About this journal

The Iowa Historical Review (ISSN 2373-1842) is published once a semester and through the University of Iowa History Department. A student-run publication, it accepts submissions from former and current undergraduate students at the University of Iowa. Founded in 2006, it is dedicated to providing a forum for undergraduate historians to share and celebrate their work. For more information, please contact us at: iowa-history@uiowa.edu.

Open Access Policy

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or their institution. The journal allows readers to read, download, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. Any other use, including distributing non-commercially, must be approved by the author.

Copyright and Licenses

The authors retain copyright to their work and give non-exclusive rights to the journal for first publication of the content. The author may include the officially published version of the article (version of record) in an institutional or disciplinary repository, provided the posting includes a prominent statement of the full bibliographical details, and a link to the online edition of the journal.

Indexing Information

Complete metadata for all articles in Iowa Historical Review, including DOIs, is available via OAI. See our policy regarding use and reuse of our metadata.

Author Charges

There are no article submission charges nor article processing charges (APC) to publish.

Usage Information

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Preservation Status

Iowa Historical Review is preserved in Portico and the LOCKSS Archive.

Prior to September 2021, this title was hosted in Digital Commons software. That site is available in the Internet Archive.


Iowa Historical Review is hosted by the University of Iowa Libraries.

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