A title history is the publication history of a journal and includes a listing of the family of related journals. The most common relationship is to a previous and/or continuing title, where a journal continues publishing with a change to its official title. Other common relationships include a journal that is a supplement to another journal, a journal that is absorbed into another journal, a journal that splits into two or more new journals, or two or more journals that merge to form a new journal. For each of these related journals, the title history lists the dates published.
Founded in 1907 by the professors of the Scuola Orientale of Sapienza University of Rome, the quarterly journal "Rivista degli Studi Orientali", now based on Istituto Italiano di Studi Orientali of Rome Sapienza, publishes scientific articles in the field of ‘Oriental’ studies. The geographic areas covered range from Middle East to Far East Asia. The subjects include: archaeology, history, philology and linguistics, literature, religion, philosophy, and related matters. Yearly, two monographic volumes are published as supplements to the journal.
The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue
available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal.
Moving walls are generally represented in years. In rare instances, a
publisher has elected to have a "zero" moving wall, so their current
issues are available in JSTOR shortly after publication.
Note: In calculating the moving wall, the current year is not counted.
For example, if the current year is 2008 and a journal has a 5 year
moving wall, articles from the year 2002 are available.
Terms Related to the Moving Wall
Fixed walls: Journals with no new volumes being added to the archive.
Absorbed: Journals that are combined with another title.
Complete: Journals that are no longer published or that have been
combined with another title.
Middle East Studies,
Arts & Sciences XIV Collection,