Re: Journals, additional info

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You can also receive Journal of Histochem and Cytochem via email.
Hopefully more journals will do this, but you still have to subscribe
although cheaper than getting via slowmail, postal services. Check with
other journals for this service. 

>Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2000 00:52:57 -0400 (EDT)
>From: "J. A. Kiernan" <>
>Subject: Re: Journals
>To: Buttigieg Carmen at MOH <>
>CC: Histonet <>
>  Carmen: Here are a few journal suggestions for histological
>  techniques. If I'm right in guessing that there isn't a lot
>  of money for this sort of thing in Malta, the cost can usually
>  be greatly reduced by paying an individual's subscription to
>  a society. Items 2 and 3 below are good value for money by
>  any standard. Compared with lab supplies, journals (and books)
>  are cheap items, and they don't get used up. Every lab needs
>  a set of bookshelves that's well stocked with literature 
>  additional to vendors' catalogues (valuable and essential
>  though theee are). 
>  1. The three classy journals are: (a) J. Histochem. Cytochem.
>     (American, published by the Histochemical Society; about
>     $150 for 12 issues - the society's membership fee. Probably
>     more for a library, but I don't know.) (b) Histochemical Journal
>     (British, published by the Royal Microscopical Society; about
>     80 pounds for 12 issues if you're a member of the Society (which
>     also sends out its Proceedings 4 times a year; usually a good read)
>     (c) Histochemistry and Cell Biology, an international commercially
>     published journal - affordable only for institutions.
>  2. Two inexpensive journals that come out less frequently are
>     Biotechnic and Histochemistry (published by the Biological Stain
>     Commission, in USA; about $55 for 6 issues; covers all aspects of
>     microtechnique, not just staining; for information have a look
>     at )
>     Journal of Histotechnology (also American; published by the
>     Society for Histotechnology; 4 issues for the membership fee
>     of about $50 a year; it contains predominantly but not
>     exclusively papers relating to histopathological methods.
>  3. Another publication that's been around for about 30 years is
>     Histo-Logic, distributed by an American company called Sakura.
>     You can download back issues from their web page:
>     It contains all sorts of useful information and technical
>     tips. I think it's distributed free. (I also thought I was on
>     their mailing list, but haven't received the last 2 or 3 issues.
>     Vinnie, are you there?)
>  There are lots of others, and I know I'll have offended some
>  readers of this message by not mentioning them all -- but I've
>  gone on for long enough, and others will undoubtedly tell you
>  about their favourite journals. 
> John A. Kiernan,
> Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology,
> The University of Western Ontario,
> LONDON,  Canada  N6A 5C1
Gayle Callis
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University
Bozeman MT 59717-3610
406 994-4705
406 994-4303

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