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SEPM Online Publications

SEPM has digitized almost all of its previous publications going back to 1929.
Access to searching the contents and abstracts is free to everyone.

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Access to the full text of these publications are available to SEPM members or as library subscriptions at schools, companies, governments or other organizations, including:

SEPM Journals

Journal of Sedimentary Petrology/Journal of Sedimentary Research (1931-present)
PALAIOS (1986-present)

The Sedimentary Record (2003-present)

SEPM Online Books Archive I

Includes books from the series listed above from 1929-2009.
This archive is available to members via subscription as part of membership or to libraries via yearly subscription or perpetual access purchase. Contact SEPM HQ ( for details and pricing.

  • Special Publications (books chapter by chapter)
  • Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology (books chapter by chapter)
  • Short Course Notes (books chapter by chapter)
  • Core Workshop Notes (books chapter by chapter)
  • Field Guides (books chapter by chapter)
  • Gulf Coast Section SEPM - Proceedings (books chapter by chapter)

SEPM Online Books Archive II

Includes books from the series listed below from 2010-2014.
This archive is only available to libraries as a collection via subscription or perpetual access purchase. Individuals can purchase access via Pay-per-View at Contact SEPM HQ ( for details and pricing.

SEPM Online Books - 2015 and on

Access to all SEPM books from 2015 and later can be purchased via Pay-per-View at

How to Access your Member online Subscriptions

If you have subscribed to SEPM journals (JSR, PALAIOS) or ebooks online, then you need to go to and then click on the "SEPM Member Sign In" in the banner menu. You will need to sign in with your SEPM Member Number.

Once Signed In, at, You name should be in the upper right hand corner. You should be able to access your subscriptions from the Journals or Books menus.

If you check the drop down menu with your name you can see on the status of your subscriptions.

Contact SEPM HQ - Theresa Scott ( if you have any problems.

Meet the Editors!

Watch this quick overview of SEPM's Special Publications to learn more about the journal, editing team and publications process. 

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Helpful Resources

SEPM partners with many great organizations that provide helpful resources to our authors and publishers. Below are some external links that you may find useful:

  • Open Research
    • Open Access
    • Open Data
    • Open Practices
    • Open Collaboration
    • Open Recognition & Reward

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