Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society
Romani Studies is an international, interdisciplinary journal publishing modern scholarship in all branches of Romani/Gypsy studies.Founded in 1888, the Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society was published in four series up to 1982. In 2000, the journal became Romani Studies. Under the sponsorship of the Gypsy Lore Society (formerly Gypsy Lore Society, North American Chapter), Romani Studies features articles on the cultures of groups traditionally known as Gypsies as well as Travelers and other peripatetic groups. These groups include, among others, those referring to themselves as Ludar, Rom, Roma, Romanichels, Sinti and Travelers. The journal publishes articles in history, anthropology, sociology, linguistics, art, literature, folklore and music, as well as reviews of books and audiovisual materials.
Victor A. Friedman, Elena Marushiakova, Vesselin Popov, Michael Stewart, Elisabeth Tauber
Book Review Editor
Romani Studies is
Liverpool University Press on behalf of the Gypsy Lore Society.
Romani Studies appears twice a year.
A Romani Studies subscription is a membership privilege of the Gypsy Lore Society. Society members also receive a quarterly newsletter and discounts on other society publications. Annual membership is $40. See Membership Information to subscribe to Romani Studies or order back issues.
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Romani Studies is abstracted or indexed in America: History and Life, Anthropological Index Online, Anthropological Literature, Historical Abstracts, IBZ/IBR, International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, International Current Awareness Series, Linguistic Bibliography, Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts, MLA Bibliography, RILM, Scopus, and Sociological Abstracts.
Current issues of Romani Studies are also indexed in electronic format by OCLC FirstSearch and by RLIN's Eureka. Periodicals Contents Index indexes the tables of contents of the journal, 1888-1990. These services may be consulted in libraries.
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Digitized copies of the Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society are now available at http://www.hathitrust.org. Full text includes 1888-1892 (series 1 or “old series”), 1907-1916 (series 2 or “new series”), and series 3, volume 1 (1922). Full text in Google Books covers only series 1. A catalog, or bibliographic, search, and an experimental full-text search both cover these issues of the Journal. The Journal issues are scanned from copies at the University of Michigan and at Indiana University.
HathiTrust is a digital repository for research libraries in the United States. Its partners currently number 25 university libraries.
Full text digital files of the Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society, 1888-1995, are part of Collection 6 of Chadwyck-Healey/ProQuest’s Periodicals Archive Online. The database is due to be updated through 1999 in 2010. This service may be consulted in libraries.
Full text digital files of Romani Studies (continuing Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society) for 2000 to the current issue are available at libraries through EBSCO’s databases Academic Search Complete, Academic Search Premier, Academic Source Complete, Academic Source Premier, Advance Placement Source, EBSCO MegaFILE, and Humanities International Complete; as well as Swets ALPSP Learned Journals Collection and SwetsWise. ProQuest’s Arts and Humanities Full Text, Social Science Journals and 5000 International collections begin in 2004. Wilson’s Humanities Full Text, OmniFile Full Text Mega, OmniFile Full Text Select, and OmniFile V Full Text include Romani Studies beginning with 2008. EBSCO Electronic Journal Service and Project Muse Premium have Romani Studies beginning with 2009.
Paid-up members of the Gypsy Lore Society may consult recent full-text issues of Romani Studies at http://liverpool.metapress.com/content/122070/ . Contact Marston Book Services, email@example.com, to get your user name and password.
Back issues for series 5, volumes 1-15 of the Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society and Romani Studies (continuing Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society) are available from the Gypsy Lore Society at $8 per issue to Gypsy Lore Society members in US and Canada, $18 elsewhere; $15 to non-members in US and Canada, $25 elsewhere. Contact Treasurer, Gypsy Lore Society, 5607 Greenleaf Road, Cheverly MD 20785; Tel 301-341-1261, Fax 1-810-592-1768, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You may order by using the Membership Form.
Back issues for series 5, volume 16 on, are available from Marston Book Services Ltd, PO Box 269, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4YN, UK, email@example.com; price £45/$45 per issue.
The first three series of the journal, 1888-1973, are available on microfilm through Thomson Gale Primary Source Microfilm, 12 Lunar Drive, Woodbridge, CT 06525, USA.
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