- Why e-books?
We are pleased to
offer the ASP Conference Series in an e-book format to accommodate the needs
of users who are increasingly used to receiving research reports in this form.
Our e-books are posted up to two months prior to the book being released in
print. E-books are helpful for institutions because multiple users can access
various papers in the same book, from multiple on-site locations, all at the
- How do I get access to the electronic version of the
To access ASP Conference Series articles, you must
have an account or subscription. Accounts are generated internally if you
purchase a hard copy volume through a conference or from the ASP. If you
purchased in this manner but cannot access the e-book, please e-mail email@example.com with the
following to receive access through a username and password: your name, e-mail
address, the volume #, and date and method of purchase. If you purchase
e-access through this site, access will be set up following verification of
payment. You will be notified by email when access has been
Access without a password (through IP authentication) is
provided for users at institutions with subscriptions to the ASP Conference
Series. If you are a subscribing institution, e-access is granted upon receipt
of payment. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with
questions about subscriptions, billing or payment. If your institution orders
through a third-party reseller, please have the reseller send complete
information regarding your purchase to email@example.com to arrange
If you would like to purchase a printed volume, including
electronic access, please purchase through the AstroShop. If you have forgotten your
password, you may request that it be sent to you by e-mail.
- How can I purchase a book?
you would like to purchase a volume, including electronic access, please
purchase through the AstroShop.
- Can I purchase electronic access
E-access purchases through this site are for
individual use only.
Individuals: you can now purchase e-access only to a
single article or an entire e-book. Please navigate to the volume or the
article on this site and click "Add to Cart." Checkout
through PayPal using a PayPal account or credit card. Access is provided
upon verification of payment. Purchases through this site are for electronic
access only. Printed books with e-access must be purchased through the AstroShop.
Instiutions: you may purchase either an electronic-only or
print + electronic subscription. E-access only to individual volumes is
not available for institutions. However, for individual volume purchases,
institutions may purchase printed books—including e-access by username and
password—through the AstroShop
or they may purchase individual printed books with IP-authenticated access to
those books for a slightly higher price by contacting Customer Service (see
contact information in next answer).
- We have a subscription, so why are we asked to
With the addition of immediate e-access purchasing on our site, various
pages now have "Add to Cart" buttons and purchasing information for
individuals who wish to purchase electronic access. Even patrons accessing
from a subscribing institution may wish to purchase electronic access to a
book or article for access anytime and anywhere.
When accessing from an IP address at a subscribing institution, you do not
need to purchase anything. Simply click the links to the papers within the
volume and the click the View Article or Download Article buttons for access
to the full text. We are working to display pages for institutional
subscribers which don’t include these additional purchasing buttons. We
appreciate your patience.
- How do we sign up for a subscription—and why should
Aside from the benefit of owning the entire series of
books, there are other benefits of a subscription: (1) internet access through
IP authentication, which allows for access without a password from various
computers within the library or institution; (2) receipt of new volumes as
soon as they are available; and (3) electronic access to all
ASPCS volumes—from Volume 1 to the most recent volumes—during
the term of your subscription.
To sign up for a subscription,
please contact our San Francisco office:
Tel: (415) 337-1100 X 114
Fax: (415) 337-5205
For more information or to subscribe online: www.astrosociety.org/pubs/cs/subscription.html