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Your Online Journal Subscription(s) Your Bloc-of-Docs Subscription
Access to online journal subscription(s) will be available within 2 business days. You will receive an e-mail from GSA Publications detailing your online journal access.

To access full-text or PDF articles, you will be prompted for your User Name and Password. Access to the Table of Contents and Abstracts is freely available.

To access full-text or PDF articles:
  1. Point your browser to: www.gsapubs.org.
  2. Click on the SUBSCRIBER SERVICES link.
  3. At the next page click on ACTIVATE YOUR INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIPTION.
  4. Enter your subscriber/member number.
  5. Follow the additional instructions provided, complete the online form, and select a username and password for continued site access.

As a bonus for our member subscribers, we have included access to articles from GSA Bulletin dating back to 1945, along with Geology archives from 1973 forward. You will have this archival access for as long as you maintain your membership and subscription (print or online).

Cookies Enabled will improve access to the site. The cookie we create is temporary and is only used to enable authorization control for access to restricted material (full-text pages) on this site. This cookie is used for the convenience of the user by eliminating the need for more than one login per browser session. Only information about User Name and Password is stored. GSA does not track other sites the user has visited, and no personal or confidential information about the user is ever captured or distributed by GSA. As soon as the user ends the browser session, the information in this cookie is destroyed.
Access to your Bloc of Docs subscription will be available within two business days. You will receive an e-mail from GSA Publications detailing your online access.

To access full-text or PDF articles, you will be prompted for your User Name and Password. Access to the Table of Contents and Abstracts is freely available.

You have two ways to login to use your Bloc of Docs. You may login using the buttons in the upper right hand corner of the screen at any point, or you may wait and login when you select the full-text or PDF links of the article you wish to view. Once logged in, scroll down to Use Bloc of Docs and click on the Use Bloc of Docs link. Follow the instructions on the screen and select Continue and then select Click Here to Use Your Bloc of Docs.

Once logged in, you will also have access to Purchase Additional Bloc of Docs, View My Purchased Articles, and View My Bloc of Docs Balance. Note that you will only retain access to your Bloc of Docs articles for a period of 24 hours. These links can be found under the Use Bloc of Docs header when trying to view an article or by selecting the View/Change User Information link near the top of the page.

Cookies Enabled will improve access to the site. The cookie we create is temporary and is only used to enable authorization control for access to restricted material (full-text pages) on this site. This cookie is used for the convenience of the user by eliminating the need for more than one login per browser session. Only information about User Name and Password is stored. GSA does not track other sites the user has visited, and no personal or confidential information about the user is ever captured or distributed by GSA. As soon as the user ends the browser session, the information in this cookie is destroyed.