Library Subscriptions


Library Subscriptions

  • Please submit a Help Ticket or contact Customer Service by telephone at +1 202.416.1907 or +1 800.766.4672 (US/Canada only). Note: Customer Service Department hours are 07:30 a.m. to 18:00 p.m. (US East Coast Time) Monday through Friday.

  • For pricing, see OSA's Institutional Prices and Order Form here. To find out about availability of print copies of back issues/volumes contact OSA Customer Service by submitting a Help Ticket.

  • Single copies of articles from OSA journals may be ordered through the pay-per-view options through Optics InfoBase or by submitting a Help Ticket to Customer Service. OSA single issues are also available.

  • An institutional user agreement must be completed and returned by all the first time subscribers to OSA’s online content. Once signed, you can email it to elec@osa.org or fax it to +1 202.416.1408.

  • Should you cancel your subscription, you may receive digital files for the time during which you paid for online access (at a minimal cost) by submitting a Help Ticket.

  • Requests for refunds will be handled on an individual basis and are subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee per title. They will be honored on a pro-rated basis according to the number of issues remaining unfulfilled only if cancellation is received on or before 1 June.

  • Subscriptions to United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America will be sent by surface mail. Subscriptions to countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania will be sent by air freight. All back numbers will be sent by surface mail.

  • OSA's collection of 15 flagship, partnered, co-published and peer-reviewed journals continues to provide the largest number of citations and articles in the field of optics and photonics. View the current impact factors, citations, and ranking of OSA’s Journals.

  • All subscriptions are accepted for a one-year term only, on a calendar basis, January-December. No multiple-year subscriptions are offered. Back issues of the current year will be sent to subscribers who placed subscriptions during the year.

  • An annual index is included in the last issue of each volume of AO, JOSA A, JOSA B, OL, JDT, JLT, JOT, and COL.

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