Our Journals

The Linnean Society of London publishes peer-reviewed scientific journals in biology, botany, zoology and evolutionary study.

The Society's journals (Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Evolutionary Journal of the Linnean Society, and Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society) cover original scientific papers and studies, and are published on the Society's behalf by Oxford University Press (OUP). OUP is a department of the University of Oxford and furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Tables of contents and article abstracts are available for all to browse online via the Oxford Academic platform.

Free or heavily discounted subscriptions to the journals are available through initiatives including INASP, EIFL, and Research4Life, as well as OUP’s Developing Countries Offer.

Please select the appropriate journal below to access the most recent issue, or to submit a paper: