Welcome to the research guide for your course in physics. The suggested electronic resources are available linked from here and from the Electronic Resources section of the library home page. Print resources are available in the PHC on campus collection or by mail to distance learning members of the PHC community. You may check out the location and availability of an item in the on campus collection through the online catalog, Voyager, accessed here or through the library home page.
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AIP Physics Desk Reference by Richard Cohen available in the PHC collection at QC61 .A45 2003.
Concise dictionary of physics by Alan Isaacs, Oxford University Press, available in the PHC collection at Ref QC5 .C56 2000.
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics by David R. Lide, available in the PHC collection at Ref QD65 .C88 2005.
Fundamentals of Physics by David Halliday, available in the PHC collection at QC21.3 .H35 2011.
McGraw-Hill concise encyclopedia of science & technology available in the PHC collection at Ref Q121 .M29 2005.
Using the acronym for “journal storage”, this collection contains complete back issues of 241 scholarly journals in a wide range of disciplines. Issues from the most recent five years for each title are not included in the collection.
The premier medical index covering over 9,600 journals in all areas of medicine. Some citations include abstracts.
Original Sources - Science and Mathematics
Full-text of major works in the areas of general science, physical science, life science, applied science and mathematics.
Contains the citations and abstracts of over 1,000 titles across disciplines. Of those 1,000 titles, 710 provide users with full-text, images and graphics online. Indexing and full-text coverage begins in the early 1990s for most titles.
Bible and science
Open access to 655,751 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics owned and operated by Cornell University.
Peer-reviewed journals in the science disciplines. All articles can accessed for free and are searchable through Google Scholar.
Organization making scientific articles and research available for free under Open Access license.
Directory listing of science information provided by the U.S. government.
Index of physics articles and books.
American Journal of Science (Online 2001-present)
Biomicrofluidics (Online in Directory of Open Access Journals, 2007-present)
Journal of Physical Studies (Online 1997-present)
Journal of College Science Teaching (Online, 1997-present and in the PHC collection 2007 to the present)
Journal of Undergraduate Research in Physics (Online, 2002-2006)
New Journal of Physics (Online 1998-present)
Physics Today (Print September 2001-present)
Physics World (Online 2002-present)
Science (Online 1988-2005)
Scientific American (Print June 2001-present)
Created: Kucks/Thornhill, 2010. Reviewed: Thornhill, 2011.