Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Website Access (Members' Area)
How much does membership cost?
Three types of membership are available at following annual fees:
- Institutional (for accredited educational institutions, libraries, museums and archives): € 150
- Full: € 20
- Student: € 10
What can I get for my membership?
- Newsletter: A Newsletter (normally issued three times a year) will keep you informed of the latest developments in the world of sigillography with a series of short articles and notices of forthcoming events.
- Bibliography: A multi-lingual bibliography is being compiled by members of SIGILLVM and we anticipate that it rapidly will become the most comprehensive repository of information about seal-related publications in the world.
- Weblinks: Regularly updated links to relevant pages on various aspects of sigillography (research, collecting, conservation, education, etc.).
How can I become a member?
First, you will need to register your details with us to create your account: http://www.sigillvm.net/login/register/.
You will receive an email with your username and password, which will allow you to login and pay the membership fee through PayPal. Once your payment has been registered your registration will be confirmed and you will have access to the members' area of the website.
I have forgotten my username and/or password. How can I log into the site?
Please email webmaster(at)sigillvm.net with your full name from the email address you used to register and we will reset the details. You will receive an email with the new information.
How can I change my password?
You can change your password at any time when you are logged in from within the Members' area: http://www.sigillvm.net/members/edit-profile/.
How can I update my details?
You can change your details at any time when you are logged in from within the Members' area: http://www.sigillvm.net/members/edit-profile/.
What is the Bibliography?
The bibliography is growing resource provided by our members. Members can supply details of their own publications by navigating to http://www.sigillvm.net/members/bibliography/ and clicking on 'Create a new bibliographic entry'.
Entries are reviewed by Sigillvm and if approved will display within the Members' area.
A video guide is available here.
What are the Weblinks?
Members can supply links to resources related to seals and sealing practices y navigating to http://www.sigillvm.net/members/weblinks/ and clicking on 'Propose a new link'.
Links are reviewed by Sigillvm and if approved will display within the Members' area.
How can I view the Newsletter?
Members can view the latest and past issues of the Newsletter by navigating to http://www.sigillvm.net/members/newsletter/.