|What is SBM?
||Systematic Botany Monographs is a series of peer-reviewed taxonomic monographs and revisions published the American Society of Plant Taxonomists.
ISSN 0737-8211, ISBN prefix 978-0-912861.
|Does membership in ASPT include a standing order to SBM?
||No; volumes of Systematic Botany Monographs must be ordered separately. ASPT membership inludes only a subscription to the quarterly journal Systematic Botany.
SBM is supported by sales, author's subsidies, and donations.
|What is the frequency of publication?
||SBM is an irregular series. Each issue constitutes a volume; in general, two to six volumes are published each year.
|What is the price?
||Each volume of SBM is priced separately; see the catalog.
|Must orders be prepaid?
|Orders (except standing orders) must be prepaid.
Proforma invoices are provided on request.
|What are the terms for standing orders?
||Standing orders receive a 10% discount and are billed with shipment.
|Is postage included?
||The price per volume includes handling and postage. Orders to a US address are sent by "Media Mail"; orders to a non-US address are sent "First Class Mail International."
Charges for UPS and Express/Priority Mail are quoted on request.
|What form of payment is accepted?
||Checks and money orders should be made payable to the American Society of Plant Taxonomists (or abbreviate as "ASPT").
Credit card payments are also accepted: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover.
|Are discounts available?
||Only standing orders receive a 10% discount. Price reductions are available for Special Offers and orders for sets of back issues.
|Are returns and exchanges accepted?
||No refunds or exchanges are allowed. Claims for undelivered or damaged copies must be filed by 1 year from the ordering date.
|Who can publish in SBM?
||All members of ASPT are invited to submit manuscripts that will be at least 50 printed pages long; see SBM guidelines. Each paper is peer-reviewed by at least two referees. Non-members may also contribute papers, but they must bear all costs.
|What are the page charges?
||Members of ASPT are not required to pay page charges (except for color work). All others will be charged $50 per page (color work is billed separately).
|Whom to contact about publishing in SBM?
||Submit manuscripts and address all questions about manuscript preparation to the Editor:
David M. Johnson
Department of Botany-Microbiology
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015 USA
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org — Fax: 740-368-3505 — Telephone: 740-368-3999
|Whom to contact about purchasing SBM?
||Address all orders and questions about purchasing volumes of SBM to:
Dept. of Botany 3165
University of Wyoming
1000 E University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071 USA
E-mail: email@example.com — Fax: 307-766-2851 — Telephone: 307-766-2556
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