Publishing at the University of Alberta Libraries

Journal List

+ Aboriginal Policy Studies

Aboriginal Policy Studies is an online, peer-reviewed and multidisciplinary journal that, on a bi-annual basis, publishes original, scholarly, and policy relevant research on issues relevant to Métis, non-status Indians and urban Aboriginal peoples in Canada.

La revue Études des politiques des Autochtones est une publication en ligne pluridisciplinaire et évaluée par les pairs qui, deux fois par année, publie des recherches originales, érudites et relatives à la politique sur des sujets touchant les Métis, les Indiens non inscrits et les peuples autochtones vivants en milieu urbain au Canada.

+ Alternative Francophone

Alternative Francophone endeavours to rethink the concept of francophonie according to the following principles: 1) to envision French as a minor language as opposed to a universal or an exceptional language; 2) to promote fruitful exchanges between francophonies; 3) to develop a francophone postcolonialism; 4) to explore the many cultural and identity configurations produced in the francophone context; 5) to implement a francophonie of resistance in reaction to linguistic and cultural totalitarianisms of any kind.

+ Art/Research International: A Transdisciplinary Journal

Art/Research International is a forum dedicated to exploring and advancing art as and/or within the research process across disciplines and internationally. It offers a space for art/research practitioners: to draw on working examples to discuss challenges, best practices, ethical quandaries, and new directions for the practice of bringing art and research processes together; to discuss and explore methodological ambitions and theoretical or philosophical underpinnings and issues of art/research practices; and to provide insights and critiques of art/research projects of other art/research practitioners - to showcase, support, and comment on the practical work taking place in the field.

+ Blue Jay

Blue Jay, Nature Saskatchewan's renowned journal of conservation and nature, celebrates over sixty years of continuous publication. In Blue Jay you will read about backyard observations, careful and detailed observations of natural events, as well as the results of scientific research. Blue Jay also features poetry and artwork. Blue Jay is a longstanding naturalist publication that allows both scientists and amateurs, to share their research findings and observations of the natural history of Saskatchewan and the Prairie Provinces.

+ Canadian Journal of Family and Youth

The Canadian Journal of Family and Youth (CJFY), published once a year, is a fully refereed interdisciplinary journal. Responding to the diversification of scholarly interests and regional concerns, the journal will be an outlet for Canadian and comparative scholarship on the hanging dynamics of the family and the social situation of youth.

+ Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology

The Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology is a peer-reviewed journal that welcomes papers on all aspects of educational technology and learning. Topics may include, but are not limited to: learning theory and technology, cognition and technology, instructional design theory and application, online learning, computer applications in education, simulations and gaming, and other aspects of the use of technology in the learning process. Manuscripts may be submitted either in English or in French.

+ Canadian Journal of Sociology

The Canadian Journal of Sociology publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research articles and innovative theoretical essays by social scientists from around the world, providing insight into the issues facing Canadian society as well as social and cultural systems in other countries. The journal also features a lively debate/commentary section encouraging the intensive exchange of ideas, along with regular sections such as “Notes on Society” that address topical issues of the day from a social science point of view and “Notes on the Discipline” designed to discuss a variety of issues encountered in the course of the sociological analysis of modern society. Each issue of the journal also has a comprehensive book review section.

+ Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education

The Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education was published from 1995-2016 with two primary objectives. The first was to advance and disseminate knowledge by publishing analytical and research papers, reports, reviews, and commentaries of value to professional practice in continuing education in general, and university continuing education in particular. The second was to encourage dialogue about continuing education within and among relevant professional and academic communities. [This title is ARCHIVED: Continues as Journal of Professional Continuing and Online Education.]

+ Canadian Review of Comparative Literature

The CRCL provides a forum for scholars engaged in the study of literature from both an international and an interdisciplinary point of view. The editors define comparative literature in its broadest sense. The journal publishes articles on the international history of literature, theory of literature, methods of literary scholarship, and the relation of literature with other areas of human expression.

+ Canadian Studies in Population [Archives]

Canadian Studies in Population has a broad interest in substantive and technical demography and related fields of study. While Canadian Studies in Population will continue to emphasize Canadian content, the editorial board encourages manuscript submissions from all sectors of the international community.

+ Complicity: An International Journal of Complexity and Education

Complicity is an open access (free to all readers), peer-reviewed journal that publishes original articles on all aspects of education that are informed by the idea of complexity (in its technical, applied, philosophical, theoretical, or narrative manifestations). The journal strives to serve as a forum for both theoretical and practical contributions and to facilitate the exchange of diverse ideas and points of view related to complexity in education.

+ Constitutional Forum / Forum constitutionnel

The Constitutional Forum / Forum Constitutionnel provides an important opportunity for interdisciplinary debate and dialogue on constitutional issues. Articles are generally short with insightful commentary on current topics of Canadian and international constitutional importance.

+ Critical Gambling Studies

Critical Gambling Studies is an open access, double-blind peer-reviewed journal published bi-annually. We welcome original research and writing from researchers working in established disciplines including: philosophy, psychology, anthropology, sociology, politics, criminology, aesthetics, history, economics, literature, theology, art history and architecture, tourism and leisure studies, public health and law. We are also keen to consider interdisciplinary approaches to gambling research within an activist tradition. Our focus is primarily on research in the humanities and social sciences, but we would be excited to see innovative and accessible work in medicine, life sciences and other disciplines. We are open to any methodological tradition, including: phenomenology; ethnography; meta-analysis and big data analytics; critical race and indigenous studies; conjunctural analysis; experimental studies; survey methods; fieldwork; semiotic analysis; psychoanalysis; political economy; narrative analysis; statistical analysis and quantitative methods; and archival research.

+ Cultural and Pedagogical Inquiry

Cultural and Pedagogical Inquiry is an independent, bi-yearly, refereed educational journal that publishes essays, research notes, and book reviews pertaining to the wide and increasingly important intersections of culture, education and the general categories of social and ecological well-being.

+ Deakin Review of Children's Literature

The Deakin Review of Children's Literature is an electronic quarterly review of contemporary English-language materials of interest to children and young adults. Of particular use to librarians, parents, teachers and anyone working with young people, we also publish news relevant to children's literacy.

+ East/West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies

East/West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies is an open access, scholarly, peer-reviewed, online journal, based at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta

+ Éducation francophone en milieu minoritaire

La revue virtuelle éducation francophone en milieu minoritaire vise la diffusion des résultats des travaux de recherche et de réflexion critique sur tous les aspects de l'éducation francophone en milieu minoritaire au Canada et à travers le monde. Elle accepte des textes de chercheurs universitaires et d'étudiants de maîtrise et de doctorat. Elle peut accepter des textes d'auteurs qui oeuvrent dans des milieux autres qu'universitaires si ces textes démontrent une expertise appropriée.

+ ESC: English Studies in Canada

The mandate of ESC is "to reflect the discipline back to itself." The journal publishes articles that make a clear and original contribution to scholarly and theoretical debates of current interest and ongoing significance to members of the discipline of English Studies, as well as related fields of inquiry. ESC welcomes submissions on literature, language, culture, and theory. We are particularly interested in contributions that adopt an interdisciplinary approach or reflect the turn to cultural studies, submissions which make excellent and rigorous use of more traditional scholarly methodologies, and submissions which address emergent areas of the discipline. ESC's goal is to be a venue of first-choice for publication and internationally recognized as one of the leading journals in the discipline of English Studies.

+ Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

EBLIP is an open access, peer reviewed journal that is published quarterly, hosted by the University of Alberta Learning Services, and supported by an international team of editorial advisors. The purpose of the journal is to provide a forum for librarians and other information professionals to discover research that may contribute to decision making in professional practice. EBLIP publishes original research and commentary on the topic of evidence based library and information practice, as well as reviews of previously published research (evidence summaries) on a wide number of topics.

+ Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada: Conference Proceedings

FUSAC/ACEFO, a Canadian scholarly organization, aims to promote the advancement of all aspects of Finno-Ugric studies in Canada: anthropology, archaeology, economics, ethnic studies, folklore, history, linguistics, literature, migration, music, political science, sociology, and other disciplines.

+ Fonds d'Archives

Fonds d'Archives is an online, open access, scholarly journal published by the Archives Society of Alberta. The journal is devoted to the archives profession and explores all aspects of archival practice, including but not limited to appraisal, arrangement, description, access, outreach and preservation. Fonds d'Archives is particularly focused on archival issues from practical, working-level perspectives or theoretical explorations with demonstrated praxis.

+ History of Science in South Asia

HSSA publishes the latest international research in the history of science in South Asia. Submissions to HSSA are peer-reviewed by senior professionals in the history of science. Authors are not charged any article-processing fee and authors retain the copyright of their work, releasing it under a Creative Commons BY-SA license. HSSA provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public is the most effective way to support the growth of knowledge.

+ IASSIST Quarterly

The IASSIST Quarterly is a peer-reviewed, indexed, open access quarterly publication of articles dealing with social science information and data services. IQ represents an international cooperative effort on the part of individuals managing, operating, or using machine-readable data archives, data libraries, and data services. IQ reports on activities related to the production, acquisition, preservation, processing, distribution, and use of machine-readable data carried out by its members and others in the international social science community.

+ Imaginations: Revue d'Études Interculturelles de l'Image / Journal of Cross Cultural Image Studies

Imaginations is a multilingual, open-access journal of international visual cultural studies. It is published twice yearly and is double-blind peer-reviewed. As a knowledge democracy project, Imaginations is free to submit to and free to read. Founded at the University of Alberta in 2010, the journal is funded by the federal granting agency of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

+ International Association of School Librarianship Conference Proceedings

The International Association of School Librarianship hosts an annual conference along with local partners from around the world. Included in the conference is the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship. Previous conference locations can be found at here.

+ International Journal of Qualitative Methods [Archives]

The International Journal of Qualitative Methods is the peer-reviewed interdisciplinary open access journal of the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) at the University of Alberta, Canada. The journal was established in 2002 as an eclectic and international forum for papers reporting original methodological insights, study design innovations, and funded-project proposals using qualitative or mixed methods research that are useful to the global research community. IJQM is published by SAGE on behalf of IIQM .

+ International Kimberlite Conference Extended Abstracts

Extended abstracts from the International Kimberlite Conference.

+ Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship

Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship publishes substantive content of interest to science and technology librarians. It serves as a vehicle for sci-tech librarians to share successful initiatives and innovative ideas, and to publish peer-reviewed or board-accepted papers, including case studies, practical applications, theoretical essays, web/bibliographies, and research papers relevant to the functions and operations of science and technology libraries in all settings. Through its columns ISTL also publishes reviews, opinions, and best practices.

+ Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education

The Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education (JCIE) is an open access, peer reviewed journal that is currently published twice a year. The JCIE is committed to publishing original articles by eminent and emerging scholars that take a critical and interdisciplinary approach on a variety of issues in education from diverse contexts. The journal is open to both field-based research and conceptual and theoretical works; it especially welcomes critical scholarship that aims to contest conventional assumptions about educational and social development contexts and relationships. As such, JCIE accepts for review, previously unpublished articles that include but are not limited to global education, foundations of education (including sociological, philosophical, historical and cultural studies in education), citizenship and human rights education, social justice and related issues in education, specialized curriculum studies topics, policy studies in education and politics of education.

+ Journal of Hebrew Scriptures [Archives]

The Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (JHS) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access, journal established in 1996 to foster scholarly research on the Hebrew Bible, Ancient Israel's History and cognate fields of studies. [Please note that this site is for archival purposes only. For current issues, please process to the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures official site.]

+ Journal of Juvenilia Studies

The Journal of Juvenilia Studies (JJS) is an open-access, peer-reviewed e-journal that is published annually by the International Society for Literary Juvenilia (ISLJ) and hosted by the University of Alberta Libraries. We publish original scholarly essays on all aspects of juvenilia studies, with a particular focus on literary and visual works of art; we also aim to provide a forum for a broad range of theoretical approaches and methodologies, in order to reflect and contribute to the international and interdisciplinary nature of the field of juvenilia studies. As part of our mandate to support juvenilia studies we also publish, in each issue, reviews of select recent publications and, where appropriate, notices of upcoming conferences and calls for papers. The website maintains a comprehensive list of work produced by scholars in the field.

+ Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (JPPS), the first OPEN ACCESS in the field established in 1998, is the official journal of the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS). JPPS is a broad-spectrum, peer-reviewed, international pharmaceutical journal circulated electronically via the World Wide Web. Articles are published with no page charge.

+ Journal of Professional Continuing and Online Education

JPCOE is an open access refereed academic and professional journal that uses a continuous publication model. Its readers include scholars, program planners, instructional designers, facilitators, instructors, senior university administrators, and others involved in online, professional and continuing education. Although funded and supported by the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education, publications by international authors are welcomed. Articles that work within a broad understanding of diverse learners are of particular interest. Papers may focus on learning for credit as well as non-credit learning. Other papers targeting employment needs, online learning, community education, community engagement, personal development, and professional development are also of interest.

+ Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association / Journal de l'Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada

The Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association / Journal de l'Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada (JCHLA / JABSC), formerly known as Bibliotheca Medica Canadiana (BMC), is a triannual publication dedicated to providing a voice for issues and interests shared by Canadian health science librarians and health libraries. Submissions on a wide range of topics will be considered.

+ Journal of Jungian Scholarly Studies

The Journal of Jungian Scholarly Studies, published annually since 2005, is an on-line open access journal that supports the development of, and scholarly interest in, Jungian theory. Because Jung's depth psychology is inherently multidisciplinary, the Journal welcomes essays that foster dialogue with our sister disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. These areas include but need not be limited to religion, philosophy, history, culture, myth and fairy tale, literature, art, sculpture, music, film, architecture, neurobiology, biology, physics, chemistry, the environment, gender, sexuality, race, and politics.

+ Language and Literacy

Language & Literacy (L&L) is the peer-reviewed journal of the Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada (LLRC) of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE) . L&L is an interdisciplinary journal that publishes research related to literacy and language education from pre-school to adulthood.

+ Library and Information Research

CILIP's Library and Information Research Group publishes Library and Information Research. It publishes both refereed and non-refereed submissions. Before 2003 the journal was published under the title Library and Information Research News .

+ Modular and Offsite Construction Summit Proceedings

The MOC Summit is a globally distinguished event creating an active platform for idea exchange and communication for leaders and practitioners in modular construction. The MOC Summit brings together academics, engineers, and industry stakeholders, and offers information sessions and presentations encompassing leading-edge research, showcasing best practices in the area of modular and offsite construction and addressing the challenges of industrializing building construction.

+ Phenomenology and Pedagogy

Journal of Phenomenology and Pedagogy.

+ Phenomenology and Practice

Phenomenology and Practice is a refereed, human science journal dedicated to the study of the lived experience of a broad range of human practices.

+ Proceedings of the Annual Conference of CAIS / Actes du congrès annuel de l'ACSI

Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science / Actes du congrès annuel de l'association canadienne des sciences de l'information.

+ Socialist Studies / Études Socialistes

Socialist Studies / Études socialistes is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary and open-access journal with a focus on describing and analysing social, economic and/or political injustice, and practices of struggle, transformation, and liberation.

+ TranscUlturAl

TranscUlturAl seeks to contribute to the dialogue between cultures and languages by publishing essays, translations and creative pieces that examine interrelationships between translations and cultures, past and present, in global and local contexts. This includes work that ventures beyond dominant geolinguistic and geocultural spaces, in particular those officially defined as either monolingual or bilingual.

+ Vertebrate Anatomy Morphology Palaeontology

Vertebrate Anatomy Morphology Palaeontology accepts manuscripts detailing anatomical or broader morphological studies on fossil and living vertebrates. Manuscripts describing new species, functional morphology, or phylogenetic analyses using morphological characters are welcome.

Student Journals

+ The Agora: Political Science Undergraduate Journal

The Agora: Political Science Undergraduate Journal is an online peer reviewed journal that publishes scholarly work done by undergraduates in the field of political science. We have two objectives: to give undergraduate students a chance to have their scholarly work published and recognized and to involve students in the process of peer-review.

+ Alberta Academic Review

The Alberta Academic Review (AAR) is a peer-reviewed academic journal located in Edmonton, Alberta. It serves as a forum for multidisciplinary academic debate and discussion. The AAR seeks to serve as a record of graduate and undergraduate academic work, with a foremost focus on work produced by students in Alberta.

+ Alberta Law Review

The Alberta Law Review (ALR) is a student-run publication whose primary purpose is to enhance discourse on Canadian legal issues. Founded in 1955, the ALR is published by the Alberta Law Review Society, an organization consisting of law students at the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary. Built upon the hard work of student editors at both law faculties, the ALR is published every quarter and has roughly 1,000 pages per volume.

+ Compass

Compass is published annually as collaboration between the Association of Graduate Anthropology Students (AGAS) and the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Formerly Diversipede, our student-run publication allows undergraduate and graduate students to share their work and ideas, creating a platform for discussion and knowledge. Submissions consist of original ongoing research, reviews of current anthropological issues, and anything related to an anthropological interest from any of the sub-fields. We welcome multi-media projects that may include audiovisual components, GIS or other 3D modelling, in addition to more traditional print materials.

+ Constellations

Constellations is the University of Alberta's longest running student-run, student-written, and student reviewed academic journal. We strive to provide a forum for young historians and clasissists to engage in the peer-review process and gain experience in the world of academic publishing. Constellations publishes premier work and research from all faculties that takes a historiographical approach to its topic of interest.

+ Eureka

Eureka is a student-founded and student-run initiative whose mission is to promote the world class undergraduate research done in the faculty of science. This journal offers undergraduate scientists the unique opportunity to share their discoveries with the scientific world, while learning the peer review process. Most undergraduate students do not get to experience the publication process as part of their scientific education. Eureka is an educational institution, with a diverse team of reviewers from many scientific backgrounds. Through clear, effective scientific writing students will be able to work together with faculty members to promote University of Alberta science.

+ Intonations

Intonations, an online peer-reviewed graduate music journal, was launched by the Department of Music at the University of Alberta in 2016. The journal strives for an interdisciplinary focus both within the various domains of music study and across other academic fields in the arts, humanities, and sciences.

Intonations aspires to serve as an effective sounding board for all areas of music research, including, but not limited to: ethnomusicology, musicology, music theory, composition, performance, philosophy of music, music technology, music pedagogy, music cognition, and interdisciplinary studies.

Experimental and cross-disciplinary work and research in popular music, electronic music, voice, poetics, dance, theater, and visual art are welcomed. Authors, composers, and performers are encouraged to take advantage of the multimedia capabilities of Intonations in developing creative scholarship.

+ Invoke

Invoke is an undergraduate Sociology journal. The focus and scope of the journal comprises anything sociological, that is presenting scholarly research with a sociological perspective. This does not completely exclude perspectives of other disciplines; sociology is a very broad and overlapping field and submissions with overlapping perspectives will be accepted.

+ The Lyceum

The Lyceum is an undergraduate academic journal/digest focused on political debate from all views of the spectrum. An interdisciplinary journal, the Lyceum will feature full academic articles in addition to brief, precise written debates concerning the topics of the day most critical to the times and to their importance in furthering political awareness on the U of A campus.

+ Multilingual Discourses

Multilingual Discourses is a peer-reviewed journal established in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies to support a multidisciplinary research exchange amongst graduate students in different areas such as cultural studies, linguistics, literature, translation and more. Our vision includes encouraging academic growth of graduate research within and outside the university and seeking out innovative and vibrant points of view that explore the relationships and points of intersection amongst different aspects of culture and language. Although publications from academics of all backgrounds are highly appreciated, we see the graduate research community as our main audience and invite works that address and share its interests.

+ Past Imperfect

Past Imperfect is the journal of the History and Classics Graduate Students' Association (HCGSA) at the University of Alberta. Edited by students and funded by the HCGSA and the Department of History and Classics at the University of Alberta, it is an annual publication. Articles appearing in Past Imperfect are abstracted in America: History and Life and Historical Abstracts.

+ Political Science Undergraduate Review

The Political Science Undergraduate Review (PSUR) is a peer-reviewed journal publishing scholarly work done by University of Alberta undergraduates in the field of political science. We have two objectives: to give undergraduate students a chance to have their scholarly work published and recognized and to involve students in the process of peer-review. Our mission is to publish one journal a year to give students the opportunity to publish some of their written work -- a beneficial asset when applying to grad school or future job opportunities. We encourage all students, especially those who have never published before, to submit work they want to share. Published by the Political Science Undergraduate Association of the University of Alberta.

+ Spaces Between: An Undergraduate Feminist Journal

Spaces Between is a student-run, student-written, peer reviewed undergraduate journal. This publication is a forum for undergraduate students to publish their work in Women's and Gender Studies as well as feminist research and writing within other disciplines. Spaces Between is wide in scope: we welcome research and writing that critically engages with gender, sexuality, race, class, (dis)ability, nation, imperialism, (de)colonization, and globalization.

+ Spectrum

Spectrum is a student run, collaborative undergraduate research journal that is committed to producing thought-provoking, insightful and dynamic interdisciplinary content. Through this journal, we strive to represent the individual perspectives of our writers, and authentically communicate both their academic and creative works to our readers. We seek to create an open-minded journal with a focus on connecting our readers with all areas of study and new methods of inquiry, from the liberal arts to the natural sciences.

Mount Royal University Journal System

+ Behavioural Sciences Undergraduate Journal

The BSUJ is a peer-reviewed, open-access, undergraduate journal focused in the behavioural sciences. Our mission reflects the learning of scientific principles, research integrity, publishing process, and constructive collaboration at foundational levels.

+ Convergences francophones

Pluridisciplinaire et axée sur un champ de recherche francophone, la revue s’attache plus particulièrement aux domaines de la littérature, de l’histoire culturelle, de la traduction et des études de communication.

+ El texto hispanoamericano / The Spanish American Text

El texto hispanoamericano/The Spanish American text publishes essays on topics of Spanish American Literature, written in Spanish by undergraduate students following courses offered by the Spanish Program at Mount Royal University.

+ Experiences in Spanish-English Translation / Experiencias de traducción español-inglés

This refereed journal showcases quality translations produced by undergraduate students of the Spanish program at Mount Royal University. Most students take two courses in Translation that provide foundational preparation in the theory, methodology and practice of professional translation.

Esta revista digital editada por traductores profesionales tiene como objetivo publicar traducciones originales y de calidad realizadas por estudiantes del programa de Español de Mount Royal University. La mayoría de los estudiantes toman dos cursos de Traducción que se centran en la teoría, metodología y práctica de la traducción profesional.

+ Mount Royal Undergraduate Education Review

The Mount Royal Undergraduate Education Review focuses on the academic journey of teacher candidates in Mount Royal University’s Bachelor of Education program. The journal will be published twice a year.

+ Mount Royal Undergraduate Humanities Review

The Mount Royal Undergraduate Humanities Review publishes essays and other kinds of intellectual work by Mount Royal students in areas relevant to the subjects taught by the Mount Royal Department of Humanities (History, Philosophy, Women’s Studies, Religious Studies, Indigenous Studies, Canadian Studies, and Art History).