Archives from EDP Sciences

Why are archives important?

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  • They provide historical context for current research
  • They broaden the resources available to library users
  • They secure academic knowledge for future generations

EDP Sciences offers eight journal archive packages that preserve the legacy content of key titles. With articles in both French and English, the archives have attracted many large, international institutions, which are looking to broaden the resources available to their library users. Read more about this trend.

Benefits of the EDP Sciences journal archives

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  • Over 83,000 articles covering more than 140 years of pioneering scientific discovery
  • Articles by Nobel Prize-winners including Marie Curie (1903 and 1911), Max Planck (1918), Henri Becquerel (1903), Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (1997), Albert Fert (2007), Serge Haroche (2012) and Gérard Mourou (2018)
  • Perpetual access to a wealth of multi-disciplinary, high quality science in English and French to enrich your collection
  • Rich, English language metadata and keywords enable easy discoverability through your library catalogue

Physics

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.

Marie Curie

Did you know that pioneering physicists Marie, Pierre, and their daughter, Irène Curie, published several articles in EDP Sciences' founding journal: Le Radium? These ground-breaking articles remain preserved within the Journal de Physique archives.

Journal de Physique archives 1872 to 1997

The Journal de Physique was created in 1872 by Charles d’Almeida “to breathe new life into physics” and “to invigorate teaching, to stimulate the spirit of research and provoke new discoveries”.

  • 125 years of excellence - including seminal papers by Marie and Pierre Curie, Henri Becquerel and Louis de Broglie
  • More than 300,000 pages in over 49,500 articles digitised to the highest quality
  • French and English content

Annales de Physique archives 1914 to 2009

  • 96 years of excellence
  • Over 2,100 articles digitised to the highest quality
  • French and English content

EAS Publications Series archives 2001 to 2016

  • 15 years of excellence
  • More than 24,000 pages in over 2,600 articles digitised to the highest quality
  • English language

JCP Journal de Chimie Physique et de Physico-chimie Biologique archives 1903 to 1999

  • 96 years of excellence
  • More than 98,400 pages in over 10,400 articles digitised to the highest quality
  • French and English content

Materials

Metallurgical Research & Technology archives 1904 to 2003

  • 100 years of excellence
  • More than 83,000 pages in over 7,800 articles digitised to the highest quality
  • French and English content

Matériaux & Techniques archives 1914 to 2013

  • 100 years of excellence
  • More than 37,500 pages in over 8,200 articles digitised to the highest quality
  • French and English content

Life Sciences

Revue d'orthopédie Dento-faciale archives 1967 to 2014

  • 47 years of excellence
  • More than 1,500 articles, richly illustrated and digitised to the highest quality
  • French content with international appeal
  • Accessibly priced

Aquatic Living Resources archives 1988 to 2012

  • 25 years of excellence
  • More than 10,100 pages in over 1,000 articles
  • English language

Flexible and affordable options

At EDP Sciences we believe that preserving legacy journal content and ensuring it remains discoverable for future generations is vital to the continuing advancement of science.

As we are founded and owned by academic societies, we believe that archive collections should be fairly priced, with flexible solutions that increase accessibility for all.

All our archives are available for outright purchase or as a subscription.

Investing in an outright purchase ensures perpetual access to key titles, future-proofing against budget constraints each year.

Rolling access for subscriptions ensures there is never a gap between your current and archive holdings.

For more information or to discuss the archives, contact Nathalie Clément by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or using the contact form.