Przegląd Biblioteczny (Library Review)

“Przegląd Biblioteczny” (The Library Review) is the oldest, the most recognized and popular Polish research journal in the field of library and information science covering all the basic currents of Polish and global library science, book studies, bibliography and scientific information. The content of the “Przegląd Biblioteczny” [The Library Review] is indexed in international and national bibliographical databases (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities – CEJSH, POL-index, Polish Bibliological Bibliography) and is included in the list of journals scored by Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. It has been published since 1927 and from the very beginning it has gathered around itself a community of the most outstanding Polish LIS professionals both academic staff and practitioners. Articles in the “Przegląd Biblioteczny” (The Library Review) are published in Polish or English.

Code of ethics

In accordance with the rules adopted in the Scientific and Educational Publishing House of the The Polish Librarians’ Association, and in order to counteract unfair publication practices, the “Przegląd Biblioteczny” [The Library Review] applies the principles of publishing ethics based on the guidelines of the COPE Committee for Publication Ethics (Committee on Publication Ethics).
Detailed guidelines on publication ethics used in the journal are available at

Review process

The editors of the “Przegląd Biblioteczny” [The Library Review] accept only manuscripts that have not been published before and are not planned to be published in other journals or collective works. Papers are reviewed through a double-blind external peer review process. Each paper is reviewed with a standard review form filled in (see PDF) and by two referees selected from professionals with expertise in an appropriate domain. The reviewers use the following evaluation criteria: compatibility of the subject discussed with the journal profile, scientific merit, appropriate text arrangement and correct language use.

>> Guidelines for authors

>> Evaluation criteria for articles

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Library Review Special Issue on the 85-th anniversary