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SPIE Digital Library to reduce institutional subscription prices by 10% for 2021

(27 May 2020) SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, today announced a 10% price reduction for 2021 SPIE Digital Library and SPIE Journal institutional subscriptions. This discount comes in recognition of the challenges facing the library and research communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics […]


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SPIE Digital Library moves to enhanced new website

Society publisher moves world’s largest optics and photonics library to new site with improved, agile functionality (15 September 2018, Bellingham, Washington, USA)  Scholarly publisher SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has announced the move of the SPIE Digital Library (http://spiedigitallibrary.org/) on 15 August to a new and substantially enhanced website. Developed internally by […]


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Spotlights on Optics and Photonics from SPIE

(March 2015) SPIE Spotlights are a new eBook series featuring concise, digital-only publications that either summarize a broad topic or highlight a specific niche. Written for a wide audience, these peer-reviewed eBooks get straight to the point, highlighting the most important aspects of the given subject. The first Spotlight eBooks are now available. Each Spotlight […]


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Nobel Laureates’ publications opened for free access in SPIE Digital Library

(10 October 2014, Bellingham, Washington, USA)  Research papers published by six 2014 Nobel Prize recipients whose accomplishments in physics and chemistry have been enabled by photonics are being made freely available in the SPIE Digital Library through the end of 2014. The innovations recognized for this year’s Nobel prizes in Physics and in Chemistry utilize […]


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Max Planck Society contributions to SPIE journals to be open access

(28 April 2014, Bellingham, Washington, USA)  Research articles by authors at Max Planck Society institutes that are published in SPIE journals will be open access under a new agreement with SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. Under the agreement, the Max Planck Society will pay open access fees for articles submitted by researchers […]


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SPIE Digital Library surpasses 400,000 documents

As the SPIE Digital Library celebrates its 10th anniversary, more than 400,000 journal and proceedings articles back to Volume 1 (1962 for Optical Engineering and 1963 for Proceedings of SPIE) and eBook chapters are available. Approximately 18,000 new articles and chapters are now added each year. Other than a few older proceedings and books for which SPIE does […]


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