. IEEE members will receive a 5% discount, and members of IEEE Societies will receive a 15% discount. See details for hardship discounts in our frequently asked questions.

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