ASCE Launches Research Library on Scitation®
For immediate release
LONDON , UK , 30 November, 2004 -- Scitation is pleased to announce the recent release of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Research Library. In one full-text database, the ASCE Research Library combines both ASCE proceedings and peer-reviewed journals to form the most comprehensive source of civil engineering research and practical applications available online. Now, subscribers with an ASCE Research Library Card can prepay for a set number of papers, which they can access over a 12-month period.
"Gathering all of ASCE’s online journals, conference proceedings, and periodicals into one service provides users with quick, convenient access to information on a broad range of cutting-edge topics," according to Bruce Gossett ASCE, Managing Director and Publisher. "I have no doubt that the Research Library will offer specialists an unparalleled resource for keeping current with the latest developments in their field."
There are three options for accessing ASCE Research Library content:
The Proceedings Research Library Card [RED] provides access to ASCE conference papers from 2003 to the present. Subscribers can and download any 15 articles from across all online conference proceedings included in the ASCE Online Research Library.
The Journals Research Library Card [BLUE] (formerly known as ASCE Personal Journal) provides access to ASCE journal papers from 1995 to the present. Subscribers can download 20 articles from across all online ASCE journals and periodicals included in the ASCE Research Library.
Proceedings and Journals Combined Research Library Card [GOLD] provides access
to ASCE conference papers (2003-present) and ASCE journal papers (1995-present). Subscribers can download 40 articles from across all online proceedings and journals included in the ASCE Research Library.
Individual users enjoy the My Research Library Card personalized web page to manage their access the ASCE content. This page also serves as a personal archive containing all downloaded articles.
Rich Kobel, AIP Director of Publishing Services Sales, notes that "The ASCE Research Library will provide affordable access to individuals or small institutions with specialized interests. Those interested in an alternative to traditional subscriptions to multiple journals will now be able to get the content they need rapidly, conveniently, and at an exceptional value."
American Society of Civil Engineers
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Was founded in 1852 to provide essential value to their members, their careers, their partners and the public by developing leadership, advancing technology, advocating lifelong learning, and promoting the profession. Today ASCE represents more than 133,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE's vision is to position engineers as global leaders building a better quality of life. The Society celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2002.
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Society of Mechanical Engineers, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, The Electrochemical Society, IS&T - The Society for Imaging Science & Technology,
Laser Institute of America, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Russian Academy of Sciences, and SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering.
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