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Journal Issue Dispatch Dates
The dispatch dates of the last 12 months are given with a maximum of 12 issues

VolumeIssueDispatch Date
130128 February 2014
13113 March 2014
132113 March 2014
133114 March 2014
13412 April 2014
135122 April 2014
136124 April 2014
137112 May 2014
138123 May 2014
139130 May 2014
14016 June 2014
141118 June 2014
142124 July 2014
143111 August 2014
144129 August 2014
145111 September 2014
146117 September 2014
147129 September 2014
148115 October 2014
149Part A26 November 2014
150Part A12 December 2014
151Part 112 December 2014
15213 February 2015
153119 February 2015
154119 February 2015
155125 February 2015
149Part B26 November 2014
149Part C26 November 2014
150Part B12 December 2014
151Part 212 December 2014
151Part 312 December 2014


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