About the Journal

The Bulletin of the Archive of the University of Coimbra is published twice a year and it is dedicated to the issue of papers and research in the areas of Archivology and History, giving preference to the existing funds at the Archive of the University of Coimbra. Aims to stimulate the multidisciplinary discussion within the Information Science and History and to publicize the activity in these areas developed in Portugal and in particular at the referred Archive.
The Bulletin had its first issue in 1973, and from the present (Vol. XXV, 2012), is replaced by online edition only, and is open to collaboration with national and foreign researchers. The Bulletin is indexed by Web of Science (Thomson Reuters/ESCI), Latindex, European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS) and SCOPUS.

Published by University Press of Coimbra: http://www.uc.pt/imprensa_uc


The Bulletin of the Archive of the University of Coimbra is published in June and December of each year.

To send the proposals of articles you must register in the platform OJS (Open Journal System), through the following address: http://impactum-journals.uc.pt/boletimauc/user/register. In the registration form you must complete the fields marked as mandatory (*) and choose the registration option as AUTHOR.

For any clarification or doubt, contact the coordinator of this volume, Dr. Gracinda Guedes, through the following email: gracinda.guedes@auc.uc.pt


Peer Review Process

All items accepted by the Editorial Board will be submitted to a system of anonymous referees, entrusted to two external reviewers. If necessary, a third reviewer will be auscultated. In light of advice received the Editorial Board may determine that the authors adopt the suggestions contained in them and, ultimately, may decline to accept the text.

Open Access Policy

This journal offers immediate free access to its contents. We strongly believe that free and public access to scientific knowledge is fundamental for democratizing that knowledge.


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and allows them to create permanent archives of the journal for its preservation and restoration. Know more

Fees for submission and articles publication

The Bulletin doesn't charge any fee from authors to articles submission, peer review, revision, journal publishing, and distribution, publication and download in the World Wide Web.