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Thursday, 4th February 2010

Professional Literature: e-Books Officially Launch as a Part of SPIE Digital Library

From the Announcement:

SPIE eBooks have moved out of beta development into full launch on the SPIE Digital Library. The launch includes 120 SPIE Press titles from the Field Guides, Monographs, and Tutorial Texts series. Over the course of 2010 at least 15 new titles and editions will be added to the SPIE eBooks collection, followed by print publication.


Institutions may subscribe to the SPIE eBooks collection alone or along with Proceedings of SPIE and SPIE Journals in the SPIE Digital Library, the world's largest collection of optics and photonics research.

Individual researchers and students can cross-search and access information about the full collection of SPIE Book, Journal, and Proceedings content, and may purchase individual book chapters, articles, and papers.

Selected chapters from several books are available at no charge. The full text of Fundamentals of Photonics, an introductory work, is open access.

Additional information is available at spie.org/ebooks.


The SPIE Digital Library is hosted on the American Institute of Physics (AIP)'s Scitation3 platform, and includes more than 285,000 journal and proceedings articles from 1990 to the present. Topics span the broad interdisciplinary fields of optics, photonics, and imaging, with applications spanning biomedicine, communications, energy, aerospace, defense, manufacturing, computing, entertainment, and electronics.

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. Serving more than 188,000 constituents from 138 countries,...

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