Report to Members


November 2013


Dear Colleague,

At this time, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for being a member in IEEE Computer Society and for your continued support of our community. Your support is important to our society and helps us support those who are helping to develop computing technology. I hope you have been able to take advantage of the many benefits, resources, and services available from the Computer Society

In 2014, we will continue to evolve Computer Society membership to bring you timely and useful information and resources. We are once again offering the special membership packages, which focus on your professional interests and career goals. You have the option of Software and Systems, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Security and Privacy, or Computer Engineering. Each package gives you access to all the resources you have been receiving, plus several new benefits.

In addition, Computer Society is launching four new publications, developed to address topics and issues in the most relevant areas of techology:

  • IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing
  • IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing
  • IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering
  • IEEE Cloud Computing magazine

Our goal is to provide products and resources essential to your professional development, and we are constantly looking for ways to enhance our service to you. Below are just a few of the new and existing benefits and services we believe you will find very useful. Remember, you can always visit to discover all the ways to get the most from your membership.

Your membership matters. Be sure to renew your membership by 31 December 2013. We look forward to your continued participation and involvement with the Computer Society.

Again, thank you for your commitment to the IEEE Computer Society and our community.



David Alan Grier
2013 President
IEEE Computer Society


In This Report


New! myComputer

myComputer gives you customized information selected from 30 of today's hottest technology trends. You can choose three subject areas of most interest to you. Then, the top articles and papers from IEEE Computer Society's database of 13 leading-edge magazines and 200 conferences will be delivered to your inbox each month. myComputer lets you download 24 articles or papers per year. Computer Society members receive a special introductory rate to this personalized information delivery system.

New! Publications for the Latest Technology

Our premium, peer-reviewed journals and magazines offer the most up-to-date informatoin in the computing world. The following three transactions and one new magazine are being added to our library of publications:

Four Membership Package Options

Once again, you can select a membership package based on your professional interests and career goals. Your four options are: Software and Systems, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Security and Privacy, or Computer Engineering. Each package includes all the standard benefits of Computer Society membership, plus the following new benefits:

  • A digital edition of a leading publication specific to your interest;
  • Your choice of three free webinars from the extensive Computer Society selection;
  • Free downloads of 12 articles of your choice from the Computer Society Digital Library (CSDL); and
  • Discounts on training courses specific to your focus area.

Check out these packages, and select the one that best suits your professional needs when joining or renewing your Computer Society membership.

More Free Webinars than Ever Before

Our catalog of professional development webinars gives you immediate access to cutting-edge topics while participating at your own pace. Listen to leaders in the industry talk about what's new in your field. You can register for our latest free, live tehcnical webinars, or check out our past webinars.

Online Courses and Technical Resources

Only Computer Society members have access to hundreds of online courses and books, and numerous technical resources through 16 KnowledgeCenters. The KnowledgeCenters available are:

Call Center                   Management                                      Professional Foundations

Cisco                           MCSE and MCSA Certification              Six Sigma

DoD 8570.1                  Microsoft Enterprise Solutions              VB.NET

IT Security                   Microsoft Office 2010                           Visual C#

Java                            Oracle                                                 

Leadership                   Project Management                                                              

Start an online course today or find answers to your latest technical problems at the Computer Society eLearning Campus.

Safari Books Online with Mobile Access

Our collection of 600 Safari Books Online titles is updated quarterly to give members the most in-demand books. And, last year we added a mobile feature to allow you to access titles on your iPad or iPhone. Check out all the books available to you at the e-Learning Campus and begin reading today.

Student Member Package Continues in 2014

Computer Society offers our student members a wealth of resources to prepare for a future in computing and information technology. For just US$40, students have access to:

  • Computer Society Digital Library (CSDL), providing the newest developments and best thinking in the computing world with over 470,000 peer-reviewed articles and papers.
  • Development software from Microsoft, including Visual Studio Team System, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Expression Design, OneNote 2010, Project 2010, Visio 2010.
  • 600 technical and business titles from Safari Books Online, with mobile access.
  • Hundreds of e-learning courses covering topics relating to Cisco, IT Security, Java, Project Management, Oracle, MS Office 2010, among others.
  • Over 25 scholarships, plus fellowships, awards, and hundreds of travel grants.

Current IEEE students, can add Computer Society membership for US$8.00 (U.S. and Canada) or US$13.00 (rest of world)

Computer Society on Facebook and Twitter

 Join us on the official IEEE Computer Society Facebook page—connect and share information in our technical community.

 Stay in touch with us and get timely updates by visiting Computer Society on Twitter.

Take Full Advantage of Your Member Benefits

With so many great benefits it is easy to forget the resources available to you. Be sure to take advantage of these important programs and services:

  • Access to technical, business, and project management online courses to help you stay competitive in today's job market.
  • Access to 600 titles from top publishers such as O'Reilly Media, Addison Wesley, Prentice Hall, IBM Press, Cisco Press, and Adobe Press.
  • Free membership in Technical Committees, providing a variety of opportunities for you to become an active and vital member of your community. Organize a conference or workshop, become involved with publications, develop programs to support student activities, affect the development of standards, create an online tutorial, or simply communicate with your colleagues at conferences or through electronic dialogue.
  • IEEE Computer Society Jobs Board where you can post your resume or opening and reach thousands of specialized computer science professionals and top-level managers.
  • Best rates on our publications, conferences, and certification programs—with significant savings compared to the nonmember rates.

2014 Renewal is Underway

Remember to renew your membership to continue enjoying the best rates on our publications, conferences, and certification programs—the savings can easily offset your membership dues. If you encounter any difficulty in renewing, please contact, or call +1 800 678 4333 (USA and Canada) or +1 732 981 0600 (worldwide).

Give Us Your Feedback

Our members are important to us. Please help us improve your member benefits and membership experience by sharing your thoughts. Let us know what you value most about your membership. Do you use the e-Learning Campus frequently? Are there particular online course topics or book titles of interest to you? Are there things the Computer Society should start doing to help you advance your career and serve you better?

We want to hear from you…please email us at All your feedback is welcome, and we appreciate your help with making the IEEE Computer Society a better organization for you and all our members.