Journals@UIC is a project of the UIC University Library to make journals available openly to the scholarly community worldwide. It also aims to assist UIC faculty and others with the management and editorial work associated with the journals they edit.


  • AoIR Selected Papers of Internet Research

    Selected Papers of Internet Research (SPIR) is the open access online collection of papers presented at the annual international conferences of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR).

  • Dialogue & Discourse

    Dialogue & Discourse (D&D) is the first international journal dedicated exclusively to work that deals with language "beyond the single sentence", in discourse (i.e., text, monologue) and dialogue. The journal adopts an interdisciplinary perspective, accepting work from Linguistics, Computer Science, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, and other associated fields with an interest in formally, technically, empirically or experimentally rigorous approaches. We are committed to ensuring the highest editorial standards and rigorous peer-review of all submissions, while granting open access to all interested readers.

  • DISCO: Journal of Biomedical Discovery and Collaboration

    What is Journal of Biomedical Discovery and Collaboration? Journal of Biomedical Discovery and Collaboration is an Open Access, peer-reviewed online journal that will encompass all aspects of scientific information management and studies of scientific practice, with a particular emphasis on biomedical laboratory investigations. Currently, many scattered disciplines study aspects of scientific practice, including informatics, computer science, sociology, cognitive psychology, scientometrics, rhetoric, and history and philosophy of science. The journal will connect these disparate perspectives with each other, and with contemporary scientific practice.

  • First Monday

    First Monday is one of the first openly accessible, peer–reviewed journals solely devoted to resarch about the Internet.  First Monday has published 2,323 papers in 336 issues, written by 3,434 different authors over the past 28 years.  No subscription fees, no submission fees, no advertisements, no fundraisers, no walls.

  • Fwd: Museums

    Fwd: Museums Journal is produced and edited by students at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Its home is UIC's Museum and Exhibition Studies Program and it is published by Chicago-based StepSister Press. 

  • Journal of Biocommunication

    The Journal of Biocomunication (JBC) is a publicly accessible, peer-reviewed publication of visual communication in the life sciences. The JBC's content describes proven or experimental procedures in medical and scientific illustration, medical and natural science photography, digital imaging, data visualization, animation, instructional design, and other communication modalities.

    The Journal also includes Showcases, Galleries, and peer-reviewed content of historical importance to the profession of biocommunication.

  • Online Journal of Public Health Informatics

    Interest in informatics as a specialty in the health sciences disciplines reflects the central role that information collection, analysis, and utilization now play in the healthcare sector. New public health threats such as bioterrorism and flu pandemics will demand an improved infrastructure for disseminating information about best practices. The Online Journal of Public Health Informatics (OJPHI) strives to satisfy the growing need for a public health informatics knowledge portal by practitioners, researchers, educators, and policy makers. It is a quarterly open access, open source, peer-reviewed journal.

  • Uncommon Culture

    Uncommon Culture provides unique perspectives on a rich variety of cultural activities in Europe. Examining cultural institutions and their collections, this magazine gives new insight into diverse cultural activities.