The Editorial Board of Theory and Applications of Categories controls this series with coordination by its Managing Editor Robert Rosebrugh, Associate Managing Editor Michael Barr, and Steering Committee. Electronic archives are maintained by Theory and Applications of Categories and at various mirror sites. Paper copies of articles are archived at the Mount Allison University Library.

The Editorial Board wishes to acknowledge financial support from the M. Y. Bell Faculty Fund towards purchase of the journal Theory and Applications of Categories' first server, and on-going technical support from the Mount Allison University Computing Services Department.


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  1. After obtaining written permission from any copyright holder, any three TAC Editors may propose a work for TAC Reprints to the Managing Editor. The proposal will be reported to all Editors.
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