The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. APS represents over 55,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, D.C.
PROLA provides a variety of resources to users, including publications and access to said publications, meetings and events, and programs.
Access is free to publications dating more than 3 years old. Each year, this is updated to keep access up to date (3 years old and older). Currently, articles dating to 2015 and older are available for free.
In order to use PROLA, users must first create an account. From the homepage, select the "Login" icon in the upper right-hand corner, then select "create account".