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American Malacological BulletinAMB Cover

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Official Journal of the American
Malacological Society

Published By: The Sheridan Press
Volume Number: 31
Frequency: 2 volumes per year
Print ISSN: 0740-2783
Editor-in-Chief: Colleen Winters
Managing Editor: Kevin Roe

Current Issue, 24 September 2014: Volume 32 Issue 2

New!

Past issues of American Malacological Bulletin are now available at the Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Scope

The American Malacological Bulletin serves as an outlet for reporting notable contributions in malacological research. Manuscripts concerning any aspect of original, unpublished research,important short reports, and detailed reviews dealing with molluscs will be considered for publication. Recent issues have included AMS symposia, independent papers, research notes,and book reviews. All published research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous reviewing by independent expertreferees. AMS symposium papers have undergone peer review by symposium organizer, symposium participants, and independent referees.

Editorial Board

Robert H. Cowie - University of Hawaii
Carole S. Hickman - University of California Berkeley
Alan J. Kohn - University of Washington
Paula M. Mikkelsen - Paleontological Research Institution
Dianna Padilla - Stony Brook University
Timothy A. Pearce - Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Janet Voight - The Field Museum of Natural History
Janice Voltzow - University of Scranton

Style

The manuscript should follow the style rules outlined in The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (7th edition, June 2006). This can be purchased from the CSE at 12100 Sunset Hills Rd., Suite 130, Reston, Virginia 20190, U.S.A. or at the following web site:
http://http://www.resourcenter.net/Scripts/4Disapi07.dll/store/scientific-style-and-format-7th-edition/13693/.

Spelling should follow American English as listed in Merriam-Webster Online (http://www.m-w.com/) or recent hard-copy editions.

Indexing

The American Malacological Bulletin is indexed by the following electronic databases:

  • Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts (AFSA)
  • Biosis Previews/Biological Abstracts (via ISI Web of Knowledge)
  • CAB Abstracts
  • ERIC (Cambridge)
  • Oceanic Abstracts
  • Science Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
  • Web of Science
  • Zoological Record (via CSA)
  • Zoological Record (via ISI Web of Knowledge)
  • Information for Contributors


Information for Contributors to AMB

The American Malacological Bulletin serves as an outlet for reporting notable contributions in malacological research. Manuscripts concerning any aspect of original, unpublished research, important short reports, and detailed reviews dealing with molluscs will be considered for publication.

The following documents will guide you in developing your contribution. Please review them in order to expedite the publication of your manuscript:

General Information
Style Rules for Authors
Reference Style Examples
Checking the Manuscript

Digital Figures

Minimum resolution: 350 dpi for grayscale and color images; 600 to 1200 dpi for bitmapped line art.

Figures must be TIFF format, sized to either 85 mm or 170 mm width (1 or 2 column-wide).

Papers in Press

Please contact Managing Editor: Kevin Roe

Individual Subscription Information

Please contact Dr. Charles Sturm

Changes of Membership Details

For further information, contact the AMS Secretary Amanda Lawless.


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