Focus and Scope

The Illuminare was an online, open access, peer-reviewed journal that aims to publish original student work in the field of leisure studies. Originally established in 1992 by students in the Indiana University RPTS Department, the journal was emblematic as the premier student-generated leisure journal. In 2018, the journal was folded into Recreation, Parks, and Tourism in Public Health

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

CLOCKSS system has permission to ingest, preserve, and serve this Archival Unit.