The immediacy and reach of online delivery enables conferences to multiply the impact of their content many times over. For instance, more than 24,000 researchers a day visit IEEE Xplore®, the IEEE's premier online delivery vehicle, downloading more than two million articles and papers every month. With online publishing:
IEEE's new submission standards meet full-text Portable Document Format (PDF) submission specifications markedly improving display quality and value of conference documents available through IEEE Xplore.
IEEE is now accepting files that meet these standards. Beginning in 2005, conferences financially sponsored by the IEEE or one of its organizations must provide a compliant PDF record, without exception.
Full-text PDFs offer significant improvements over bitmapped images scanned from print:
These features are imperative as IEEE participates in initiatives like CrossRef, a collaborative reference linking service of more than 100 publishers.
Resources for Conference Organizers
IEEE eXpress Conference Publishing offers a full range of publishing services for conference proceedings, including:
If you have any questions about the new submission standards, contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.