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Member Benefits


WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THE SVP?

SVP’s most vital resource is the active participation by members and annual meeting attendees in SVP projects, activities and publications.  UPDATED SVP is a member society of AGI  and thus all of our memebrs can take advantage of the many benefits that organization has to offer. See here for a full listing and use the discounts and resources today! Involvement in SVP also allows you:


Networking

Approximately 2,200 professionals, amateurs and students sharing your specialty world-wide are active members. The  SVP Membership Directory contains contact information for the entire SVP member community and is available to search for members.

Subscriptions

The Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, (JVP), the most widely read journal in the profession.

Published six times a year, the JVP contains original contributions on all aspects of the subject of vertebrate paleontology including vertebrate origins, evolution, functional morphology, taxonomy, biostratigraphy, paleoecology, paleobiogeography, and paleoanthropology. The six volumes, the abstract issue (containing the abstracts for all presentations at the SVP Annual Meeting) and the Memoir series are sent to all members, except for Electronic-Only and Second/Spousal Members. Members also have online access to all issues of the JVP including supplemental data and Memoirs.


The Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates (BFV)

The BFV indexes world literature on fossil vertebrates available to the scientific community.  The BFV is available, electronically, through the SVP Web site.


Discounts

Registration for all SVP sponsored events are discounted for members. Additionally, all in stock SVP publications are available at reduced rates for members.  Coming in 2014 - discounted publication fees in JVP with $350 color charges (non-member price is $450).

25% discount on Wiley books
Discounted JPASS fees

 

Annual Meeting

Opportunity to attend SVP’s Annual Meeting which offers a chance to learn the latest research findings, view exciting exhibits, participate is one-of-a-kind workshops and field trips and network among peers.   Annual Meetings are typically held in either October or November, and are four days in length.


Leadership Opportunities

Develop professional skills and contacts by becoming a member of an SVP committee.