Introduction 

Pyrenae, Revista de Prehistòria i Antiguitat de la Mediterrània Occidental / Journal of Western Mediterranean Prehistory and Antiquity (ISSN 0079-8215) is published by the Secció de Prehistòria i Arqueologia (Section of Prehistory and Archaeology) of the University of Barcelona. The aim of the journal is to promote the dissemination of research results, as well as scholarly communication and debate, within a chronological framework that ranges from Prehistory to the beginning of the Middle Ages, especially in the Western Mediterranean. Pyrenae is published twice a year, with a strict policy of adherence to this calendar, and contents undergo a thorough peer-review process. This means that it is a dynamic journal of high academic standard that is an excellent platform for the dissemination of research results.

Pyrenae has an established record dating back to its foundation in 1965, nearly 50 years ago; it is widely recognised as a journal publishing double-blind peer-reviewed articles of quality. Its impact has been recognised by Carhus Plus+ (A) , ANEP (B) , CIRC (B), MIAR/ICDS 10.0, ERIH PLUS and SCOPUS (until 2015). 

Pyrenae is indexed in the following data bases: DICE. Difusión y Calidad Editorialde las Revistas Españolas de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas, CINDOC, CSIC, CCHS, ANECA;    APh. L’Année Philologique. Bibliographie critique et analytique de l’Antiquité gréco-latine (Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique/SIBC)DialnetGeneralitat de Catalunya. Tribuna d’Arqueologia; Google Scholar Metrics (position 10 Spanish Historical Journals; h5-index: 3, h5-median: 10)InterClassica; ISOC, Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales (CCHS) del CSIC (ES); Latindex; PIO. Periodicals Index OnlineRACO. Revistes Catalanes amb Accés ObertREGESTA IMPERII. Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur (DE) and Ulrich's Web.

The aim of the Pyrenae website is to provide fast and easy access to the published contents of the journal, to enable them to be read, to make it possible to search by subject matter, author and title, to offer guidelines for the presentation of articles that might be published, and also to facilitate exchanges of publications with different institutions, universities and research centres.

 

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