IEEE Access

The journal for rapid, open access publishing

IEEE Access is a multidisciplinary, all-electronic archival journal, continuously presenting the results of original research or development across all of IEEE’s fields of interest. Supported by article processing charges (APCs), its hallmarks are a rapid peer review and publication process of 4 to 6 weeks with open access to all readers.

A Scope Covering All IEEE Fields of Interest


IEEE Access was included in the 2020 Journal Citation Report (JCR) and received:

  • an impact factor of 3.367 *Impact factor = citations in 2020 to articles published in 2018 and 2019/articles published in 2018 and 2019
  • an Eigenfactor of 0.15396 *Measured by counting the total number of citations a journal receives over a five-year period
  • an article influence score of 0.592 *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 0.651 *Immediacy index = citations in 2020 to articles published in 2020
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