Welcome to American Scientist Online, the online complement to American Scientist magazine. Here's a quick guide to getting started:
- Begin by clicking Register at the top of your screen. This will create a personal area known as My AmSci where you can store articles, manage comments and purchases, and more.
- If you're a Sigma Xi member or an American Scientist subscriber, be sure to enter your ID number in the field provided to gain access to restricted content.
- Once you've created your profile, make a note of your new password. In subsequent visits you'll always be able to access My AmSci by logging in with your email address and password.
Here's a brief summary of the features and tools you'll find on the new site:
- Under Past Issues you'll find an archive containing content from American Scientist magazine back through 1998. You can comment on individual articles, save them to a personal library to read later, email them to friends or download them in PDF format.
- On the Bookshelf contains a complete archive of the magazine's popular book review section, including online features such as author interviews and Scientists' Nightstand.
- We offer numerous ways to subscribe to the site's content. If you use an RSS reader such as Google Reader, we offer numerous custom feeds tailored to individual publication types, such as interviews or Brian Hayes' popular Computing Science column. And with My Watches you can arrange to be notified by email whenever we post new content related to a particular discipline or written by a favorite author.
- In the My AmSci section you can subscribe to our free e-newsletter. The monthly American Scientist Update offers a preview of each issue of Sigma Xi’s award-winning magazine, plus unique online features.
You'll find numerous other features and enhancements throughout the site. If you have any questions, you're always welcome to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Enjoy the site!