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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science has an active research program and authors a variety of publications. These include the Annals (formerly the Proceedings), Technical Reports and curator publications.

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Annals

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Annals (ISSN 1948-9293 [print], ISSN 1948-9307 [online]) is an open-access, peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing original papers in the fields of anthropology, geology, paleontology, botany, zoology, space and planetary sciences, and health sciences. Papers are either authored by Museum staff, associates, or volunteers, deal with Museum specimens or holdings, or have a regional focus on the Rocky Mountains/Great Plains ecoregions.

Paper copies are exchanged with our institutional partners via the Bailey Library Exchange Program, contact us at for more information. Paper copies can be purchased from The Denver Museum of Nature & Science owns the copyright of the works published in the Annals, which are published under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial license. For commercial use of published material contact Samuel Schiller in the Alfred M. Bailey Library & Archives at [email protected]. The Author Guidelines and the Annals Copyright Transfer may be downloaded by clicking the links.

  • NEW Christiansen, M.G. & Stucky, R.K. 2013. Revision of the Wind River Faunas, Early Eocene of Central Wyoming. Part 15. New Nyctitheriidae (?Lipotyphla) with Analysis of the Relationships of North American Taxa. Denver Museum of Nature & Science Annals 3: 16 pp. (September 19, 2013) Click to download (PDF | 2.2MB) Purchase a printed copy
  • Maxson, R.E., Colwell-Chanthaphonh, C. & Lomayestewa, L.W. 2011. Lost in Translation: Rethinking Hopi Katsina Tithu and Museum Language Systems. Denver Museum of Nature & Science Annals 2: 139 pp. (April 15, 2011) Click to download (PDF | 6.5MB)   Purchase a printed copy

Proceedings of the Denver Museum of Natural History

Proceedings of the Denver Museum of Natural History published between 1915 and 2002. Copyright by Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Click here to view the full list and PDFs of published Proceedings.

Technical Reports

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Technical Report series captures the work by Research and Collections Division authors that may not be published otherwise. The full list of Technical Reports may be viewed by clicking here. Select reports are available for download (reselling prohibited).

Annual Reports

Selected Annual Reports of the Museum can be viewed here.

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