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Asian Council of Science Editors is the first and the foremost organization in Asia, aiming to provide a unified and active platform for the Asian scholarly publication community to expand the opportunities for networking, professional development, and information exchange with its more than 7200 members.
 
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Individual Membership Apply Now
US$200

Available to all individuals working in scholarly publishing or who are interested to start a career in academic publishing. Individual Membership includes all e-newsletters; discounted prices for professional development events; serve on different ACSE committees; and inclusion in the online member's directory.

 
Journal Membership Apply Now
US$350

Asian Council of Science Editors offers Journal Memberships to those who fulfill the minimum criteria of journal membership before applying. Membership benefits include: Enjoy the status of good, trusted journals adhering to best publishing practices; discounted rates to advertise journal through eNewsletter; print advertisements; advertising opportunities at different regional and international events.

Minimum Criteria for Journal Membership

Applicants looking to become members of the Asian Council of Science Editors should ensure they fulfill the following criteria before applying:

  • Clear and detailed Instructions for Authors, Editorial Policies, Publishing Policies are present and linked to from the home page.
  • Journals will clearly state how frequently papers are published.
  • Journal websites must demonstrate that care has been taken to ensure high standards of presentation.
  • Journal website must not contain misleading information, including any attempt to mimic another journal/publisher's site.
  • Full contact information should be visible on the website, including a business address and email for at least one named individual.
  • Journals must have editorial boards or other governing bodies, large enough to support the journal, whose members are recognized experts in the field.
  • Information about the ownership and/or management of a journal or publisher must be indicated on the journal/publisher website.
  • Journals must display affiliations (department, institution, country) for all editors and editorial board members.
  • Any fees for publishing must be displayed in a place that is easy to find. If there are no charges to authors, this should also be made clear.
 
Organizational Membership
Sustaining Organization Apply Now
US$4500

This membership is open to not-for-profit organizations involved in publishing academic and professional information. Benefits of the Sustaining Organizations are included:

  • One representative of the organization entitled to join as the Regional Director of The ACSE
  • Up to 15 personal memberships for the representative of the organization with full personal membership benefits.
  • Two-time promotional packages to reach ACSE members with information about their products and services.
  • Two free weekly banner advertisement (annually)
  • 25% Discounted exhibit space at the ACSE Annual Conference
 
Supporting Organization Apply Now
US$2500

This membership is open to organizations involved in any aspect of the production, promotion, distribution or collection of academic and professional information, or those that work with full members. Benefits of the Sustaining Organizations are included:

  • One representative of the organization entitled to join one of the committees of the ACSE
  • Up to 5 individual memberships for the representative of the organization with full individual membership benefits.
  • One time promotional packages to reach ACSE members with information about their product and services.
  • 15% Discounted exhibit space at the ACSE Annual Conference
 
Subscription Rates

All membership rates are offered on a pro-rata basis, depending on when you join.
Pro-rata joining rates are:

  • 1 January to 31 March charged 100%
  • 1 April to 30 June charged 75%
  • 1 July to 30 September charged 50%
  • 1 October to 31 December 25%

Note: Membership dues are non-refundable.

 
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