About the journal
About the journal
Aims & scope
English Studies at NBU (ESNBU) is an entirely open access, double-blind peer reviewed academic journal published by the Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures, New Bulgarian University in two issues per year, June and December, in print and online.
ESNBU welcomes original research articles, book reviews, discussion contributions and other forms of analysis and comment encompassing all aspects of English Studies and English for professional communication and the creative professions. Manuscripts are accepted in English. Translations of published articles are generally not accepted.
Submission and fees
Submissions are accepted from all researchers; authors do not need to have a connection to New Bulgarian University to publish in ESNBU.
There are no submission fees or publication charges for authors.
Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0).
Abstracting and Indexing
CEEOL - Central and Eastern European Online Library
ERIH PLUS - European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences
MLA - Directory of Periodicals and MLA International Bibliography
ROAD - Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources
WoS Core Collection (ESCI) - Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index
DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals
Brill Linguistic Bibliography
ICI Index Copernicus - Journals Master list database
RSCI Core - Russian Science Citation Index (РИНЦ)
CNKI SCHOLAR (CNKI) China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database
ZDB - Zeitschriften Datenbank
EZB - Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek
BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)
iDiscover, the University of Cambridge’s search and discovery system
European University Institute Articles+
Evaluated by MIAR - Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals
English Studies at NBU is archived in:
-Bulgarian National Library “St. St. Cyril and Methodius” (both print and digital full text formats)
-Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL) (digital, full text).
-The Library of Congress (both print and digital from Vol4, Issue 2, 2018)
-The British Library (both print and digital from Vol4, Issue 2, 2018)
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All published articles in the ESNBU are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0). This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, and although their new works must also acknowledge you and be non-commercial, they don’t have to license their derivative works on the same terms.
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If the article is to be used for commercial purposes, we suggest authors be contacted by email.
If the law requires that the article be published in the public domain, authors will notify ESNBU at the time of submission, and in such cases the article shall be released under the Creative Commons 1 Public Domain Dedication waiver CC0 1.0 Universal.
Copyright for articles published in ESNBU are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. Authors retain full publishing rights and are encouraged to upload their work to institutional repositories, social academic networking sites, etc. ESNBU is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.
Occasionally ESNBU may co-publish articles jointly with other publishers, and different licensing conditions may then apply.