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License Begins: 
January 1, 2017
License Ends: 
December 31, 2017
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Description: 

This Consortia Canada deal has various packages: Digital Library, Journals, Conferences, Books, Standards and Codes

ASME Digital Library asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/ : With 28 journals, 185 eBooks and hundreds of conference proceedings, the collection houses the most current and relevant content in mechanical engineering and related engineering fields, such as medical device research, energy resources, and nuclear engineering. The collection also includes past research, such as ASME’s Journal Archive, which dates back to 1960. More information can be found online, asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/ .

 Journals: The ASME Journal Program has been established to further the progress of science through the sharing of the latest engineering research. Each ASME Journal title publishes the highest quality peer-reviewed literature in their respective field. The professionally curated content includes the history of mechanical engineering research as well as the cutting-edge discoveries being made today. In 2017, we will offer only the historical content (published from 2010 to 2015) that is available for the Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine, as the journal is now discontinued. There are two new journals for 2018

  • Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy (new in 2018)
  • Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnostics, and Prognostics of Engineering Systems (new in 2018)
  • Applied Mechanics Reviews
  • Journal of Applied Mechanics
  • Journal of Biomechanical Engineering
  • Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering
  • Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control
  • Journal of Electronic Packaging
  • Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion & Storage
  • Journal of Energy Resources Technology
  • Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power
  • Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology
  • Journal of Fluids Engineering
  • Journal of Heat Transfer
  • Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering
  • Journal of Mechanical Design
  • Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics
  • Journal of Medical Devices
  • Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing
  • Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science
  • Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering
  • Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology
  • ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering
  • Journal of Solar Energy Engineering
  • Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications
  • Journal of Tribology
  • Journal of Turbomachinery
  • Journal of Vibration and Acoustics
  • Journal of Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification

Conference Proceedings : ASME sponsors more than 30 conferences per year and publishes approximately 100 proceedings volumes annually. Conference topics encompass the entire spectrum of subject areas of interest to engineering. Individual papers from 2000 to the present are currently available through the ASME Digital Collection. Normally, current conference proceedings are offered in one package and back files from 2000 to 2007 are offered in a separate package.

eBooks : The ASME Press eBooks Package currently includes 185 new and classic eBooks from 1993 to present day. The collection adds 15-20 new titles per year. ASME eBooks support ASME’s most popular international standards publications, such as the Companion Guide to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (ASME-BPVC), as well as concise, scholarly monographs in subjects such as bioengineering, nanotechnology, and energy sustainability.

Standards:  http://asmestandardscollection.org/Login.aspx

ASME is the leading international developer of codes and standards associated with the art, science, and practice of mechanical engineering. Starting with the first issuance of its legendary Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code in 1914, ASME's codes and standards have grown to nearly 600 offerings currently in print. These offerings cover a breadth of topics, including pressure technology, nuclear plants, elevators / escalators, construction, engineering design, standardization, and performance testing. ASME develops voluntary standards that enhance public safety, health, and quality of life as well as facilitate innovation, trade, and competitiveness. ASME standards are accepted for use in more than 100 countries around the world. Starting in January 2017, ASME will offer online standards subscriptions as part of the Digital Collection. The standards will be offered through a new platform in three packages, containing: The complete Boiler & Pressure Vessels Code (BPVC), All non-BPVC codes and standards (topics include: elevators; escalators; piping; bioprocessing; valves; gaskets; nuclear),  All Standards, as mentioned above

Simultaneous Users: 

all content is unlimited user access

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Chron coverage: 
1960-present
Usage Stats: 
Content Types: 
FullText, Ejournals, Ebooks
Title Lists: 
Multi-Year Contract: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Multi-Year Notes: 

Digital library subcribers transition to tiered pricing over 3 years

Counter-Compliant: 
Yes
Multi-Consortial Note: 

Consortia Canada agreement - COPPUL and BCI lead

Notes on Subscribers: 
Product Institution Name
Existing Package 2 (current journals) Dalhousie University
Upgrade to Complete Digital Collection Memorial University of Newfoundland
Existing Package 2 Simon Fraser University
Upgrade to Complete Digital Collection University of New Brunswick
Existing Package 2 University of Regina
Upgrade to Complete Digital Collection University of Saskatchewan
Existing Package 2 University of Calgary
Existing Package 2 University of Manitoba
Existing Package 9 (current journals and conferences) University of Alberta
Existing Package 2 University of British Columbia
Complete Digital Collection Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Complete Digital Standards Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Complete Digital Collection University of Victoria

 

17-18 CAUL takes management of this license for UNB, MUN, and Dalhousie