About service

Corpus of Ukrainian Encyclopedias: Bibliographic Index is an online reference informational service about encyclopedic works of Ukraine (encyclopedias, encyclopedic dictionaries, and encyclopedic reference books. Created by NASU Institute of Encyclopedic Research.

Service's goal is to collect and organize the basic supporting information on encyclopedias, encyclopedic dictionaries and reference books of Ukraine, as well as to help users find and identify an encyclopedic work (for readers, researchers or creators of encyclopedias).

This Index is a catalog of encyclopedic works compilated by specialists (research teams, competent editors) or amateurs.

Service's fundamental mission is to contribute to the development of science in Ukraine, to provide encyclopedic knowledge, and to increase the role of encyclopedias in the information space of Ukraine.


The basic supporting information on works is the next bibliographic data: full title, compiler(s) / autor(s) / editor(s), etc., place and year of publication.

This Index is structured in regards to the typology division of encyclopedias into: general encyclopedias, regional encyclopedias, subject-specific encyclopedias and encyclopedias of persons.

Bibliographic information about encyclopaedias is shown in tables with the ability to search or sort information for each field.

For encyclopedists

This index is updated according to release of new works. So, to cover all encyclopedic publications, we invite authors or users to inform us about new published recently encyclopedias, encyclopedic dictionaries or encyclopedic reference books (contacts).