The Encyclopedia Herald of Ukraine (Entsykpopedychnyi Visnyk Ukrainy | Енциклопедичний вісник України) is an open-access interdisciplinary journal for encyclopaedistics. Founded in 2009 by NASU Institute of Encyclopedic Research.
Subject area: History (auxiliary sciences of history).
Publication frequency: annually (printing in the last quarter of a year).
Languages: Ukrainian (English, Russian, Belarusian allowed).
Focus and Scope
The Herald’s primary focus is articles (researches, documentational studies, reports, reflections, reviews) in encyclopaedistics (encyclopedia studies / encyclopediography) as a branch in the subject area of history. Some other fields of humanities and social sciences as the basis for encyclopaedic activity are also of the journal’s focus: lexicography, bibliography studies, biography studies, archival studies, publishing, cognitive linguistics, terminology, etc. Well, we are the journal for scholarly fields that are referred to the writing, compiling, edition and production of encyclopedias, as well as to the organization of encyclopedic knowledge, its presenting by online technologies.
Open Access Policy
The Herald is practicing a policy of immediate open access to published content, supporting the principles of the free flow of scientific information and global exchange of knowledge for the general social advance.
Open access is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License International CC-BY. It permits unrestricted re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Peer Review Process
Peer review is designed to ensure the originality and significance of the published studies. Two external reviewers are assigned to each submitted manuscripts for the journal research articles. Reflections, reports, review articles are peer reviewed casually (by solution of Editor in Chief).
The legal basis for publishing ethics are the next international and national standards:
- International standards for authors: A position statement developed at the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity (Singapore, July 22-24, 2010);
- COPE’s Guidelines on Good Publication Practice
- Law of Ukraine On Copyright and Related Rights (3792-12).
Founder and Publisher: NASU Institute of Encyclopedic Research (Ukraine, Kyiv, 3 Tereshchenkivska str.)