FREE ACCESS to APRL Digital
Have time to do some research or just read an issue or two of the American Philatelist, the Collector’s Club Philatelist or the Postal History Journal? Now’s your chance! While we’re all at home social distancing there’s no need to feel remote from the APRL. Until May 31 the new home of APRL Digital, the library’s digital collections database, will be open to both members and non-members. As we transition the digital collections database from its present home to a new responsive platform, be one of the first to experience the digital library’s new address with all the same content and functionality of the previous version.
Log In Page of the New Responsive Platform for APRL Digital
Simply go to the new responsive home for APRL Digital (https://digital.stamplibrary.org/digital) and click on the hamburger in the upper right corner of the landing page (red arrowed above). In the menu that opens click on the Log in link and then enter APRLDigitalUser as the user name and temp2020 as the password to begin exploring all the same digital resources available to APS members, now on APRL Digital’s new responsive platform. There you’ll find until May 31 full-text journals you can search, download and print as well as maps, books and even a movie or two. Whether you are a member or not, now’s your chance to see for free all that APRL Digital has to offer!
Landing Page for New Responsive APRL Digital Collections Database
FREE ACCESS to Philatelic Exhibits
If philatelic exhibits are more your interest, you can view, download and print some of them right now from the APS website. Just follow the link: https://classic.stamps.org/Online-Exhibits to view, print or download the APRL’s growing collection of digital exhibits. After viewing some exhibits you may want to learn more about what's involved with competitive exhibiting by going a little deeper in understanding how exhibits are judged by consulting the APS Exhibiting Manual: https://stamps.org/Portals/0/Judging%20Info/Judging-Manual.pdf.
View, Download and Print Exhibits on the APS Philatelic Exhibits Webpage
FREE ACCESS to Issues of the Philatelic Literature Review
WANT MORE? Until May 31 you can now read six issues of the Philatelic Literature Review for FREE online . Normally restricted to library subscribers, just go to the library webpage on the APS site: (https://stamps.org/services/library) and scroll to the bottom of the page and in the display window view all four 2019 issues and the third and fourth quarter issues of 2018.
FREE ACCESS to Articles of Distinction
STILL NOT ENOUGH? How about taking a look through the collection of the Articles of Distinction which brings together in one place an illustrious group of over 75 research articles from APS Chapters and Affiliates who have honored authors in their groups by hosting an annual "best article" competition and then submitting the winning article for all to enjoy. View, print or download these exceptional articles here: https://classic.stamps.org/Articles-of-Distinction.
Articles of Dinstinction Page on APS website with over 75 Articles to View, Download and Print
With All of These Digital Resources at your Fingertips There'e No Need to Feel Remote.
The APRL is Only a Click Away from Wherever You are TODAY!