ISSN 0002-5216 printed version
ISSN 1981-5794 on-line version



Basic Information

Alfa: Revista de Lingüística, ranked as level A1 in the Qualis/CAPES system, has been published since 1962 with the aim of encouraging the dissemination of ideas, proposals and research findings related to different theoretical and methodological perspectives in the field of language studies, both in Brazil and abroad. Alfa' s regular issues (published three times a year) and special ones (published acoording to editorial interest) welcome papers, retrospectives, book reviews, interviews, and translations in any of the various branches of Linguistics.

Its abbreviated title is Alfa, Rev. Linguíst. (São José Rio Preto), which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


Indexed in

  • Bibliography of Linguistic Literature - sigla BLL
  • Citas Latinoamericanas em Ciências Sociales y Humanidades – sigla: CLASE – Cich-Unam
  • FRANCIS Database
  • International Bibliography of Periodical Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences Galé–  sigla: IBZ
  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts – sigla: LLBA
  • MLA Interntional Bibliography
  • Directory of Open Access Journals– sigla: DOAJ
  • Thomson Gale


Intellectual Property

All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY. Alfa does not charge authors for publication.This journal offers immediate free access to its content, according to the principle that making scientific knowledge freely available to the general public provides a worldwide democratization of knowledge. According to that principle, Alfa is also available in the DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals.




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