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Authors are encouraged to submit their manuscripts electronically via Manuscript Central.
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Manuscript Submissions / Editorial Matters

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Journal of Forensic Sciences
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Blackwell Publishing

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Blackwell Publishing, Inc. is now the official publisher of the Journal of Forensic Sciences. The former publisher, ASTM, has digitized the full text of all back issues (1972 – 2005) to include approximately 7,000 papers. ASTM will be offering the following options for access to the back issues:

  • Annual subscription for online access – $410 for institutions and $265 for individuals.
  • Download individual articles without a subscription – $25 per article.
  • DVD – $695 (pre-publication price that ends December 31, 2005). The DVD contains the entire collection from 1972 through 2005, approximately 7,000 papers and 195 issues. It is full text searchable (not just title, abstract, keywords, etc., but the entire full text of the papers.) Members may order it by going to

If you have any questions regarding an annual subscription, the DVD, or individual article downloads, please contact ASTM Customer Service:

Phone: 610-832-9585
Fax: 610-832-9555