Memoirs of the Queensland Museum
The museum’s own journal, Memoirs of the Queensland Museum celebrated 100 years of scientific publishing in November 2012. Publishing the descriptions approximately 5,200 new species and documenting the evidence of adaption and resilience of Queensland's natural and cultural communities in the face of rapid environmental and technological changes.
In 1998, a new series of Memoirs was created, dedicated to Queensland's Cultural Heritage. This Cultural series was awarded a Silver medal in the Governor's Heritage Award for our 5th volume, titled ‘Behind the Tin Fence: A history of the Ipswich Railway Workshops’.
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum | NATURE [ISSN 0079-8835]
The latest volume No. 57 is a special issue on the collection of corals at the Museum of Tropical Queelsand.
Revision and catalogue of worldwide staghorn corals Acropora and Isopora (Scleractinia: Acroporidae) in the Museum of Tropical Queensland.
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum | CULTURE [ISSN 1440-4788]
The latest is also a special interest volume No. 6 in series, subtitled – Andrew Goldie in New Guinea 1875 – 1879: Memoir of a natural history collector.
Our aim within the Memoirs is to share the scholarly knowledge and research on Queensland and the Torres Strait Islands’ natural, ancient and cultural environments with all interested people. All manuscripts published are peer reviewed by experts in their field.
Our publications are distributed across the world, with earlier issues available either here (note the list to the left of this webpage) or, online through the Biodiversity Heritage Library (from volume 47 back).
Technical Reports of the Queensland Museum (ISSN 1837-6568) are available only online in a ‘read only’ format for research. These reports may include reproductions (or revisions) of documents that were originally compiled to advise industry, government or academia on specific scientific issues.
They are reproduced to ensure that the scientific and technical data they contain are not lost within the vast unpublished scientific ’grey literature’. Follow the Techncial Report link to view more.
Researchers interested in publishing in the Memoirs of the Queensland Museum can download a copy of our ‘Guide for authors’ (93 KB) .
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All issues of the Memoirs of the Queensland Museum are available online from the list of volumes (on the lefthand side of our site) back to Volume 48. .
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Hard copies of the Memoirs of the Queensland Museum are available through the QM Shop. Online purchases of hard copies will be available soon.
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