Submission Information for the Papers of The Bibliographical Society of Canada

Scholars working in any aspect of bibliographical study, Canadian or otherwise, including printing and publishing history and textual studies, are invited to submit papers in either English or French to the Editor.

Please follow the instructions for online submission

Both full-length research articles and short notes on narrower topics (for example, works in progress) will be considered for publication, conditional upon favourable peer review. Authors may expect a response within twelve weeks. All submissions should follow The Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed., 2010). Documentation should take the form of footnotes. Submissions will be anonymized before peer review.

Books for review should be sent to the appropriate Review Editor:
Books in English, Kristine Smitka, Department of English and Film Studies, 3-5 Humanities Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB T6G 2E5

Books in French, Stéphanie Bernier, Groupe de recherches et d’études sur le livre au Québec, Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines, Université de Sherbrooke, 2500, boulevard de l’Université, Sherbrooke Québec J1K 2R1

Articles published in the Papers/Cahiers are indexed in the Canadian Periodical Index, America: History and Life, and the MLA International Bibliography and contents are listed in the Recent Periodicals section of The Library.

For further information, one may send e-mail communications to