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BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly
Established in 1969, BC Studies is dedicated to the exploration of British Columbia's cultural, economic, and political life; past and present. Each issue offers articles on a wide range of topics, in-depth reviews of current books, and a bibliography of recent publications. With a solid national and international reputation for its authoritative and informative content, BC Studies is read by academics and general readers alike.
Canadian Journal of Native Education
The Canadian Journal of Native Education (CJNE) was first published in 1980 with the goal of compiling and sharing the works of Indigenous Scholars in the field of education. From its inception the journal was published twice yearly: In spring/summer a theme issue was compiled by the Faculty of Education's Indigenous Education Institute of Canada (later moved to the Office of Indigenous Education, in the Faculty of Education) at the University of British Columbia.
Canadian Journal of Undergraduate Research
CJUR is a student-led, peer-reviewed journal founded in 2015 to publish and highlight the work of undergraduate researchers from universities and post-secondary institutions across Canada. We accept a variety of submissions including primary research, literature reviews, commentaries, and honours theses from all disciplines. Our goal is to give students the opportunity to gain experience with the peer-reviewed publication process and provide submissions with comprehensive feedback given by experts in the respective field. Please visit https://cjur.ca/ for more information.
Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health
The Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health is dedicated to promoting and disseminating community mental health research, practice and policy. The major opportunities for mitigating the enormous impacts of mental illness on people and society lie in developing and implementing effective community services.
Welcome to Canadian Literature’s submissions portal.
Cinephile: The University of British Columbia's Film Journal
Cinephile is the University of British Columbia’s film journal, published with the continued support of the Centre for Cinema Studies. Previous issues have featured original essays by such noted scholars as Lee Edelman, Slavoj Žižek, Paul Wells, Murray Pomerance, Ivone Marguiles, Matt Hills, Barry Keith Grant, K.J. Donnelly, and Sarah Kozloff. Since 2009, the journal has adopted a blind review process and has moved to annual publication. It is available both online and in print via subscription and selected retailers.
The Ethnograph: Journal of Anthropological Studies
The Ethnograph is an annual, peer-reviewed academic journal that strives to showcase outstanding pieces of undergraduate scholarship at UBC. Managed by the Anthropology Students' Association alongside the Department of Anthropology, this journal accepts submissions from a wide range of anthropological subfields, including, but not limited to: sociocultural anthropology, archaeological anthropology, linguistic anthropology, medical anthropology, and applied anthropology.
Previous issues are hosted in the undergraduate research category of the UBC Library Open Collections page via the digital publishing program cIRcle. Further information, updates, and contact details for the journal can be found on The Ethnograph Facebook page and the Anthropology Students' Association Instagram.
Canadian Studies Undergraduate Journal
The Seed is the UBC Undergraduate Journal of Canadian Studies. The Seed is dedicated to publishing undergraduate work in Canadian Studies. As a multidisciplinary platform the journal welcomes a variety of perspectives and encourages cross-campus dialogue on Canadian subject matter. It is produced by students in the Program of Canadian Studies at UBC annually.
Cultural Logic: A Journal of Marxist Theory & Practice
Cultural Logic, which has been on-line since 1997, is a non-profit, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that publishes essays, interviews, poetry, and reviews (books, films, other media) by writers working within the Marxist tradition.
The Expedition was established in 2011 as a forum for students in the UBC course Biology 342, Integrative Biology Laboratory, to showcase their projects. Each issue offers articles based on the research of one term’s cohort and covers a wide range of topics base on the investigation of questions in such areas as physiology, genetics and cell biology in a variety of organisms for example Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Caenorhabditis elegans and Arabidopsis thaliana. The Expedition has been particularly helpful to new students in the course as a guide for choosing the direction of their own research projects.
International Journal of Education Through Art
The International Journal of Education through Art [IJETA], is the English language journal that promotes relationships between art and education. The term ‘art education’ should be taken to include art, craft and design education. Each issue, published three times a year within a single volume, consists of peer-reviewed articles mainly in the form of research reports and critical essays, but may also include exhibition reviews and visual essays.
Journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (JAAACS)
The Journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (JAAACS) is the official publication of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (AAACS), the U.S. affiliate of the International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (IAACS). In collaboration with other local IAACS affiliates, AAACS seeks to provide support for scholarly conversations within and across national and regional borders regarding the content, context, and process of education, the organizational and intellectual center of which is the curriculum.
Information on the current editoral team can be found here.
For more information about AAACS, please visit: http://www.aaacs.org
For more information about IAACS, please visit: http://www.iaacs.ca
Research and Evaluation in Child, Youth and Family Services
Centre for the Study of Services to Children and Families (CSSCF) is dedicated to identifying and supporting the development of evidence-informed policies, programs, and services aimed at improving the lives of children, youth, and families from diverse social contexts. Research and Evaluation in Child, Youth and Family Services provides an open-access platform to disseminate peer-reviewed research on the development, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-informed practice and policies impacting children, youth, and families.
See Also: the UBC iSchool Student Journal is a student-run, open access journal dedicated to promoting and disseminating scholarly work, including original research, by UBC SLAIS students in the fields of Library Science, Archival Studies, Information Studies, and Children’s Literature. Issues are published once a year.
See Also is committed to providing a platform for students to gain valuable experience in all aspects of scholarly publishing: as authors, peer reviewers, designers, and editors.
New Proposals: Journal of Marxism and Interdisciplinary Inquiry
A transnational, peer-reviewed journal of Marxism and interdisciplinary inquiry that is dedicated to the radical transformation of the contemporary world order. New Proposals was published from 2007 to 2022 and produced twelve volumes of 24 individual issues. Starting with volume 13 (2022-2023) the editorship of the journal has passed to Scott Timke. ISSN 1715-6718
Sojourners Undergraduate Journal of Sociology
Sojourners is UBC's annual Undergraduate Journal of Sociology. Since its establishement as the first undergrad sociology journal in North America, it has continued to showcase the some of best original research and analysis in undergraduate sociology academia. With submissions from around the world being published in the journal, Sojourners continues to be led by an excellent editing team of UBC's own students. Please visit https://blogs.ubc.ca/sojourners/ for more information about Sojourners.
Semantic Fieldwork Methods
Semantic Fieldwork Methods is dedicated to the discussion of innovative techniques and materials for use in semantic and pragmatic fieldwork. We invite contributions which explain and illustrate how hypotheses about meaning can be tested in a fieldwork setting.
STEM Fellowship Journal
STEM Fellowship Journal (SFJ) provides students with an opportunity to have their work reviewed by a subject matter expert and published in a scholarly journal. The journal encourages the use of interdisciplinary approaches, data science methods, and computational experiments.
STEM Fellowship uses OJS to manage the online submission process. You can find the official publication at https://journal.stemfellowship.org/journal/sfj.
Undergraduate Journal of Experimental Microbiology and Immunology
The Undergraduate Journal of Experimental Microbiology and Immunology (UJEMI) is dedicated to the publication of scientific articles authored by undergraduate students studying in fields related to microbiology and immunology. Founded in 2001, our suite of publications currently includes UJEMI, UJEMI+, UJEMI-methods, and UJEMI-PEARLS. Please visit https://ujemi.microbiology.ubc.ca/ for more about UJEMI.
TCI (Transnational Curriculum Inquiry)TCI is the journal of the International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (IAACS), which is constituted to support a worldwide (but not uniform) field of curriculum studies. TCI is archived at PANDORA, Australia's Web Archive and catalogued in the National Library of Australia's Bibliographic Database.
UBC Journal of Family Practice Research and Scholarship
The UBC Journal of Family Practice Research and Scholarship aims to disseminate UBC Family Practice resident and midwifery student research scholarship projects. Our mission is to enhance family practice residency and midwifery scholarship by fostering future research projects and stimulating the integration of research findings into clinical practice.
UBC Medical Journal
The University of British Columbia Medical Journal (UBCMJ) is a student-driven academic journal with a goal to engage students in dialogue in medicine. Our scope ranges from original research and review articles in medicine to medical trends, clinical reports, elective reports and commentaries in the principles and practice of medicine. We strive to maintain a high level of integrity and accuracy in our work, to encourage collaborative production and cross-disciplinary communication, and to stimulate critical and independent thinking.
Wreck: The Graduate Journal of Art History, Visual Art & Theory
Wreck is a student-run, peer-reviewed, open-access online journal based in the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people. We focus on themes and debates that are evolving within Canadian academic spheres, although the topics do not necessarily relate directly to Canada
University of British Columbia's Undergraduate Journal of Psychology
The UBCUJP is an annual, student-run, peer-reviewed journal. Our goal is to provide a platform for psychology undergraduates at UBC to showcase their research. We believe undergraduate research papers provide a fantastic opportunity for undergraduates to experience the peer-review process while also being a valuable resource for faculty and students to learn about the research happening next door.