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AICCM National Newsletter No 146 June 2019

Some interesting facts about your AICCM Bulletin:

  • It has been the Australian profession’s peer-reviewed journal since 1975.
  • The editor is Dr Nicole Tse, Grimwade Centre for Conservation of Cultural Materials, The University of Melbourne.
  • The Editorial Board consists of 10 members, three of whom work in overseas institutions.
  • Editorial assistance is provided voluntarily by seven students at the Grimwade Centre for Conservation of Cultural Materials, The University of Melbourne.
  • It can be accessed as hard copy and online by our over 500 individual members and 33 organisational members.
  • The late Professor Colin Pearson, AO, MBE, BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD, FTSE, FIIC, a founding member, established an annual award in 2009 for Outstanding Research in the Field of Material Conservation as published in the AICCM Bulletin.
  • Since partnering with Routledge Taylor & Francis, members and authors can access their papers online and see how many times they have been viewed.

In addition to our own membership, our publisher Alexandra Lazzari at Routledge Taylor & Francis Australasia has recently advised us that:

  • AICCM Bulletin is accessible to readers via online-only sales packages with institutions and as part of our Social Sciences and Humanities Library and our Sport, Leisure and Tourism subject collection. As of 2017, all university libraries in Australia and New Zealand have access to the entire portfolio of Taylor & Francis Group journals as the result of agreements with the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) and Council of New Zealand University Librarians (CONZUL). Taylor & Francis Group Journals content is available in more than 12,000 libraries via T&F sales and partner agreements; another 7,000+ libraries in developing nations have access through T&F and partner philanthropic arrangements. Inclusions vary by subject and region, whilst our sales teams across our 20 offices worldwide work closely with our partners and with the library communities in their respective regions to ensure maximum exposure for the right content in the right institutions.
  • The journal is currently indexed in EBSCOHost, Gale, Ovid, Proquest and Scopus.
  • Full text usage in the journal grew by more than 20 per cent between 2017 and 2018.

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