e-plastory - Journal of Plastics History

e-plastory is the electronic Journal of Plastics History.

With this information platform, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kunststoffgeschichte dgkg (German Society for Plastics History) would like to make accessible the historic significance and importance of plastics and its forerunner materials to experts and a general public.

e-plastory is an interdisciplinary forum for high level publications related to plastics history of all aspects. For this purpose, we have chosen a public domain, free of charge, electronic way of publication in loose frequency.

Communications in English and German (reviews, articles, short communications, reports) about the following topics are welcome:

  • Plastics history (forerunner materials, polymer science, plastics, processing and engineering, applications, companies)
  • Plastics heritage (art, design, technical and everyday's objects, architecture)
  • Conservation of plastics heritage (artifacts, technical heritage, material characterisation)
  • Conservation with polymers (adhesives, coatings etc.)
  • Collecting plastics heritage.

Continuance of publications in e-plastory is guaranteed through the long-time archiving and registration at the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (German National Library)
URL: http://d-nb.info/1016329180
under the licensed No. ISSN 2190-9598.

e-plastory is a strictly peer-reviewed journal. The submitted articles will be evaluated by referees with expertise in the different areas.

This all permits a high level standard and the full, safe citation of the accepted articles.