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Akron Intellectual Property Journal (Akron Law Journals)

The Akron Law Review is a student-edited journal that publishes four issues annually, including a symposium issue, an annual Tax Edition and an annual Intellectual Property Edition. The Tax Edition was previously published as the Akron Tax Journal and the Intellectual Property Edition was previously published as the Akron Intellectual Property Journal.

The Akron Law Review consistently is ranked highly in the Washington and Lee Law Review Rankings, and since 2005 has been in the top 50 of general, student-edited law reviews for "Impact Factor." Since 2006, the Akron Law Review has ranked in the top 60 in the Washington and Lee "Combined Score" ranking for general, student-edited journals.

While many Akron Law Review articles have a traditionally scholarly bent, the Law Review articles also have real-world impact. A 2012 issue of Ohio Lawyer reported that the Ohio Supreme Court has cited the Akron Law Review more times in the past decade than any other journal. See Jared Klaus, Law Reviews: An Undervalued Resource, 26 Ohio Lawyer, May/June 2012, at 28. The Law Review is proud of its commitment to publish outstanding scholarly research that is of value to our courts and practicing attorneys.

Akron Law Review (Akron Law Journals)

ISSN 0002-371X

The Akron Law Review is the flagship journal of The University of Akron School of Law. Founded in 1967, the Akron Law Review is a student-edited journal that publishes four issues annually, including a symposium issue, an annual Tax Edition and an annual Intellectual Property Edition. The Tax Edition was previously published as the Akron Tax Journal and the Intellectual Property Edition was previously published as the Akron Intellectual Property Journal.

To order the Akron Law Review, please contact: Joe Christensen, Inc., 1540 Adams Street, Lincoln, NE 68521. 1-800-228-5030; fax 402-476-3094 or email: order.desk@christensen.com.

Akron Tax Journal (Akron Law Journals)

ISSN 00002-371X

The Akron Law Review is a student-edited journal that publishes four issues annually, including a symposium issue, an annual Tax Edition and an annual Intellectual Property Edition. The Tax Edition was previously published as the Akron Tax Journal and the Intellectual Property Edition was previously published as the Akron Intellectual Property Journal.

The Akron Law Review consistently is ranked highly in the Washington and Lee Law Review Rankings, and since 2005 has been in the top 50 of general, student-edited law reviews for "Impact Factor." Since 2006, the Akron Law Review has ranked in the top 60 in the Washington and Lee "Combined Score" ranking for general, student-edited journals.

While many Akron Law Review articles have a traditionally scholarly bent, the Law Review articles also have real-world impact. A 2012 issue of Ohio Lawyer reported that the Ohio Supreme Court has cited the Akron Law Review more times in the past decade than any other journal. See Jared Klaus, Law Reviews: An Undervalued Resource, 26 Ohio Lawyer, May/June 2012, at 28. The Law Review is proud of its commitment to publish outstanding scholarly research that is of value to our courts and practicing attorneys.

AshBelt

AshBelt is The University of Akron's student-run literary journal exclusively featuring the creative work of UA undergraduates. Enjoy!

ConLawNOW (Center for Constitutional Law)

ISSN 2380-4688

ConLawNOW is an online legal journal supported by the Center for Constitutional Law, established by Congress at the University of Akron School of Law. It offers a venue for legal analysis of current issues of constitutional law happening now. The short essay format provides debate and analysis of legal issues of constitutional import in the headlines including pending Supreme Court cases, and events as they happen. ConLawNOW offers a quick turn-around time for publication designed to get authors’ insights into the public discourse where they can influence the debate.

For submissions, we welcome essays from academics, practitioners, and commentators in all types of scholarship including traditional legal analysis, history, debate, commentary, book reviews, or responses. Typical length of the articles is 10 published pages. Submissions are accepted via email at conlawjournal@uakron.edu, or by ExpressO or Scholastica.

The journal encourages dialogue and debate about constitutional law from all perspectives. The views and opinions expressed by individual authors do not necessarily reflect the views of The University of Akron or The University of Akron School of Law.

CALL FOR PAPERS: The journal is accepting submissions of papers related to the topic of Pandemics and the Constitution. We expect to continue reviewing and publishing papers for this written symposium on a rolling basis through August 2020. Details can be found here.

Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies

ISSN 2471-6383

The Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies is a multidisciplinary peer reviewed journal that focuses on the plain branches of the seven major Anabaptist religious traditions: Amish, Apostolic Christian / Nazarene (Froelich), Brethren / German Baptist, Bruderhof, Hutterite, Swiss Mennonite, and Russian Mennonite.

JAPAS welcomes a variety of approaches to knowledge-making, including the empirical, the theoretical, the humanities, and the applied. JAPAS strives to:

1. Serve as a hub for knowledge creation in Amish and plain Anabaptist studies through the publishing of fresh, insightful, and thought-provoking research.

2. Encourage rigorous inquiry into focused research questions.

3. Provide a focal point for plain Anabaptist studies while supporting scholars’ publishing endeavors in other outlets.

4. Support strong literature reviews that weigh the contributions of relevant past research.

The journal is published twice a year by the Amish & Plain Anabaptist Studies Association (http://amishstudies.org) in collaboration with the University of Akron.

To order hard copies, be notified of new issues and other news from APASA, and download RIS files for reference management software in bulk, visit the APASA website

JAPAS Indexed by: ATLA Religion Database, Google Scholar, BASE search, University of Akron IdeaExchange; Crossref, Ohio State University Libraries (Vols. 1-6)

Proceedings from the Document Academy (University of Akron Press Managed)

ISSN 2473-215X

The Proceedings from the Document Academy publishes 1–2 issues a year as a record of the activities of the Document Academy, including peer-reviewed conference proceedings and special issues.

Psychology from the Margins

Psychology from the Margins is a student-run, student-led, peer-reviewed journal. This journal features scholarly work addressing the history of research, practice, and advocacy in psychology, especially in areas related to social justice, social issues, and social change. Its purpose is to help fill gaps in the historical literature by providing an outlet for articles in the history of psychology highlighting stories that have been unrepresented or underrepresented by other historical narratives. The journal will accept and invite graduate and undergraduate students to submit manuscripts.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Rubbertop Review

Rubbertop Review allows creatives to express themselves through various forms of literature, including but not limited to fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Rubbertop Review seeks to provide a platform for publishing works that the editorial staff determines to be engaging and exemplary, while encouraging the further development of a literary environment at The University of Akron.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Selected Papers of the Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference (Literary Magazines)

ISSN 2326-8158

The Selected Papers of the Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference is a peer-reviewed, open-access online journal that publishes a selection of conference papers presented at the Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference. Each year, conferees are encouraged to submit revised versions of their papers for consideration.

Student Projects from the Archives

Student Projects from the Archives (SPA) publishes student original, archival research. The journal highlights student successes for the general public. It also provides a venue where students can present work that theorizes and consolidates large-scale projects resulting from studying archival documents. The publication offers concentrated snapshots of student thinking and skills.