Membership of the Society is available upon application and election by the the Society's Council.

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Members of the Society receive the Society's print journal The Library as part of their subscription. In addition, they receive free online accessgo to external site to both current and archive issues of the journal back to 1889. New members will receive login and password information directly from OUP.

It is possible to subscribe to the Society's quarterly journal without becoming a member: see  non-members' subscriptions.