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APS and CERN Sign Open Access Agreement for SCOAP3

APS and CERN, the host organization of SCOAP3 (Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics), have signed an agreement to make the high-energy physics (HEP) articles published in three leading APS journals open access beginning January 1, 2018. This agreement acts to support the publishing of open access content for wider benefit of the HEP community.

Updated Claims Policy for the APS Print Journals

The American Physical Society (APS) has ​changed print journal delivery methods and ​updated its claims policy effective January 1, 2017​.

New Usage Statistics Provider

APS is pleased to announce a new engagement with Squid Solutions, using their Inqwell platform, to provide COUNTER Release 4 compliant usage statistics for the Physical Review family of journals.