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Benefits for Associate Members of Leonardo/ISAST

Welcome Members!

Here is all the information you need to know to follow up on your membership benefits as a member of Leonardo/ISAST. If you have questions, please contact us: isast@leonardo.info


Annual Subscription to Leonardo and Leonardo Music Journal + online access

Leonardo Journal is published 5 times a year and Leonardo Music Journal is published annually. All subscriptions are entered for the calendar year (January to December). Full-text versions of the print journals Leonardo and Leonardo Music Journal are available as PDF files to current Leonardo and Leonardo Music Journal subscribers through the MIT Press website. After subscribing to Leonardo or Leonardo Music Journal, you need to register for on-line access on the MIT Press website if you want to view electronic versions of the journal. Once you have registered an account for on-line access you can go directly to the MIT Press user access page. If you have any problems or questions regarding your subscription or on-line access, please contact the MIT Press at journals-orders@mit.edu.


35% Discount on back issues of Leonardo and Leonardo Music Journal

MIT Press now offers a permanent 35% discount on back issues of Leonardo and Leonardo Music Journal to all subscribers. You can find Tables of Contents of recent issues of Leonardo and Leonardo Music Journal on Leonardo On-Line. Contact MIT Press (journals-orders@mit.edu) to follow up on this discount.


Access to Leonardo Archives on JSTOR

Past issues of Leonardo and Leonardo Music Journal beginning with Volume 1 (1968) up through 5 years previous to the current year are now available to subscribers for an additional $25 annual access fee through JSTOR. Individual subscribers wishing to access the JSTOR archives should contact MIT Press (journals-orders@mit.edu) to register. Individuals can also access the Leonardo and Leonardo Music Journal archives through participating university libraries and affiliated organizations. Check the JSTOR website for a list of affiliated universities and organziations. Once you have registered with JSTOR, you can then:


Free Subscription to Leonardo Electronic Almanac

Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA) is a web journal which is also distributed monthly via e-mail. LEA includes profiles of media arts facilities and projects; profiles of artists using new media; feature articles comprised of theoretical and technical perspectives; the LEA Gallery exhibiting new media art work by international artists; reviews of publications, events and exhibitions. Leonardo Electronic Almanac is available for free as a supplement to Leonardo and Leonardo Music Journal subscribers. Individual subscribers to Leonardo Electronic Almanac receive a monthly text digest, distributed via email, of the LEA Web journal. The LEA website includes the current issue of LEA as well as an archive of past LEA issues and other materials.


20% discount on all Leonardo Book Series titles

The Leonardo Book Series, published by the MIT Press, publishes texts by artists, scientists, researchers and scholars that present innovative discourse on the convergence of art, science and technology. Envisioned as a catalyst for enterprise, research and creative and scholarly experimentation, the series enables diverse intellectual communities to explore common grounds of expertise. Leonardo Books provide for the contextualization of contemporary practice, ideas and frameworks represented by those working at the intersection of art and science. Please visit the MIT Press on-line bookstore by way of the following link: http://mitpress.mit.edu/lbs_discount and browse through our titles and book descriptions. (Note: The price listed on the catalog page is the full price. Discounts are applied after you add a Leonardo book to your shopping cart.)


20% discount on classified and display ad listings

Classified Ads: Present a short, text-only message to Leonardo and Leonardo Music Journal subscribers or in the bi-weekly e-newsletter.

Display Ads: Utilize bold graphics and text to make sure your message is seen by many in the bi-weekly Leonardo Network Newsletter or on the Leonardo web site. Cross-platform package deals are also available.

Member rate: See http://leonardo.info/isast/placeads.html for General Rates on Classifed and Display Ad placement. Members receive 20% discount on all ad placements.

Contact: ads@leonardo.info


Free listing in the Leonardo Electronic Directory

Connect with other members of Leonardo/ISAST through the Leonardo Electronic Directory. To be included in the LED, please email isast@leonardo.info with your listing -- which should consist of up to 250 words on your activities, work experience, affiliations and contact information including your current, preferred postal address, email address and website links.


Eligibility to participate in Leonardo working group events and activities

The Leonardo Education and Art Forum (LEAF) promotes the advancement of artistic research and academic scholarship at the intersections of art, science, and technology. Serving practitioners, scholars, and students who are members of the Leonardo community, LEAF provides a forum for collaboration and exchange with other scholarly communities, including the College Art Association of America (CAA), of which it is an affiliate society. The Leonardo Education and Art Forum is part of the Leonardo Educators and Students Program which also includes the Leonardo Abstract Service (LABS) and the Leonardo International Faculty Alerts List.

The Leonardo Scientists Working Group is a working group of scientists and other professionals working in related disciplines whose work does not fit within Western scientific norms. The SWG provides a mechanism for artists drawing from the sciences and scientists interested in the arts to meet through various means (events and online discussions) to find those of like interests and also potential collaborators.


Invitations to Members-only events

Leonardo occasionally hosts events and parties exclusively for Leonardo members and sponsors. Recently, these have included the Pacific Rim New Media Summit reception in San Jose, CA, August 2006 and a dinner and presentation by Eric Lloyd Wright, hosted by Al Seckel and Isabel Maxwell in Malibu, CA, August 2007.


Receive monthly updates from Leonardo Reviews

Leonardo Reviews is the work of an international panel of scholars and professionals invited from a wide range of disciplines to review books, exhibitions, CD-ROMs, Web sites, and conferences. Collectively they represent an intellectual commitment to engaging with the emergent debates and manifestations that are the consequences of the convergence of the arts, science and technology. New reviews are posted monthly on the Leonardo Reviews website.


  • Sign up to receive monthly updates of new reviews from the LR panel by sending an email to ldr@leonardo.info and request to be added to the alerts list


Updated 14 December 2011