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The majority of the Society’s members are from the United States and Canada, but most European countries, Japan, Korea, Australia, and New Zealand are also represented, together with institutions in Brazil, India, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Bulgaria, Macau, and Kuwait.

Annual membership dues for BSA (January to December only) are $65 for individuals, $100 for contributing membership, $250 for sustaining membership, and $1,250 for a personal life membership. Student membership is $20 annually and is available to undergraduates and graduate students, with proof of eligibility.

All members receive a subscription to the quarterly Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America (PBSA) and discounts on the Society’s other publications, as well as a 30% discount on all books published or distributed by the University of Chicago Press. Members’ subscriptions include the latest issues in print and e-Book formats, as well as online access to the full run of the journal (coming soon).

Institutional subscriptions and back issues are available from the University of Chicago Press, Journals Division, PO Box 37005, Chicago, IL 60637. Telephone: (773) 753-3347, or toll-free in the United States and Canada (877) 705-1878. Fax: (773) 753-0811, or toll-free (877) 705-1879. Email: More information is available at