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Help with American Physical Society (APS)

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The American Physical Society (APS) is a non-profit membership organization working to advance the knowledge of physics. The society sponsors research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. 

APS Publications serve the international physics community with peer-reviewed research journals, news and commentary published in the Physical Review Journals. The Physical Review Journal collection of 13 peer-reviewed research journals. It includes Physical Review Letters, Physical Review X, Physical Review, and Reviews of Modern Physics. 

Video Tutorial on Searching Physical Review Letters

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Navigating Physical Review Journals

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