Physics Journals

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...

Fake Science

By Alison Verbeck on March 28, 2017

As open access journals become more prevalent, there are an increasing number of predatory journals taking advantage of unsuspecting researchers.  Many journals are created for the sole purpose of collecting author fees.  The titles of these journals can sound very similar to a reputable journal....

Wiley Negotiations

By Alison Verbeck on January 31, 2017

We now have university-wide access to all of the Wiley electronic journals subscribed to by either Becker Library or University Libraries. More info: Announcing Cross-Campus Access to Wiley E-Journals. Becker Medical Library Catalog and ejournals lists have been updated. WU Libraries catalog and ...

Please report E-Journal access problems promptly!

By Alison Verbeck on January 25, 2017

This is the time of year when we lose our online access to a few titles; which titles is unpredictable of course. The sooner we can report these issues the sooner they can be resolved. To report problems, please just email Alison or you can use the EJ problem report form if you prefer. Thank you.