National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

The Collection of scientific works «Ukrainian Biographistics = Biographistica Ukrainica» was established by the Institute of Biographical Research of The Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine in 1996.

By Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dated 09.24.2020 №1188, the Collection is included in the Register of Scientific Professional Publications of Ukraine as a category "B" publication in the field of historical sciences and social communications in specialties 029 - Information, library and archival affairs and 032 - History and archeology.

Articles are published in Ukrainian, English and Polish languages up to two times per year. Twenty-third editions have been issued to date, currently the twenty-fourth edition is being prepared for publication.

The Collection of scientific works is devoted to theoretical and methodological principles of native biographical science as a special historical discipline, problems, tendecies and perspectives for the development of national and world biographical study and biobibliography.

The Collection of scientific papers is devoted to the study of history and theory of Ukrainian biography, terminology of biographical studies, it also examines modern models of biographical reconstructions, forms and genres of historical and biographical discourse, thematic data of poorly or insufficiently studied personalities of the Ukrainian history, science and culture, scientific researches, biographies of non-ordinary persons.

One of the priority tasks is the study of methodological bases and the summary of practical experience in the creation of electronic biobibliographic resources, including supplies of the implementation of the project of the Institute of Biographical Research of The Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine on the formation of the comprehensive electronic, informational scientific resource – "Ukrainian National Biographical Archive”.

The problem-thematic range of researches included in the edition is presented in the traditional sections: "Theory and methodology of modern biography", "Actual issues of biography study", "History and culture through the prism of biographical study", "Sources of biographical research", "Biographical studies", "Resources of biographical and bibliographical data", "Reviews, information".

Among the authors of the Collection are the following Ukrainian and foreign scholars: H. A. Aleksandrova, M. M. Budzar, O. V. Bugaeva, L. I. Buryak, I. B. Hyrych, I. V. Golubovych, K. Grysińska-Jarmuła (Poland), S. H. Ivanytska, T. I. Kivshar (Canada), S. S. Kiral, N. I. Lyubovets, S. M. Lyashko, N. P. Marchenko, T. Maresz (Poland), O. Ye. Muzychko, V. I. Popyk, S. I. Posokhov, V. V. Tomazov, O. M. Yatsenko, S. O. Yekelchyk (Canada), L. O. Zashkilniak and others.

The Collection of scientific works is aimed for scientists working in the field of biography, biobibliography, social communications, the development of electronic resources of biographical information, as well as a wide range of researchers interested in national history and culture.