The Aspen Institute


Aspen is mostly an open access website providing a good quantity of detailed info and research material. Books are only partially downloadable (although free abstracts and tables of contents are provided) and purchasable by pay-per-service.

Fee Policy

Navigation is free and most material is completely accessible without charge. Some publications and books are retrievable by purchasing a copy

Free Retrieved Material

Free access to a generous number of items, including full-text reports and sample readings. A specific section is devoted to Aspen publications and books are purchasable by payment

Linking Richness

The website is based on a complex internal linking structure, a link to specific webpages being provided for each Aspen project. Connections to other websites and to the Institute's international partners are also available