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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 3.745 (per 2019 JCR), an Eigenfactor of 0.08130, and an article influence score of 0.642.

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 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

The article processing charge (APC) is $1,750 per article (plus applicable local taxes) without page limits. Corresponding authors who are IEEE members receive a 5% discount; IEEE members who are also IEEE Society members receive a 15% discount (the 5% IEEE member discount plus an additional 10% discount for Society membership). In addition, your institution’s library may have established a deposit account with IEEE to pay APCs on your behalf. Please check with your institution’s library to see if a deposit account is available.

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