When Are Articles Indexed for Current Index to Legal Periodicals?
While the editors for Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP) are indexing hundreds of journals, there is a delay for some content. During the several months during negotiation for the purchase of CILP by William S. Hein & Co., the editors did not index or publish any issues, putting them behind on many journals in 2019-2020. Their priority is to index the Top 50 law journals and try to keep them as current as possible, and for the remaining nearly 350 journals, they are tracking the last time each journal is indexed and keep them in the rotation based on their last-indexed date. The 350 title are based on usage, ranking, and SmartCILP subscribers. While there is sometimes a regrettable lag in indexing, the articles will eventually be indexed.