About the Journal

Focus and Scope

W&FS Scientific Articles Include These Topic Areas:

  • Wood and Lignocellulosic Materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Timber Structures and Engineering
  • Biology
  • Nano-technology
  • Natural Fiber Composites
  • Timber Treatment and Harvesting
  • Botany
  • Mycology
  • Adhesives and Bioresins
  • Business Management and Marketing
  • Operations Research

SWST members have access to all full-text electronic versions of current and past Wood and Fiber Science issues.

Subscribers have access to all full-text electronic versions of any previously published papers.  A subscriber may be a library or a company, or may belong to an organization that has purchased a site license.  

If you are not a member of SWST and you are not a subscriber, you can browse abstracts and Table of Contents for current and past issues of  Wood and Fiber Science by supplying keywords.  You can also order articles and publications.   You can become a subscriber by contacting Vicki Herian at vicki@swst.org.  You can become a member by filling out a membership application.


Peer Review Process

This Journal is peer reviewed, with a double blind process.

Publication Frequency

This Journal publishes quarterly.

Reviewer Registration

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Journal History

Editorial Board of Wood and Fiber Science: