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Open Access Journals

TTU Libraries provides editorial, technical, and publisher services support for open access journals from the TTU community.

Current Journals


Archivation Exploration

Archivation Exploration is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal presenting scholarly contributions on current topics of interest in academia informed by our past; articles and other literary or artistic forms submitted for consideration using archival or special collection primary resource material as well as references to recent publications will be given preference.


Cotton and Textile Topics

Sharing the current research infomation and trends in cotton fiber and textile industries.

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Céfiro: Enlace Hispano Cultural Y Literario Céfiro 

Céfiro is an annual journal that publishes fictional and critical works on a wide range of objects of study, themes and artistic traditions. The journal publishes work in English, Portuguese and Spanish. All submissions are peer reviewed. It was established in 2000 as the official journal of the Céfiro graduate student organization of the Spanish and Portuguese program of the TTU Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literature. Céfiro has published 14 volumes in 18 years.

FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education

FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education is an international, peer-reviewed publication promoting interdisciplinary scholarship on the use of internationally comparative data for evidence-based and innovative change in educational systems, schools, and classrooms worldwide. FIRE publishes articles, book reviews, research essays and bibliographies. Some issues are thematic. Except for book reviews and bibliographies, all manuscripts submitted to FIRE are blind peer-reviewed. Theoretical and methodological pluralism is welcomed and encouraged by the journal editor, editorial team, and advisory board.

Journal of the Texas Tech University Ethics Center​

A scholarly journal focused on ethics sponsored by the Texas Tech University Ethics Center, featuring research and opinion from thinkers in higher education and beyond on the role of ethics in the contemporary world.


Journal of the Vernacular Music Center

Journal of the Vernacular Music Center is a peer-reviewed electronic journal, originating at the Vernacular Music Center at Texas Tech University, of research, teaching, advocacy and interdisciplinary collaboration in the world’s music and dance traditions and related expressions. Published online twice a year through the Texas Digital Library, under the direction of a Steering Committee of leading experts from across the disciplines, the Journal brings together scholars, performers, teachers, learners, and listeners in a rich multi-media environment. Unique content, engaging conversations, powerful teaching and learning insights are the JOVMC’s trademark.