Material Culture Review provides a venue for refereed articles and research reports encompassing a range of approaches to interpreting culture through an analysis of people's relationships to their material world. Critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and historic sites, artifact studies and reports on collections encourage the use of material evidence in understanding historical change and continuity.
MCR is published twice a year and is distributed to more than 250 universities, research institutes, museums, and libraries in 20 countries. It is indexed in America: History and Life, Journal of American History, Technology and Culture's "Current Bibliography in the History of Technology" and Annual Bibliography of Ontario History. MCR is also indexed on the CHIP database, available through the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN).