The Institution of Engineering and Technology announces the arrival of IET e-Books

Press release 

Stevenage, UK (September, 2011) – The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community, announces the arrival of the IET e-Books. IET e-books bring professionals access to 300+ electronic titles across 21 specialists disciplines, covering all key areas of engineering and technology. With a further 20+ new titles released each year, international researchers, professionals and students will have access to IET Books published in digital form. These technical and research monographs provide individuals with new perspectives and developments in emerging subjects.

“Our [IET] Books have become a must in the libraries of academic and professional institutions around the world,” says Daniel Smith, Head of Academic Publishing, the IET. “Being able to offer many in an electronic format will make them even more accessible now and for future generations.”

Each book is available for purchase at the chapter level as well as the full text version. A variety of purchasing models are offered covering current and back lists. IET e-Books is available alongside IET Journals, conferences and seminars.

The new collection of 300+ books is searchable by keyword, author, title and more. They can also be searched separately or together with all IET journals and conferences. Searches can be conducted at the book or chapter level. In addition, the Inspec database will further include indexing at the chapter level for users searching amid the 12 million records available on the sci-tech research database produced by the IET.  

“The new platform will make it easier for readers to find exactly what they are looking for - whether it’s the whole book or just a relevant portion. Most importantly, they will have options and content available on-demand,” says Daniel Smith, Head of Academic Publishing, the IET.

For further information: www.theiet.org/ebooks

About IET

The IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community, with more than 150,000 members in 127 countries and offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. The IET provides a global knowledge network to facilitate the exchange of ideas and promote the positive role of science, engineering and technology in the world.

IET Books

The IET runs a professional and academic book programme across many specialist disciplines, covering all the key areas of engineering and technology.  Available in print and e-Book format, the IET provides international researchers, professionals and students with new perspectives and developments in emerging subject areas, as well as continuing to produce forward looking publications in traditional engineering topics.

For more information, visit http://www.theiet.org/resources/books/index.cfm

Editorial Contact:

inspec@theiet.org