Member services

The Italian Geological Society members in good standing with the payment of the annual membership fee, can:

  • Download the articles of the Italian Journal of Geosciences, Bulletins, Memoirs, Reports and Special volumes, in PDF format. The articles currently available in PDF format are those related to the last social journal ¬†issues. Articles from previous volumes are gradually scanned and converted into PDF files; This operation is currently on going and new articles are added weekly. If a member requests an article that is not yet available on PDF format, this must be purchased. Its delivery is subject to the reported costs.
  • Download free geological maps attached to articles of the Italian Journal of Geosciences, Bulletins, Memoirs and Special volumes of the Italian geological society.

If a member of the company wants to take advantage of the additional services provided by the documentation centre (eg. printing a geological map or an article on paper, send a card file geological on CD, etc.) these are subject to costs, as specified in This page.

How to download free articles

To download an article:

  1. Search bibliographical by author, or browse through the publications of SGI from This page .
  2. The next window will bring back search results, select the link [Download PDF article].
  3. In the subsequent authentication window, members must enter their Username and Password to download the article.
    The members in good standing with the payment of the annual fee should have received by postal mail, a letter with your username and Password.

All articles are in Adobe PDF format (Adobe Portable Document Format). For their consultation and printing free, software required is Adobe Acrobat Reader.

How to download for free a geological map

To download for free a geological map there are two ways:

Search for an article in which the card is attached:
  1. Search bibliographical by author, or browse through the publications of SGI from This page .
  2. The next window will show the search results. Click the link with the name of the paper under the title of the article.
  3. A window will open with a preview of the card, select the link [Download].
  4. In the subsequent authentication window, members must enter their username and password to download the paper. The members in good standing with the payment of the annual fee should have received by postal mail, (at the address to which usually receive the publications of the society), a letter with your username and password.
Search for a map:
  1. To search from This page.
  2. In the next window will bring back search results, select the link [Download].
  3. In the subsequent authentication window, members must enter their username and password to download the paper. The members in good standing with the payment of the annual fee should have received by postal mail, a letter with your username and password.