About the Journal
The Library is the journal of the Bibliographical Society. For more than a hundred years it has been the pre-eminent UK scholarly journal for the study of bibliography and of the role of the book in history.
All aspects of descriptive, analytical, textual and historical bibliography come within its scope, including the history of the production, distribution and reception of books, both manuscript and printed; the history of collecting and of libraries; paper, printing types, book illustration, and binding; and the transmission of texts and their authenticity.
Each quarterly issue of The Library contains approximately 120 pages, illustrated where necessary. As well as articles and notes, each issue includes book reviews and lists of recent books and periodicals in the field. A comprehensive index is issued annually.
For information about joining the Bibliographical Society, please contact the Hon. Secretary, Dr Margaret Ford, c/o Institute of English Studies, Room 304, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU.
Abstracting and Indexing Services
The Library is covered by the following abstracting/indexing services:-
ABELL: Annual Bibliography, English Language & Literature
Abstracts of English Studies
America: History and Life
Arts and Humanities Citation Index®
BHA: Bibliography History of Art
Children's Literature Abstracts
Current Contents® /Arts & Humanities
IBZ Internationale Bibliographie der Geisted and Sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliterature
Index book reviews Humanities
MLA International Bibliography
International Bibliography of Book Reviews (IBR)
International Bibliography of Periodical Literature (IBZ)
Literature Online (LION)
Periodicals Index Online (PIO)
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