The Paleontological Society

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Society Publications

Members may subscribe to the Journal of Paleontology and/or Paleobiology during renewal or upon joining. If you are a current member and wish to add a print journal subscription or have a question about your print subscription, please contact PS Member Services at or (855) 357-1032.  If you wish to order back issues of the journals, please contact or (800) 627-0326.

Subscriptions to the Memoirs, and Priscum are included in Society membership.Standing orders are available for the Paleontological Society Papers.

Publications generated by or receiving support from the Paleontological Society include:

  • Journal of Paleontology, Published since 1927, the Journal of Paleontology is published six times a year and is devoted to research in all areas of paleontology. Click above for journal policies and instructions for authors.
  • Paleobiology is published quarterly and focuses on the biological aspects of paleontology. This link gives current tables of contents and addresses of the editorial office.
  • The Memoirs of the Paleontological Society are occasionally published monographic supplements to the Journal of Paleontology.
  • Palaeontologica Electronica - the first electronic paleontological journal.
  • Online version of Priscum, the society's newsletter, can be accessed here. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view Priscum. If you do not have this program, you can download it by clicking here
  • Policy on copyrights and reproductions