Back issues of print journals can be ordered. SSA members are eligible for a 15% discount. For a list of back issues available, select one of the following:
- Back issues of Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (BSSA)
- Back issues of the Seismological Research Letters (SRL)
- Special issues of BSSA and SRL:
To order special issues please phone the SSA office at +1-510-525-5474 or send email to orders [at] seismosoc [dot] org
To determine the contents of any BSSA journal back issue, you may go the BSSA online edition and review the table of contents and article abstracts.
SRL tables of contents and abstracts for articles in volumes from 1929 and later can be found at http://srl.geoscienceworld.org/.
ONLINE AND PDFs
To download a PDF of an article or read the full text online, you may go to
From there, you can search for the article or issue you need. Access to the abstract of any article is free and selected articles are free (book reviews, meeting announcements, etc.) Articles that are not free may be purchased for $15. That allows you to view the full text online and to download a PDF of the article.