PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS

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PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 1994 12:18:57 -0500 (EST)
From: Ann Okerson <ann@cni.org>
Subject: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS online

Date: Tue, 13 Dec 1994 11:50:48 -0500
From: lebron@aps.org
Subject: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS online Press Release

FYI Attached is a copy of the PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS online Press
Release. Let me know if you have questions or if I can be of further
assistance.

Cordially,

Maria L. Lebron
APS, Associate Publisher

***** PRESS RELEASE *****

FOR RELEASE on 15 DEC 1994

For more information please contact:
Nita Dean -- OCLC (614) 761-5002
Maria L. Lebron -- APS (301) 209-3202, Lebron@APS.ORG

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS to go online in 1995

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland, and DUBLIN, Ohio, December 15, 1994. The
American Physical Society (APS) and OCLC Ohio Computer Library Center
have agreed to make PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, the APS' flagship
publication, available electronically through OCLC's Electronic Journals
Online system.

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS online, providing the same contents as its
hardcopy counterpart but with the added benefits and features of the
online environment, will be available in July 1995.

"Putting PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS online is a major step forward in
fulfilling APS' commitment to the dissemination of the most important
and highest quality physics information," said Dr. Benjamin Bederson,
APS' Editor-in-Chief. "Making PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS available online
first is clearly the right step to take. However, we expect that our
other journals -- the five parts of PHYSICAL REVIEW and REVIEWS OF
MODERN PHYSICS -- will follow soon."

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS is the world's leading physics letters journal,
providing rapid publication of short reports of important research in
all fields of physics. The journal provides its diverse readership with
coverage of major advances in all aspects of physics and of developments
with significant consequences across disciplines.

Pricing information for institutional and member subscribers will be
available on 1 February 1995.

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS online will join five other electronic journals
available through OCLC's Electronic Journals Online system. APPLIED
PHYSICS LETTERS online, published by the American Institute of Physics,
and TRENDS IN IMMUNOLOGY, published by Elsevier, will be launched in
January 1995. ELECTRONICS LETTERS ONLINE, published by the Institution
of Electrical Engineers, was launched in March 1994. The ONLINE JOURNAL
OF NURSING KNOWLEDGE AND SYNTHESIS, published by Sigma Theta Tau
International, Honor Society of Nursing, became available in January
1994. In July 1992 the ONLINE JOURNALS OF CURRENT CLINICAL TRIALS, now
published by Chapman and Hall, became the first peer-reviewed journal to
be published strictly online.

The American Physical Society was established in 1899 with the purpose
of advancing and disseminating the knowledge of physics. Among the APS'
many activities in pursuit of that objective is the publication of seven
research journals that are recognized as leaders in their fields:
PHYSICAL REVIEWS A through E, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, and REVIEWS OF
MODERN PHYSICS.

OCLC Electronic Journals Online offers fast publication; a graphical
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