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Victorian Periodicals Review

Editor :

Katherine Malone, South Dakota State University

Volume:
Volume
56 (2023-24)
Frequency:
Frequency
Quarterly
The only refereed journal that concentrates on the editorial and publishing history of Victorian periodicals, Victorian Periodicals Review (VPR) emphasizes the importance of periodicals and newspapers in the history and culture of Victorian Britain, Ireland, and the British Empire. VPR includes informative articles from a variety of disciplines as well as book reviews, a biennial bibliography, and essays on cutting-edge developments in pedagogy and the digitization of periodicals. VPR is the official journal of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals.
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The editor of Victorian Periodicals Review invites articles on the editorial and publishing history of Victorian periodicals. Emphasis is on the historical, critical, or bibliographical importance of periodicals in the history and culture of Victorian Britain, Ireland, and the Empire.

Contributions should be written in MS Word and prepared according to the Chicago Manual of Style. A VPR Style Guide is available from the editor. The author’s name should be removed from the manuscript before submission via e-mail: vpr@rs4vp.org.

Correspondence unrelated to article submission may be directed to Katherine Malone, Department of English, South Dakota State University, 301 Pugsley Center, Box 2218, Brookings, SD 57007.

Books for review should be sent to Laura Vorachek, Department of English, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-1520.

The Hopkins Press Journals Ethics and Malpractice Statement can be found at the ethics-and-malpractice page.

Peer Review Policy

Submissions to Victorian Periodicals Review (VPR) should be original work that has not been simultaneously submitted to any other publication. Essays are first reviewed by the editor before moving on to double-blind review by two experts in the field. Essays published in VPR examine the editorial and publishing history of Victorian periodicals. Emphasis is on the historical, critical, or bibliographical importance of periodicals in the history and culture of Victorian Britain, Ireland, and the Empire. Additionally, reviewers look for originality of argument, engagement with relevant scholarship, organization and signposting of major claims, and a high standard of writing. We aim to notify authors of our decision within three months after submission. Once accepted, essays go through at least one additional round of revision in cooperation with the editor. Articles are typically published within a year of acceptance.

Editor

Katherine Malone 
Associate Professor of English 
South Dakota State University

Associate Editor–Book Reviews

Rebecca Nesvet 
Associate Professor of English and Humanities 
University of Wisconsin–Green Bay

RSVP Bibliographer

Kristin Kondrlik 
Associate Professor of English 
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Submissions Editors

Lauren Cameron 
Assistant Teaching Professor of English 
Pennsylvania State University–University Park

Clare Horrocks 
Senior Lecturer in Media, Culture, Communication 
Liverpool John Moores University

Klaudia Lee 
Associate Professor of English 
City University of Hong Kong

Margaret Stetz 
Mae and Robert Carter Professor of Women’s Studies and Professor of Humanities 
University of Delaware

Caroline Sumpter 
Senior Lecturer in Victorian Literature 
Queens University Belfast

Jessica Valdez 
Lecturer, School of Literature, Creative Writing, and Drama 
University of East Anglia

Editorial Board

Julie Codell 
Professor of Art History and English 
Arizona State University

Alexis Easley 
Professor of English 
University of St. Thomas

David Finkelstein 
Senior Honorary Research Fellow 
University College London

Andrew Hobbs 
Senior Lecturer in International Journalism 
University of Central Lancashire

Linda K. Hughes 
Addie Levy Professor of Literature 
Texas Christian University

Anne Humpherys 
Professor of English 
Lehman College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York

Dallas Liddle 
Associate Professor of English 
Augsburg College

Brian Maidment 
Research Professor in the History of Print 
Liverpool John Moores University

James Mussell 
Associate Professor of English 
University of Leeds

Jennifer Phegley 
Professor and Chair of English 
University of Missouri–Kansas City

Catherine Waters 
Professor of Victorian Literature and Print Culture 
University of Kent

Officers of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals

Fionnuala Dillane, President
Priti Joshi, Vice President
Troy Bassett, Treasurer
April Patrick, Recording Secretary

Board of Directors

Maria Damkjaer 
Beth Gaskell 
Mary L. Shannon 
Michelle Smith 
Fiona Snailham 
Alison Chapman 
Linda Hughes 
Emma Liggins

Senior Advisory Council

Margaret Beetham 
Laurel Brake 
Julie Codell 
Marysa Demoor 
Maria Frawley 
Richard Fulton 
Linda K. Hughes 
Anne Humpherys 
Christopher Kent 
Patrick Leary 
Brian Maidment 
Robert Patten 
Joanne Shattock 
Joel Weiner

Send books for review to:

Rebecca Nesvet
Associate Editor, Victorian Periodicals Review
Department of English & Humanities
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Email: book.reviews@rs4vp.org

Please send book review copies to the contact above. Review copies received by the Johns Hopkins University Press office will be discarded.

Abstracting & Indexing Databases

  • Clarivate Analytics
    • Arts & Humanities Citation Index
    • Web of Science
  • De Gruyter Saur
    • Dietrich's Index Philosophicus
    • IBZ - Internationale Bibliographie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur
    • Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlicher Literatur
  • EBSCOhost
    • America: History and Life, 9/1/1983-
    • Current Abstracts, 6/1/2003-
    • Historical Abstracts (Online), 3/1/1979-
    • Humanities International Complete, 6/1/2003-
    • Humanities International Index, 6/1/2003-
    • Humanities Source, 6/1/2003-
    • Humanities Source Ultimate, 6/1/2003-
    • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    • Poetry & Short Story Reference Center, 6/1/2003-
    • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale)
    • TOC Premier (Table of Contents), 6/1/2003-
  • Elsevier BV
    • Scopus, 2009-, 2001, 1979-1980
  • Gale
    • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
  • National Library of Medicine
    • PubMed
  • OCLC
    • ArticleFirst, vol.27, no.2, 1994-vol.44, no.2, 2011
    • Electronic Collections Online, vol.38, no.1, 2005-vol.44, no.2, 2011
  • ProQuest
    • Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database (Canadian Business and Current Affairs), 4/1/2015-
    • CBCA Reference (Canadian Business and Current Affairs)
    • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    • Periodicals Index Online
    • Professional ProQuest Central, 04/01/2015-
    • ProQuest Central, 04/01/2015-
    • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale)
    • The Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)

Abstracting & Indexing Sources

  • Bibliographic Index   (Ceased)  (Print)
  • Children's Literature Abstracts   (Ceased)  (Print)
  • MLA Abstracts of Articles in Scholarly Journals   (Ceased)  (Print)

Source: Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory.

0.2 (2022)
0.3 (Five-Year Impact Factor)
0.00044 (Eigenfactor™ Score)

Rank in Category (by Journal Impact Factor):
Note: While journals indexed in AHCI and ESCI are receiving a JIF for the first time in June 2023, they will not receive ranks, quartiles, or percentiles until the release of 2023 data in June 2024.
 

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Readers include: Multidisciplinary scholars interested in the importance of periodicals and newspapers in the history and culture of Victorian Britain, Ireland, and the British Empire

Print circulation: 208

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Spring Issue – March 15

Summer Issue – June 15

Fall Issue – September 15

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