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APS publications are among the most respected and frequently cited in the world. 

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The American Physiological Society
Circulation Department
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814-3991 
Phone: +1 (301) 634-7180 
Fax: (301) 634-7418

To set up access and receive an invoice, please contact the APS Circulation Department using the contact information above.

To request a free 2-month online trial, please complete the Institutional Trial Offer Form.

APS membership comes with a free online subscription to all 14 APS journals, providing access to the full text of almost 4,000 high-quality research papers per year, from all areas of physiology. In addition, the APS Legacy Content is free to all APS members.

If you are an active member you can purchase your print subscription by mail, email or fax using the contact information at the top of the page.

You can purchase a personal subscription by mail, email or fax using the contact information above.

The following information will be needed before your personal subscription is fulfilled:

Please send a photocopy of your student/staff ID at the university/institution where you do your research. If you are a student, please send a letter on institution stationery from your adviser attesting to your student status at the university. The letter must include name and full contact information including institutional email address of your adviser.

If you are a staff member, please include the name and full contact information including the institutional email address of your supervisor for verification of employment at the university/institution.

If you are a physician in private practice, please forward (by fax, email, or regular mail) a letter on hospital stationery verifying that you have staff privileges at that hospital. Please also include the name and full contact information including the institutional email address of the hospital administrator for verification of your staff privileges.

Educational certificates will not be accepted as proof of personal status.

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Journals Digital Library of the American Physiological Society 
A single package of 10 peer-reviewed original research journals and 2 review journals.
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APS Journal Legacy Content 
An online package of 100 years of scientific research content. 
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A collection of the most outstanding recently published papers from our ten research journals.
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Sign Up for Alerts 
E-mail alerts provide you with a time-saving solution to keep abreast of new content. You can register to receive alerts whenever a Table of Contents is published. Other email based alerts such as keywords/subject of interest, article citations, and authors whose work you are following, are also available for all APS journals.

Register for your free alert service by visiting
(Select a journal, scroll down to the bottom of the journal home page and click on Personal Alerts.)

Article Pay Per View
Non-subscribers and/or non-members of APS can purchase any article of interest for a nominal fee of $20 per paper ($30 for an article in Physiological Reviews). If you are denied access to an article because you do not have a subscription, a pay-per-view screen will pop up and give you the option to purchase the article with a credit card payment.

2018 Publications Catalog (PDF)