Knygotyra – Book Science

The scholarly journal Knygotyra (Eng. Book Science) seeks to promote interdisciplinary research on the book and digital media culture, including all the varied possibilities of textual communication and related issues.

Aims and scope: “The scholarly journal Knygotyra (Eng. Book Science) seeks to promote interdisciplinary research on the book and digital media culture, including all the varied possibilities of textual communication and related issues. Topics the journal covers include the theory and methodology of book science, book history and historiography, traditional and digital publishing, research on media literacy and reading, book art, bibliophily, studies in printed and digital heritage, book sociology, and closely related topics from the humanities and social sciences: epigraphy, codicology, the history of the library and librarianship, bibliography, archival studies and records management, etc. Knygotyra publishes original scientific articles, scientific publications of historical sources, reviews of books, and a chronicle of events that are important for book science.”

Frequency: twice a year (June-July and October-November)

Launched: 1961 (untill 1969 known as Bibliotekininkystės ir bibliografijos klausimai)

Peer reviewed: Yes, double-blind review

Open access: Yes

Languages: English, Lithuanian

Genres: scientific articles, scientific publications of historical sources, reviews of books, and a chronicle of events that are important for book science

Length of research articles:

Reference style: ISO 690:1987 and LST ISO 690-2:1999

Book reviews: Yes

Publisher: Vilnius University Press

Venue of publication: Vilnius

Publication level: 1 in Finland, 1 in Norway

Indexing: BASE, BHO (Book History Online), CNKI, CORE, Dimensions, DOAJ, EBSCO (Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts), EZB (Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek), Google Scholar (h5-index 4; h5-median 6), HEAL link (Hellenic Academic Libraries Link), JournalTOCs, Lituanistika, MLA International Bibliography, QOAM, ROAD, ScienceGate, ScienceOpen, Scilit, Scinapse, Ulrich’s Web, 
Scopus

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