The Lithuanian Language
Aims and scope
The Lithuanian Language is an international peer-reviewed linguistic journal that publishes research on all core aspects of the Lithuanian language including phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax, lexis and discourse, semantics and pragmatics. The journal welcomes contributions that present empirical findings, as well as those that discuss theoretical issues or report on the development of methodological frameworks.The Lithuanian Language publishes research articles, critical book reviews, review articles, and conceptual articles.
The Lithuanian Language is an online- only journal that appears annually and regularly.
The journal publishes articles in English, French, German, Lithuanian and Russian. The journal uses a double blind peer-review policy, each manuscript is reviewed by at least two referees (one of whom is a member of the Editorial Board). Referees normally submit their reviews within one month after receiving the manuscript.
Abstracting / indexing:
• ERIH PLUS since 2007
• EBSCOhost (MLA) since 2007
• Gale (MLA) since 2007
• Linguistic Bibliography (Online) (Brill) since 2007
• Lituanistikasince 2007
• MLA Directory of Periodicals sinode 2007
• MLA International Bibliography since 2007
• Primo Central (ExLibris) (MLA) since 2007
• ProQuest (MLA) since 2007
• Ulrichs Web since 2011
Open Access and Copyrights
To ensure worldwide research dissemination, the readers are provided with open access to the journal content. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. The journal does not charge article processing charges or submission charges.
Articles published in The Lithuanian Language are distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 License (CC BY-NC 4.0).
The Lithuanian Language was established after receiving a grant from The Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation (2006–2007) for the scientific project “Electronic science journal The Lithuanian Language.” Project partners included Vilnius University, Klaipėda University, and the Institute of the Lithuanian Language. The first issue of the journal was released during the second year of the project (in 2007) and contained five articles.The first Editor-in-Chief of the journal was Associate Professor Antanas Smetona (2007 – November 07, 2008), succeeded by Associate Professor Artūras Judžentis (November 07, 2008 – January 04, 2013). The present Editor-in-Chief is Professor Irena Smetonienė, approved by Vilnius University Senate Resolution No SK-2013-7-5.