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Access Member-Only Benefits

Now that you’re a member, take advantage of your access to the full archive of our journal, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, online. Explore member-only discounts for resources for teaching and studying bibliography at the New York Society Library and the Center for Book Arts: both offer a range of online services and classes for folks in NYC and around the world. You are also entitled to discounts with the University of Chicago Press and the ACLS Humanities Ebooks Platform, a digital resource for humanities research.

Visit by clicking the link or copying and pasting the URL into your browser. Enter the password “Stillwell” (capital S, no quotation marks).

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Check out BSA-sponsored and co-sponsored events on the horizon, in-person and online. Are you organizing event and need support? Submit a proposal to the Events Committee. Or, visit our YouTube Channel to peruse a wide array of content that you can enjoy anytime.

Fellowships, Prizes, and Awards

Are you actively engaged in a research project? A scholar who is new to the field and ready to bring your work to bibliographers through our Annual Meeting and journal publication? Have you published a book on a bibliographical topic? Follow the links below to learn more about key BSA programs that will support your work.

Learn More about PBSA

Editors: Dr. Jesse R. Erickson & Dr. Sarah Werner
Book Reviews Editor: Erin McGuirl

The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America (PBSA) is the Society’s distinguished quarterly journal; it has been an important avenue for scholarly communication on bibliographical matters since 1906. PBSA publishes articles on book and manuscript production, publication, distribution, collecting, and reading in all periods, geographical regions, and media, as well as editorial and textual scholarship across all disciplines. The journal publishes original articles, book reviews, bibliographical notes, and review essays.

Find everything you need to know about PBSA at the links below on our website.

Access PBSA Online in multiple digital formats

Members have the option to receive the journal in print at no extra cost and can access the full archive of PBSA online, anytime. In addition to downloadable PDFs and HTML access to articles, BSA members also have exclusive access to the e-Book edition of this issue, which can be downloaded as an EPUB or MOBI file and read on an iPad, iPhone, Nook, Kindle, Android, or computer—even when the device is not connected to the internet.

Log into our password-protected member benefits page following the instructions above. After entering the password (provided above and in an email delivered to your inbox), follow prompts to visit the University of Chicago website for PBSA.

Questions? Need help?

The BSA Office is here to help you. Reach out to Executive Director Erin McGuirl anytime at