AATCC Journal of Research-Textile Science e-Journal


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Welcome to the home page of AATCC’s peer-reviewed online e-journal, the
AATCC Journal of Research!
This textile research journal has a broad scope: from advanced materials, fibers, and textile and polymer chemistry, to color science, apparel design, and sustainability.

Now indexed by Science Citation Index Extended (SCIE) and discoverable in the Clarivate Analytics Web of Science Core Collection! The Journal’s impact factor is available in Journal Citation Reports.

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AATCC Journal of Research:
ISSN 2330-5517 (online)
ISSN 2472-3444 (annual print)



2018 (Vol. 5)
No. 1  No. 2  No. 3  No. 4  No. 5

2017 (Vol. 4)
No. 1  No. 2  No. 3  No. 4  No. 5  No. 6

2016 (Vol. 3)
No. 1  No. 2  No. 3  No. 4  No. 5  No. 6

2015 (Vol. 2)
No. 1  No. 2  No. 3  No. 4  No. 5  No. 6

2014 (Vol. 1)
No. 1  No. 2  No. 3  No. 4  No. 5  No. 6

All AATCC members receive a subscription as part of their membership. This subscription includes AATCC Review print edition, AATCC Journal of Research and AATCC Review electronic publications. (Developing nations members have access to the electronic versions only.)

Nonmember individuals, organizations, and libraries may subscribe.

Agencies receive a 10% discount on subscriptions.


Back Issues
Back issues are available on Ingenta Connect, if you are interested in purchasing back volumes of AATCC Journal of Research contact the Publications department. For the Annual print edition of AATCC Journal of Research, submit the back issue order form.

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Print Replacement Policy
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  • You must notify AATCC within five months of the date an issue is mailed to receive a free replacement copy. You must have been a member/subscriber during the month for which you request a replacement copy.
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AATCC members have access to the electronic versions of AATCC Review and AATCC Journal of Research starting January 2014. Log in to the member services portion of the website and click on the “Members Only” button in the left hand navigation bar for viewing the magazine online or downloading it to your computer.


The AATCC Journal of Research is a scholarly, peer reviewed, online scientific journal of textiles and materials research. This includes original articles and review articles relating to the chemical and biochemical sciences; the fundamentals, applications, and management of materials; engineering; and the design and merchandising of fibrous materials of interest to the global textile community. The journal’s aim is to advance and disseminate knowledge in all areas pertinent to textile research including dyeing and coloration, quality testing, color communication, polymers, fibers, fabrics and their design, nanotechnology, processing and merchandising, sustainability, and waste treatment.


Author and Submission Guidelines


AATCC Copyright Policy
  • Copyright for content published in AATCC journals, newsletters, books, e-books, or on its website belongs to AATCC unless otherwise noted.
  • No permission is required for “fair use” of copyrighted material.
  • For other uses, please contact Copyright Clearance Center (+1.978.750.8400) for permission.
Before Publication
  • Authors must sign a copyright form before manuscripts are considered for publication. Conference presenters should also sign a copyright from. For exceptions, contact AATCC.
  • AATCC does not accept previously-published manuscripts. (AATCC will consider
    conference papers published only in the AATCC Conference Proceedings, with the permission of the conference organizer.)
  • Authors must provide written permission (from the copyright holder) for use of any previously-published text, tables, figures, and photographs in their work.
  • Authors must provide written permission from each person shown (or his/her guardian) in submitted photographs.
After Publication
  • Authors retain all rights to their data for use in future research and publications.
  • Authors are granted generous rights to their published work, but must contact
    AATCC before distribution. (Complete Author Permission Request.)
  • The Author Permission Request form is for personal uses of the work only. Authors or their companies/institutions wishing to use the work for promotional or commercial purposes should contact Copyright Clearance Center (CCC). For questions regarding appropriate uses of published material, contact AATCC.
Personal Uses (See Author Permission Request form)
  • Curriculum vitae or professional portfolio
  • Posting to personal website or personal page of company site
  • Republish a selected table or figure in future work
  • Use a selected table or figure in a PowerPoint or poster presentation
  • Classroom handouts or reserves
Commercial Uses (Contact CCC)
  • Promotional brochure
  • Posting to company site as news or resource material
  • Republish full article in a textbook
  • Republish full or excerpted article in a conference book of papers
  • Tradeshow handouts


Online Subscription License Agreement
  • Electronic publications contain six issues per calendar year. Access is available once payment has been processed, login information has been distributed, and the account has been activated at IngentaConnect. Electronic publication subscriptions help provide instant access to articles and allow the subscriber access to back issues when they hold a current subscription. Once a subscription has lapsed, only the issues purchased for that subscription period are available in the subscriber’s account.
  • Subscriptions cannot be back-dated, but past issues may be available for purchase.
  • Subscriptions may not be canceled mid-year.
  • Report missing print issues within five months of publication for free replacement.
  • AATCC can only send two free print replacement copies per subscriber in a 12-month period. AATCC cannot take responsibility for the reliability of any country’s postal system. If a subscriber has exceeded these guidelines, they may order additional replacement copies, for a fee.
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