Focus and Scope

The journal’s publishing focus ties in with the wide subject scope of the School of History, Archaeology, Religion and Conservation, accepting all topics, as well as interdisciplinary work tied in with these academic fields.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published online as a continuous volume and issue throughout the year. Articles are made available as soon as they are ready to ensure that there are no unnecessary delays in getting content  publically available.

Special collections of articles are welcomed and will be published as part of the normal issue, but also within a separate collection page.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Authors of articles published remain the copyright holders and grant third parties the right to use, reproduce, and share the article according to the Creative Commons license agreement.

Journal Archiving

The journal’s publisher focuses on making content discoverable and accessible through indexing services. Content is also archived around the world to ensure long-term availability.

  • Journals are indexed by Google Scholar and available for harvesting via OAI-PMH.
  • DOAJ registration will be completed for our journals on an individual basis as soon as possible.
  • To ensure permanency of all publications, this journal utilises the Portico service to create permanent archives for the purposes of preservation and restoration.
  • Journal content is also made available via Cardiff University’s institutional repository, ORCA.

If the journal is not indexed by your preferred service, please let us know by emailing support@ubiquitypress.com or alternatively by making an indexing request directly with the service.

Journal History

The SHARE e-Journal developed out of a joint interest in aiding the work of postgraduate research (PGR) students and early career academics, shared between members of staff and the PGR hive-mind of the School of History, Archaeology, Religion and Conservation at Cardiff University. Our editorial board is a synergetic combination of experienced editors and postgraduate students, eager to experience the toils and joys of publishing academic work.