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Linguistics: Journals

Finding journals

If you are looking for a particular journal:

  1. Go to Andor's e-journal list
  2. Contact the Library's acquisitions service

Andor journal search

Search Andor for journals

International e-journals






The Modern Language Journal

Available online from 1916
(JUFO level: 3)






Pragmatics & Cognition

Available online from 2003
(JUFO level: 2)

Target. International Journal of Translation Studies

Available online from 2000.

(JUFO level 3)

Printed journals

Printed journals are catalogued in the Andor database.

Journals cannot be checked out, but you can scan them or take copies in the Library.


The Library has an ongoing subscription to several Finnish newspapers and a few foreign newspapers (Frankfurter Allgemeine and The Financial Times). Foreign newspapers are available in Linna (city centre campus).

Read more about our newspaper collections from our website. 

How to evaluate journals?

Compare the Publication Forum levels Browse the JUFO ratings 

The Publication Forum (Julkaisufoorumi, JUFO) is a Finnish qualitative classification of scientific journals, publication series and book publishers in all  fields of science. The rating has three levels: 1 = basic; 2 = leading; 3 = top. See the classification criteria.

Get acquainted with Impact Factors (IF) Visit the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) database

Impact Factor (IF) is the average number of citations received by an article in a given journal. Journal Citation Reports (JCR) database includes IFs for 2 and 5 year periods. Read more about evaluating research.

Is a journal peer-reviewed? See Ulrichsweb

Ulrichsweb Serials Directory includes information on more than 300,000 periodicals (also called serials). The icon of a referee's shirt black and white referees shirt icon indicates that the journal is peer-reviewed.