Subscription Information

Access to the digital content is currently available through the SMPTE Digital Library. 

Get access to the latest technology in digital media.  Access is convenient.  You can buy an article or standards document individually or subscribe to a collection, including the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, conference proceedings and standards documents.

SMPTE has partnered with IEEE to transition the SMPTE Digital Library to the IEEE Xplore digital library platform later in 2015.  Starting March 2015, IEEE also manages subscription sales and renewals for all institutional subscribers, including those for SMPTE Sustaining Members, and subscriptions for individual non-members. Individual membership and individual member subscriptions will continue to be managed by SMPTE.

To subscribe:

  • Institutional subscribers, including SMPTE Sustaining Members, contact IEEE at
  • Individual non-member subscribers, please contact IEEE for your renewal or new subscription at 
  • SMPTE individual member subscribers please visit our store to purchase your subscription. Contact SMPTE at with any questions.

Benefits of SMPTE membership include:

  • Complimentary subscription to the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal in print
  • Complimentary access to the digital archive of the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal back to 1916
  • Discount pricing for single purchase of all other content, including conference papers and standards documents

Discounted Individual Member Price

Category Journal Standards Conference Proceedings All-Inclusive
(For Personal Use Only)
Complimentary Benefit of Membership $540 $210 $750