For a print subscription, or for an online subscription if you are not an APS member, send an order form and payment to:
American Physiological Society
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-3991
Once APS has received payment, if you ordered the print option you will begin receiving the print journal, and if you ordered one of the online options you will receive a letter with instructions for obtaining access to the online edition. The letter will direct you to an online form. You will be asked to provide the following information necessary to activate your subscription to APS Journals Online:
A user name and password that you can easily remember
Your name, phone number, and email address
Your customer number (included with the letter)
For the most part, an Institutional Online Subscription authorizes use at a localized site. A "site" is an organizational unit, and may be academic or nonacademic. For organizations located in more than one city, each city office is considered a different site. For organizations within the same city that are administered independently, each office is considered a different site.
For example, each campus in the State University of New York system is considered a different site, and each branch or office of UpJohn Laboratories is considered a different site.
Subscribing to APS Journals Online is a 2-step process:
First, you must follow your usual "new serial" ordering procedures to subscribe to APS Journals. Payment should be made to your subscription agent or directly to APS.
Second, once your serial vendor or APS has received payment, you will receive a letter with instructions for obtaining access to the online edition. The letter will direct you to an online form. You will be asked to provide the following information necessary to activate your subscription to APS Journals Online:
We will send you the address of this web form and instructions for filling it out after we verify payment. Your institution will not have access to the full APS Journals Online until you complete this second step.
If you are having access problems...
Please contact us at 301-634-7180 (fax: 301-634-7418), or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will try to assist you. Make sure that you have your subscription ID number available.
If you are subscribing to APS Journals through a book agent and the issues are being sent to them at their collection place, please call your book agent and ask them to provide us with documentation that identifies you as a subscriber. Without documentation, you will not be identified as a paid subscriber and we will not be able to help you from our office.
We are doing our best to accommodate you. Thank you for your assistance and understanding.