Annotated webliography: Links to open-access journals


Comparative Literature and Culture

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture (ISSN 1481-4374), the peer-reviewed quarterly of scholarship in the humanities and social sciences is published online in full text and in open access by Purdue University Press ©Purdue University and in hard-copy annuals in the Purdue University Press monograph series of Books in Comparative Cultural Studies. CLCWeb publishes scholarship following tenets of the disciplines of comparative literature and cultural studies designated as “comparative cultural studies” in a global, international, and intercultural context and with a plurality of methods and approaches. In addition to the publication of articles, CLCWeb publishes review articles of scholarly books and publishes research material in its Library Series. Work published in the journal is indexed in the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, in the Arts and Humanities Citation Index, in Humanities International Complete, and in the International Bibliography of the Modern Language Association of America. CLCWeb is mirrored on the website of the British Comparative Literature Association, it is preserved at research libraries in theStanford University lockss system, and it is archived in the Electronic Collection of Library and Archives Canada.


AMERICANA – E-Journal of American Studies in Hungary, supported and maintained by the Department of American Studies at the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Szeged, has been launched to provide a forum for students and scholars who are actively engaged in studying the culture of the United States of America and the Americas. AMERICANA is entirely non-profit, copyrights of the articles are licensed under Creative Commons 2.5. The journal serves exclusively as an educational and academic forum for scholars and students having interest in the field of American Studies. The views expressed in the essays do not necessarily reflect the views of the editors of AMERICANA.

The Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management

The Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management aims to publish perspectives on topics relevant to the study, implementation and management of knowledge management. The journal contributes to the development of both theory and practice in the field of knowledge management. The journal accepts academically robust papers, topical articles and case studies that contribute to the area of research in, and practice of knowledge management.

Current Issues in Education (CIE)

Welcome to Current Issues in Education (CIE), an online research journal devoted to advancing scholarly thoughts in the field of education. CIE publishes articles that promote educational dialogue, research, practice, and policy. We also strive to develop and deepen a sense of scholarship within our academic community. We publish approximately three journal issues per year. Given the flexibility of our online format, we also extend the privilege to add additional articles as special topics and current events warrant extra attention to timely educational issues. CIE encourages all authors to submit educational research articles for publication consideration at any time. Media enhancements are welcomed. Once we formally review and accept an article for print, CIE will publish the author’s work according to each publication’s release schedule. We look forward to reading your submissions and congratulate our future published authors.

Heritage Language Journal

HLJ, an online, blind-refereed journal, was established in 2002 to provide a forum for scholars to publish the results of their research and to advance knowledge about educating heritage speakers. HLJ is published jointly by the Center for World Languages of UCLA and the UC Consortium for Language Learning and Teaching and is housed on a server hosted by the UCLA International Institute. The journal seeks submissions from researchers and practitioners in: linguistics & applied linguistics, psychology, sociology, language education, language policy, other relevant fields.

Information Research

Information Research, is an open access, international, scholarly journal, dedicated to making accessible the results of research across a wide range of information-related disciplines. It is privately published and edited by Professor T.D. Wilson. It is hosted, and given technical support, by Lund University Libraries, Sweden.

International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS)

International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS) is a quality peer-reviewed scholarly journal. All submissions are double-blind refereed by four or more scholars. IJDS is an Open Access (OA) journal published in print by subscription and its articles also appear online free of charge.

The Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies

The Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies is a refereed, academic journal covering in principle all aspects of Arabic and Islamic studies. The Journal is published on the Internet by the editors and cooperating institutions and on paper by Edinburgh University Press.

Language and Literacy

Language and Literacy is an online journal for education interested in a broad range of literacy issues encompassing research and teaching in multimedia, print, and oracy.

Journal of Intercultural Communication

The goal of the journal is to promote research but also education and training in the area of intercultural communication. The journal is an outgrowth of the activities of NIC – the Nordic Network for Intercultural Communication. The great interest shown in the activities of NIC have pointed to a need for more journals employing a peer review procedure within the area of intercultural communication. By starting this journal, we hope to encourage more research and to facilitate contacts between interested researchers as well as to provide better possibilities for reviewed publication.