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About the Journal

The Open Journal of Linguistics and Literature (OJLL) is an open access, peer reviewed journal that provides quality publication of articles in all areas of the subject. OJLL is a premier resource for advances in English, Literature and Linguistic research based on data drawn from the English language, encompassing a broad theoretical and methodological scope. Highlighting theoretically, in-depth research and analysis in a variety of areas, including literature, linguistics, and dialectology. The Journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance with national or global relevance. Papers will be published approximately one month after acceptance. All articles published in OJLL will be peer-reviewed. Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished and original papers which are not under review in any other journal. The journal is published in both printed and online versions. The online formats is free access and downloadable.

The scope of the journal includes but not limited to: knowledge of English language and literature, the study of literary and different cultural texts, theoretical and empirical study of language, critical thinking and theoretical, descriptive, applied and experimental linguistics., etc. The subject areas include, but are not limited to the following fields: Adaptation and Cultural Translation, Applied Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Comparative Literature, Computational Linguistics, Corpus linguistics, Creative Writing, Cultural Studies, Discourse Analysis, Discourse and Interlanguage Pragmatics, Discourse and Organization, ELT Materials Development and Evaluation, English Globalization, English Language Teacher Education, English Language Testing and Assessment, ESP and EAP, Gender and Sexism in Language, Historical Linguistics, History of Linguistics, Interlinguistics, Language and Identity, Language Planning Policy, Language Teaching, Literary History, Literary Theory, Media and Language, Natural Language Processing, Philology, Phonetics, Phonology, Pragmatics, Research on English Language Teaching/Learning, Rhetoric, Second Language Acquisition, Secondary and Tertiary English Education, Semantics, Semiotics, Sociocultural Factors and English Education, Sociolinguistics, Syllabus Design and Curriculum Development, Variation and Language Change World Literatures and so on.


  • Journal Title: Open Journal of Linguistics and Literature
  • Journal Acronym: OJLL
  • Journal ISSN: 2734-2131
  • Publisher: Open Journals Nigeria
  • Country of Publication: Nigeria
  • Publication Coverage: International
  • Primary Format: Online
  • Secondary Format: Print
  • Print Copy Provider: Mindex Pub
  • Print Deposit: Edo State Library
  • Frequency: Biannual
  • Publication Months: June and December
  • Review Duration: 3 to 4 Months
  • Advance/Open Access: Yes
  • Licence: Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0
  • Language: English
  • Scope: All areas of/related to English Language, Linguistics and Literature
  • Review: Peer-reviewed
  • Chief Editor: Prof. Charles Ogbulogo