Academic Papers of  Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine

Year of foundation

Published since 1998.


National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine, Ukrainian Library Association

Mission and Purpose

The purpose of the science journal «Academic Papers of Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine» lies in attracting the audience to participate more in the scientific and social exchange of theoretical and practical researches on modern information technologies; social communications; library science as integral parts of digital information development; information sovereignty support, political processes as part of globalization, information security.

Aims and goals

The chief aim of the science journal is publishing the innovative, both on theory and practical solutions, articles. Only the articles that had been peer reviewed and evaluated on scientific level and recognized as meeting the topicality of the collection are accepted. «Academic Papers of Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine» is an open publication which invites both Ukrainian as well as foreign specialists for cooperation. Digital humanities-centered topicality of the science journal gives opportunity for publishing researches on modern information technologies, social communication, library science, informational part of political processes, information security. The high quality of submitted publications is ensured by highly qualified authors, demanding editorial board and reviewers. The publication is an informational ground for scientific discussions in chosen science fields.


  • characteristics of social information communications functioning;
  • modern information and communication technologies;
  • libraries in socio and communicative processes of modern time; communicative aspects of library activity development in global information space;
  • characteristics of implementation electronic information technologies in libraries activity.


Two – four times a year

Languages of publication

Ukrainian, Russian, English

Registration by the State Attestation Commission of Ukraine

The Collection of scientific works is registered by the Attestation Board of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine as a special edition on the specialties «Historical Sciences» (Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dated 07.10.2015 № 1021) and «Social Communications» (Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dated 21.12.2015 № 1328).

Field of study

History, social communications


Volumes 41 containes 45 articles, Volume 42 – 46 articles, both volumes were published in 2015.

Volumes 43 containes 35 articles, Volume 44 – 53 articles, both volumes were published in 2016.

Volumes 45 containes 18 articles, Volume 46  32 articles, Volume 47 – 28 articles, Volume 48 – 59 articles, volumes were published in 2017.

Volumes 49 containes 24 articles, Volumes 50 – 38 articles, both volumes were published in 2018.

Editorial policy

  • objectivity and impartiality, open-mindedness;
  • high standards of researches;
  • peer reviewing;
  • strict observance of copyrigh

Manuscript processing terms

After receiving manuscript Editorial office during 7-14 days  is subjected to screening review to ensure that manuscript meets editorial formal requirements. If manuscript is in keeping with editorial demands, it is subjected to peer review. It lasts from 2 weeks to 2 months. If experts approve manuscript , the editorial office accepts the manuscript for publication.

Open access

We provide direct open access to our 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).



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

Digital version of the series in “Scientific periodicals of Ukraine”