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The Value of TMS Membership Benefits

Your annual TMS membership dues are a valuable investment in your career, yielding more than $2,000 in member benefits each year for professional members. The chart below shows exactly what you get for your investment at every level of membership.

For more details on types of membership, view the TMS Membership Options or download the Member Benefits PDF.

TMS Membership Benefits Chart

Member Benefit Individual Individual
Lifetime
International
 e-Member
Recent Graduate Student Value
JOM Electronic Subscription
(fulfilled through SpringerLink)
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JOM, the monthly technical journal of TMS, provides you with interdisciplinary technical papers and unique features as well as economic outlooks, developments in engineering education, research and business updates, conference and literature reviews, professional affairs articles and news. The print version of JOM arrives in your mailbox 12 times a year*, while your electronic access includes back issues to 1997.
JOM Print Subscription
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(3 issues/yr.)
$310 in savings
JOM, the monthly technical journal of TMS, provides you with interdisciplinary technical papers and unique features as well as economic outlooks, developments in engineering education, research and business updates, conference and literature reviews, professional affairs articles and news. The print version of JOM arrives in your mailbox 12 times a year*, while your electronic access includes back issues to 1997.
Electronic Subscriptions to MMTA, MMTB, MMTE and JEM

Plus 20 journals published by Springer
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Electronic Access to 23 TMS and Springer Journals!

TMS members will have free online access to three prestigious TMS archival publications: Journal of Electronic Materials, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, and Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B.

In addition, 20 journals published by Springer will be available to TMS members online:

1. Applied Composite Materials
2. Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing
3. Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics
4. Glass Physics and Chemistry
5. International Journal of Fracture
6. International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design
7. Journal of Elasticity
8. Journal of Electroceramics
9. Journal of Engineering Physics and Thermophysics
10. Journal of Materials Science
11. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics
12. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine
13. Journal of Nanoparticle Research
14. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology
15. Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism
16. Materials Science
17. Mechanics of Composite Materials
18. Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials
19. Metallurgist
20. Oxidation of Metals

Discounted Print Subscriptions to Metallurgical and Materials
Transactions A

check check   check   $296 in savings per issue
TMS members save more than 90 percent on the print subscription of the Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A journal. This top technical journal is published through Springer. To subscribe at low member prices, visit http://members.tms.org

Discounted Print Subscriptions to Metallurgical and Materials
Transactions B

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TMS members save more than 90 percent on the print subscription of the Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B journal. This top technical journal is published through Springer. To subscribe at low member prices, visit http://members.tms.org

Discounted Print Subscriptions to
Journal of Electronic Materials

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TMS members save more than 90 percent on the print subscription of the Journal of Electronic Materials. This top technical journal is published through Springer. To subscribe at low member prices, visit http://members.tms.org
Discount on books purchased through Wiley

(35% off the list price on TMS products; plus 35% off all other titles published by Wiley)
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Wiley Publications – TMS partners with Wiley to publish, market and distribute all TMS books. TMS members receive a 35% discount off the Wiley list price of all TMS books, plus a 35% discount off of all other titles. Visit wiley.com for details.
TMS Member Library
check check check check check $25 in savings per article
TMS Member Library – The TMS Member Library provides members with free online access to more than 1,100 technical articles from TMS publications. Members can search this extensive collection of historical technical resources by title keyword, author, or publication dates.
Professional Engineer Exam Study Guide (PDF)
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PE Study Guide – The Professional Engineer Study Guide is available for downloading as a portable document format (PDF) file.
Member Pricing on Conference Registrations
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You can take advantage of reduced registration fees as a TMS member. For information, visit the TMS Global Meetings Calendar at www.tms.org/Meetings or click on "Meetings & Events" from the TMS home page.
Student Pricing on Conference Registrations and Publications
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You can take advantage of reduced registration fees as a Material Advantage student member. For information, visit www.materialadvantage.org.
Ability to Purchase Affiliate Memberships in ABM and IOM3
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As a TMS member, you have the opportunity to join the following organizations as an electronic member:

ABM Membership The Brazilian Metallurgical, Materials and Mining Association offers a full membership to TMS members for the remainder of 2011 and all of 2012 for $104.00. Benefits include a subscription to ABM’s magazine, discounts on conferences and publications, and networking opportunities.

Indian Institute of Metals (IIM) offers an international affiliate membership for $25 a year. Benefits include an electronic subscription to Metal News, access to IIM’s members-only Web site which includes a membership directory, and the chance to participate in IIM’s three technical divisions.

Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), based in the United Kingdom, offers e-partnership for $30 a year. Benefits include electronic access to 13 technical journals and an electronic newsletter customized to your technical interest area. For additional details on these affiliate memberships, go to www.tms.org/Society/Affmembership.html or visit the Members-Only area of the TMS Web site and click on "TMS Membership Home."
TMS Membership Directory

(access to and inclusion in)
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Membership Directory – Search for colleagues by name, company, location or technical area.
Committee Membership
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Committee Membership – Take advantage of the opportunity to join a TMS committee and help facilitate policy creation and programming development. Members embrace the essence of the society by volunteering their time to build the value of TMS in the world of materials science and engineering to ultimately enhance their own professional development.

TMS offers numerous committees within its five technical divisions: Electronic, Magnetic & Photonic Materials; Extraction & Processing; Light Metals; Materials Processing & Manufacturing; Structural Materials.
Preferential Resume Placement in TMS Career Center
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TMS Career Center – This enhanced online resource allows you to post an anonymous resume, view jobs and create personal job alerts. TMS members receive priority placement of resumes. Visit http://careercenter.tms.org.
TMS Membership Icon
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TMS now offers an icon that members can use to demonstrate affiliation with the select group of 11,000 Materials Science & Engineering professionals worldwide who are part of the TMS community. Members may use the icon on an email signature or online profile, or on printed materials such as a business card or resume.
e-Mentoring Program
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TMS e-mentoring – A program designed to assist colleagues at every career level with professional development. Pose questions, get perspective on daily issues faced in the workplace, learn about career options or discover how to easily transfer from college to workplace or from job to job.
Discounted Subscription to OneMine
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OneMine is a collaborative effort among societies to create a single global resource for mining and minerals research. The goal of OneMine is to collect the most relevant and reliable aggregation of technical papers associated with mining and minerals in one, easy to navigate location. By adding OneMine to your TMS membership, you will gain access to an aggregate of technical documents, conference papers, articles, preprints, late papers and free downloads for a special price of $50 for a subscription during your membership year.
Voting Privileges
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Voting privileges afford you the opportunity to help shape society policies and objectives when issues are put to a vote.
Access to ASM, ACerS, and AIST Member Resources
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For information, visit www.materialadvantage.org.
AIME Transactions Archive
(papers and proceedings in PDF format)
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‡Savings based on attending TMS Annual Meeting and MS&T.


Supplemental Member Benefits

In addition to the core TMS member benefits, membership also provides an opportunity to access a number of supplemental benefits that we have negotiated on behalf of our members. Please review each benefit below and contact the appropriate company using the TMS discount code mentioned.

  • Personal Insurance Products
    Take advantage of the wide variety of insurance products at an affordable, discounted group rate! Insurance programs are available with Selman & Company and Liberty Mutual.
  • The UPS® Savings Program Ship and Save with UPS®
    Make the most of your TMS membership and save up to 34% on UPS® shipping services. Save on a broad portfolio of services, including air, international, ground and freight. Put the power of logistics to work for you. To enroll and start saving today, visit savewithups.com/TMS or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
For More Information...

For additional information, please contact a TMS membership representative:

Membership Department
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society
184 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086 USA
Telephone (724) 776-9000, ext. 241
Fax (724) 776-3770
E-mail membership@tms.org