This year, Nature's annual new journals review supplement will appear in the issue of 21 September. Publishers and learned societies are invited to submit journals (including electronic journals) for review, taking note of the following criteria:

  • Journals must have first appeared during or after June 1998, and paper journals must have published at least four separate numbers by the end of May 2000.

  • Journals covering any aspect of science are eligible, although those dealing with clinical medicine and pure mathematics are excluded, as are newsletters and publications of abstracts.

  • Frequency of publication must be at least three times a year.

  • The main language must be English.

  • Deadline for submission is 5 June.

Please send at least four different issues (the first, the most recent and any two others) of each eligible title, or the URL and access information for electronic journals, together with full details of subscription rates, to: Isobel Flanagan, Nature, Porters South, Crinan Street, London N1 9XW, UK. Tel: +44 (0)20 7843 4542. e-mail: