The Journal of Gemmology

A leader in its field, The Journal of Gemmology publishes original research articles on all aspects of gemmology, including natural stones and their treatments, synthetics and simulated gemstones. In addition, sections such as Gem Notes, What’s New, Conferences, Learning Opportunities, New Media and Literature of Interest inform readers about new instruments, publications, articles and educational events.

The Journal is currently published by Gem-A in collaboration with the Swiss Gemmological Institute (SSEF) and with support from American Gemological Laboratories (AGL).

THE JOURNAL OF GEMMOLOGY LATEST ISSUES

THE JOURNAL ARCHIVE

The Journal of Gemmology archive is now available for everyone to view online. The archive goes back to 1947 when the first issue of The Journal was published.

Current Gem-A Members and Direct Subscribers receive free access to all available volumes of the publication, simply log in using your membership number and password. 

If you are a not a member and would like to gain access to all available issues of The Journal please visit our Membership pages or contact membership@gem-a.com.

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SUBMIT AN ARTICLE

We welcome original articles shedding new light on subjects of gemmological interest. We also appreciate contributions for the various sections of the publication. If you would like to submit material for consideration, please refer to the notes on the preparation of manuscripts by clicking the link below, or contacting the Editor-in-Chief.

JOURNAL INFORMATION

ISSN: 1355-4565 (Print)

ISSN: 2632-1718 (Online)

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View and download sample articles from The Journal.

Abstracting and Indexing

The Journal is indexed by the following abstracting and indexing services:

  • Clarivate Analytics' (formerly Thomson Reuters/ISI) Science Citation Index Expanded (also known as SciSearch, in the Web of Science), Journal Citation Reports—Science Edition and Current Contents—Physical Chemical and Earth Sciences
  • Elsevier's Scopus
  • Australian Research Council's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Journal List
  • EBSCO Discovery Service and TOC Premier
  • EBSCO's Academic Search Ultimate
  • ProQuest (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
  • GeoRef
  • CrossRef
  • Chemical Abstracts (CA Plus)
  • Mineralogical Abstracts
  • Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • British Library Document Supply Service
  • Copyright Clearance Center's RightFind application
  • China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI Scholar)

 

THE JOURNAL DATA DEPOSITORY

The Journal of Gemmology’s Data Depository includes freely downloadable reference materials, such as additional data, photos and other media supplied by authors to accompany articles published in The Journal.

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THE JOURNAL INDEX AND BIBLIOGRAPHY LISTS

Use the cumulative index to search for anything published in the archive of The Journal of Gemmology. We aim to update this index annually.

These bibliographic lists compile all articles, Gem Notes, etc. on particular gem materials published in The Journal of Gemmology since its inception in 1947. Additional gem material bibliographies will be added as they are completed, and we aim to update these lists annually.

ORDER BACK ISSUES

If you are missing any issue hardcopies from your Journal of Gemmology collection, you may be able to order back issues from our head office at Ely Place. To check availability and pricing, click the link below.

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If you want a summary of what is coming up in the next issue of The Journal of Gemmology, subscribe to the newsletter and receive the update direct to your inbox.

You'll only be able to view the full issue of The Journal if you are a Gem-A Member, however, anyone can access The Journal archive which is an excellent resource for gemmologists.

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CONTACT US

If you can't find what you're looking for or you have any further questions, email us at information@gem-a.com .

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