The Hmong Studies Journal is a unique and established peer-reviewed Internet-based academic publication devoted to the scholarly discussion of Hmong history, Hmong culture, Hmong people, and other facets of the Hmong experience in the U.S., Asia and around the world. The Hmong Studies Journal has published 14 online volumes and 17 online issues since 1996. Over this time, the Hmong Studies Journal has established itself as the most authoritative and widely cited scholarly journal devoted to academic studies related to the Hmong diaspora and Hmong culture and history.
The goals of the Hmong Studies Journal are:
. To promote cross cultural awareness and understanding between Hmong and non-Hmong
. To further the scholarly understanding of Hmong culture, human rights, and social justice issues in the United States and across the world
· To promote the development and acceptance of an emerging Hmong Studies discipline within the realm of Asian American Studies and Southeast Asian regional studies
· To provide a recognized peer-reviewed academic forum for Hmong-origin scholars and non-Hmong scholars doing quality work related to the Hmong diaspora and Hmong culture and history
The scholarly contents of the Hmong Studies Journal are distributed to thousands of academic libraries around the world through content sharing agreements with the Asia-Studies Full-Text Online, EBSCO (Academic Search Complete), ProQuest (Ethnic NewsWatch), H.W. Wilson (Social Science Full-Text) and Gale/Cengage databases (Academic OneFile, Global Issues in Context, History Resource Center and Infotrac). The Hmong Studies Journal is also part of DOAJ (the Directory of Open Access Journals).
The Hmong Studies Journal is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.