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ASA Membership Management

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
  1. Maintaining your Profile Information
    1. Creating your login and password
    2. Change address and/or demographic information
    3. Demographic information/address use by ASA
  2. Membership Categories/Journal Options/Membership Directory
    1. Membership categories and dues
    2. Journal options, costs, and delivery methods
    3. Online access to JASA and other ASA publications
    4. Membership Directory access
    5. Acceptable uses of your membership subscriptions
  3. Renewing Membership and Printing Receipts
    1. Renew membership without any changes
    2. Renew membership with changes to membership categories and/or journal receipt options
    3. Credit cards that are accepted for payments
    4. Donations to the Acoustical Society Foundation Fund
    5. Books and CD purchases
    6. Receipts

1a. Creating your login and password
  • Visit https://associationsciences.org/ASA/
  • Under the heading 'Join ASA' select 'I have an existing account'. Click 'Proceed'.
  • Enter the fields of information requested. Be sure to include your membership account number and the e-mail address affiliated with your ASA membership. Choose your username and password. Click ‘Continue’ when you are done.
1b. Change address and/or demographic information
  • Login using the username and password that you have created for the Membership/Meeting Registration site.
  • After entering the site, the My Account menu will be displayed in the left column. Select Manage Addresses or View/Change Profile and follow the directions displayed on each screen.
1c. Demographic information/address use by ASA

Your address will be used by ASA to send you copies of the Journal and other publications and information to which you are entitled through your membership in the Society. Your email address will be used to send you information regarding ASA and its activities. Some correspondence and e-mail messages will be sent on ASA's behalf by AIP Publishing. Your address, the other contact information that you provide, your membership status and your two top fields of interest will be included in the online ASA Membership Directory.

Demographic information, such as your date of birth, highest degree, professional identification will be used by ASA to compile statistics for use by ASA only. Demographic information will not be used in any other way.

2a. Membership Categories and Dues

The membership categories and their costs are as follows:

  • Fellow - $150.00
  • full Member - $150.00
  • Associate-High -$150.00 (Associates after the fifth-year of membership)
  • Associate - $125.00 (Associates in the first through fifth years of membership)
  • Corresponding Electronic Associate - $50.00 (for members in developing countries)
  • Student - $50.00
  • Emeritus Status - $0.00 (Emeritus members pay a fee to access JASA and other publications)
2b. Journal options. Costs, and delivery methods
  • Members in all categories (except emeritus who must pay a fee for access) receive online access to JASA and other ASA publications.
  • Print Journal published monthly - $35.00 in addition to dues - Fellows, Members, Associates.
  • Emeritus members who wish to receive JASA must pay a fee. Online only - $50.00, Online and Print - $60.00.
  • JASA online is provided to members via username/password at http://asa.scitation.org/. Print journals are sent by surface mail. Members residing outside North, South and Central America have the option to pay additional fees for air freight delivery of the Journal.
2c. Online access to JASA and other ASA publications

JASA, JASA Express Letters, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics and archival publications including Acoustics Research Letters Online, Noise Control magazine, and Sound magazine are hosted online at http://asa.scitation.org//. Access is provided after a member has completed a User Agreement.

Use the username and password that you created for your online journal access.

ASA's quarterly magazine, Acoustics Today, can be found online at acousticstoday.org. No password is required to access Acoustics Today.

2d. Membership Directory access

The ASA Membership Directory can be accessed from within the ASA Membership website by ASA members in good standing. Login to the ASA Membership website directly at https://associationsciences.org/ASA/ and select Search Members from the left navigation bar.

2e. Acceptable uses of your membership subscriptions

JASA is provided to individual members at reduced rates for the personal and sole use of the member. If anyone other than the member will use the Journal in any of its formats (online or print), those persons should join the Society and obtain their own copy of the Journal.

Journals or online access intended for library use must be obtained through a nonmember subscription. For information about rates and subscriptions please contact: ASA Membership Services, AIP Publishing, 1305 Walt Whitman Road, Suite 300, Melville, NY 11747-4300. Telephone: 516-576-2270; 800-344-6902; E-mail: subs@aip.org

Journals or online access, including JASA in print, or online, may not be used in a university department or in a university library.

3a. Renew membership without any changes

If you wish to pay your dues without making any changes to your membership status or journal receipt option, simply follow the instructions on each screen. You will be asked to review your renewal details before making final payment. A receipt will be issued when you have completed your renewal.

3b. Renew Membership with changes to membership categories and/or journal receipt options

Members may use the online renewal site to change from Student to Associate Membership or apply for full membership. The option to change from Student to Associate will be presented on-screen when you renew.

Members who wish to request transfer to full Membership may do so while renewing. Click "Check here if you would like to transfer to full Membership" when renewing and provide the additional required information. Note that your request for election to full Membership can take as long as six months to complete.

Members who wish to transfer to Student membership cannot renew their membership online. If you wish to transfer to Student Member, download a printed application form from the ASA website and follow the instructions on the form.

Members may change their journal options during the renewal process. Available options and their costs will be displayed on screen.

Emeritus members are exempt from payment of dues and receive Acoustics Today magazine online and in print. The fees for Emeritus members who wish to obtain the full contents of JASA are as follows:

  • Online only - $50.00
  • Online and print journal - $60.00

Members who wish to change to Emeritus status should apply in writing to ASA - [1305 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747, asa@acousticalsociety.org]. Qualifications for Emeritus status are: a) membership in ASA for 20 years or more; b) age 65 or over; and c) employed no more than one-half of normal full-time (20 hours a week).

Emeritus members should acknowledge renewal online or by postal mail even if no payment is required to ensure continuity of membership. Emeritus members may change their journal options using the online renewal site.

3c. Credit cards that are accepted for payments

Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted for all payments to ASA

3d. Donations to the Acoustical Society Foundation Fund

Donations to the Acoustical Society Foundation Fund can be made during the membership renewal process or by logging into the website any time throughout the year with your username and password to:
https://www.associationsciences.org/ASA/

Select the ‘Donation’ link in the left navigation bar to donate or from the Donate button on the main ASA webpage.

3e. Books, CDs, and Standards

ASA books, videos, and CDs listed on the ASA webpage at http://www.abdi-ecommerce10.com/asa may be ordered directly from the ASA distributor online, phone, or fax. Some ASA titles can also be purchased on Amazon.com. Tables of contents, prefaces and other information can also be found on that website.

Information on ordering Standards can be obtained from the ASA Standards Secretariat. For further information about standards contact: Standards Secretariat, Acoustical Society of America, 1305 Walt Whitman Road, Suite 300, Melville, NY 11747-4300; Tel.: 631-390-0215; Fax: 631-923-2875; asastds@acousticalsociety.org

3f. Receipts

Your receipt of payment is conveniently displayed at the end of any online transaction on the ASA Membership or Meeting site. Please be sure to print this page for your records.

You can also access the 'order history' page from within the ASA Membership site by logging in to the site with your username and password and selecting 'Order History' from the left navigation