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Physics and Astronomy Research Guide

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  • Databases
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  • Media
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Try these databases first to find journal articles in this discipline.
  • INSPEC (1969 to present)
    Index of publications in all areas of physics, engineering, and computer sciences.
  • Web of Science (1984 to present)
    Search thousands of journals across the sciences and social sciences and track cited references to locate more recent articles.
  • NASA Astrophysics Data System (1502 to present)
Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
  • Reference Universe
    Searchable index of the library's entire reference collection, both print and electronic.
Find streaming audio and video in these collections.
Start with these recommended freely available resources in this discipline.

Translate journal abbreviation using JAbbr or All that JAS

    Quantum mechanics : an experimentalist's approach (Commins, Eugene D., author.) Science Library; QC174.12 .C646 2014

    Introductory physics with algebra : mastering problem-solving (Loucks, Stuart E.) Science Library; QC20.7.A4 L68 2007

    Tensor calculus for physics : a concise guide (Neuenschwander, Dwight E.) Science Library; QC20.7.C28 N48 2015

    Halliday & Resnick fundamentals of physics (Walker, Jearl, 1945-) Science Library; QC21.3 .H35 2014 x

    Magnetotails in the solar system Science Library; QC809.M35 M336 2015

    Greek popular meteorology from antiquity to the present (Cronin, Pat, 1937-) Frost Library; QC857.G67 C76 2010

    Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows Science Library; QC861.3 .M63 2015

    An inconvenient truth [videorecording] Frost Library; QC981.8 .G56 G6719

    Canned heat : ethics and politics of global climate change Frost Library; QC981.8.G56 C356 2014