Membership Fees.  The fees take effect in 2021. 

Corresponding Membership - US$25/year (open access only plus all other membership benefits)

Regular Membership - US$50/year

Institutional Memberships - US$75/year

Sponsoring - US$75/year

To join, please register and pay online HERE. If you prefer to pay by check, please email the Treasurer ( for details.”

Open Access. Beginning with volume 14, ISHBH will adopt an open access publication model. Articles in Bibliotheca Herpetologica will be available online as soon as they receive final editorial approval. At the end of the year, a hard copy version of Bibliotheca Herpetologica, containing all articles published that year, will be sent to all members except Corresponding members.
Benefits of MembershipWhile  Bibliotheca Herpetologica will be open access online, Regular, Institutional and Sponsoring members will receive a hard copy of each volume. All members receive discounts on other Society publications when offered and are entitled to vote for society officers and participate in society field trips and other activities.

To join, send an email to Please include your name, mailing address, email address (if different from the email you are using), and please pay your dues using PayPal by transferring money to the address.

Note that Life Members will retain their status. However, we are no longer offering new Life Memberships.

Back Issues. All volumes of the ISHBH Newsletter and Bulletin and Bibliotheca Herpetologica, are available for download as pdf files from the contents link. Printed copies are also available, but issues before volume 7(2) are sold out. The price for single issues is US$7.50 and double issues US$15.00 plus postage. Please contact our Treasurer for purchasing info.