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AAS-IOP Ebooks Welcomes Material Submissions

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 11:56

AAS-IOP ebooks, launching in 2017, is our official new book series. Partnering with the award-winning IOP Publishing book program, this new collection will further enhance our mission to share humanity's scientific knowledge of the universe and aims to share in depth the most fascinating areas of astronomy, astrophysics, and planetary science. The series includes publications in the following topics:

  • Galaxies and cosmology
  • Interstellar matter and the local universe
  • High-energy phenomena and fundamental physics
  • The sun and the heliosphere
  • Stars and stellar physics
  • Instrumentation, software, laboratory astrophysics, and data
  • Planetary systems, exoplanets, and astrobiology
  • Education, outreach, and heritage

Why ebooks?

By creating digital ebooks, authors are able to fully exploit ever-evolving digital publishing capabilities. Multimedia and advanced features become an integral part of the ebook, offering an enhanced reading and research experience.

How are AAS-IOP ebooks different from other ebooks?

  • Fully integrated platform — book and journal content in one place on IOPscience
  • No DRM — designed specifically for electronic delivery, we allow simultaneous access for all users
  • E-reader compatibility — books and chapters are published in HTML, PDF, MOBI, and ePub3 formats
  • Rapid publication times — books will be published within four months of acceptance of final manuscript
  • Multimedia content — becomes an integral part of the ebook

Do you have an idea for a book that you'd like to explore?

We are currently commissioning for the series, and would like to hear from you. If you are interested in publishing in this unique collection, please contact us aas.ebooks@iop.org with a summary of your idea, detailing the topic, projected completion date, and potential audience, and include a current CV and contact details.

About IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing provides a range of journals, ebooks, magazines, websites, and services that enable researchers and research organisations to reach the widest possible audience for their research. We combine the culture of a learned society with global reach and highly efficient and effective publishing systems and processes.

Editorial Board

  • Megan Donahue
    Michigan State University
  • Dawn Gelino
    NASA Exoplanet Science Institute, CalTech
  • Dieter Hartmann
    Clemson University
  • Lee Hartmann
    University of Michigan
  • Steve Kawaler
    Iowa State University
  • Michael Kurtz
    Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • Piet Martens
    Georgia State University
  • Melissa McGrath
    SETI Institute
  • Paula Szkody
    University of Washington
  • Craig Wheeler
    University of Texas, Austin
  • Leigh Jenkins, ex officio
    IOP eBooks Commissioning Editor
  • Julie Steffen, ex officio
    AAS Director of Publishing
Julie Steffen
Director of Publishing
American Astronomical Society (AAS)
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