Medical Journals

Directory of leading medical journal databases, publishers, and aggregators.

  • ClinicalKey
    Professional resource offering clinical answers, trial information, monographs, and guidelines. - Subscription
  • Cochrane Library
    Systematic reviews and credible information to support informed decision-making.
  • Digital Commons Network
    Full-text scholarly articles published on hundreds of university and college websites.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    Online directory that indexes high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. - Open Access
  • Europe PMC
    Repository, providing access to millions of abstracts, articles, books, and clinical guidelines.
  • Free Medical Journals
    Site that promotes and links to free full-text medical journals and resources. - Also: Free Medical Books
  • Google Scholar
    Search engine that indexes scholarly literature. "Stand on the shoulders of giants."
  • OpenAIRE
    European platform for open scholarly and scientific communication - Includes preprint
  • PubMed
    Biomedical literature citations from Medline, life science journals, and online books.
  • PubMed Central
    Free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. - Open Access
  • Read by QxMD
    Journal aggregator and reader. Browse free journals or use your existing university subscription.
  • Research4Life
    Provides institutions in lower income countries with access to academic reference platforms.
  • ResearchGate
    Connect with colleagues, access publications for free, showcase your work.
  • Science Direct
    Elsevier's platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature. - Subscription Required
  • Science Open
    Research discovery platform with features for publishers, institutions, and researchers.
  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank
    Scientific journal rankings with a number of filter and sorting options.
  • Scopus Journal Metrics
    Comprehensive, transparent, current and free metrics for serial titles in Scopus.
  • Semantic Scholar
    Free, nonprofit, search engine of peer-reviewed research.
  • Synapse (KoreaMed)
    Digital archive and linking platform providing access to Korean medical journals.

Leading Publishers

  • AAP News & Journals Gateway
    Home of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) periodical publications.
  • ACS Publications
    Peer-reviewed journals in chemical and related sciences.
  • AHA/ASA Journals
    Leading journals published by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
  • AME Publishing
    Open access publisher specializing in the publication of medical journals.
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
    Wide variety of original research, review articles, practice guidelines, and commentary.
  • Annual Reviews
    Leading publisher covering disciplines within biomedical, life, physical, and social sciences.
  • ASPET Journals
    Primary research and review articles in pharmacology and related fields.
  • Bentham Open
    Online journals about science, technology, medicine and social sciences. - Open Access
  • BioMed Central
    Provides open access to hundreds of peer-reviewed medical journals. - Open Access
  • Blood Journal
    Peer-reviewed articles on laboratory, translational and clinical investigations in hematology.
  • BMJ
    Medical research journals and articles for doctors, educators, and policymakers.
  • Cell Press
    Publisher of leading biomedical journals, including Cell and Neuron.
  • Chest Journal
    Official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians.
  • EMBOpress
    Publisher of The EMBO Journal, EMBO Reports, and Molecular Systems Biology.
  • Frontiers
    Publishes peer-reviewed research linking basic research to clinical practice and patient care. - Open Access
  • Genome Research
    Publishes studies on the structure, function, biology, and evolution of genomes.
  • JAMA Network
    Publisher of the most widely circulated peer-reviewed medical journal in the world. - Also see: JAMA Network Open
  • JMIR Publications
    Collection of journals focused on innovation in health information technology.
  • Journal of Clinical Investigation
    Open access journal publishing on phase I/II clinical research. - Open Access
  • Life Science Alliance
    Global, open-access, editorially independent, and peer-reviewed journal. - Open Access
  • LWW Journals
    Medical, nursing, and health science journals by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. - Free Content Limited
  • Medical Journal of Australia
    Australia's leading peer-reviewed general medical journal.
  • Microbiology Society
    Publishes 6 journals advancing the understanding and impact of microbiology.
  • Nature
    Leading provider of journals, databases, and services across life sciences and clinical medicine.
  • New England Journal of Medicine
    Publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion.
  • NIHR Journals Library
    Permanent archive of research funded by the National Institute for Health Research.
  • Oxford Academic
    Publishes over 200 journals on behalf of learned societies around the world. - Open Access
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
    Multidisciplinary scientific journal spanning the biological, physical, and social sciences.
  • Public Library of Science (PLOS)
    Open access medical publisher with collections in medicine, biology, genetics, and pathogens. - Open Access
  • Rockefeller University Press
    Publisher of journals including Journal of Cell Biology, JEM, and Journal of General Physiology. - Subscription Required
  • Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)
    Organization advocating for open access policies in order to democratize access to knowledge.
  • SciELO
    Library covering a selected collection of Spanish and Portuguese scientific journals.
  • Science
    Leading publisher with articles that consistently rank among the most cited in the world.
  • Springer Link
    Library of scientific documents from journals, books, protocols and reference works. - Paywalled
  • Springer Open
    Portfolio of 200+ peer-reviewed fully open access journals. - Open Access
  • Taylor and Francis Group
    Publishes peer-reviewed open access research across all disciplines. - Open Access
  • The Lancet
    One of the world's oldest and best known general medical journals.
  • Wiley Online Library
    Collection of over 1,500 journals covering life, health sciences, and the humanities.