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OSA Library Resource Center

Welcome to the new OSA Library Resource Center. Recognizing your need to have data at your finger tips, we have developed some critical resources to help you better manage your subscriptions to OSA publications. These resources include access to COUNTER compliant and other related usage statistics, your current account information, access to your institution's subscription history, as well as a view into the personalized My InfoBase service as seen by your patrons.

Should you have any questions about your institution's subscriptions or require any assistance with this service center, please do not hesitate to contact us at elec@osa.org or +1.202.416.1901.


Linking Syntax

For OSA Journal Articles

URLs for OSA journals can be derived by appending [journal code] + [volume number] + [issue number] + [first page number] to a base URL:

Example: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=JOSAA-19-1-24

See below for a chart of journal codes.

For OSA Conference Papers

OSA conference papers use pattern [conference acronym] + [conference year] + [paper number]:

Example: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=ASSL-2002-WD3

Journal Codes for OSA Journal Link Syntax
Journal Title Journal Code
Advances in Optics & Photonics aop
Applied Optics ao
Applied Spectroscopy as
Biomedical Optics Express boe
Chinese Optics Letters col
Journal of Display Technology jdt
Journal of Lightwave Technology jlt
Journal of Optical Communications & Networking jocn
Journal of Optical Networking jon
Journal of Optical Technology jot
Journal of the Optical Society of America josa
Journal of the Optical Society of America A josaa
Journal of the Optical Society of America B josab
Journal of the Optical Society of Korea josk
Optics & Photonics News opn
Optics News on
Optics Letters ol
Spotlight on Optics spotlight
Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics vjbo