Physics Journals

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...

AIP News

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2017

AIP Publishing has decided to eliminate all publication page and color charges in their leading subscription journals: Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics. They have taken this step to ensure that authors, anywhere, are able to publish their re...

Scientific American now in JSTOR

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2017

Scientific American is being included in the JSTOR Life Sciences collection; the full run of the journal from 1845 to 2012 will be available, with new content added each year. The addition of Scientific American expands JSTOR’s coverage of a broad range of scientific fields, and will additi...

APS to join SCOAP3

By Alison Verbeck on June 28, 2017

Beginning January 1, 2018, APS will be participating in the second phase of SCOAP3. The decision by the APS Board of Directors to participate in SCOAP3 is an important step forward for high-energy physics publishing and affirms the Society’s long-standing support for the principles of open access...

Physical Review Materials

By Alison Verbeck on June 28, 2017

The American Physical Society (APS) announced the first issue of their newest journal, Physical Review Materials, is now available. Physical Review Materials provides a common publication and reference source to the expanding community of physicists, materials scientists, chemists, engineers, and...

APS to Join SCOAP3

By Alison Verbeck on May 2, 2017

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, and the American Physical Society (APS) announced that they entered into an agreement for SCOAP3. Under this agreement, high-energy physics articles published in three APS journals –  Physical Review C, Physical Review D and Physical Rev...