Why Publish With SIAM
We understand that there are many factors that authors consider when choosing a publisher. At SIAM our goal is to work as partners with our authors and editors, providing a professional yet friendly, hands-on approach to each book project. We are working to expand the breadth and depth of our book program while maintaining our high standards for practical, accessible content, outstanding production quality, and solid value for price for our authors and book buyers. We endeavor to reflect SIAM's core values in every book we publish.
Support Your Profession
When you publish with SIAM, you support your profession by championing the following goals of our book publishing program:
- advance the application of mathematics to science and industry
- provide media for the exchange of information and ideas among mathematicians, computational scientists, and engineers
- illustrate the continuing integrated roles of mathematical, scientific, and computational investigation
- influence and support education in applied mathematics and computational science
- promote mathematical research that could lead to effective new methods and techniques for science and industry
Personal Attention and Flexibility
SIAM's acquisitions and publications staff views each author relationship as a partnership, from start to publication and beyond. We pride ourselves on giving each book we publish the individual attention it deserves. As a SIAM author, you will get to know several of our staff by name as they guide your book from submission to final product, answering all your questions along the way.
A High Level of Quality Control
All SIAM books are edited by experienced copy editors who are familiar with mathematical notation. Authors review the copyedited manuscript. The copyediting and proofreading stages of production ensure the published book will be free of inconsistencies in format, grammar, style, and punctuation. Our books are printed and bound to the highest quality control standards and stand up to long lives of well-thumbed use.
Our staff is well versed in LaTeX and other systems and works with authors to accommodate individual needs such as special formatting or graphics. We understand that each book is unique, and we pay careful attention to each author's specific preferences.
Choosing to publish with SIAM means offering readers access to your book for a reasonable price. SIAM is dedicated to pricing books affordably for individuals in the mathematical, computational science, statistical, scientific, and engineering communities.
Professors who adopt a SIAM book as a primary text can receive a special discount code so their students receive a discount when ordering directly from SIAM.
In addition to actively pursuing instances of piracy based on reports from authors, customers, and the community, SIAM aggressively pursues unauthorized posting of our authors' materials online. Using an independent contractor, we regularly monitor and take-down sites that illegally post our book content.
Author Royalties, Complimentary Copies, and Discounts
SIAM offers competitive author royalties, gratis copies for authors, and an author discount on their books.
If they choose, authors have the option of donating all or part of their royalties to the SIAM Student Travel Fund, which covers travel expenses to SIAM meetings and conferences for several students each year.
SIAM's growing e-book program has increased the exposure and readership of our books around the world. Our institutional book e-book collection is available to university libraries, industry, where they benefit students and researchers. Individuals can purchase our books on Google Play for use on most devices.
As an international society with over 14,000 members and with contacts among book buyers and conference attendees, we have opportunities to market our books to more than 110,000 individuals worldwide. We also use outside publications and mailing lists and have cooperative arrangements for marketing our products to other societies around the world. We actively engage with our communities through social media, journal advertisements, and direct mail campaigns.
SIAM Publishes Textbooks
SIAM publishes undergraduate and graduate textbooks. Also, many SIAM books are used as supplementary texts. Textbooks are easily located on our website.
All SIAM books are available through our online bookstore. Full descriptions help readers find the right book for themselves or their students. SIAM members can seamlessly apply their member discount.
Our entire inventory of books is housed on-site, so orders from customers in North America are sent from our offices within three business days of receipt. SIAM member and non-member customers who live outside of North America can order books locally through Cambridge University Press to take advantage of lower shipping fees, payment in local currency, and prompt delivery of their books.