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IOP ebooks

The IOP ebooks™ collection brings together innovative digital publishing with leading authors from across the physical sciences. Our mission is to provide a compelling platform for our authors’ work, to make their voices heard and to advance knowledge and learning.

As a society publisher we are able to provide a high-quality, personal service to authors, and deliver impact and visibility in the global scientific community.

Access as an individual

Purchase books from our online bookstore.

Access as an institution

For those wishing to purchase IOP ebooks packages on behalf of an institution or organisation.

Book types

Our ebook collections offer high-quality research across the physical sciences. They have been created to meet the needs of students, early-career researchers and established leaders in the respective fields.

Research and reference texts
Valuable topic overviews that provide a way into the primary literature via extensive references. They include monographs, handbooks and edited collections.

Course texts
These texts are for advanced undergraduate and graduate-level students and include a range of features such as reader exercises and interactive Q&A content to support learning.

Broad interest titles
Accessible insights into the latest hot topics, often taking a multidisciplinary approach.

Our ebook publishing features

  • Published in a comprehensive range of digital formats including HTML, PDF, Kindle and EPUB3 formats.
  • All titles are also available to buy in full colour print format.
  • Multimedia content including videos, animations and interactive elements are an integral feature of many titles.
  • Unlimited access for all readers at purchasing institutions.

Author benefits

  • Global reach and impact for your work – at more than 1000 purchasing institutions worldwide
  • Rapid production times – typically three months from the submission of your manuscript to publication
  • A friendly and personal service – a dedicated editor will guide you through the publishing process
  • Working to promote science – we reinvest our financial surplus in advancing science via the activities of the Institute of Physics and our many partner societies
  • Raising your profile – our sales and marketing teams create targeted and timely promotions ensuring demand for your book
  • Remuneration – fair and transparent payment for authors

Our partner series

We also publish books in collaboration or on behalf of partner societies.

AAS – IOP Astronomy
An exciting collection of astronomy and astrophysics books in partnership with the American Astronomical Society.

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Biophysical Society – IOP series
Developed with the Biophysical Society, this series aims to build a definitive library in biophysics and related topics.

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IPEM – IOP series
Text and reference books in medical physics, biomedical engineering and related subjects, produced through collaboration with the Institute for Physics and Engineering in Medicine.

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