Flemish Academic Bibliography for the Social Sciences and Humanities (VABB)

Version XI of the Flemish Academic Bibliography for the Social Sciences & Humanities (VABB-SHW) is available since June 2021 via http://anet.ua.ac.be/opac/opacvabbg - containing the approved publications put forward in 2020 (i.e. publication date 2019).

You can look up your publications with VABB-status in the Academic Bibliography via 'Advanced Search'. Fill in your personnel number twice in the following query and execute. That way your B3 articles are also included: author exact 8xxxxxxxxxxx or (type exact bookEditor and editor exact 8xxxxxxxxxxx) and vabbapproved exact 0

More detailed information on journals, series, publishers, and frequently asked questions is available at https://www.ecoom.be/en/services/vabb

Timeline of a VABB publication (presentation information session May 2018)

Consult the (Re)Search Tip

Appeals Procedure

If you believe your publication has been wrongly omitted from the VABB-SHW, you can initiate the appeals procedure. The Research Coordination Office will then deal with all further follow-up in order to have the Authoritative Panel reconsider the status of your publication.

Send your appeal to biblio@ugent.be before 1 October 2021!


Research Department - Policy and Quality Enhancement Unit
Anniek Toye