Physical Sciences Journal Backfiles

One of the largest archives of its kind issued by a single publisher, the complete Wiley backfile includes over 17 million pages across more than 900 titles.  The Physical Science backfile collection features many of the earliest top-tier journals in their respective field, including several titles published on behalf of academic and professional societies. Nobel laureates such as Robert H. Grubbs, Elias J. Corey, Robert Burns Woodward and Roald Hoffmann, as well as early pioneers in their respective fields such as Ted Belytschko, Thomas J. R. Hughes and René de Borst are represented. Our content is deep, with coverage extending to Volume 1, Issue 1, including issues dating back to the eighteenth century.

Browse the subject areas of your interest, read key articles for free, and recommend that your librarian complete their online collection by adding some of the world's leading journals in the physical science:



1,000,000+ pages, some dating back to the 19th century, from 24 journals, including:


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  • Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis
  • Helvetica Chimica Acta
  • Journal of Computational Chemistry
  • International Journal of Quantum Chemistry

Chemistry Societies

Over 1 million articles from Annalen, Angewandte, Berichte and more, including:


Chemistry Societies - Annalen, Angewandte, Berichte and more

Chemistry Societies II

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  • European Journal of Organic Chemistry
  • European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry
  • Angewandte Chemie
  • Chinese Journal of Chemistry

Analytical Sciences

183,000+ pages from 12 journals, including:


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  • Journal of Mass Spectrometry
  • Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry
  • Luminescence

Statistics and Mathematics

Civil Engineering

Almost 25,000 pages, including:


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  • Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics
  • Structural Control & Health Monitoring
  • Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings

Communications Technology, Electrical & Systems Engineering

190,000+ pages from 21 journals, including:


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  • Electrical Engineering in Japan
  • International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications
  • Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
  • European Transactions on Electrical Power

Computer Science

Almost 57,000 pages from 10 journals, including:


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  • Software: Practice and Experience
  • Computer Graphics Forum
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Expert Systems

Numerical Engineering

139,000+ pages, including:


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  • International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering
  • Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics
  • Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences
  • International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids

Materials Science


Physics and Astronomy


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