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    AIAA's Aerospace Research Central Now Available to Users



    AIAA's Aerospace Research Central Now Available to Users
    Offers Users Robust Research Capabilities and Streamlined Research Functionality

    September 13, 2012 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is pleased to announce that its Aerospace Research Central (ARC) electronic database is now available to users. The site, available at, was produced in partnership with Atypon®, a leading provider of software to the scientific and scholarly publishing industry.

    ARC offers users access to over four decades of aerospace research. The platform’s robust functionality gives users powerful search capabilities through all of AIAA’s books, conference proceedings, and journal articles; offers streamlined research capabilities, including the ability to download citations and bundle content based on topic disciplines; and gives users early access to e-first publications ahead of print. Users will also be able to tailor the platform’s functionality to seek out those things which are most relevant to their personal interests, greatly streamlining the research process.

    “With ARC, we will now be able to access, anytime and anywhere, more than 75 years of aerospace materials from the AIAA Electronic Library and the AIAA e-Book Library,” said Vigor Yang, vice-president of publications for AIAA. Yang continued: “Such service will move us in the direction we all want to go - towards easier, dependable access of knowledge important to our field.”

    Audrey Melkin, Atypon’s Director of Business Development, stated: “We’re proud to have collaborated with AIAA to create such a great content experience for contributors, readers, and librarians. Being able to seamlessly navigate all of AIAA’s content types has resulted in a greatly improved resource for the entire aerospace sector.”

    Atypon is setting new standards for digital content delivery, discovery, and monetization. Literatum, the company’s flagship publishing platform, is used to host more than 12 million journal articles, more than 50,000 eBooks, and many other types of scientific and scholarly content. For more information, visit


    AIAA is the world’s largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. With more than 35,000 individual members worldwide, and nearly 100 corporate members, AIAA brings together industry, academia, and government to advance engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. For more information, visit



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