Scholarly Societies Project

Chronological List of Early Independent Journals

This area is concerned with "independent journals" - that is, with journals that were not published by scholarly societies. In point of fact, in the early years of their existence, the independent journals served primarily as a vehicle for reviewing works of original reseach that were located in monographs or in the journals published by scholarly societies.

The bulk of the abbreviations of these independent journals were located through perusal of the first few hundred pages of Band 1 of Pogg..

Last Updated: 2024, March 9


1682 * Acta Eruditorum
Journal Run
Journal History
Journal Abbreviations
1682 - Acta eruditorum : anno ... publicata [1682 - 1731]
Continued by Nova acta eruditorum [1732/1733 - 1776/1782].

[GBV German Union cat.]

Act. Erud.
[Pogg., v.1, col.86 cites 1748.]
Act. Erud. Germ.
[Struve, p.890; p.916 (cites P. XLVII)]
Act. Erudit.
[Pogg., v.1, col.158 cites 1691 to 1698, 1700, 1701, 1705.]
Act. Eruditor.
[Pogg., v.1, col.410 cites 1687.]
Act. Eruditorum
[Struve, p.907 (cites 1724)]
Acta Erud.
[Struve, p.895 (cites 1724); p.897 (cites 1727); p.916 (cites 1712, 1724, 1716, 1728); p.922 (cites 1723, 1727, 1701); )]
Acta Eruditorum
[Struve, p.911 (cites 1716)]
Actis Eruditorum
[Pogg., v.1, cols.156-157 cites various articles from 1685-1701; note: Actis is just Acta in the ablative case, which Poggendorff used because of its placement in his reference.]