Agreement allows IHS to host and globally sell hundreds of ASM International’s Materials Technical Books critical to engineers and researchers
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 2:02 pm EDT
"Being able to research approaches, identify guidelines and best practices and determine applicable standards early in the design process results in shorter design cycles and improves engineering outcomes."
IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced a new strategic partnership that allows IHS to host and resell more than 100 of ASM International’s technical books. Key titles of these books include Advanced-High Strength Steels, the Understanding the Basics series, Understanding How Components Fail (a best seller) and Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist (a Choice magazine-awarded resource).
Serving the vast community of materials users, producers and manufacturers, ASM International provides authoritative information and knowledge on materials and processes, from the structural to the nanoscale. ASM provides its members with high-quality technical information, education and training, networking and cost-effective, user-friendly professional development resources.
“We are excited to be working with IHS to deliver our high-quality books on materials science and engineering,” stated Scott Henry, senior manager, content development for ASM International. “The IHS platform helps improve access to and extend the reach of ASM International’s trusted information to a broad community of engineers and technical professionals.”
Now available in IHS Knowledge Collections, more than 100 ASM technical books can be discovered through the award-winning IHS advanced search platform ,in addition to nearly 400,000 searchable ASM articles, case studies, and other materials data content. For example, a mechanical engineer researching advances in corrosion resistance for salt water applications can discover more than a dozen relevant ASM eBooks covering a wide range of applications, more than 2,000 ASM articles to identify other implementation approaches, best practices and guidelines as well as the supporting industry standards that allows the engineer to gain relevant knowledge in a single source.
“ASM International’s trusted information is critical to any engineer designing, using and manufacturing with metals and composites and is a vital companion to the thousands of industry standards applicable to today’s products,” said Jeff Jarvis, senior director, IHS Strategic Partnerships. “Being able to research approaches, identify guidelines and best practices and determine applicable standards early in the design process results in shorter design cycles and improves engineering outcomes.”
IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs more than 8,000 people in 31 countries around the world.
ASM is proud to serve the materials engineering community and over 30,000 members from all around the globe. The society provides high-quality, solution-focused materials information through publications, events, databases, training, and an international network of local chapters. To find out more information about ASM International and the benefits that becoming a member includes, visit www.asminternational.org.