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Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences – IBL PAN


IBL PAN is a highly recognized literary and cultural studies centre in Poland. Founded in 1948, the Institute focuses on literary and cultural studies in a comparative context, as well as on literary theory. IBL PAN is a leading national centre for documentation, bibliography and scholarly editions of Polish literature, as well as an early adopter of digital methods in the humanities. It was ranked in the ‘Excellent’ category (A+) in two most recent national evaluations of research institutions (2013 & 2017). In 2016 the European Commission awarded the Institute with the certificate of ‘HR Excellence in research’. The Institute currently employs approximately 100 researchers and is a doctoral-level teaching centre.

For more information visit: ibl.waw.pl


OPERAS-PL is the Polish OPERAS National Node lead by IBL-Pan to build up a national OPERAS community in Poland. The team’s mission is to bring together various stakeholders from the Polish social sciences and humanities (SSH) community: researchers, academic institutions, publishers, librarians and policy makers in order to implement new ideas, solutions, tools and workflows into scholarly communication in Poland. In the next few years OPERAS-PL will create a knowledge hub focusing on e-infrastructures, publishing tools and business models for the SSH.