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of the Society, Molluscan
Research (formally Journal of the Malacological Society
of Australia) has been publishing research papers annually since
1957. The Society may also publish special publications from
time to time. Back issues of both the journal and newsletter
are available for purchase. Molluscan Research was
published mainly once a year from 1957 to 2001.
it was published three times a year by CSIRO Publishing:
Molluscan Research has been published three times a
year by Magnolia Press (see http://www.mapress.com/mr/about.htm
for details, downloads and instructions to authors).
From 2009, Molluscan Research has been jointly published by the MSA and The Society for the Study of Molluscan Diversity based in Japan.
From 2013, Molluscan Research
will be published three times a year by
Taylor & Francis
papers are covered in major abstracting services such as Current Contents, Biosis and Zoological
Record. PDFs of papers and abstracts and contents pages for issues from 2002-2004
are available on the CSIRO
website and from 2005 on the Magnolia
on all aspects of molluscs can be submitted - including systematics,
diversity, biology, ecology, physiology, morphology, conservation
and behaviour as well as book reviews. Short "research
notes" can also be submitted. We will accept papers dealing
with molluscs from any part of the world, but our emphasis is with the Indo-west Pacific, including SE Asia, and Australasian
regions. All papers will be reviewed by at least two reviewers
and authors are required to submit fully electronic final
In addition to receiving hard copies
of Molluscan Research members will have free access to online electronic copies.
Address all manuscripts submitted for publication
in Molluscan Research, and all enquiries concerning publication
Winston F. Ponder,
Managing Editor, Molluscan Research
6 College Street,
Phone: 61 (0)2 9320 6120
subscription to Molluscan Research can be found on
Press website. Financial members
of the Malacological Society of Australasia and The Society for the Study of Molluscan Diversity get the print
version of the journal free.
Molluscan Research welcomes the submission of papers
presenting original research on any aspect of Mollusca. All
papers are refereed and must first be submitted to the Managing
For all aspects of manuscript submission see the Instructions to Authors on the Molluscan Research website.
There are no page charges for papers by members of MSA or The Society for the Study of Molluscan Diversity in Molluscan Research. For non-members of either society there are no page charges for papers less than 6 printed pages but charges may apply to papers in excess of 6 pages.
and pdf downloads of issues from 2002-2004 are available from CSIRO Publishing