Pharmacy in History Journal

The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy publishes, Pharmacy in History (ISSN: 0031-7047 [Print] and 2329-5031 [Online]), an academic, peer-reviewed, quarterly journal.

Pharmacy in History publishes original scholarly articles about the history of pharmacy and pharmaceuticals, broadly defined, including (but not limited to) the history of: pharmacy practice, pharmacy science, pharmacy education, drug regulation, social and cultural aspects of drugs and medicines, the pharmaceutical industry—including the history of pharmaceuticals, drugs, and therapeutics—and facets of the related medical sciences.

The journal solicits original unpublished scholarly manuscripts (which are not under consideration for publication elsewhere) of no more than 10,000 words (exclusive of footnotes). All submitted manuscripts undergo a double-blind peer-review process. The review process may take several months to complete, depending upon the availability and schedules of peer reviewers. Read the full submission guidelines.

All past issues of Pharmacy in History have been digitized and are text-searchable at JSTOR. Many libraries provide access to JSTOR; or readers can purchase individual articles from JSTOR.

AIHP Individual members who join at the Contributor level or above receive complimentary access to the Pharmacy in History JSTOR archive. Individual members joining at the Regular level can purchase access to the Pharmacy in History JSTOR archive for an additional $10 per year.

For Libraries, Museums, and Institutional subscribers the historical archive of Pharmacy in History (with a three-year embargo) is available through JSTOR’s Arts and Sciences X Collection. Recent issues of Pharmacy in History (within the last three years) are available through JSTOR’s current scholarship program. Institutional subscribers must contact AIHP directly to arrange for access to recent issues of Pharmacy in History at JSTOR.

Pharmacy in History is abstracted in: PubMed, America – History and Life, Historical Abstracts, and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts.

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