IEEE Access

The journal for rapid, open access publishing

IEEE Access is a multidisciplinary, online-only, gold fully open access journal, continuously presenting the results of original research or development across all IEEE fields of interest. Supported by article processing charges (APCs), its hallmarks are rapid peer review, a submission-to-publication time of 4 to 6 weeks, and articles that are freely available to all readers.

A Scope Covering All IEEE Fields of Interest


IEEE Access was included in the 2022 Journal Citation Report (JCR) and received:

  • an impact factor of 3.9 *Impact factor = citations in 2022 to articles published in 2020 and 2021/articles published in 2020 and 2021
  • an Eigenfactor of 0.32872 *Measured by counting the total number of citations a journal receives over a five-year period
  • an article influence score of 0.685 *This is a journal-specific Eigenfactor score. It is calculated by dividing the Eigenfactor score of the journal by the number of articles published. It tells the average impact of an article published in a journal from a five-year period after the publication of the article.
  • an immediacy index of 0.7 *Immediacy index = citations in 2022 to articles published in 2022
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