Aims and Scope

The Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana (BSPI) is an international peer-reviewed scientific journal founded by Eugenia Montanaro Gallitelli in 1960. It is published both in print and digital form; all members of the Società Paleontologica Italiana have access to the digital version and, for a small fee, to the printed version.

The BSPI has an Editorial Board composed of international specialists and publishes articles in English on paleontology, paleoichnology and biostratigraphy. Three issues are published yearly, corresponding to one volume. The BSPI has been indexed since 2008 in key abstract indexing databases such as ISI (Institute for Scientific Information), Scopus, and Clarivate Web of Science. It first obtained its Impact Factor in 2011 and its IF for 2020 is 1.969.

The BSPI is hosted by the Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche e Geologiche, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, via Campi 103, I-41125 Modena.

Impact Factor 2020: 1.969
Five-year Impact Factor: 1.421

Graphical evolution of the covers of the Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana (BSPI) from 1960 until today.