Focus and Scope
Hindsight: Journal of Optometry History is the official publication of the Optometric Historical Society, and, as such, supports and complements the purposes and functions of OHS. The journal publishes historical research, articles, reports, book reviews, letters to the editor, and article reviews. The topics of material published include: history of optometry, history of eye and vision care; history of spectacles, contact lenses, and other corrective devices; history of vision therapy, low vision care, and other vision care modalities; history of vision science; history of optometric education; biographical sketches of persons who worked in or influenced optometry and/or vision science; recollections of optometrists and persons who have worked in optometry and optometry-related fields; and related topics.
Hindsight: Journal of Optometry History has published one volume and four issues per year since its beginning as the Newsletter of the Optometric Historical Society. Delayed open access is provided here to content from volume 1 up to the volume two years prior to the present. Persons who are members of the Optometric Historical Society (OHS) receive print copies of current issues. For information on OHS and membership, see: http://www.opt.indiana.edu/ohs/optohiso.html.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides delayed open access to its content from volume 1 up to the volume two years prior to the present. Persons who are members of the Optometric Historical Society (OHS) receive print copies of current issues.
This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...
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