The journal Sociobiology will no longer be published by California State University Chico. It is now published by Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana. As a result of this change the website location has changed. Please click on the link below to access the new website. The current website will no longer be updated so please refer to the new site location for any updates.
Sociobiology at Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana
SOCIOBIOLOGY is a serial published by the Department of Biological Sciences of California State University, Chico 95929-0515, U.S.A. It is published in volumes of a minimum of 320 pages and it is printed and distributed in paper bound fascicles as manuscripts and finances permit. There are usually 3 fascicles per volume. The price of each volume is $75.00 U.S (2007). There are 2 volumes per year therefor a subscription is $150.00. Payment by credit card is encouraged. Prices for individual fascicles are provided upon request. A small amount is added to overseas subscriptions to partially cover the additional mailing costs for delivering such subscriptions.
The serial is devoted to papers giving research results, review articles, or translations of classic papers on any aspect of the biology of social animals. We are primarily interested in quality articles which will print out at 30 pages or more but we will accept quality articles of any length. Papers intended for publication should be sent to the editor.
Manuscripts should follow the recommendations of the most recent edition of the CBE Style Manual, published by the Council of Biology Editors, Inc., 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814, except for the bibliography wherein journal citations should be spelled out completely. Line drawings should be reduced to a width of 4.5 inches (28 picas, or approximately 11.43 cm). The use of good illustrations is encouraged. Complex formulae should be submitted in camera-ready form as line drawings. All figures must be referred to in the text.
SOCIOBIOLOGY continues as a journal where research results can be published at modest cost. Page charges are a modest (2007) $12.00/printed page. Even these modest charges are dropped if reprints are ordered. Reprint costs are competitive with similar costs of other journals. Manuscripts should be accompanied by electronic versions on IBM formatted disks preferably as rtf files. We also accept graphics produced in TIFF format with a minimum of 600 pixels/inch, but a printed version should be provided as a backup. Such files can be sent here by email. Proofs are provided as pdf files which can be read and printed by the use of the Acrobat program which can be downloaded gratis from Adobe.com.
Manuscripts will be considered for publication in any language provided a Roman alphabet is used. An English summary is required in addition to any other summaries provided.