The Herpetological Journal is the Society's prestigious quarterly scientific journal. Articles are listed in Biological Abstracts, Current Awareness in Biological Sciences,Current Contents, Science Citation Index, and Zoological Record.
The 2017/18 impact factor of the Herpetological Journal is 1.268
Where papers published in the Herpetological Journal are accompanied by extensive sets of raw data that may be of use to the wider herpetological community, it is now the practice of this journal to make these available online in the form of electronic appendices.
The latest 20 issues can be downloaded when logged in with a Herpetological Journal subscription membership.
Individual articles can be purchased for download.
Older issues and occasional Open Access articles are available for public download
NOTE: as of January 2017, all new editions of the HJ are ONLY available online via the BHS website. The BHS no longer has a commercial hosting agreement with Ingenta - although editions prior to end 2016 remain accessible on Ingenta . Those editions are of course also accessible on the BHS website for subscribers with an active and valid membership. Should you experience any difficulty accessing HJ editions via the website or have any queries in this regard, please contact