Newswise — ASME has announced the ASME Digital Library, providing online access to many of the Society's technical publications while offering users a comprehensive range of functions and links for searching and cross-referencing.

The new ASME Digital Library consolidates the Society's 22 technical journals and more than 100 conference proceedings into a single, seamless online resource on the Society's Web site, ASME Press e-Books also are available in the Digital Library.

The content of ASME Digital Library is available to users " including engineers, engineering researchers, scientists, academics, and library services " on a subscription basis. The content includes current ASME transactions journals and other journals dating back to 1990, more than 30,000 conference proceedings papers, and ASME Press e-Books dating back to 1999. Users of the digital library have a full range of available information, features, and services facilitated by the Scitation® platform. These include cross-journal searching, the ability to view individual articles online before the journal is printed, extensive links to primary publishers and databases, and a complete suite of personalization tools.

"The new ASME Digital Library is an indispensable tool for mechanical engineers and engineers across a wide range of disciplines, as well as for scientists in allied fields," said Philip DiVietro, ASME Managing Director of Publishing.

The hosting service, Scitation®, is a division of the American Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit corporation chartered in 1931 to provide publishing and distribution services for scientific and technical societies.

Further information on the ASME Digital Library is available at To sign on as a subscriber, please call ASME at (800) 843-2763 or contact Melanie Goldate at [email protected].

Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a not-for-profit professional organization promoting the art, science and practice of mechanical and multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences. ASME develops codes and standards that enhance public safety, and provides lifelong learning and technical exchange opportunities benefiting the engineering and technology community. Visit