Acta Historica Tallinnensia is an open access international history journal published by the Estonian Academy of Sciences in collaboration with the Institute of History, Archaeology and Art History and School of Humanities, both in Tallinn University, and the University of Tartu.
The journal is devoted to the history of the Baltic Sea region and of the Baltic States. We welcome papers dealing with any aspects of history from medieval to contemporary period.
The submitted papers should be original, unpublished, and not in consideration for publication elsewhere at the time of submission. All paper submissions will be refereed in a double-blind review process by at least two reviewers with expertise in the relevant subject area.
The journal publishes research papers and review essays in English and in Estonian. All articles are provided with short summaries: if the article is written in Estonian, the summary should be in English, and vice versa.
The journal does not charge any submission nor publication fee from the authors. The open access fee is partially covered by the Tallinn University.
Acta Historica Tallinnensia is committed to Open Access publishing and belongs to the so-called Green Open Access group of journals. The journal applies the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License to all its articles. It means that all articles become freely accessible once published. This allows anyone to read, download, save, copy, print and redistribute the paper in any medium or format, as well as to remix, transform and build upon the paper for any purpose, as long as the original authors and source are cited. In doing so, no permission is required from the authors or the publishers. Material may not be used for commercial purposes. For full details on Creative Commons licensing conditions check http://creativecommons.org
The repositories of universities and other scientific institutions are allowed to redistribute and display the articles for non-commercial purposes.
Ethical requirements for the submitted paper
- All research or methodologies identified as being conducted or developed by the authors or institutions will in fact have been so conducted or developed.
- Relevant prior and existing research and methodologies will be properly identified and referenced using the standard bibliographic and scientific conventions.
- All the content of the submitted paper shall be the original work of the authors and shall not plagiarize the work of others. Short quotes from the work of others should be properly referenced with full bibliographic details of the quoted work. To quote or copy text or illustrations beyond a “short quote” will require the author to obtain permission from the rights holder.
- Duplicate submission of the same paper to more than one scholarly journal while the decision from another journal on that same paper is still pending is prohibited as well as reporting the same results in somewhat different form.
- Authors should take care not to defame other researchers in a personal sense.
- Co-authors should be properly and appropriately identified. To be identified as co-author, however, the participant should have contributed to the conception and design of the project, drafted substantive portions of the paper and taken responsibility for the analysis and conclusions of the paper. Other participants with less responsibility should be identified and acknowledged for their contributions.