Some new folklore studies journals are published in free or open access formats that anyone can read.

The Open Folklore partners are working to make significant older journals freely available online.

Some crucial journals in the field are available by subscription, for example from .

Browse Folklore journals online.


Today most academic journals are published online, but copyright laws lock most of them behind pay walls.

The most current, up-to-date folklore scholarship is published in journals


Tutorial on how to use the Open Folklore website to discover and access Open Access folklore journals


If you publish a current folklore studies journal or manage the affairs of a legacy journal in the field and would like help to make it freely available online, we would love to work with you. Contact us

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Please send us recommendations of new journals that are already open access or that should be open access.