The following titles are freely available online. Some of these are peer-reviewed, and some are not. Be sure to check the requirements of your assignment before using publications that are not peer-reviewed.
Deaf Studies Digital JournalThe Deaf Studies Digital Journal (DSDJ) is a peer-reviewed, online journal dedicated to advancing the cultural, creative and critical output of work in and about signed languages and their communities. Unlike other journals, Deaf Studies Digital Journal is a multilingual publication featuring work in American Sign Language and English, as well as other international signed and written languages. The Deaf Studies Digital Journal features critical essays in Deaf Cultural Studies, original works of signed literature, visual art, film, video, interviews, reviews, historical sources, and community news.
Disability History Association NewsletterOfficial newsletter for DHA, "an international non-profit organization that promotes the study of disabilities. This includes, but is not limited to, the history of individuals or groups with disabilities, perspectives on disability, representations/ constructions of disability, policy and practice history, teaching, theory, and Disability and related social and civil rights movements."
Disability Studies Quarterly (DSQ)DSQ is the journal of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS). It is a multidisciplinary and international journal of interest to social scientists, scholars in the humanities, disability rights advocates, creative writers, and others concerned with the issues of people with disabilities. It represents the full range of methods, epistemologies, perspectives, and content that the multidisciplinary field of disability studies embraces.
International Journal of Disability, Community & Rehabilitation (IJDCR)Closed down in 2022, but archives available online. The mandate of the IJDCR is to build the knowledge base of critical enquiry at the intersection of disability, community and rehabilitation, among practitioners, consumers and researchers. The Journal seeks to present both regional and internationally comparative voices and perspectives from Canada and internationally. Published by International Disability Research Centre on Social & Economic Innovation.
Journal of Accessibility and Design for AllJournal of Accessibility and Design for All is a semestral, open access scientific journal that publishes theoretical and empirical peer-reviewed articles, which contribute to advance the understanding of phenomena related to all aspects of accessibility. JACCES includes contributions, but not limited to, in the following fields: (1) Engineering, (2) Architecture and Construction, (3) Health and Medical Care, (4) Education, (5) Society and Economics.
Public Disability HistoryPublic Disability History is a blog journal and a forum for exchange between the diverse actors involved and invested in issues regarding disability. It’s a website to gather and provide resources for the history of disabilities. Furthermore, it offers a “fast track” publication mode for theoretical/methodological reflections with a lower threshold than full scholarly publications.