Welcome to the SMPTE Digital Library!
The SMPTE Digital Library contains more than 23,000 documents including all SMPTE Journal articles back to 1916; conference papers dating back to 1969; and more than 800 standards documents covering all aspects of motion image technology including the iconic color bar test patterns, time code, timed text, and digital cinema.
The digital library is available to members and subscribers. SMPTE individual members enjoy complimentary access to the complete SMPTE Journal as a benefit of membership.
Starting in October 2015, SMPTE is pleased to have its content hosted on the IEEE Xplore online hosting platform. With its state-of-the-art search, browse and alerting functions, users will gain access to this important technical resource with ease.
Account Linking with IEEE
To take advantage of your SMPTE digital library benefits, including member access to the complete SMPTE journal and discounted pricing for other content, users must link their SMPTE account with a new or existing IEEE account.
To link to a new or existing IEEE account, log in at the SMPTE My Account page and click on the IEEE linking instructions.
Click here to see FAQs about the linking process