Research object – scientific produce of V. Žukas. It is important to indicate that in this research project will be analyzed the entire scientific products of V. Žukas in order to exclude the number of proceedings that were done of Lithuanian printing and the history of publishing. The aim of research – to explore V. Žukas contribution of the history of publishing in Lithuanian. Research objectives: to analyze the history historiography of publishing in Lithuania; to analyze professors’ scientific production; to explore V. Zukas citation indexes at academic level; to explore V. Žukas monographs about history of publishing in Lithuania. Based on analysis of nonfiction and qualitative information interpretation it was concluded that articles with topics about history of Lithuanian printing and publishing, which were published by professor V. Žukas, were analyzed logically, structurally, systematically and based on the chronology. Analysis of the most important projects of Lithuanian publishing outfits in 1918-1940 showed that professor structurally and diagrammatically analyzed processes of publishing, circulation and marketing of books. An important notice was dedicated to illustrations, which have the purpose of information, to acquaint with technical databases at that period, book typography, design, aesthetic solutions. Abudance of sources in monographs indicates that professor was searching for the information in the archives, but also made reference on letters, stories, directory business documents, statistical information, which showed editions of publishing outfits, book topics and commercial information.
Raktažodžiai: Vladas Žukas, Lietuvos leidyba, spaudos istorija, Dirva, Švyturys, Sakalas, Marija Šlapelienė, Jurgis Šlapelis, knygynas, leidykla, šaltinis, leidiniai