International Journal of Bilingualism

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International Journal of Bilingualism  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Int. J. of Biling.
Discipline Linguistics
Edited by Li Wei
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 1367-0069 (print)
1756-6878 (web)
LCCN 98053550
OCLC no. 614170119

The International Journal of Bilingualism is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of linguistics. The journal's editor is Li Wei (Birkbeck, University of London). It has been in publication since 1997 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.


IJB is an international forum for the dissemination of original research on the linguistic, psychological, neurological, and social issues which emerge from language contact, with a focus on the language behavior of bilingual and multilingual individuals.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Journal title is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Current Contents, SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2010 impact factor is 0.862, ranking it 52nd out of 141 journals in the category ‘Linguistics’.[1]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Linguistics". 2010 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2011. 

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