Membership in the Society is on a calendar-year basis (January-December) and is open to all. Membership renewals are mailed in November each year. All prices listed are in U.S. dollars (USD). International postage varies; these options are available when checking out.

To Join or Renew your Membership

NEW MEMBERSHIPS: Use this link to join the Society. Membership categories are listed below. Payment is by PayPal or credit card: New Membership.

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS: Use this link to renew your membership. You must be logged in to access this page! Payment is by PayPal or credit card: Renew Membership.

PAPER FORM: Fill out a Printable Form to be sent by postal mail. Payment is by Visa, Mastercard, check, or money order.

Membership Categories

REGULAR: Basic membership (includes mailed hard copies of the Journal and the News). $45/year.

SUSTAINING: Same benefits as a Regular Member but provides additional financial support for the Society. $60/year.

LIFE: Non-transferable lifetime membership for a one-time fee, same benefits as a Regular Member. $1,800.

AFFILIATE: Immediate family members at the same address as an Regular, Sustaining, or Life Member; all privileges of an Regular Member but do not receive any publications. $10/year.

STUDENT: Reserved for full-time students at a reduced rate; eligibility must be certified annually. $20/year.

INSTITUTIONAL SUBSCRIBERS: Usually libraries; they receive all publications but no other Society benefits. $60/year.

Changing Information on Current Membership

If you need to change information such as your mailing address, log in using your username and password, go to "My account" and click on "Edit". If you have any problems or questions, send an email message to