American Physical Society Joins DeepDyve's Online Rental Service for Scholarly Publications

November 4, 2010 — Sunnyvale, CA, and College Park, MD — DeepDyve and the American Physical Society (APS) jointly announced today that APS has agreed to make its articles available, in a nine-month pilot program, via DeepDyve's online rental service for research articles. Widely acknowledged as a leading voice for physics and an authoritative source of physics information, APS will enrich DeepDyve's library of content with a wealth of physics- related journals and other scholarly publications.

"American Physical Society publishes a catalog of very well-respected journals, and we're pleased that APS has chosen to partner with DeepDyve," said William Park, CEO at DeepDyve. "We look forward to a mutually beneficial relationship, rooted in our shared commitment to deliver premium content to our users."

APS publishes leading physics research journals including Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, Physical Review, and two open access Special Topics journals. These world-renowned titles embody the objective of the Society "to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics." Under the terms of the agreement, APS will add nearly 500,000 articles to DeepDyve's rental service.

"We are pleased to partner with DeepDyve, to provide our content to wider audiences in a new and innovative manner," said Robert Kelly, Director Journal Information Systems at American Physical Society. "This pilot program, in effect through July 2011, will broaden the reach of our content beyond the disciplines of physics that we traditionally serve, and enable our ability to serve other scientific communities."

The complete library of APS content can be accessed at DeepDyve. Users have the option to rent individual articles for a 24-hour period starting at just $0.99. And for users who want to rent a higher volume of articles or would like longer-term access to their articles, DeepDyve offers monthly plans for as little as $9.99 per month. Those who are interested in DeepDyve are encouraged to sign up for a Basic subscription to receive a free rental at http://deepdyve.com/signup.

About DeepDyve

DeepDyve was founded in 2005 by scientists who shared the vision of simplifying the research process. Through direct collaboration with the industry’s most prominent and well respected publishers, the company now offers the world’s largest online rental service for scientific, technical, and medical research with more than 30 million articles from thousands of authoritative journals. DeepDyve is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with offices in Shanghai, China. The company is privately held and backed by high profile angel investors. To learn more, please visit www.deepdyve.com.

About the American Physical Society

The American Physical Society is a leading physics organization, representing 48,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and internationally. APS has offices in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, DC.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

John Snedigar, Faultline Communications
+1 408-705-7518
john@faultlinecomms.com

Robert A. Kelly, APS Director Journal Information Systems
+1 631-591-4064
rakelly@aps.org