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Free online access for Fellows


Fellows can now access 'Petroleum Geology: From Mature Basis to New Frontiers – proceedings of the 7th Petroleum Geology conference (PGC7)' for free in the Lyell collection.

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We are pleased to announce restored access to bookshop discounts, event discounts and Geofacets. More information is available. 

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William Smith Map Reproduction

Now Available: William Smith 1815 Geological Map of England and Wales with part of Scotland (GSL reproduction, A2, flat) - £15.00 each. 

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Lyell Collection

All the Society’s journal titles, Special Publications and other key book series are available online

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Open Access Publishing

Authors submitting papers for publication in online journals and books now have the option to make their published article fully Open Access on payment of a fee.


The Society founded its current Publishing House in Bath, UK in 1988. It is now a major international Earth science publisher and is dedicated to providing a high-quality service to Earth scientists throughout the world. The Society publishes a diverse range of books and journals, with over 10,000 pages of new peer-reviewed geoscience literature being made available every year. 

In addition to its own publications, the Publishing House is the European distributor for AAPG and SEPM titles. The Society also publishes and distributes book titles for IAVCEI, TMS and IUGS, as well as journals for a number of other UK-based Societies.
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The Lyell Collection: Geological Society Publications Online

The Lyell Collection is one of the largest integrated collections of Earth science literature in the world comprising 260,000 pages, 26,000 articles and 1,000 volumes.
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The 'Geology of' Series…

Discover The Geological Society's ‘Geology of’ series. Click to view a list of the available titles.

Special Publications series

Special Publications are our flagship series, renowned throughout the global geoscience community for their high quality of science and production. We currently publish around 20 new volumes every year.


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Lyell Brochure 2016

See the full list of GSL publications, catalogues and order forms available for download.