About ASABE Publications
ASABE publishes over 1,500
information resources each year, including technical papers from
meetings and conferences, peer-reviewed journal articles, a
membership magazine, textbooks, reference books, and
standards. These are available in electronic format in our
ASABE Online Technical Library. Most are also available in
print form and are described in our Publications
Catalog. Access to the full-text is a benefit of
membership. University or company-wide access is also an option via
site license arrangements. Searches and viewing abstracts are open
The publications are targeted to engineers, scientists,
technicians, and others interested in the subject areas covered by
ASABE. Researchers, equipment or system designers, consultants,
extension specialists, students, instructors, and other technically
oriented industry and agri-business personnel are frequent users of
ASABE also publishes a series of books on agricultural equipment
history. Collectors and others with a nostalgic interest in
tractors and equipment used on farms from the 1800s to the current
day will enjoy these books geared to a less-technical audience.
About Technical Library
Sample Proposal and License Agreement Price Quote Request Form
Electronic Delivery Option
All ASABE technical information, including journals, standards, meeting and conference papers, textbooks, and monographs, is being published in both print and web format. The online collection includes all journal articles since 1972 and other publication categories from 2001 to date. The site currently contains over 200,000 pages of technical content. Web access to the full text of this information is only available to ASABE members and those affiliated with institutions and companies purchasing a yearly site license. Abstract-level access is open to all.
The yearly license agreement covers the complete collection of ASABE technical publications. Site license agreements for individual publications are not available.
ASABE peer-reviewed journals, with 1972 (or first volume) to present online:
Biological Engineering Transactions (formery Biological Engineering) (ISSN 2162-643X) (Discontinued in 2015)
Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health (ISSN 1074-7583)
Applied Engineering in Agriculture (ISSN 0883-8542)
Transactions of the ASABE (ISSN 2151-0032)
Other ASABE technical publications, with 2001 to present online:
ASABE Annual Meeting Papers
Both HTML and PDF versions of most documents are offered. The full text can be searched or users may choose context-sensitive searching allowing them to search for terms in only specific fields, such as keyword, title, author, and/or abstract. Searches may also be limited to a specific publication type, such as peer-reviewed journals. The web site is located at https://elibrary.asabe.org/. Access for institutions is via site license with IP access control.
ASABE offers site licenses for consortia, single institutions, and special/corporate libraries. The licenses are based on standard public domain license models. Fees vary depending on the user base and other details. See the price quote request form. Contact Sandy Rutter for pricing details and other information.
ASABE will continue to publish all material on paper in addition to offering the web delivery option. Customers purchasing a site license are offered a steep discount on print if they are interested in acquiring both formats. For subscription items such as journals and standards the discount is 60% or more off list price.
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Authors: Submit manuscripts, post a revision, update your information.
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