Physics Journals

APS Archive Collection- NEW DATABASE

By Joy on April 19, 2018

APS Archive Collection: The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit membership organization formed to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics.  The archive provides perpetual access to all of the high-quality research published in the APS Physical Review collection since 1893.  The Ar...

Physics Physique физика

By Alison Verbeck on March 26, 2018

The American Physical Society has made the small journal Physics Physique физика freely available online. The journal published fewer than 100 articles during the period 1964-1968 in four volumes. In their Editorial Foreword, founding editors P. W. Anderson and B. T. Matthias explain that the exp...

SCOAP3

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...

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...

AIP Publishing Eliminated Page Charges

By Alison Verbeck on January 29, 2018

AIP Publishing announced the elimination of publication page charges and color charges, as of January 1, 2018, for all of the organization’s journals, including Physics of Plasmas, Review of Scientific Instruments, and 10 other prominent peer-reviewed physical science titles. The company’s decisi...

Emergent Scientist

By Alison Verbeck on October 10, 2017

EDP Sciences announced the recent launch of Emergent Scientist, an innovative new open access journal that puts young scientists at its heart. The journal was born out of the 2016 International Physicists’ Tournament (IPT), and is supported by the French Physics Society and the French Acade...

New Nature Journals

By Alison Verbeck on September 8, 2017

Nature Research is expanding its portfolio of open access titles to include a family of three new, high quality, selective, open access multidisciplinary journals – Communications Biology, Communications Chemistry and Communications Physics. The journals will be online-only and publish open...

Unpaywall

By Alison Verbeck on September 8, 2017

Unpaywall is a web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox.  Once installed, it brings up a gray or green tab on the side of the screen when the user hits a paywalled paper.  A green “unlock” sign means that a free version of the paper is available elsewhere.  A gray “lock̶...

Bioengineering Today

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2017

Bioengineering Today is an online only magazine from AIP presenting news and information about the intersection of biology, chemistry and physics with medicine.  Featured content includes groundbreaking research, innovative applications of various technologies, and advancements in the field of bi...