Online access to Inland Waters is available to all Members of the International Society of Limnology as part of their membership benefits. Annual SIL membership fees are as listed below. To become a SIL member go to

Individual SIL Membership

Includes online journal access and other benefits (for further details of benefits, visit SIL website,

Type USD ($)
Regular 93.60
Member from developing country
Early career

Institutional Subscriptions

Provides online journal access covering one geographic location (site). Premises which are in different towns or cities, or premises which are not within 10 miles (16km) of each other, are deemed to be different sites. Additional site licences can be purchased to cover additional sites (see below).

Type USD ($)
Regular 340
Institution from developing country

Print subscriptions and additional site licences

In addition to the membership fees listed above, the following extra items are available for a surcharge.

Type USD ($)

Print subscription to the journal:

   individual member (one print copy)
   institutional member (one print copy)
   institutional member (for second and each subsequent copy)
Additional site licences for online journal access (institutions only):

   institutional member from developing country

Back Issues

For those wishing to purchase a single print issue of the journal, back issues of the print edition are available for sale, except for issues forming part of the current volume. Back issues published in the previous 36 months may only be purchased by SIL Members (Individual and Institutional).

TypeUSD ($)
30 (per copy)
60 (per copy)

Subscription Year

Subscriptions run for 12 months starting from 1 January. All new members will be given online access as if they joined on 1 January of their first subscription year, irrespective of their actual joining date, i.e. they gain immediate access to all online content. Members taking out a print subscription will receive the current issue as well as any print issues published earlier in the calendar year.

How to Subscribe

To become a SIL member and receive online journal access, use the SIL membership/renewal form:

To purchase back issues, contact Denise Johnson, SIL Business Manager, at the address below.

Subscriptions Contact

Denise Johnson