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As a consequence of the continuing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic the Publishing House sales office and warehouse in Bath is open on a part-time basis with reduced staff. Marketing, Production and Editorial Development departments continue to work remotely.

The health and well-being of our colleagues, members and customers is our top priority. We are carefully monitoring the situation and will update this page to keep everyone informed of service delays or announcements.

Please allow up to 3 weeks for bookshop orders to be dispatched.

Please email us with any queries and questions – the majority of staff are working remotely and will attend to your query as soon as possible. Please email Bath reception for general enquiries or sales for book orders and non-member subscriptions. See 'Information for authors' for production contacts.

Burlington House: The Society's offices in London are currently only open to Library visitors by appointment. All other departments remain closed. Please see the updates page for more details.

Contact emails for all Society departments are listed here.

Book orders | Online resources | Information for authors | Non-member subscriptions | Print journals and Geoscientist

Book orders

If you would like to place an order with us, please order via the online bookshop or download and complete an order form from the catalogues page and send it to us by email or fax. Please note that some countries have temporarily suspended acceptance of international mail (Royal Mail website).

For more information or queries on any orders the most efficient way to get in touch with us is by emailing the sales department. You can also bookmark this page, where we will post any service updates.

Online resources

All GSL Special Publications, Memoirs and Engineering Geology Special Publications are available to buy and view digitally on the Lyell Collection. Visit our pay-per-view help page for assistance.

GSL members can view selected book content on the Lyell Collection as part of their membership entitlements.

To find out about free online content and new books, sign up for the Lyell Collection newsletter.

Information for authors

Please see the Lyell Collection for contact information related to journal production or book submission.

Non-member subscriptions

Please see the subscriber resources page for more information.

Print copies of journals and Geoscientist

Journal issues are available to subscribers online on the Lyell Collection

Please note that four journals will be online only from 2021: Journal of the Geological Society; Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology & Hydrogeology; Petroleum Geoscience; Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis.

Geoscientist is published quarterly (March, June, September and December). Back issues (2007 to 2020) can be viewed online on the Society website.

Scottish Journal of Geology (Volume 57, part 1) and Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (Volume 63, part 3) print copies will be mailed to subscribers in June 2021.

Please email us if you have not received a print copy of a journal. In case of non-delivery, please first check that the delivery address is open to receive mail. Please note that some countries have temporarily suspended acceptance of international mail (Royal Mail website). 

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  • Follow the new publications link to browse newly published books, and titles coming soon for forthcoming publications.
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