- Why e-books?
We are pleased to
offer the ASP Monograph Publications 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 same time.
- How do I get access to the electronic version of the
To access ASP Monograph Publications articles, you
must have an account on our website. Accounts are generated internally if you
purchase a hard copy volume 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 which have purchased the book. If you are
with an institution, e-access is granted upon receipt of payment. Please
with questions about e-access, billing or payment. If your institution orders
through a third-party reseller, please have the reseller send complete
information regarding your purchase to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 printed volume, including individual electronic
access through username and password, 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.
Institutions: 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 by contacting Customer Service at our San Francisco
Tel: (415) 337-1100 X
Fax: (415) 337-5205
- Can we sign up for a
Because ASP Monograph Publications are not a
serial publication, we are not offering institutional subscriptions.
Institutions may purchase individual volumes by contacting customer service
(contact info above).
- Which volume titles are now available
All ASPCS volumes, with one or two
exceptions, are now available online. The others will be available soon.
Our current list of available volumes is found by clicking Volume
Listing here or in the navigation bar, under e-Books at the top
of each page.
- Why are some volumes missing?
We are working on posting the past three Atlases, previously published
by the ASP, and expect them to be available in early 2009. The order of
posting our most current volumes may not follow in exact numerical order due
to editorial and printing processes.
- What are the upcoming volumes, and when will they
ASP Monograph Publications are published
intermittently upon request. Check our homepage periodically to see if
new publications are forthcoming.
- Why are the tables of contents and abstracts available
to everyone but not the complete papers?
We would give free
access to everything if we could figure out how to do that and still pay the
bills! We provide the table of contents and abstracts for all volumes so
potential customers can view the contents of the book before buying. The
search and browse features of the website also allow easy searching of
contents and abstracts to find volumes and articles on a particular subject or
by a particular author.
- Can I get access to specific papers rather than an
Yes! E-access to individual papers or
entire e-books can now be purchased through this site. Simply navigate to the
desired paper or volume and click "Add to Cart." If you would like
to purchase a printed volume, including electronic access, please
purchase through the AstroShop. Electronic access purchases are for
individual use only,
- How can I find the paper I'm looking
If you know the volume which contains the paper, it
may be found most easily in the Volume
Listing under e-Books in the navigation bar at the top
of each page. Simply click on the volume number of any volume for a complete
table of contents. A list of papers by a particular author can be found
through the Author Index or by Searching,
also found under e-Books in the navigation bar. A search may also be used to
find words in a paper title, paper abstract and book title, as well as authors
- How can I get electronic access to papers
referenced in the volumes?
Reference information is only
two clicks away through ADS. At the top right of each monograph's table
of contents, between the volume number and the cover image, you will find a
link to view that volume on ADS, which includes reference information for each
- Why can't I access the PDF files if I have an
Individual accounts are issued with the
purchase of a particular volume, granting access to that volume only. If you
purchase additional volumes, they are added to your account if you provide the
same name and e-mail address with your purchase. Instructions for access will
be emailed to you shortly after purchase. If you have questions regarding
volumes which have been assigned to your account or to consolidate two
accounts, please e-mail email@example.com.
- Why is it asking for a user name and password if
I'm accessing from an institution?
Publications are not part of the Conference Series, and as such are not
included in institutional subscriptions to the Conference
Series. If your institution has purchased one of our Monographs and is
having access difficulties, please delete cookies and temporary files. If this
does not correct the problem, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, describing
the problem and including your IP address as determined by www.whatismyip.com
so we may verify if your IP address is within the IP range registered with our
- Where can I find ASP's Home
The Home Page of the Astronomical Society of the
Pacific is found at www.astrosociety.org. Electronic access to ASP
Conference Series volumes can always be found by following the e-access site
links on various pages of the ASP web site or by navigating directly to www.aspbooks.org. ASP Monograph
Publications are available online at www.aspmonographs.org.
- How can we publish with the ASP Monograph
For information on publishing with the ASP
Monograph Publications, please contact our Managing Editor. Some Monographs can be
published with the Conference Series
templates. For general information, please view our Publishing with the ASP page, located
under Publishing in the Navigation Bar at the top of each web
page on the Conference Series
- Is electronic-only publishing available with the
ASP Monograph Publications?
At the current time, publishing
with the ASP Monograph Publications includes a hard copy printed volume, with
accompanying e-book access. Electronic-only publishing is being considered as
a viable option for the future of the ASP Monograph Publications, in addition
to traditional book publishing. Please feel free to contact our managing editor with
questions about electronic-only publishing.