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Notes and Records of the Royal Society
is an international journal which publishes original research in the history of science
The history of science is the study of the historical development of human understandings of the natural world and the domains of the social sciences....
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up to and including the 21st century. It is published both in print and online.
As a journal of the Royal Society
The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, known simply as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science, and is possibly the oldest such society in existence. Founded in November 1660, it was granted a Royal Charter by King Charles II as the "Royal Society of London"...
, Notes and Records
belongs to a group of journals including the longest running scientific journal in the world, Philosophical Transactions
The editor is Robert Fox and it has an international editorial board.
In addition to publishing peer-reviewed research articles, Notes and Records
welcomes recollections or autobiographical accounts written by Fellows and others recording important moments in science from the recent past. It also includes book reviews and news of research projects and online and other resources of interest to historians.
The current and past issues are available online.
The Royal Society's electronic submission
An electronic submission refers to a manuscript submitted by electronic means: that is, via e-mail or a web form on the Internet, or on an electronic medium such as a compact disc, a hard disk or a USB flash drive. Traditionally, a manuscript referred to anything that was explicitly "written by hand"...
and peer-review service provides Notes and Records
authors with the facility to submit their papers online.