State Public Scientific Technological Library of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

State Public Scientific Technological Library of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Other · Russia

Editorial and Publishing Department of SPSTL SB RAS

Tatyana Dementyeva, Head of Department

Program Overview

The publishing products of the SPSTL SB RAS reflect the activities of the library as a research institution of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as a regional scientific, methodological and coordination center in the field of book studies, library science and scientometrics. The SPSTL SB RAS publishes: three respected peer-reviewed journals, ongoing publications, monographs of library staff, thematic collections of scientific papers, and abstracts of reports and materials.
  • Publishing activities began: 1966
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 3 - Established
  • Open access focus: Central to mission
  • Portion of Open Access publications: Most
  • Publishing Languages: Russian and English

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Advisory/editorial board: Yes
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 9
  • Individual people: 9
  • Students: Graduate student(s)
  • Funding sources: Library materials budget; library operating budget

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
  • Journals
  • Monographs
  • Newsletters
  • Posters

Journal Publishing:
  • Journals published: 8
  • Campus-based faculty-created: 8
  • Peer-reviewed: 8
Monograph/Book Publishing:
  • Peer-reviewed: 3


Top Publications:
  • Библиосфера : науч. журн. по библиотековедению, библиографоведению, книговедению и информатике. (journal)
  • Труды ГПНТБ СО РАН : науч.-практ. журн. (journal)
  • Очерки истории книжной культуры Сибири и Дальнего Востока. (6 volume monograph)
  • Библиотека в информационной инфраструктуре открытой науки : монография. (monograph)
  • Свободное слово: очерки истории самиздата Сибири : (1920—1990 гг.). (monograph)
Disciplinary Specialties:
  • Library science
  • Book studies
  • Information systems
  • Open science
  • Library education


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students
  • Other publishing entities administered by your library: No
  • Other publishing entities within your library’s parent institution: No
  • Program’s openness to working with external partners: Open to working with any external partner
  • Types of publications should other publishers refer to your program: Books or mongraphs on the development of book culture, library science, bibliography, book studies, information systems, bibliometry, library education, open science.
  • Part of a consortium which provides support for publishing? (e.g. platform, funding): No

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • images
  • text
Software & Platforms:
  • locally developed software

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - other
  • author advisory - copyright
  • Indexing services (e.g. assistance with journal application for DOAJ)
  • Developmental and/or substantive editing
  • DOI distribution
  • cataloging
  • contract/license preparation
  • copyediting
  • dataset management
  • digitization
  • graphic design (print or web)
  • ISBN registry
  • ISSN registry
  • metadata
  • open URL support
  • peer review management
  • print-on-demand
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • Network


Additional Information

Last Year:
Publication of a new scientific journal "Book. Reading. Media"
Future Plans:
Publication of a new scientific journal "Book. Reading. Media "