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Undergraduate Research: Getting Published

Guide to Undergraduate Research Journals (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Armstrong Academic Journals

Calliope

Armstrong's student literary and art journal allows students to publish original short stories, short poems and visual art. The Calliope advisor is Dr. Robert Terry (calliope2014@gmail.com) Check again soon for an updated submission deadline for orginial work of fiction, poetry, visuaul art, or creative non-fiction for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Armstrong Undergraduate Journal of History

Armstrong Undergraduate Journal of History is an online journal dedicated to promoting undergraduate students’ research interest in history and their writing skills. The journal is also hoped to strengthen the collaborations in learning between undergraduates and graduates, students and faculty and history majors and those from other study fields. All submissions will be fully refereed in a blind reviewing process by history professors and graduate students from Armstrong and other universities. The faculty advisor is Dr. Hongjie Wang. (Hongjie.Wang@armstrong.edu)

Multidisciplinary, National UR Journals

Papers and Pubs

Papers and Pubs is an open access peer-reviewed online and print journal of undergraduate research. Papers and Pubs is published by the University Press of North Georgia and supported by the Center of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities at North Georgia College & State University. Papers and Pubs promotes student learning by disseminating undergraduate research and creative works that make an intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline or to applied practice. 

Submissions for the current volume of P&P have closed, but manuscripts are welcomed on a continual basis. The deadline for our next volume will be February 28th, 2018. Students are invited to submit original work that has been presented at a conference, showcase, or capstone course either on their own campus or at a regional/national conference site. Original research papers and creative works are welcome from all departments and disciplines.

Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review

The PUR is a multidisciplinary journal that accepts papers from around the world. In turn, hardcopies of the journal are distributed nationwide and the published papers are available via this website. Submissions are accepted continually throughout the year. 

Reinvention: A Journal of Undergraduate Research

Reinvention: a Journal of Undergraduate Research is an online, peer-reviewed journal, dedicated to the publication of high-quality undergraduate student research. The journal welcomes academic articles from all disciplinary areas. For their first issue of a volume the deadline for submission is January 1, and the deadline for issue two is July 1 each year. 

Specialized National Undergraduate Research Journals

Anthropology

Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography

The JUE is an online publication for undergraduate academic writing. It has crossovers with anthropology, sociology, American studies, urban studies as well as programs in education or marketing. They have two submission deadlines each year, January 31st and July 31st. 

Art, Music and Theatre

Analecta Literary & Fine Arts Journal

Analecta is the official Literary and Fine Arts Journal at The University of Texas at Austin. Analecta features a manifold collection of poetry, prose (both essays and fiction), dramatic works and visual arts. The submission period runs annually from October to December.

Mosaic (Visual Art, Drama, Creative Writing)

University of California: Riverside's annual art & lit publication, run by UCR undergraduates. Rolling submission, but to be considered for their current working issue, submissions need to be in by the end of January. 

History

History Matters

History Matters: an Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research is an electronic journal published annually by the department of history at Appalachian State University. Check again soon for an updated submission deadline. 

Vanderbilt Historical Review

The Vanderbilt Historical Review is a student run, undergraduate history journal. The Review strives to provide a forum that is dedicated to facilitating dialogue on topics relating to history and historiography. Working closely with the history honor society, Phi Alpha Theta, we showcase the exceptional work of students through our academic journal and shorter articles on our blog. The submission deadline for the Fall 2017 issue is September 30th, 2017.

Criminal Justice, Society and Political Science

The Dialectics: Journal of Leadership, Politics & Society (“societal and global issues”)

The Dialectics is an electronic journal devoted to undergraduate scholarship and discourse. The Journal welcomes high quality essays on issues of public importance. Deadline: Papers will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

International Social Science Review

An edition of the ISSR appears each summer and another appears each winter. Each edition contains about four peer-reviewed articles. Each edition also contains about 15 book reviews, which are written by scholars and carefully polished for publication by the book-review editor and the editor-in-chief. Deadline for submissions for publication in the spring edition is January 15 and for the fall edition is June 15.

International Journal of Cyber Security and Education 

The IJCSE is a double-blind referred academic journal for all fields of cyber security and education. All theoretical, empirical and applied manuscripts will be considered for publication. 

Languages, Literature and Philosophy

Allegheny Review (Creative Writing)

A nationwide literary magazine dedicated exclusively to undergraduate works of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and artwork. Published annually, the periodical showcases some of the best literature the nation’s undergraduates have to offer. The submission deadline for the 2018 issue is October 1st, 2017.

The Oswald Review (English—Literary Criticism)

The Oswald Review (TOR) is an international, refereed journal of undergraduate criticism and research in the discipline of English. Submission deadline is March 1st or the nearest business day, each year. 

Susquehanna Review (Creative Writing)

The Susquehanna Review annually features works of fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry written by undergraduates from across the United States. Submissions are accepted all year; however there are various deadlines for different submissions to be considered for a specific issue. Visit their website to find out all of the submission guideline details. 

Misc. UR Publications

University of North Georgia
Getting Published includes a list of campus-wide and nationwide journals and magazines devoted to undergraduate work.  These are not the same places where professors publish, but they provide outlets for students to share their work with a much larger audience.  In addition to the prestige gained from being a published author, an undergraduate student who publishes his or her work sharpens writing skills, learns about the process of revision and builds a better resume.  Employers and graduate schools recognize that it takes a strong commitment to get a project published.
Get inspired: browse your area of study to see what other undergraduates are researching and writing about.  See what publications might be the right place for you to publish your masterpieces.
For article submission and complete submission guidelines, see: http://digitalcommons.northgeorgia.edu/papersandpubs/