Modern Languages Open (MLO) is a peer-reviewed platform for the open access publication of research from across the modern languages to a global audience. It provides
MLO is published by Liverpool University Press, one of the world’s leading publishers in the modern languages, in partnership with the University of Liverpool Library.
Current sections are: Chinese/Asian languages, French and Francophone, German Studies, Hispanic Studies, Italian, Portuguese and Lusophone, Russian and Eastern European Languages and Comparative Literature.
"MLO will galvanize innovative scholarship and may indeed change the course of publishing"
Tom Conley, Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of Romance Languages & Literature, Harvard University
"Open access is the necessary and exciting future of academic publishing, and MLO is uniquely well positioned to exercise groundbreaking impact in its field with regard to methods, tools, and economic models that can maximize both access (for prospective authors and readers alike) and the quality of the review process and the resulting scholarly product"
Anna M. Klobucka, Professor of Portuguese and Women's and Gender Studies, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth