Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing

Established: 1991. Membership: 1,100. Annual dues: $20 student/independent scholar; $55 individual; $25 libraries/institutional members (for libraries/institutions ONLY, includes SHARP News. Does not include Book History or member benefits). NOTE: If outside US or Canada, please add $5 to membership dues to cover international postage.

Statement of Purpose: To promote research and education in book history, broadly defined as the history of the creation, dissemination, and uses of script and print.

Annual Meeting: Summer, usually July

Publications: SHARP News, quarterly; Membership and Periodicals Directory, annually; Book History, annually