Public Historian

eISSN: 1533-8576

Aims and Scope

The Public Historian is the official publication of the National Council on Public History. It is a quarterly journal published by University of California Press, with the journal's editorial offices housed in the History Department, University of California, Santa Barbara. First published in 1978, The Public Historian publishes the results of scholarly research and case studies in such areas as: public policy and policy analysis; federal, state, and local history; historic preservation; oral history; museum and historical administration; documentation and information services, corporate biography; and public history education. The ISSN is 0272-3433.

Key Metrics

Q2 History

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Journal Specifications

  • Publisher University of California Press
  • Language English
  • Frequency Quarterly
General Details
  • Language English
  • Frequency Quarterly
  • Publication Start Year 1978
  • Publisher URL Visit website

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How long has Public Historian been actively publishing?

Public Historian has been in operation since 1978 till date.

What is the publishing frequency of Public Historian ?

Public Historian published with a Quarterly frequency.

How many articles did Public Historian publish last years ?

In 2021, Public Historian published 104 articles.

What is Citescore for Public Historian ?

Citescore for Public Historian is 0.6.

What is SNIP score for Public Historian ?

SNIP score for Public Historian is 0.28.

What is the SJR for Public Historian ?

SJR for Public Historian is Q2.

Who is the publisher of Public Historian ?

University of California Press is the publisher of Public Historian.