The Question Box

ELT Journal table of contents, 1946

The ELT Journal has been published since 1946. Until 1981 it had a section called The Question Box, which answered readers’ questions. Three examples from the earliest issues: Question: I have recently come across fry-pan for frying-pan. Is this form considered correct? Answer: Fry-pan is not accepted as standard English and is considered incorrect by… Read more The Question Box

Trial of library resources

UEA Library has trial access to some online resources. They are expensive, so the library needs to know which are worth keeping. They are: Archives of Sexuality & Gender British Periodicals Collections Cecil Papers Drama Texts Collection Film Scripts Online Informit Indigenous Archive International Herald Tribune LGBT Magazine Archive Nichols Newspapers Collection Picture Post Historical… Read more Trial of library resources

Journal of International Students

The Journal of International Students is published 4 times a year and can be read by everyone for free online. The most recent issue (October 2018) includes these articles: Stress-driven spending: correlates of international students’ adjustment strains and compulsive online buying “They make no contribution!” versus “We should make friends with them!”—American domestic students’ perception of… Read more Journal of International Students

ELT journals

A number of academic journals on English-language teaching are available through BrowZine, under Social Science and Behavioral Science » Linguistics » Language Learning and Acquisition. For example: ELT Journal English for Specific Purposes Journal of English for Academic Purposes TESOL Journal TESOL Quarterly There are also related journals, such as Language Testing and Journal of Second… Read more ELT journals

Top journals according to Google

A list of the top 100 publications in various languages is produced by Google Scholar. The journals are ranked by their h-index and h-median metrics. You can read an explanation here. The current top 10 English-language publications are: Nature The New England Journal of Medicine Science The Lancet Chemical Society reviews Cell Nature Communications Chemical… Read more Top journals according to Google


BrowZine is a collection of academic journals, arranged in subject categories. For example: Business and economics > Business > E-commerce BrowZine makes it easy to browse journals and articles, when you’re not looking for anything in particular. UEA has access to the full-text of the journals, though sometimes recent articles cannot be viewed.