Editorial Policies

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.

 

 

Section Policies

Research Contributions

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Technical Notes

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Review

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Professional Pages

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

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

 

Publication Frequency

This Journal publishes quarterly.

 

Author Self-Archiving

This journal permits and encourages authors to post items submitted to the journal on personal websites or institutional repositories both prior to and after publication, while providing bibliographic details that credit, if applicable, its publication in this journal.

 

Delayed Open Access

The contents of this journal will be available in an open access format 60 month(s) after an issue is published.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Reviewer Registration

When registering as a Reviewer, please see the guidelines for choosing the classification numbers you are willing to review.  These can be found at

http://www.swst.org/publications/wfs/authors/classification.html

Please list no more than 6 of these classification numbers.