The City Library of Pancevo

The City Library of Pancevo

Public Library · Serbia

Department of Communication and Inclusion

Goran Trailovic, Library adviser
Phone: +38162270562

Program Overview

We are dedicated to development and fostering scientific researches in the areas such as library history, cultural, communicational and educational functions of librarianship, sociology of the book and reading, information literacy, knowledge organization, bibliography, library management, management of library information systems, as well as information and media technologies in the context of development of libraries.
  • Publishing activities began: 1934
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 3 - Established
    We have been publishing ČITALIŠTE: the scientific journal on theory and practice of librarianship since 2002
  • Open access focus: One priority among many
  • Portion of Open Access publications: Some
  • Publishing Languages: Serbian (abstracts in English and other languages)

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Advisory/editorial board: Yes
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 3
  • Individual people: 3
  • Funding sources: Grants, Library materials budget, Library operating budget, Sales revenue

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Databases
  • Journals
  • Monographs
  • Multimedia

Journal Publishing:
  • Journals published: 1
  • Campus-based faculty-created: 1
  • Peer-reviewed: 1
Monograph/Book Publishing:
  • Monographs published: 5
  • Peer-reviewed: 3
  • Open Educational Resources: 3
  • Peer-reviewed Open Educational Resources: 3


Top Publications:
  • ČITALIŠTE: The Scientific Journal on Theory and Practice of Librarianship (journal)
  • Gordana Stokic Simoncic, Library Through the Ages (monograph)
  • Gordana Stokic Simoncic, Books and Libraries Among Serbs in the Middle Ages (monograph)
  • Desanka Stamatovic, Reading Rooms/social Clubs in Serbia in the 19th Century (monograph)
  • Zarko Vojnovic, Serbian Monastery Libraries Until the End of the 18th Century (monograph)
Disciplinary Specialties:
  • Library history
  • Cultural history
  • Bibliography
  • Library management
  • Sociology of the book and reading


  • Internal partners:  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: Monographs and texts on library history, cultural, communicational and educational functions of librarianship, sociology of the book and reading, information literacy, knowledge organization, bibliography, library management...
  • Part of a consortium which provides support for publishing? (e.g. platform, funding): No

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • audio
  • images
  • multimedia
  • text
  • video
Software & Platforms:
  • WordPress

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - other
  • author advisory - copyright
  • Developmental and/or substantive editing
  • applying for Cataloging in Publication Data
  • budget preparation
  • copyediting
  • digitization
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • hosting of supplemental content
  • marketing
  • metadata
  • peer review management
  • training
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • No digital preservation services provided
  • Program Policies: Accessibility policy, Antiracism policy, Author rights/copyright policy, Authorship/contributorship policy, Compensation/royalty policy, Conflict of interest policy, Editorial board policy, Ethics statement, Open access policy, Peer review policy, Privacy/confidentiality policy, Retraction/correction policy
  • Links to Policies:
  • Adopted Policies: Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Creative Commons (CC)
  • Additional Information

    Last Year:
    We have been created new emissions about literature, writers and libraries BOOK BOX ( etc.) New websites: брк.срб (http://xn--90asr.xn--90a3ac/)
    Future Plans:
    Higher scientific range More contributors from all over the world To establish a global project - LIBRARY THROUGH THE AGES To digitize books from the Russian colony Library in Pancevo, translate and publish some of them /.../
    Other Information:
    We are open for collaboration and partnership