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AOS Membership Benefits

The American Ornithological Society is committed to advancing the scientific understanding and conservation of birds and to enriching ornithology as a profession. As an inclusive, international society, AOS connects you to an extensive network of thousands of dedicated scientists from academia, government, and nonprofit organizations, and with other individuals working across borders and disciplines. By joining AOS, you will receive the following membership benefits. If you are not already a member, join now!

Online access to cutting edge ornithological research and publishing discounts

AOS members also receive open access to other publications, including:

Prestigious award opportunities

Professional Development

  • Workshops at annual meetings on topics such as career preparation and advancement, new research techniques, and proposal and grant writing
  • Facilitated networking socials and round tables that bringing together students, young professionals, and practicing ornithologists

Connected Community of Ornithologists

  • Discounted registration rates to attend annual scientific meetings that highlight the latest advances in ornithology across a wide spectrum of disciplines and provide opportunities for networking and career development
  • Access to ornithological news and announcements, job and volunteer opportunities, and a directory of members
  • Support from the Ornithological Council, a consortium of twelve scientific societies that provides important services to ornithologists
  • Access to Ornithology Exchange, an online community of ornithologists

Welcome to the American Ornithological Society (AOS)
Advancing Scientific Knowledge and Conservation of Birds

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