• Journals
  • Transactions of the American Philosophical Society

Journal Information

  • ISSN: 0065-9746
  • eISSN: 2325-9264
  • Frequency: Quarterly


The Transactions is the oldest scholarly publication in the country, covering various fields of study, ranging from eighteenth-century American history to the history of science; from meteorology to evolution. Recent topics include the future of libraries, education in the early republic, decolonizing special collections, and the power and meaning of maps. In 2024, the journal will focus on thematic edited volumes based on APS conferences, as well as an annual issue selected from the APS blog.