Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Corvette is a peer-reviewed undergraduate history journal seeking to publish the best scholarship produced by University of Victoria students concerning the past. We are interested in all methods and fields of inquiry. Our aim is to encourage students to dialogue with each other about their diverse interests across sub-disciplinary and disciplinary borders and to provide them with an opportunity to gain publication credentials and practice the academic process. We are committed to the highest standards of academic integrity.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

All articles submitted to The Corvette will be given fair, equal, and unbiased review by volunteer University of Victoria undergraduate and graduate history students.


Publication Frequency

The Corvette will be published digitally twice per year (once in November and once in March) and will release a printed complilation edition at the end of the main academic year (end of March).  All articles published by the journal will be released upon publication.


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.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...


About the Corvette

The Corvette Undergraduate History Journal is dedicated to showcasing the finest undergraduate research at the University of Victoria.