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Collection Forum, the official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC), is published annually to disseminate substantive information concerning the development and preservation of natural history collections. Collection Forum archived volumes are available on the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections web page (spnhc.org).

Editor:

Mariel Campbell

ISSN: 0831-4985

Current Issue
Volume 33,
Issue 1
Fall 2019

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Collection Forum, the official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC), is published annually to disseminate substantive information concerning the development and preservation of natural history collections. Information on the society and the journal, including older archived volumes, is available on the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections web page (www.spnhc.org). The journal is available electronically by subscription and as a benefit of membership in SPNHC Print subscriptions to Collection Forum are available for an additional annual charge with current membership. Address all communications involving membership dues, subscriptions, and address changes to the SPNHC Treasurer and Membership Secretary at treasurer@spnhc.org and membership@spnhc.org. All communications regarding Collection Forum should be addressed to the Managing Editor at editor@spnhc.org.

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Articles for Collection Forum may include original contributions to the literature or significant review articles dealing with the development and preservation of natural history collections. Contributions may include, but are not restricted to, reports of research and methodologies for the collection, preparation, conservation, storage, and documentation of specimens, and discussion of some philosophical, theoretical, and historical aspects of natural history collection management. Case studies that serve to document or augment a philosophy, methodology, or research activity will be considered, but general descriptions of a specific collection or institution are not accepted.

Although there is no formal deadline, to be insured that your manuscript will be considered for publication in the next volume of Collection Forum, manuscripts should be submitted by August 15. Please contact CF Managing Editor at editor@spnhc.org with questions.

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