About the Journal

Exlibris Social Gerontology Journal is an international double peer-reviewed open access journal presenting original research contributions in the field of gerontology. All published articles are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute. The journal's main objective is to set a forum for exchanging ideas, opinions, education, and promoting research and global commentaries on the most relevant areas pertaining to aging.

The Journal is addressed to a wide international community of scientists representing psychogerontology, socio-gerontology, social gerontology, geragogy, and other related disciplines and sub-disciplines. Authors are encouraged to submit papers in areas such as activity in old age, education/learning in later life, well-being, quality of life, institutional and non-institutional support for older people, social policy, social care, social work, demographic, economic, environmental and social aspects of aging. Exlibris Social Gerontology Journal publishes articles using a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches encompassing quantitative and qualitative research. There are also sections documenting important events related to the broadly understood social gerontology as well as a review and reporting section.

Articles are published in Polish and English. Each manuscript is submitted to an editorial review and then sent to two external reviewers (double-blind peer-review). There are no submission fees, no processing fees, no publication fees for Exlibris Social Gerontology Journal. 

Exlibris Social Gerontology Journal (ESGJ) is an academic semi-annual published by the Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology, Pedagogical University of Krakow. From 2008 to 2014, ESGJ was published as a monographic series. Since 2015 became a semi-annual scientific journal. Until 2018, the Journal was published in paper version (ISSN 2450-0232). Since 2019 Journal is published only in the electronic version (ISSN 2719-9045).

This Journal is included in the following abstracting and indexing databases: ERIH PLUS (The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences), ICI (Index Copernicus International Journal Master List), and CEJSH (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities).

Exlibris Social Gerontology Journal is supported by the Social Gerontologist Association.

Exlibris Social Gerontology Journal (ESGJ) is included in the list of academic journals of the Polish  Ministry of Education and Science. For publication in ESGJ authors received 20 points.