The following resources (in PDF format) are available for personal use. They include: white and position papers, AAAS Annual Reports, essays and collection booklets of specially selected Science papers focused on a specific discipline (e.g. Astronomy) or theme (e.g. Climate Change).

  • Thursday, March 17, 2016
    March 2016 issue of SB&F

    To recognize Women’s History Month, SB&F’s March issue reprises our evolving list of books about Women in Science. Our list contains books for all ages and we endeavor to select titles that reflect a broad range of topics. Some of the books are traditional biographies while others are narrative nonfiction stories that highlight women scientists conducting their scientific research in settings ranging from the field to the lab. »

  • Friday, April 18, 2014
    Describing and Measuring STEM Teaching Practices

    This new book "Describing and Measuring STEM Teaching Practices," is the result of a AAAS/NSF meeting that drew participants from nearly 50 institutions to identify tools and techniques that can be used in describing teaching practices.

    It discusses five techniques that individuals or organizations can use to measure STEM teaching: faculty and student surveys, interviews, classroom observations and teaching portfolios. The best descriptions of STEM teaching typically involve the use of multiple techniques, the book concludes. »

  • Monday, February 6, 2012

    On June 24 of 2011, scientists, physicians, and officers from the United States and China gathered in Shanghai for the 2011 Sino-American Symposium on Clinical and Translational Medicine. Thanks to the efforts of the journal Science and the Global MD Organization (GlobalMD), the ideas and recommendations of the participants in the clinical and translational medicine symposium can be presented in this special supplement. »

  • Thursday, November 3, 2011

    Osaka is a city in Japan that offers a lot of potential for growth. It has long been the leader of Japan's pharmaceutical industry. Scientists in Osaka have provided many medical and pharmaceutical breakthroughs for patients all around the world. But, Japan in general has been hard hit by the global economy. Many in Osaka and beyond are looking towards education and research as the solution to pull the world out of its current recession. Osaka as a city has lots of strategies and plans for how it will grow its contributions to research. It has a renewed emphasis on the biomedical industry which has a promising future. Check out this informational booklet about the strategies in Osaka, Japan and how they can relate to cities all around the world. »

  • Wednesday, November 2, 2011

    This informational booklet brought to you by L'Oreal's Women in Science program and the AAAS/Science Business Office highlights what science is going to help the environment and encourage sustainability. Specifically focused on women in science, this booklet is still useful for anyone who is interested in sustainability research. Which chapters on environmental responsibility, biotechnology, biodiversity, sustainability and medicine, this booklet has something for everyone who is looking for new ways to help the world. »

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2011

    Learn the basics that will help you pursue a career in science, technology or research. Learn how to construct the perfect CV, how to leave a good impression in an interview, how to get published and how to advance in your chosen career. Strategies for minorities and women are also included in this downloadable booklet. These articles were specifically selected in 2009 from AAAS's to help members of AAAS reach their career dreams.  »

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2011

    Do you know the basics to pursue a successful career in STEM? These carefully selected articles from AAAS Science Careers include information on how to write a stellar CV, how to win grants, how to network and information to help those more advanced in their careers become real leaders. This downloadable booklet is essential for anyone who wants to be a successful scientist, engineer, researcher or innovator. »

  • Monday, November 22, 2010

    The National Science Foundation program needed to know more about a relatively new investment. Grants of $2.5 million for five years went to nine projects between 2005 and 2009. Was it working? What was the experience in the field? What were successes and frustrations, and especially, lessons learned? »

  • Monday, November 22, 2010

    On May 7–9, 2009, the Minority Affairs Committee of the American Society for Cell Biology and the Center for Advancing Science & Engineering Capacity at the American Association for the Advancement of Science held the Third Annual Conference on Understanding Interventions that Broaden Participation in Research Careers.  »

  • Tuesday, November 2, 2010

    In remarks at the AAAS Caribbean Division's 25th anniversary celebration, AAAS President Alice S. Huang delivered a presentation linking diversity on college campuses to the broader climate for innovation.  »