Books and reference works from the IUCr

The International Union of Crystallography produces a number of books on crystallography, also in association with Oxford University Press; monographs on crystallography and texts on crystallography, and with Springer and Wiley.

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Magnetic Group Tables – 1-, 2- and 3-Dimensional Magnetic Subperiodic Groups and Magnetic Space Groups by D. B. Litvin is available to download free of charge.
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Copies of Crystallography Across the Sciences 2, a hardback reprint of the January 2008 issue of Acta Crystallographica Section A that celebrates 60 years of Acta Crystallographica and the IUCr, are available at a cost of USD40.00 + 5.00 p&p each  (ISBN 978-0-9553602-1-3). To order, please send an email to, indicating the number of copies required and your mailing address. You will receive an invoice with instructions for paying by cheque or bank transfer.
The book 50 Years of X-ray Diffraction is available online.

Due September 2017: 

  • Symmetry Aspects of M. C. Escher's Periodic Drawings, by C. H. MacGillavry, 3rd edition (ISBN 987-0-9553602-3-7)
  • State of the Art of Macromolecular Crystallization, edited by H. M. Einspahr (ISBN 978-0-9553602-4-4)

IUCr/OUP Publications

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The IUCr/Oxford University Press Book (OUP) Series Selection Committee considers proposals for books to be published in one of the following IUCr/OUP book series:


IUCr/Springer Publications

[IUCr] [Springer]

 The Springer catalogue contains several series of books published in association with the IUCr under the imprints of Springer Verlag, Kluwer and Reidel:

IUCr/Wiley Publications