Journal of Folklore Research

Journal of Folklore Research
Journal of Folklore Research  
Former name(s) 'Hoosier Folklore Bulletin, Hoosier Folklore, Midwest Folklore, Journal of the Folklore Institute'
Abbreviated title (ISO) J. Folklore Res.
Discipline Folklore, ethnomusicology
Language English
Edited by Moira Smith
Publication details
Publisher Indiana University Press (United States)
Publication history 1942-present
Frequency Triannually
ISSN 0737-7037 (print)
1543-0413 (web)
LCCN 84640704
OCLC number 51288821

The Journal of Folklore Research: An International Journal of Folklore and Ethnomusicology is a peer-reviewed academic journal of folklore, folklife, and ethnomusicology.



The journal was established in 1942 as the Hoosier Folklore Bulletin and continued in 1945 as Hoosier Folklore.[1] It was renamed in 1951 as Midwest Folklore (ISSN 0544-0750)[2][3] and continued from 1964 to 1982 as the Journal of the Folklore Institute (ISSN 0015-5934).[4]

The Journal of Folklore Research also publishes reviews of recently published scholarly works in folkloristics and ethnomusicology. These reviews are not published in the print version of the journal but are published exclusively online and freely available without a subscription.

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in MLA Bibliography, Humanities Abstracts, EBSCO databases, Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Current Contents/Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences Citation Index, International Bibliography of Social Science, Humanities Index, and ProQuest.[5]


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