Member Resources

Caenagnathid theropod metatarsals, photo credit: Thomas Holtz

Member Resources

JOURNAL OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY (JVP) ACCESS

Current SVP Members may access all JVP online content, including supplemental data and Memoirs, by logging in via the Member Login link at the top of the page and clicking on the “JVP Online Access” button displayed on the Overview tab of your member profile.

JOBS & FUNDING

Member access to currently available jobs in paleontology and related fields and funding announcements. This section of the website is currently under construction.

GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY

Click here to access a listing of links to graduate programs with a focus in vertebrate paleontology, organized by region.

IMPACT MITIGATION GUIDELINES

Standard procedures for the assessment and mitigation of adverse impacts to paleontological resources.  The current guideline was written by the Impact Mitigation Revision Committee in 2010.

Impact Mitigation Guidelines

PREPARATORS RESOURCES

Fossil preparation is a vital part of research and education. Click here for a number of resources for those concerned with fossil preparation, collection cares and management, field techniques, and conservation.

MEMBER ETHICS

The SVP Bylaws state clearly the responsibility of vertebrate paleontologists, and specifically SVP members, to uphold professional standards in the collection, documentation and curation of vertebrate fossils. Click here to read the guidelines from the Ethics Committee as well as the protocol for reporting a violation of the bylaw on ethics.