Hiperboreea (ISSN 2284 – 5666) is an online scholarly journal which publishes studies and articles in English, French or Italian from the field of History as well as book reviews or evaluations of scholarly conferences. Without limiting the scope of the research to a particular geographical area or historical period, the journal covers a wide range of interdisciplinary approaches and analyses on topics related to Cultural History, Political History, Military History, Social History, Economic History and Archeology.
Since its first publication in 2012, Hiperboreea has a monthly periodicity (January 2012 – March 2013) and quarterly publication (until the end of 2013). Starting 2014, the journal appears biannually.
Our activity and aims:
- A wide variety of scholarly and original studies on historical, social and cultural change in all parts of the world.
- Two issues per year, each containing around ten major articles and review essays.
- Challenging work by young historians such as PhD students as well as seminal articles by internationally regarded scholars.
- A range of articles that appeal to specialists and communicate the results of the most recent historical research in a readable and lively form.
- Hiperboreea can be considered also a forum for scientific debate, encouraging productive controversy.
- Our activity consists in examination of particular problems and periods as well as wider issues of historical change.
All articles published in Hiperboreea Open Access journal are peer reviewed and upon acceptance are permanently free for everyone to read, print, distribute and download. The method of reviewing is Double‐blind peer‐review in which reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers. There has to be at least two reviewers for the total number of articles in each issue, with many journals inviting more to ensure responsive feedback. More details about the peer review policy of Hiperboreea can be found here.
Hiperboreea journal is indexed in international databases such as Index Copernicus, EBSCO, ProQuest, ERIH PLUS, Ulrich, Directory of Open Access Journals, Genamics Journal Seek, AWOL, MIAR, Regesta Imperii, Bibliographical Information Base in Patristics (BIBP) and Thomson Reuters’ index Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). Our journal is also included in libraries like University of Waterloo Library, State Library of New South Wales, UNSW Library, Library of Edith Cowan University, Evans Library from Florida Institute of Technology, University of Southern Denmark, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, University of California – Irvine, Falvey Memorial Library from Villanova University, David and Lorraine Cheng Library from William Paterson University, Marburg University Library, Indiana State University Library, Ghent University Library, Lancaster University Library, Saint Peter’s University Library, Mount Saint Mary College Library, University Library of Tübingen, Bibliothèques de l’Université Libre de Bruxelles, KU Leuven – University Library, University of Prince Edward Island – Robertson Library, University College Cork Library, Toronto Public Library and the world’s largest library online catalog, WorldCat.