OSA Publishing's Digital Archive products provide you and your patrons with perpetual access to PDFs of groundbreaking optics and photonics research published over the last nearly 105 years.
The OSA Centennial Archive package includes more than 256,000 journal and magazines articles as well as the conference proceedings from more than 670 meetings. In short, it includes the content published by OSA since the inception of its publishing program from 1917 to 2015.
The OSA Digital Archive 1 product includes access to content published between 1917 to 2005 and includes roughly 135,000 articles from OSA's core journals, magazine, and conference proceedings.
The OSA Digital Archive 2 product provides perpetual access to 121,000 journal, magazine and conference proceeding articles published between 2006 and 2015.
NEW FOR 2021: The OSA Digital Archive 3 supplements the Digital Archive 1 and 2 products with access to PDFs of more than 54,000 journal articles and conference proceedings from 2016 to 2020.
OSA also offers Individual Journal Archives for some of its journals. You can now purchase perpetual access to the archives of Applied Optics, Optics Letters, the Journal of the Optical Society of America A (JOSA A) or the Journal of the Optical Society of America B (JOSA B). Purchasing one of more of these Individual Journal Digital Archives ensures access to all of the content in each journal from the first issue through 2006 (Digital Archive 1) and from 2007 through 2011 (Digital Archive 2).
This chart provides a detailed view into the contents for the Digital Archive packages and Individual Journal Archives described above:
OSA Digital Archive 1
OSA Digital Archive 2
NEW Individual Journal Digital Archive 3
covering content from Vol. 2016-2020
OSA Centennial Archive
Individual Journal Digital Archive 1
from Vol. 1-2006
Individual Journal Digital Archive 2
from Vol. 2007-2011
|Advances in Optics and Photonics (launched 2009)|
|Applied Optics (launched 1962)|
|Journal of the Optical Society of America (1917-1983)|
|◊ Journal of the Optical Society of America A (launched 1984)|
|◊ Journal of the Optical Society of America B (launched 1984)|
|Optics Express (launched 1997)||*|
|Optics Letters (launched 1977)|
|Optics and Photonics News (launched 1990)|
|Optics News (1975-1989)|
|OSA Conference Proceedings (launched 1979)|
◊ Also includes Journal of the Optical Society of America (1917-1983)
* 1997-2005 only