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The Journal of the Oughtred Society


JOS Index

(624KB PDF)
Printable version searchable by author, article title, or keyword within Adobe Reader.

See also Rod Lovett's searchable index
For articles more than 5 years old the entire article is provided.


Current JOS

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TOC


Sample Page

The Journal of the Oughtred Society, published twice annually, is available only to members of The Oughtred Society. This internationally acclaimed journal is the most authoritative source on slide rules and other calculating devices, with each issue containing 64 pages of information about makes and makers, models, uses, history, and more. A DVD containing all the back issues of the Journal, previously published, from 1991 to the prior year, is available for purchase by OS members and non-members alike. See below.

Members are encouraged to submit articles. For ideas and inspiration, read "Yes, You Can Write for the Journal of the Oughtred Society" (82KB pdf).

Now that you are inspired to write, please download the JOS Guidelines for Authors (42 KB pdf). To help with formatting, consider using a Word template (instructions for use are embedded in the templates); for Word 2003 and earlier use the *.dot template (241KB), for Word 2007 and later use the *.dotx template (223KB). Additionally, the JOS Guidelines for Editors (66KB pdf) includes grammar, punctuation, and other recommended suggestions.

Beginning in 2012 with JOS21.1, authors, who are OS-members, may request from the Membership Secretary, one additional free copy (in addition to their membership copy) of the Journal containing their article, if the paper is substantial, more than one page, and is not an announcement, meeting report, etc.

Back Issues, 1991-2013.

1. Ordering.

Back issues may be purchased by members of the Oughtred Society. See the table below for prices, with links to issue contents. Prices include shipping. You may pay using your PayPal account or by check. When ordering, please confirm your postal mailing address and e-mail address. For your convienience, you can also join the Oughtred Society or renew or renew your membership while on this page.

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2. Pricing and Contents.

Click on the issue number to see a list of the contents and a summary of each article on the JOS Index page, or click the respective image of the scanned Table of Contents (ToC) page.

If you are purchasing more than 5 copies, please contact the Membership Secretary, Clark McCoy, to determine your discount: secretary@oughtred.org


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Scans of Cover, ToC, a Page

JOS DVD
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(Note: OS Member and Non-Member Pricing)
JOS 1991, Vol. 0.0
JOS 1992, Vol. 1.1
OUT OF STOCK
JOS 1992, Vol. 1.2
JOS 1993, Vol. 2.1
JOS 1993, Vol. 2.2
OUT OF STOCK
JOS 1994, Vol. 3.1
JOS 1994, Vol. 3.2
JOS 1995, Vol. 4.1
OUT OF STOCK
JOS 1995, Vol. 4.2
OUT OF STOCK
JOS 1996, Vol. 5.1
OUT OF STOCK
JOS 1996, Vol. 5.2
OUT OF STOCK
JOS 1997, Vol. 6.1
JOS 1997, Vol. 6.2
JOS 1998, Vol. 7.1
OUT OF STOCK
JOS 1998, Vol. 7.2
JOS 1999, Vol. 8.1
JOS 1999, Vol. 8.2
JOS 2000, Vol. 9.1
OUT OF STOCK
JOS 2000, Vol. 9.2
OUT OF STOCK
JOS 2001, Vol. 10.1
JOS 2001, Vol. 10.2
JOS 2002, Vol. 11.1
JOS 2002, Vol. 11.2
JOS 2003, Vol. 12.1
JOS 2003, Vol. 12.2
JOS 2004, Vol. 13.1
JOS 2004, Vol. 13.2
JOS 2005, Vol. 14.1
JOS 2005, Vol. 14.2
JOS 2006, Vol. 15.1
JOS 2006, Vol. 15.2
JOS 2007, Vol. 16.1
JOS 2007, Vol. 16.2
JOS 2008, Vol. 17.1
JOS 2008, Vol. 17.2
JOS 2009, Vol. 18.1
JOS 2009, Vol. 18.2
JOS 2010, Vol. 19.1
JOS 2010, Vol. 19.2
JOS 2011, Vol. 20.1
JOS 2011, Vol. 20.2
JOS 2012, Vol. 21.1
JOS 2012, Vol. 21.2
JOS 2013, Vol. 22.1
JOS 2013, Vol. 22.2
JOS 2014, Vol. 23.1
JOS 2014, Vol. 23.2

Special OS Publications
The Slide Rule Technical Cultural Heritage by IJzebrand Schuitema
The Slide Rule Technical Cultural Heritage
by IJzebrand Schuitema
This Oughtred Society reprint of IJzebrand Schuitema's classic is a must have for the serious slide rule collector or enthusiast. This book succeeds in sharing with the reader the vast knowledge and experience of Dutch collector Schuitema from his 20-year quest for slide rules. Included are descriptions of a variety of specialty slide rules from various countries, an overview of slide rule history and patents, ideas for exhibiting, and information about three European manufacturers. Much of his collection of over 3,000 slide rules and extensive library resides at the Arithmeum Museum in Bonn, Germany. English, Perfect Bound, 8.5" x 11", 272 pages, 30 in full color, 29 ounces. $35.00 plus shipping. ($5.05 in the United States and $12.66 International).
Note: Books will begin shipping in the last week of August, 2014.
The Slide Rule by Edwin Thacher
The Slide Rule. Edwin Thacher
Slide Rules In K&E Catalogs (1993) by Bruce Babcock
Slide Rules in K&E Cat, 1993, Babcock
A Slide Rule Bibliography (1994) by Peter M. Hopp
Slide Rule Bibliography, 1994, Hopp
Calculating With Tones
The Logarithmic
Logic of Music
Calculating With Tones
The Logarithmic
Logic of Music
by Klaus Kuehn
and Rodger Shepherd
Calculating w/ Tones, 1994, Kuehn-Shepard
K&E Slide Rule History
by Joseph L. Soper
K&E Slide Rule History
by Joseph L. Soper
K&E Slide Rule History, 2007, Soper
Slide Rule Reference Manual
2nd Edition
Slide Rule Reference Manual
2nd Edition
OS Slide Rule Reference Manual, 2nd Ed.
Pocketbook of Gauge Marks
2nd Edition by
Panagiotis Venetsianos
$8.95 - Purchase Through LULU

Oughtred Society Membership

Domestic (USA) annual memberships are $35.00 and International (non-USA) annual memberships are $45.00. Membership is for a calendar year and dues are payable January 1st. This applies both to new memberships and renewals. You can use your credit card if you pay via PayPal or you can pay directly by check in US dollars. On receipt of payment you will be sent any materials already published in the current calendar year.

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