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Aims and Scope
Linguistics publishes articles and book reviews in the traditional disciplines of linguistics as well as in neighboring disciplines insofar as these are deemed to be of interest to linguists and other students of natural language.
Linguistics also publishes occasional Special Issues in these fields for which it welcomes proposals.
Linguistics is a peer-reviewed journal of international scope.
- DE GRUYTER MOUTON
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Instructions for Authors
Guidelines for submissions
Linguistics welcomes submissions of the following types: articles; squibs; book reviews; and replies. Book reviews are normally by invitation but unsolicited reviews may be accepted. Reviews are of two types: brief summaries (500–1000 words) and lengthier "Review Articles" that may cover more than one book and will be treated as Articles and thus peer reviewed. We encourage short replies to published articles. Any Replies received may be sent to Consulting Editors or others for invited commentary to appear with the Reply. All submissions should be original material neither submitted nor published elsewhere.
The address for submissions is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions should be in English with American spelling. Contributors whose native language is not English should have their manuscripts read by a qualified native speaker before submission. With the exception of squibs and reviews, all articles must include an abstract of no more than 200 words. Pages should be numbered.
Authors should obtain permission for any copyrighted material used in the submission.
Authors should submit one electronic file containing complete author affiliations, address information, and acknowledgments and two electronic manuscript files — one PDF file and one file in a common wordprocessing format (not LaTeX), preferably MSWord. No hard copies are required. All fonts used must be Unicode. Authors should be prepared to provide their special fonts (in TTF format) if necessary. Initial submissions must be anonymous: the authors’ names should not appear in the text and the authors’ identities deleted from the file properties. Please list all works in the References that have been cited in the text. Do not list works that have not been cited. Authors are advised to adhere as closely as possible to the De Gruyter Mouton journal style sheet, especially regarding the form of Figures, Tables, citations, and the References. For Examples authors should attempt to follow the Leipzig Glossing Rules.
Articles accepted for publication: Authors are required to revise their manuscripts to conform completely to the Mouton journal style sheet, and all examples presented in the text must adhere to the Leipzig Glossing Rules. (Please follow the links provided above). Manuscripts should be free of Endnote coding.
Refereeing: Linguistics follows the "double-blind" refereeing procedure. The identities of both the authors and the referees remain confidential. All submissions other than short book reviews are refereed.
Proofs: Authors will receive PDF page proofs for correction, which must be returned by dates determined by the publication schedule. Please note that contributions may be additionally copyedited to conform to journal style.
Offprints. Upon publication, authors will receive electronic offprints (in PDF format) of their contribution. Guest editors of special issues will receive complimentary print copies of the issue.
Details on availability and prices of recent back volumes and issues will be provided on request from email@example.com. All volumes of the majority of our journals* with the noted exception of the current volume are being offered by
Schmidt Periodicals GmbH, Bad Feilnbach
Tel.: (+49) 80 64 – 221
Fax: (+49) 80 64 – 557
(* For periodicals not included in this agreement, please refer to the distribution address provided by the link "Back Issues" on the homepage of the periodical.)
Linguistics is covered by the following abstracting and indexing services:
- Brill: Bibliographie Linguistique/Linguistic Bibliography
- Dietrich's Index Philosophicus
- EBSCO: Academic Search, Academic Source, Communication and Mass Media Index, Current Abstracts, Humanities International Complete, Humanities International Index, Literary Reference Center
- Elsevier: Scopus
- ERIH - European Reference Index for the Humanities
- Gale/Cengange: Academic One File, Expanded Academic ASAP
- IBR Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlicher Zeitschriftenliteratur
- IBZ Internationale Bibliographie der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur
- ISI: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Current Contents, Journal Citation Report/Social Sciences Edition, Social Sciences Citation Index
- Linguistic Abstracts
- MLA International Bibliography
- ProQuest: Arts & Humanities
- Wilson: Humanities Abstracts, Humanities Index
Linguistics invites authors to submit manuscripts (see “Instructions for Authors” for guidelines) to:
Linguistics Editorial Office
Center for Grammar, Cognition, and Typology
University of Antwerp
Johan van der Auwera
University of Antwerp, Belgium
University of Antwerp, Belgium
Östen Dahl (Stockholm, Sweden)
Hans-Martin Gärtner (Budapest, Hungary)
José Hualde (Urbana, IL, USA)
Wolfgang Klein (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Beth Levin (Stanford, CA, USA)
Board of Consulting Editors
Harald Baayen (Tübingen, Germany)
Matthew Baerman (Guildford, UK)
Heike Behrens (Basel, Switzerland))
Ruth Berman (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Walter Bisang (Mainz, Germany)
Eve Clark (Stanford, CA, USA)
Richard Coates (Bristol, UK)
William Croft (Albuquerque, NM, USA)
Stuart Davis (Bloomington, IN, USA)
Katherine Demuth (Sydney, Australia)
Rainer Dietrich (Berlin, Germany)
Frank Drijkoningen (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Ad Foolen (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Sharon Inkelas (Berkeley, CA, USA)
Peter Jordens (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Ekkehard König (Berlin, Germany)
Robert Ladd (Edinburgh, UK)
Christian Lehmann (Erfurt, Germany)
Yen-hui Audrey Li (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
Åshild Naess (Newcastle, Australia)
Heiko Narrog (Sendai, Japan)
Jonathan Owens (Bayreuth, Germany)
Li Ping (University Park, PA, USA)
Frans Plank (Konstanz, Germany)
Maria Polinsky (Cambridge, MA, USA)
Rebecca Posner (Oxford, UK)
Iggy Roca (Colchester, UK)
Suzanne Romaine (Oxford, UK)
Andrew Spencer (Colchester, UK)
Arnim von Stechow (Tübingen, Germany)
Frank Wijnen (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Dieter Wunderlich (Berlin, Germany)