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Physics 498: Scholarly Communication in Physics: The Journals

Frequently Cited Physics Journals

Reviews of modern physics  (0034-6861)

      
from 1929 to 2012 in OWU Beeghly Periodicals
from 1997 to present in OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center

Reports on progress in physics  (0034-4885)

      
from 1934 to present in OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center

from 1954-1958, 1969 to 2005 in OWU Beeghly Periodicals

Physical review letters  (0031-9007) 

      
from 1958 to 1971 in OWU Beeghly Periodicals
from 1972 to 1989 in OWU Microfilm Periodicals
from 1985 to present in OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center

from 1990 to 2005 in OWU Beeghly Periodicals

 

Physics letters. A  (0375-9601)

      
from 1967 to present in OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center
  

Physics letters. B  (0370-2693)

      
from 1967 to present in OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center

Review Articles

Review articles summarize recent devopments.  They are useful because of their extensive bibliographies.  Reviews articles can be published in ordinary physics journals but some journals specialize in review. A few of these are:

Annual Series 

Advances in Atomic and Molecular Physics

Advances in Nuclear Phyiscs

Annual Review of Energy

Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science

Methods of Experimental Physics

Reviewing Journals

Contemporary Physics

Progress in Nuclear Physics

Progress in Physics

Physics Reports

Reports on Progress in Physics

Reviews of Modern Physics

General Journals for Physics

American journal of physics (0002-9505) 

from 02/01/1940 to present in Scitation Publications
from 1965 to 1998 in OWU Science Periodicals
from 1975 to present in OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center
from 1940 to 1964, 1999 to 2012 in OWU Beeghly Periodicals

 

Physics today (0031-9228) 

from 1948 to 1999 in OWU Beeghly Periodicals
from 01/01/1975 to 1 year ago in Academic Search Complete
from 1999 to present in Scitation Publications
from 2000 to 2012 in OWU Science Periodicals

 

Sky and telescope (0037-6604) 

from 1954 to 2004 in OWU Beeghly Periodicals
from 01/01/1994 to present in Academic Search Complete
from 01/01/2000 to present in Science Reference Center
from 2005 to present in OWU Science Periodicals

 Nature (London) (0028-0836)

from 1869 to 1999 in OWU Beeghly Periodicals
from 2000 to 2011 in OWU Science Periodicals
from 01/01/2003 to 12/31/2003 in Science Reference Center
from 2009 to present in Nature Journals Online

 

Science (New York, N.Y.)  (0036-8075) 

from 07/03/1880 to 12/21/2007 in JSTOR Life Sciences Archive Collection
from 01/01/1997 to present in Science Magazine
from 01/03/1997 to 12/24/2004 in Academic Search Complete
from 2008 to present in OWU Science Periodicals

 

Science news (Washington) (0036-8423)

from 03/12/1966 to 12/31/2012 in JSTOR Life Sciences Archive Collection
from 01/04/1975 to present in Academic Search Complete
from 1997 to present in Wiley-Blackwell Journals
to Current 2 Years to present in Science in OWU Science Periodicals

 

Scientific American (0036-8733) 

from 1845 to 12/26/1908 in American Periodicals Series (Collection I)
from 1847 to 1967 in OWU Beeghly Periodicals
from 1968 to present in OWU Science Periodicals
from 01/01/2005 to present in Academic Search Complete