Open Call for Papers


RiCL invites previously unpublished submissions in three main forms:

1) Research articles reporting on research based on or derived from linguistic corpora (between 6,000 and 10,000 words).

2) Reports on corpus construction, annotation, the development and application of corpus tools, software, etc. (between 3,000 and 5,000 words).

3) Book reviews in the field of Corpus Linguistics (between 1,500 and 3,000 words).

The journal also publishes special issues on specific topics, with leading specialists in the field of corpus linguistics as guest editors. Potential Guest Editors are welcome to submit their proposals to the Editors at:

Specific areas of interest include corpus design, compilation and typology; discourse, literary analysis and corpora; corpus-based grammatical studies; corpus-based lexicology and lexicography; corpora, contrastive studies and translation; corpus and linguistic variation; corpus-based computational linguistics; corpora, language acquisition and teaching; and special uses of corpus linguistics.


For further information, see the Journal's Editorial Policies and the Submission Guidelines.