A title history is the publication history of a journal and includes a listing of the family of related journals. The most common relationship is to a previous and/or continuing title, where a journal continues publishing with a change to its official title. Other common relationships include a journal that is a supplement to another journal, a journal that is absorbed into another journal, a journal that splits into two or more new journals, or two or more journals that merge to form a new journal. For each of these related journals, the title history lists the dates published.
The precursor of Willdenowia was founded in 1895 as Notizblatt
des Königlichen Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin to publish
information about the institution's collections and activities, and research
contributions from its staff and associated botanists. Revived in 1953, after
the fatal destruction of much of the institution's collections and facilities
in World War II, initially as Mitteilungen aus dem botanischen Garten
und Museum Berlin-Dahlem, then with its present title commemorating
Carl Ludwig Willdenow (1765-1812, director of the garden and first professor
of botany in Berlin), it has grown to a peer-reviewed journal with an international
authorship publishing original research papers in English on plant taxonomy,
plant systematics, floristics and plant geography.
JSTOR provides a digital archive of the print edition of Willdenowia and
its precursors. The electronic edition (1996 - present, since 1999 with supplement
content not found in the print edition) is available at http://www.bgbm.org/willdenowia/ for
The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue
available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal.
Moving walls are generally represented in years. In rare instances, a
publisher has elected to have a "zero" moving wall, so their current
issues are available in JSTOR shortly after publication.
Note: In calculating the moving wall, the current year is not counted.
For example, if the current year is 2008 and a journal has a 5 year
moving wall, articles from the year 2002 are available.
Terms Related to the Moving Wall
Fixed walls: Journals with no new volumes being added to the archive.
Absorbed: Journals that are combined with another title.
Complete: Journals that are no longer published or that have been
combined with another title.