Studia Celtica Fennica is the Yearbook of the Finnish Society for Celtic Studies, SFKS, published annually since 2004. We are an international peer-reviewed, Open Access journal dedicated to all periods of the history, literature and languages of the Celtic-speaking countries.
Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in PDF file format.
- The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found below.
- The instructions in the Style Sheet insuring a blind peer review have been followed.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication, with the work licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal. Note that in the back-catalogue issues (2004–2019) the copyright is stated to belong to the Finnish Society for Celtic Studies; this is an old practice.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).