Information for Librarians about ASM Books

Information for Librarians about ASM Books

Introducing the American Society for Microbiology Ebooks Collections

ASMscience includes more than 240 peer-reviewed books on all aspects of microbiology. Two collections of ebooks (front list and backlist), as well as the complete collection, are available for perpetual purchase or annual subscription. Included in the collections are reference manuals, monographs, and a selection of textbooks. 

  • Applied and Industrial Microbiology
  • Fungi and Fungal Pathogenesis
  • Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • Immunology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Microbial Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Viruses and Viral Pathogenesis
  • Food Microbiology
  • History of Science
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ASMscience eBook Collections Feature:

• Unlimited simultaneous use by authenticated patrons
• No digital rights management
• Unlimited saving and printing
• Chapter-level downloading and printing
• Content provided as PDFs by chapter
• Personalization available that enables saved searches and alerts
• Semantic content enrichment by TEMIS
• Perpetual access or subscription model pricing
• COUNTER-compliant statistics available
• Free MARC records available
• Interlibrary loan permitted
• Fully Indexed in web-scale discovery services
• Preserved in CLOCKSS
• Integrated searching with ASM journals (in development)

For a complete list of titles in the front list and backlist ebook collections click here.

To request a free 30-day trial for your institution please contact the ASM representative for your region of the world:

North America, Europe, Rest of World:
Rachel Peckover, email: [email protected], Tel.: +1 617 395 4069

Sunita Ji: [email protected]

Charlesworth China: [email protected]

Latin America: Brenda Pine: [email protected] or Ana Paula Williams: [email protected]

To view sample license agreements for ASM ebook collections click on one of the links below:

  • Single Site License for Perpetual Access  Click here
  • Single Site License for Subscription Access  Click here
  • Multi-Site License for Perpetual Access  Click here
  • Multi-Site License for Subscription Access  Click here

ASM ebooks are also available as single title purchases from EBSCO, ebrary, MyiLibrary, and R2.

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