Fields of interest
Information Organization and Retrieval; Information Seeking Behavior; Reference; Indexing and Abstracting; Public Libraries; Comparative and International Librarianship; Library history with focus on Central and Eastern Europe, with concentration on the Cold War era and the post-communist period
Hermina Anghelescu’s publications include editing a special themed double issue of Library Trends on Libraries in a Postcommunist World: A Quarter of a Century of Development in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia (part I: 63/ 2/Fall 2014 and part II: 63/4/Spring 2015) and co-editing a special issue of Library Trends (58/4/Spring 2010) on Changing Visions: Parliamentary Libraries Past, Present, and Future (Johns Hopkins University Press).
She is the co-editor of two volumes published by the Library of Congress, Center for the Book: Books, Libraries, Reading & Publishing in the Cold War (2001) and Libraries & Culture: Historical Essays Honoring the Legacy of Donald G. Davis, Jr. (2006).
Other works include the co-translation from French into English of Suzanne’s Briet classical text Qu’est-que la documentation?/What Is Documentation? (2006) and the translation into Romanian and editing of several volumes of conference proceedings. She has also compiled cumulative indexes including the Libraries & Culture: 25-Year Cumulative Index, 1966-1990 (1995) and bibliographies. In addition, she has published research articles, chapters, and dictionary and encyclopedia entries, as well as back-of-the-book and journal indexes, bibliographies, and some 60 book reviews.