Natural Language and Linguistic Theory

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Natural Language & Linguistic Theory  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Nat. Lang. Linguist. Theory
Discipline Theoretical linguistics
Language English
Edited by Julie Anne Legate
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0167-806X (print)
1573-0859 (web)
OCLC no. 863227917
JSTOR 0167806X

Natural Language & Linguistic Theory is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering theoretical and generative linguistics. It was established in 1983 and originally published by Kluwer Academic Publishers. Since 2004 the journal is published by Springer Science+Business Media. The editor-in-chief is Julie Anne Legate (University of Pennsylvania).

The journal carries a "Topic-Comment" column (initiated by Geoffrey K. Pullum), in which a contributor presents a personal, sometimes controversial, opinion on some aspect of the field.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 0.845.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2016-07-30. 
  2. ^ "Content overview". Scopus. Elsevier. Retrieved 2016-07-30. 
  3. ^ "Natural Language & Linguistic Theory". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016. 

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