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We’re delighted to announce that all research articles accepted for publication in the Journal of Linguistics from 1st February 2024 will be ‘open access’; published with a Creative Commons licence and freely available to read online (see the journal’s Open Access Options page for available licence options). The costs of open access publication will be covered through agreements between the publisher and the author’s institution, payment of APCs from grant or other funds, or else waived entirely, ensuring every author can publish and enjoy the benefits of OA.  

Please see the journal's Open Access Options page for instructions on how to request an APC waiver.

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  • ISSN: 0022-2267 (Print), 1469-7742 (Online)
  • Editors: Professor Kersti Börjars University of Oxford, UK, Professor Helen de Hoop Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Professor Adam Ledgeway University of Cambridge, UK, and Professor Marc van Oostendorp Radboud University, The Netherlands
  • Editorial board
The Journal of Linguistics is an open access journal that is concerned with all branches of theoretical linguistics. Preference is given to original Research Articles which present analyses or generalisations based on sound empirical work, which results in making a clear contribution to current debate in theoretical linguistics.Papers should be accessible to non-specialist linguists with an interest in the paper's topic. The language of submission and publication is English.