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ISI Journal Citation Reports© Ranking 2022: 17/73 (Multidisciplinary Sciences)

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is an international science journal published monthly in many areas of science, though predominantly the biological sciences. Each issue presents original research articles and/or commissioned reviews, commentaries, and perspectives. Articles published online before print can be found here. In 2022, Ann NY Acad Sci began publishing a new front-half section of essays, book reviews/excerpts, commentaries, and perspectives in the spirit of The New York Academy of Sciences’ venerable general science magazine The Sciences (published 1960-2001).  Ann NY Acad Sci is a hybrid (open access–subscription) journal available in 80+ countries worldwide, rigorously peer-reviewed, and ranked among the top multidisciplinary journals worldwide. Current journal metrics can be found here

Aims and Scope

Published on behalf of The New York Academy of Sciences, Ann NY Acad Sci provides multidisciplinary perspectives on research of current scientific interest with far-reaching implications for the wider scientific community and society at large. Each issue assembles top research and ideas by contributors to various fields of investigation at times of emerging developments and the possibility of new insight. Ann NY Acad Sci issues stimulate new ways to think about science by providing a neutral forum for discourse—within and across institutions and fields.

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Editorial Staff & Contact Information

Douglas Braaten, PhD, EMBA
Chief Scientific Officer

Patrick C.H. Lo, PhD
Senior Scientific Editor

Benjamin Ragen, PhD
Senior Scientific Editor

Contact Information

Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences
New York, NY

Access & Ordering

Full text articles are available online through the Wiley online content platform, and subscribing libraries, and on a pay-per-view basis to others. Tables of contents and abstracts may be viewed by all. 

Member Orders & Discounts  

  • All Academy Members receive free unlimited digital access to Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. To explore Ann NY Acad Sci online, first log in via the Account page, then browse through the online catalog to find volumes and/or individual papers of interest to you
  • Ann NY Acad Sci volumes dating to 1823 have been digitized to provide an online archive available through institutions that have purchased access and to Academy members with Annals benefits who have logged in on The New York Academy of Sciences Web site. 
  • Ann NY Acad Sci volumes are available in print format at a special discounted price for Members. To order, log in via the Account page, select the volume of your choice from the online catalog, then click the PURCHASE button associated with the volume(s) you wish to order. 
  • Ann NY Acad Sci is published by Wiley. Academy Members may order any book offered on the Wiley bookstore at 25% off the list price. 

Non-Member Orders & institutional subscriptions 

Inquiries for institutional print and/or online access to Annals should be made directly through Wiley

The previous year volumes or a single-issue purchase may be available from Wiley, subject to stock availability. To request a quotation for back issues please contact Wiley Help and Support with the journal, volume, issue, and mailing address details.

Earlier volumes can be purchased from Periodicals Service Company.

For bulk sales of volumes and/or commercial reprints of individual articles, please contact: 

Douglas Braaten, PhD, EMBA