The San Diego Genealogical Society publishes a monthly electronic newsletter, and a quarterly research periodical. A series of San Diego County, California records publications are available for purchase.
- The San Diego Genealogical Society Newsletter is published and distributed monthly (except January) by email to all current members. The newsletter contains articles, research information, member research queries, notices of upcoming meetings, speakers, seminars, research trips, fundraising events, special projects, and other items of current interest to genealogists. The Newsletter is archived in the Members Only section.
- San Diego Leaves and Saplings now in its 44th volume is published since 1972 is the Society's quarterly publication of original source material pertaining to San Diego County, California. Its purpose is to encourage individual research by genealogists, historians and students. Many of the records published in past issues of San Diego Leaves & Saplings are available.
- The Society publishes historical and genealogical records in book form. Some Society publications are available in pdf format.