• Web of Science: A large multidisciplinary database useful for finding scientific literature and analyzing citations.
  • Scopus: A large multidisciplinary database useful for finding scientific literature and analyzing citations.
  • Google Scholar: A broad search for academic sources, which can include free sources not available in other databases.
  • Inspec: Journal articles, conference papers, books, and reports in physics, as well as engineering, electronics, and computer science.
  • arXiv: An open access (free) archive for physics, mathematics, computer science, and more. Note that this is a preprint server, so many articles are uploaded before peer review or publishing.
  • INSPIRE-HEP: A key search engine for high energy physics literature.
  • Astrophysics Data System: Abstracts in astronomy and physics, provided by NASA’s Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.
  • PubMed: A database from the US National Center for Biotechnology Information, useful when researching topics in medical physics.
  • IEEE Xplore: Journals, conference proceedings, and standards in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.

Theses and Dissertations

Reference Books

Tables and Data

Print physics books are located on the shelf in the call number range QC1-QC999, while astronomy books can be found from QB1-QB991. Check the New Titles list to see recently added print and e-books.

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