Folklore. Electronic Journal of Folklore

Folklore. EJF

ISSN 1406-0957 print
ISSN 1406-0949 web
DOI 10.7592/FEJF
Open access since 1996
Folk Belief and Media Group of
Estonian Literary Museum
© Institute of Estonian Language USN (1 - 12)
© Folk Belief and Media Group of Estonian
     Literary Museum, Andres Kuperjanov,
     Estonian Folklore Institute,
     according to CC Licence BY-NC-ND 4.0

Bibliographic & Ordering Information

ISSN 1406-0957 printed
ISSN 1406-0949 e-version
Commenced publication 1996-

Target audience

People interested in folkloristics, religious studies, ethnology, cultural studies, etc.

Abstracting / indexing

Internationale Volkskundliche Bibliographie /International Folklore Bibliography / Bibliographie Internationale d'Ethnologie
MLA Folklore Bibliography
Open Folklore
Clarivate Analytics Web of Science (Arts & Humanities Citation Index)
Ulrich's Periodicals Directory


Double-blind peer reviewed Open Access academic journal Folklore: Electronic Journal of Folklore publishes original studies into folklore, comparative mythology, cultural anthropology and related fields. The journal focuses on theoretical and empirical studies, evaluative review articles with a purpose to promote the theoretical knowledge of folklore studies and related fields. Folklore publishes articles on any aspects and all genres of folklore and comparative religion, including articles on mythology, folk religion and customs, paremiology, narratives, poetic folklore, ethnomusicology, etc. A separate section presents overviews and reports of specialized literature, audio materials, etc., comments on conferences and fieldwork, introductions of research centres all over the world, overviews of defended dissertations, etc. The journal is issued in print and in WWW ( The electronic version provides video and audio samples. The full content of journal Folklore: Electronic Journal of Folklore corresponds to all Open Access and Creative Commons rules.
Our peer-review process is described in our Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement on page 3.
The journal publishes occasional special issues devoted to single topics which merit special attention.

© Folk Belief and Media Group of Estonian Literary Museum, Andres Kuperjanov, Estonian Folklore Institute, according to CC Licence BY-NC-ND 4.0
© Institute of Estonian Language USN (Volume 1 - Volume 12, June 1996 - December 1999)

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