Research journals are used to read and publish research articles. There are over one lakh research journals published worldwide by various publishers including Springer, Elsevier, Wiley, etc.
This blog post aims to cover the world’s top academic research journal publishers.
If you are already in the research field, you must have listened to the top research journal publishers names like Springer, IEEE, Wiley, Taylor & Francis, and others. These publishers and others are the most popular and reputed publishers in the research field.
Apart from these, we have also other majors and top academic journal publishers. The research paper format used by these top publishers is different.
Top academic journal publishers in the research field
The following publishers provide 10,000 journals. All the papers published by these top publishers are of high quality.
• Cambridge University Press
• Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
• Nature Publishing Group (NPG)
• The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
• BioMed Central (BMC)
• Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
• American Association for the Advancement of Science
• BMJ Publishing Group
• World Scientific
• Wiley Blackwell
• American Psychological Association (APA)
• Taylor & Francis
• Primary Care Respiratory Society UK (PCRJ)
|S. No.||Publisher||Founded||Total Number of Journals|
|1||Cambridge University Press||1534||380 journals|
|4||IEEE||1963||Over 200 journals|
|6||Taylor & Francis||1852||Over 2700 journals|
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge. According to Wikipedia, it is the oldest university press in the world.
Cambridge University Press currently publishes more than 380 peer-reviewed academic journals covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, science, technology, and medicine.
Elsevier is a Netherlands-based academic publishing company specializing in scientific, technical, and medical content. It currently publishes more than 3000 peer-reviewed academic journals.
23 Elsevier journals with high acceptance rate
Top Elsevier Q1 journals
Free Elsevier journals
Springer is a German multinational publishing company of books, e-books, and peer-reviewed journals in science, humanities, technical and medical publishing. With more than 2,900 journals, Springer offers many opportunities for authors, customers, and partners.
Springer Q1 journals
29 Springer journals with high acceptance rate
Springer Open Access Journals
Free Springer Journals
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE publishes the leading journals, transactions, letters, and magazines in electrical engineering, computing, biotechnology, telecommunications, power and energy, and dozens of other technologies.
Apart from journals, IEEE publishes more than 1,200 leading-edge conference proceedings every year, which are recognized by academia and industry worldwide.
Top IEEE Scopus indexed journals
Wiley publishes nearly 1,500 peer-reviewed journals across many research disciplines.
Wiley journals impact factor: Download the latest list
Taylor & Francis
Taylor & Francis Provides access to more than 2,700 high-quality, cross-disciplinary journals spanning Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Technology, Engineering, Medicine, and Healthcare.
Frequently Asked Questions related to top academic journal publishers
Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology.