The main publication produced by NatSCA is the Journal of Natural Science Collections, which is published annually. If you would like to contribute to the Journal, please contact the Editor ( and see our guidelines for authors (or download as a PDF here).

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Less formal content is published in our online section, NatSCA Notes & Comments, and on the NatSCA blog. Please submit Notes & Comments articles to the Editor (, and contact for blog submissions.

NatSCA has produced a variety of publications throughout its history. Many of these are available as PDFs to freely download, using the navigation menu to the left.

You can also find publications about the recognised value of collections here.

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The next issue of the Journal of Natural Science Collections is due to be published in January 2021. If you would like to contribute a paper to the next volume, please contact the editor ( and see our guidelines for authors, which you can download as a PDF here.

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