Journal of Feminism Explores Public and Scholarly Aspects

Janet Jakobsen says she and her colleagues had a simple goal in mind when they created their Web-based journal, The Scholar & Feminist Online. "Our mission was to act as a combination of public feminism and academic feminism," says Ms. Jakobsen, director of the Barnard Center for Research on Women at Columbia University's Barnard College.

Scholarship and activism coexist in the Web journal, which made its debut with three editions in January and is expected to appear three times a