By Alison Verbeck on March 26, 2018

An interesting article about SCOAP3 Converting the Literature of a Scientific Field to Open Access Through Global Collaboration: the Experience of SCOAP3 in Particle Physics Only a few know that CERN also hosts the world largest Open Access initiative: SCOAP3. The Sponsoring Consortium for Open A...

Physics World Relaunch

By Alison Verbeck on March 26, 2018

IOP Publishing has relaunched its award-winning science news website Physics World, the start of a phased development programme for the specialist publisher’s science news services that will run through the first half of 2018. The key motivation throughout the relaunch project is to make it easie...

A Brief History of Revision: Remembering Stephen Hawking

By Rose Miyatsu on March 15, 2018

Yesterday morning, many of us awoke to the sad news that the great theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author Stephen Hawking had passed away. Hawking was a well-known figure not only for his extraordinary intelligence and contributions to our knowledge about black holes, quantum mechanics, a...

February New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on March 1, 2018

Acoustic cavitation and bubble dynamics / Kyuichi Yasui. QC183 .Y37 2018 Evolution of silicon sensor technology in particle physics / Frank Hartmann. QC787.N83 H37 2017 Finite elements : theory and algorithms / Sashikumaar Ganesan, Lutz Tobiska. QC20.7.F56 G36 2017 Graphene : fabrication, charact...

February Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on March 1, 2018

Advanced Detectors for Nuclear, High Energy and Astroparticle Physics   by  Saikat Biswas, Supriya Das, Sanjay Kumar Ghosh Advances in Geometry and Lie Algebras from Supergravity   by  Pietro Giuseppe Frè Complex Networks IX   by  Sean Cornelius, Kate Coronges, Bruno Gonçalves, Roberta Sinatra, A...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on February 28, 2018

Title: Same sign versus opposite sign dileptons as a probe of low scale seesaw mechanisms Authors: Das, Arindam; Dev, P. S. Bhupal; Mohapatra, Rabindra N. Source: PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 97 (1):10.1103/PhysRevD.97.015018 JAN 30 2018 Title: Winding in non-Hermitian systems Author(s): Schindler, S.T.; B...

New IOP Journals

By Alison Verbeck on February 28, 2018

IOP Publishing, home of the respected Journal of Physics series, has launched three new, high-impact open access journals. In recognition of the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of research, the scope of these new journals will focus on research covering three aspects of the physical world t...

CERN Open Access Books

By Alison Verbeck on February 28, 2018

Many open access books published by CERN are now available on the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB).  They will eventually be added to our catalog as well.

Dimensions, a new citation database from Digital Science

By Ruth Lewis on January 31, 2018

The Dimensions web site is full of information about different aspects of this resource. Free searching is available at It covers 89 million publication records, 870 million citations, 50 million Altmetric mentions and about 20 million research profiles. Yo...