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In an effort to encourage sustainability and expand online access to Smithsonian research, as of October 1, 2014, SISP will no longer send print copies of the Smithsonian Contributions Series and proceedings to general mailing lists. Organizations that require print copies may contact Resource Acquisitions at Smithsonian Libraries (, 202-633-2070) to inquire about joining its exchange program. Others may register at Open SI ( to receive "new publication" notifications and email SISP for print when copies become available (quantities limited).


The Smithsonian Institution Excavation at Tell Jemmeh, Israel, 1970-1990 edited by David Ben-Shlomo and Gus Van Beek (Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 50 - online 22 July 2014; in print Fall 2014)

Carriage Terminology: An Historical Dictionary by Don H. Berkebile - released in ebook 20 May 2014

Catalog of Type Specimens of Recent Mammals: Rodentia (Myomorpha, Anomaluromorpha, and Hystricomorpha) in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution by Robert D. Fisher and Craig A. Ludwig (Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, no. 642 - in print and online 10 April 2014)

Grasses of Washington, D.C. by Kamal M. Ibrahim and Paul M. Peterson (Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, no. 99 - online 6 March 2014; in print 6 March 2014)

A Chance for Lasting Survival: Ecology and Behavior of Wild Giant Pandas by Pan Wenshi, Lü Zhi, Zhu Xiaojian, Wang Dajun, Wang Hao, Long Yu, Fu Dali, and Zhou Xin; edited by William J. McShea, Richard B. Harris, David Garshelis, and Wang Dajun; translated from the original Mandarin by Richard B. Harris

Mammals of Ungava and Labrador: The 1882-1884 Fieldnotes of Lucien M. Turner together with Inuit and Innu Knowledge edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen

Monitoring Biodiversity: Lessons from a Trans-Andean Megaproject / Monitoreo de Biodiversidad: Lecciones de un Megaproyecto Transandino edited by Alfonso Alonso, Francisco Dallmeier, and Grace P. Servat


Marine Algae of the Northern Gulf of California II: Rhodophyta by James N. Norris (Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, no. 96)

aka Marcel Duchamp: Meditations on the Identities of an Artist edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and James W. McManus

Hubble's Legacy: Reflections by Those Who Dreamed It, Built It, and Observed the Universe With It edited by Roger D. Launius and David H. DeVorkin

Unexpected: Earthquake 2011 - Lessons to be Learned edited by A. Elena Charola, Corine Wegener, and Robert J. Koestler (Smithsonian Contributions to Museum Conservation, no. 4)

Beyond Grief: Sculpture and Wonder in the Gilded Age Cemetery by Cynthia Mills

Longhorned Woodboring Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae and Disteniidae): Primary Types of the Smithsonian Institution by Steven W. Lingafelter, Eugenio H. Nearns, Gérard L. Tavakilian, Miguel A. Monné, and Michael Biondi

Every Stamp Tells a Story: The National Philatelic Collection edited by Cheryl Ganz

Flora of Guaramacal (Venezuela): Monocotyledons edited by L. J. Dorr (Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, no. 100)

*Contributions Series volumes available online; click "Digital Publications" link at top of page; for print copies, email us.

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