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Twice a year members of AMARC receive the AMARC Newsletter (ISSN 0263-3442 until issue no. 45, thereafter ISSN 1750-9874). The Editor is Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan. Please send material for inclusion in future issues to

The Newsletter provides information under the following headings:

The Editor welcomes contributions for inclusion in the Newsletter. Deadlines for submission are usually 1 April for the May issue, and 1 September for the October issue. Further Details can be found in each issue, all but the most recent issue of which are available below.

The newsletters are provided below as PDF (Portable Document Format) files. You may wish to note that although the file-format is Open Source, the popular Acrobat Reader software developed by Adobe Systems is a proprietary software and has been prone to security problems in the past. You may therefore consider replacing it with a free Open Source alternative:

The AMARC Newsletter was formerly the Newsletter of the SCONUL Advisory Committee on Manuscripts. Thanks to AMARC member Roger Norris, who supplied back-issues: