return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
click here for Rodent Pro  
click here for Rodent Pro
This Space Available
3 months for $50.00
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Server Maintenance This Weekend . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Exoticon Pet Expo Chesapeake - July 02-03, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - July 02, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - July 06, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting - July 08, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - July 09, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (Milwaukee) - July 13, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (FoxValley) - July 13, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Lancaster Herp Society Meeting - July 15, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Western Maryland Reptile Show - July 16, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  East Coast Reptile Super Expo - July 16, 2022 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
Turtles & Tortoises for sale online
pool banner - $50 year

RE: Journal Subsciptions

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Books & Literature ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: arizonaeric at Tue Jan 18 16:44:44 2005  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by arizonaeric ]  
   

Hi-
Since it seems like noone else is going to take this up, here goes:
If you're primarily interested in herpetology, there are 3 national organizations that have scientific journals. Those are the American Society for Ichthyology and Herpetology(they publish the journal Copeia), the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (they publish Herpetological Review and the Journal of Herpetology), and the Herpetolgists
League (which publishes Herpetologica). All have annual membetrship rates that start at around $50, maybe less for students. They also all have webpages, listed here:
http://www.asih.org/index.html
http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/cbd/HL/HL.html
http://www.ssarherps.org/

Those webpages will have additional information. For your first membership, I would suggest SSAR. For the membership fee you get 2 academic journals, one of which (Herpetological Review) features short articles, news briefs, techniques papers, and other like items; the other one is more "hard science," and contains only longer scientific papers. You'll be able to get a broad overview of herpetology between the two of them. I would join the others later, as money permits.

Regarding other ecology/zoology oriented journals, there are literally hundreds, and I won't bother listing them here. However, if you do a google search for "zoology journal," "ecology journal," etc., you should get a good idea as to what is out there. Your best bet at this point would be to visit a local university and search the journals there. Don't be afraid to ask for help from librarian. That's what they're there for, and they usually go out of their way to help people find what they're looking for. I hope this helps, and good luck!
Eric


   

[ Reply To This Message ] [ Subscribe to this Thread ] [ Show Entire Thread ]


>> Next Message:  RE: Journal Subsciptions - nomadofthehills, Thu Jan 27 12:36:22 2005

<< Previous Message:  Journal Subsciptions - NomadOfTheHills, Sat Jan 15 11:42:27 2005