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The Breadth of Geography at Your Fingertips

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Publishing scholarly work and keeping members informed have been core activities of the AAG since it was founded

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Members have online access to the AAG’s four journals. Select the journal you want to search and you will be redirected to the Taylor & Francis website. All issues dating back to Volume 1 are available for each journal.

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Annals of the American Association of Geographers

AAG’s flagship journal has been published since 1911. It is ranked 16th out of 85 geography journals worldwide with an impact factor of 4.683. There are eight issues every year, one of which is a themed Special Issue. The journal features major research articles that make an important contribution to geographic knowledge.

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The Professional Geographer

Originally a publication of the American Society for Professional Geographers, it became a journal of the AAG in 1949 when the two organizations merged. It currently has an Impact Factor of 2.383, ranking 50th out of 85 geography journals worldwide. There are four issues per year and the focus is on short articles of academic or applied geography, emphasizing empirical studies and methodologies.

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The AAG Review of Books

This online journal launched in 2013 and has become a new forum for the book reviews formerly published in the Annals of the AAG and The Professional Geographer. There are four issues per year that contain scholarly reviews of recent texts in geography and related disciplines.

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AAG’s newest journal launched in 2015. There are two issues per year that contain original peer-reviewed articles that span conceptual and methodological debates in geography and the humanities; critical reflections on analog and digital artistic productions; and new scholarly interactions occurring at the intersections of geography and multiple humanities disciplines.

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