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This site contains all the information and support material relevant to publishing symposium proceedings volumes, textbooks, and monographs through TMS.

PROCEEDING INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS

Authors who have been scheduled for a presentation during a meeting are eligible for inclusion in the symposium proceedings. Please review and follow the instructions below to participate.  New authors may be considered for inclusion in a proceedings volume by submitting and presenting abstracts at selected TMS meetings. Visit the TMS Global Meetings Calendar to find which meetings are currently accepting abstract submissions.

  • Prepare the manuscript
    Depending on which proceeding volume the manuscript is for, there are a set of specific manuscript-preparation guidelines, which must be followed. Authors should refer to proceedings invitation letter for which format to follow, or contact proceedings@tms.org with any questions.
    • One-Column Format
      The one-column format is typical for 6 x 9 hard copy proceedings or CD-ROM proceedings.
    • Two-Column Format
      The two-column format is typical for 8.5 x 11" hard copy proceedings.
  • Submit the manuscript and copyright form
    Regardless of the publication, a TMS Transfer of Copyright Form (PDF) must be completed and submitted along with the finished manuscript.
  • Agree to the publication approach
    Authors must agree to the publication as outlined in the proceedings invitation letter.

FOR MORE INFO...

For additional information, please contact a TMS representative:

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society
184 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086 USA
Telephone (724) 776-9000
Fax (724) 776-3770
E-mail proceedings@tms.org