In 2013 the Board of Directors approved a series of recommendations that an ad-hoc committee had made regarding alternate formats for ICA journals. One of these eight recommendations was to move our journals to online-only by 2018 to coincide with our sustainability goals and the changing landscape of journal publishing.
We are on target to meet this goal and the physical mailing of journals will be phased out in 2018 with our move to Oxford University Press (OUP). The last mailed copies of ICA journals will come in October for Human Communication Research, November for Communication Theory, and December for Journal of Communication and Communication, Culture & Critique.
In December of 2017, five ICA journals will be migrated to a new online platform with a more streamlined approach and design for journal access. Access to content for members will remain the same – all current journal issues + access back to Volume 1, Issue 1 of each journal.
In order to keep abreast of all new ICA journal content, we highly advise members to sign up for New Issue Alerts on OUP’s platform by November 2017. ICA will also send content alerts for new issues.