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(updated for 2018)

Year 2018
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Volume number: Volume 66 will be published in 2018. Subscriptions are by calendar year (January 1 – December 31), but can start anytime during the year. Subscribers whose payments are received in mid-year will have all back issues sent to them.

Frequency: – The Clays and Clay Minerals (C&CM) journal will be published 3 times a year in paper copy. May (issues 1 & 2), September (issues 3 & 4) and January (issues 5 & 6). On-line issues are available in 6 issues: February (1), April (2), June (3), August (4), October (5), December (6). Average weight of an issue is 1 lb. or 0.4 kg. (Elements is published 6 times a year (paper and on-line).)

Institutional Subscription Rates

 volume 66 (2018)
 volume 65 (2017)
 volume 64 (2016)
 volume 63 (2015)
US $650.00
US $625.00
US $570.00
US $540.00
US $715.00
US $685.00
US $625.00
US $595.00
US $500.00
US $480.00
US $440.00
US $410.00

Personal Subscription Rates: Personal subscription rates are only available to members of the Society for their own use. Agencies can pay dues and subscriptions for members if accompanied by the membership application or a renewal form.

Agency discount: None

Postage: Subscription rates include shipping by periodical mail (US addresses) or International Surface Air Lift (ISAL) (non-US addresses).

Payment terms: Subscriptions must be paid in advance. Pro Forma invoices can be sent if required. Payment may be made by check money order, UNESCO coupons, or Visa, Master Card, Discover, or American Express credit card.

Checks should be made payable to The Clay Minerals Society. The checks need to be in U.S. dollars, drawn on an U.S. bank, and have electronically readable routing and account information on the check.

For customers paying by bank draft, overseas money order, electronic transfer, or by any other indirect payment transfer: (1) Please include your name or our invoice number in the transfer advice to allow proper crediting of your account. (2) CMS will not accept any transfers that do not equal the amount due. This means that you must prepay any fees, otherwise the bank or third party will subtract them from your remittance. Have your bank transfer directly to CMS's bank to avoid processing fees deducted by intermediate banks. If you do not prepay the fees, or your bank cannot transfer directly, please add US $35.00 to the amount of your invoice to cover these bank fees. CMS cannot be responsible for currency sent through the mails.

Ordering address:
The Clay Minerals Society
Dues & Subscriptions
3635 Concorde Pkwy Ste 500
Chantilly VA 20151-1110 USA

Tel: +1 (703) 652-9960
Fax: +1 (703) 652-9951

Cancellations: Subscription cancellations are accepted anytime, but credit is not given for the remaining issues.

Electronic Access: Clays and Clay Minerals is available in electronic form as part of the annual subscription. The online version contains all the material of the print version. Access is available through Ingenta and GeoScience World.

Claims: Claims for replacement copies will be honored if the request is received within 120 days of the mailing date. An issue of the journal is generally mailed the month of its cover date.
If we begin to record an excessive number of claims for an account, we will request that the correctness of the mailing address and the receiving procedures be checked and verified. If losses continue at a high rate after that, then, for any future claims for the same issues, replacements will not be sent until a more secure address is provided to us. If the same address is to be used, we will ask for payment for any claim issues sent to it.

Back Issues: Back issues of the journal for the years 2014-2017 are available (Volumes 64-65) are available from the Society. Please contact us for availability and costs. Older volumes are available from Periodicals Service Company, 11 Main Street, Germantown, NY 12526, Ph: 518-537-4700, Fax: 518-537-5899, E-mail: , webpage: . For individual articles or abstracts, contact the Linda Hall Library , or ISI Document Solutions . A list of other possible suppliers is available at . The Copyright Clearance Center can assist with copyright compliance needs.