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Subscription Period: Calendar year. Those who place an order are guaranteed to receive all issues published January 1 onward.

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Backfiles: Subscribers have access to all online archives back to Volume 1, issue 1, content, published in 1946.

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ASH’s Policy on Print Fulfillment for 2020 subscriptions

  • Missing issues: Claims for missing or damaged issues will be honored within 4 months from the publication date. After 4 months, issues will be available for purchase. A maximum of 6 claims will be honored in a 12 month period. Submit claims via email to with subscriber number, end user information, as well as the volume and issue information.
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