||The journal "Scientific notes of Sumy State Pedagogical University" was founded in 1948 and was called "Scientists notes of Sumy Pedagogical Institute". The series of "Geographical sciences" is published since 2005 as an yearbook (in 2005-2009 the serie was published under called "Ecology and rational use of natural resources"). During 2005-2015 have been published 11 issues, included 5 issues the series of "Ecology and rational use of natural resources" and 6 - the series of "Geographical sciences".
The journal is published scientific articles in accordance with the such chapters, as ?Physical Geography and Landscape Science?, ?Cartography and Geoinformatics?, ?Socio-Economic Geography and Geopolitics?, ?Evolutionary Geography and Geomorphology?, ?Geoecology and Environmental Management?, ?Recreation Geography and Tourism?, ?Methods of Geographical Subjects Teaching? etc.