Orders & Access

Current Issues

Harvard Papers in Botany (HPB) is published only in electronic form starting with Volume 19, 2014. Current subscriptions from Volume 10 (2005) to the current year are available from BioOne.

PDFs of current articles are also freely available here.

Back Issues

Print copies for most Volumes 1 through 18 are available. Please contact papers@oeb.harvard.edu for more information.

Electronic Access

As noted above, BioOne provides access to Harvard Papers in Botany from Volume 10 (2005) to the present.

JSTOR provides access to Volume 1 (1991) up to a 5-year moving wall by subscription to the Ecology & Botany II collection. Contact JSTOR for more information.

Electronic access to historical Harvard University Herbaria journals can be found here.


Starting with Volume 19, 2014, Harvard Papers in Botany is published only in electronic form via BioOne, thus ending the exchange of the journal for other publications.

All of the Botany Libraries’ exchange agreements are under review with the goal of continuing as many titles as possible. Please send information regarding subscription/membership information to botref@oeb.harvard.edu.

Please note that earlier publications published by the Arnold Arboretum and the Harvard University Herbaria are freely available via local sites or the Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Permission to Use Content

If you would like to reproduce an article or any part thereof, please email us a completed permission form and credit HPB in all copies as follows:

  • Material for [name of chapter or part of book or article] first appeared in an article titled [name of article], in Harvard Papers in Botany [issue, year, page numbers] and is reprinted here with permission of the editors of Harvard Papers in Botany.