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Information for authors

What do we publish?

We publish journal articles, multimedia, and monographs on the theory and practice of language documentation, language description and language revitalisation. Journal articles and monographs that incorporate multimodal materials are especially encouraged. Journal articles should normally be about 7,000-8,000 words.

Submitting your work

We have an open submissions policy. To submit a proposal or item for publication please write to


All submissions are double-blind peer reviewed.

Copyright, licensing and access

Normally we publish under a Creative Commons License CC-BY-NC (Attribution-NonCommercial). The licence permits users to use, reproduce, disseminate or display the work provided that the author is attributed as the original creator and that the reuse is restricted to non-commercial purposes i.e. research or educational use. See

Where appropriate, we will arrange for managed access to sensitive or restricted materials.

Style guides and other resources

Details on how to submit your work and a style guide will appear here soon.