About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Nordlyd is published by the Department of Linguistics at the University of Tromsø, and features articles with a connection to Tromsø (e.g. visiting lecturers). All papers are peer-reviewed in a blind reviewing process. Papers published here are normally original, but contributors are at liberty to publish their articles elsewhere at a later date. The editorial committee is appointed by the board of the Department of Linguistics. The journal is open access (free of charge to both authors and consumers), and has been electronic only since number 31 which was published in 2003.

Peer Review Process

All papers are sent out anonymously to reviewers (double-blind), and authors are given the opportunity to revise and resubmit.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published at irregular intervals, often correlated with workshops and conferences held in Tromsø.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

The journal has no article submission charges or article processing charges. The journal imposes no restrictions on authors concerning how they choose to make copies of their article available on other sites.

ISSN number

Nordlyd has the following ISSN numbers:

1503-8599 (electronic edition)
0332-7531 (paper edition)

Journal archiving

The journal is included in the PKP Private LOCKSS Network.

Plagiarism screening

The journal has started using Similarity Check, a plagiarism screening service. Since 2016 all submitted manuscripts are scanned for plagiarism.


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