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Book Series Subcommittee Report to the Publications Committee 7 January 2010 Aerospace Sciences Meeting Orlando, Florida.

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1 Book Series Subcommittee Report to the Publications Committee 7 January 2010 Aerospace Sciences Meeting Orlando, Florida

2 Books Program Overview 2 20 Books Published in 2009 Library of Flight Seven Titles Published in 2009 Education Series Five Titles Published in 2009 Progress Series Six Titles Published in 2009 Aerospace Press Two Titles Published in 2009

3 2010 Books Program Pipeline 14 Books budgeted Education Series – 7 Three under contract Progress Series – 5 Two under contract Library of Flight – 2 Two under contract 3

4 eBooks Program Update eBook site is titles currently available for purchase 198 Progress Series 54 Education Series 2 Library of Flight Approximately 55 Library of Flight titles are scheduled for conversion in CY

5 Chinese Translations Aviation Industry Press (AIP) A publisher focused on aerospace and engineering Largest aviation and engineering publisher in China Part of China Aviation Media Group (CAMG) CAMG affiliated with McGraw-Hill Aviation Week Group University Academic Partner –Northwestern Polytechnic University –Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

6 General Terms Territory for sales and distribution by AIP Peoples Republic of China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan Both complete and mixed translation versions 100% Simplified Chinese translation and mix of English and Chinese 15 to 18 months to complete each project Royalty advance paid to AIAA for each title and additional royalty paid based on sales Joint Editorial Advisory Board to be established AIAA to review quality of translations before publication Five-year agreement Three titles currently under contract File specifications and workflow being established New titles under consideration by AIP

7 ScholarOne Implementation Manuscript Central by ScholarOne Test site is working Fine tuning still required Manuscript submission process similar to Journals Editors in Chief and Editorial Advisors will be more closely integrated into the workflow than is now the case 7

8 8 Looking Forward Focus on returning Education Series titles to previous levels Leverage e-Book investment. Reduce percentage of co-publications Maintain number of Progress Series Reduce number of new Library of Flight Series Continue refining new book selection criteria and optimal series mix Consider Education Series request to provide resources for professional-quality graphics for book figures Books Subcommittee will investigate after ASM Report back to Publications Committee

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