The American Ornithological Society to partner with Oxford University Press to publish The Auk and The Condor

This month, the AOS ushered in an important, strategic change in publications.  After self-publishing our journals, The Auk and The Condor, for the past five years, the society has selected Oxford University Press (OUP) as our new publishing partner.  Beginning in 2019, OUP will begin publishing The Auk: Ornithological Advances and The Condor: Ornithological Application, dramatically expanding … Continue reading The American Ornithological Society to partner with Oxford University Press to publish The Auk and The Condor

Faces of AOS: Scott Sillett Bio

• Email: silletts@si.edu • Twitter Handle: @ScottSillett • Website/Blog/Etc: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/conservation/t-scott-sillett • My position with AOS: Fellow; Editor in Chief of The Auk, beginning August 2018 • My current full-time title and institution: Research Wildlife Biologist, Smithsonian Institution • My current career stage: Mid-Career • My lineage of mentors/labs: Undergrad: Stephen Russell, William Calder, University of … Continue reading Faces of AOS: Scott Sillett Bio

Scott Sillett named Editor-in-chief of The Auk: Ornithological Advances, a journal of the American Ornithological Society

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) announces the appointment of T. Scott Sillett as the 19theditor-in-chief of the international journal, The Auk: Ornithological Advances, one of two peer-reviewed journals published by the AOS. Dr. Sillett brings a powerful combination of scientific breadth and accomplishment, editorial experience, and vision for the journal at the global level. He will … Continue reading Scott Sillett named Editor-in-chief of The Auk: Ornithological Advances, a journal of the American Ornithological Society

The Auk and The Condor Will Become Electronic Only in 2018

The AOS Council made the decision at the 2017 annual meeting that The Auk and The Condor will become electronic only.  We will no longer print paper editions**. This transition will take effect with the 2018 subscription year.   The decision to move to electronic-only publishing was spurred by changes in the way that ornithological … Continue reading The Auk and The Condor Will Become Electronic Only in 2018

News Release: American Ornithological Society (AOS) Takes Flight

Contact: Melinda Pruett-Jones American Ornithological Society, Executive Director Email: mpruettjones@americanornithology.org Mobile: 312-420-2292 New Organization Dedicated to the Study and Conservation of Birds in the Americas CHICAGO, IL (December 19, 2016) – Two of the oldest and most influential professional ornithological societies in the world have legally merged, forming the American Ornithological Society (AOS), an organization devoted … Continue reading News Release: American Ornithological Society (AOS) Takes Flight