American Physical Society

Access to the Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) and journals produced by the American Physical Society.

Subject Strengths

  • Physics
  • Atomic, molecular and optical physics
  • Condensed matter and materials physics
  • Nuclear physics
  • Particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology
  • Statistical, non-linear, and soft matter physics
  • Accelerators and beams
  • Physics education research

Service Strengths

  • Full text searching of all APS material through the search engine.
  • The American Physical Society is one of nine publishers participating in a CrossRef pilot project that uses Google to provide full-text searching of scholarly research.
  • Free E-mail Tables of Contents alerting service
  • RSS Feeds
  • Weekly journal Physics features expert commentaries written by active researchers who explain the results to physicists in other subfields. These commissioned articles are edited for clarity and readability across fields and are accompanied by explanatory illustrations.