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Looking for somewhere to publish systematics?

In partnership with our new publisher, Cambridge University Press, The Systematics Association offers great opportunities for authors and editors seeking to publish their work. If you have an idea for a themed multiauthor volume (not necessarily based on a symposium) or a textbook, and would like this to be produced at high quality and promoted by both the Association and CUP, then please contact the Editor-in-Chief, David Gower ( ).


The Systematics Association Special Volume Series currently published by Cambridge University Press

Descriptive Taxonomy - The Foundation of Biodiversity Research, volume 84

Series Editor
David J. Gower
Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK

The first of the Systematics Association's publications The New Systematics (1940) was a classic work edited by its then-president Sir Julian Huxley. Since then, more than 70 volumes have been published, often in rapidly expanding areas of science where a modern synthesis is required.

The Association encourages researchers to organize symposia that result in multi-authored volumes. In 1997 the Association organized the first of its international Biennial Conferences. This and subsequent Biennial Conferences, which are designed to provide for systematists of all kinds, included themed symposia that resulted in further publications. The Association also publishes volumes that are not specifically linked to meetings, and encourages new publications (including textbooks) in a broad range of systematics topics.

For a full list of volumes published by Cambridge University Press visit their website

Recent Systematics Association publications are listed here; a full list of publications is available.

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