Title

Libraries of national Academies of Sciences: problems of functioning, development tendencies.

Year of foundation

Published since 2000.

Founder

International association of Academies of Sciences, Council of directors of science libraries and information centers of Academies of Sciences – members of MAAN, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Mission

Mission of  scientific and practical, theoretical edition − collection of papers “Libraries of national Academies of Sciences: problems of functioning, development tendencies” is to present scientific and practical results of science libraries and information centers activity and introduction of theoretical and practical researches  on issues of improving traditional and implementation of innovative methods of library activity into science and social using.

Purpose and tasks

Purpose and tasks of the edition is to inform wide circles of library community about publications on topical issues, which make paths for theoretical synthesis of researches and innovative practical experience of science libraries professionals. The edition accept for publication papers which meet requirements of peer review on its research quality, relevance to edition field of interest and academic honesty. Scientific and practical, theoretical edition − collection of papers “Libraries of national Academies of Sciences: problems of functioning, development tendencies” is open edition, Ukrainian and foreign scholars and practitioners  collaborate with it.

The edition focus on humanity topics makes possible publishing of researches on topical issues of library studies, book studies, bibliographic studies, informatization and libraries innovative experience. Authors group that brings together directors and leading specialists of science libraries, and high standards set by the Editorial board members and reviewers, ensure high quality of the edition publications. The edition is open for professional discussions on relevant science areas.   

Problems

  • library studies, book studies, bibliographic studies, social communications studies issues,
  • coverage of various aspects of scientific projects and results of researches,
  • presentation of scientific and research activity  of science libraries in modern socio-communication processes,
  • characteristics of innovative forms and methods  implementation in library practice.

Languages of publication

Russian

Frequency of publication

1 or 2 issues a year

State registration 

Certificate of state registration - КВ № 16086–4558Р, 16.12.2009 р. Collection of  papers “Libraries of national Academies of Sciences: problems of functioning, development tendencies” is in the List of science professional editions, approved by Ministry of education and science of Ukraine (order №1111, 17.10. 2012).

Fields of specialization

History, social communications

Statistics

Volume 13 published in 2016, contains 24 articles. Authors present:

  • Belarus – 8;
  • Kyrgyzstan – 1;
  • Latvia – 1;
  • Russia – 4;
  • Ukraine – 10.

Volume 14 published in 2017, contains 25 articles. Authors present:

  • Azerbaijan – 2;
  • Belarus – 6;
  • Russia – 10;
  • Ukraine – 7.

Volumes 15 published in 2017, contains 20 articles. Authors present:

  • Azerbaijan – 2;
  • Belarus – 7;
  • Russia – 3;
  • Ukraine – 8.

Volume 16 published in 2018, contains 20 articles. Authors present:

  •  Azerbaijan – 1;
  • Belarus – 11;
  • Russia – 1;
  • Ukraine – 7.

Editorial policy

  • objectivity and impartiality,
  • high standards of researches;
  • peer reviewing;
  • firm copyright protection.

Process of manuscript accepting

After receiving manuscript Editorial office during 5-10 days  subjects it to screening review to ensure that manuscript meets editorial formal requirements (length of paper, submission is provided with abstract, references, etc.). If manuscript is in keeping with editorial demands, it is subjected to peer review. The edition provides editorial and peer review of articles.  It lasts from 2 weeks to 1 month. If experts approve manuscript, the editorial office submit article for editing.  

Open access

Our edition provides direct open access to its content, basing on the principle: free open access to results of researches facilitates global change of knowledges.

(Texts are available under the terms of Creative Commons  License (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs).

 

Archiving

The edition archives electronic version of articles in national repository “Scientific periodicals of Ukraine” of V.I.Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine

Digital version of the series in the "Scientific Periodicals of Ukraine"