Physics Resource Guide
The following databases are recommended:
- Academic Search Complete
- Access Science
- Applied Science Full Text
- OmniFile Full Text Select
- ProQuest Databases
- Today's Science
The following journals are recommended:
To locate more, browse by subject in our Full Text E-Journal locator. You can browse journals by subject in the Science and Mathematics listing. Look at the bottom to find the topics listed under Physics.
- Canadian journal of physics
- Critical reviews in solid state and materials sciences
- Foundations of physics
- Historical studies in the physical and biological sciences
- Journal of physical studies
- Journal of research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology
- Journal of superconductivity
- New journal of physics
- Physical review special topics. Physics education research
- Physical review special topics. PRST-AB. Accelerators and beams
- Physics essays
- The Physics Teacher (Also in Print)
- Physics Today (Also in Print)
- Progress in physics
The following sample book searches are recommended:
Additional materials may be obtained via interlibrary loan.
The following websites are recommended:
- Einstein Archives Online – Digital collection of Albert Einstein papers and other resources dedicated to Einstein.
- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence – Free resources from the U.S. Department of Education.
- INSPIRE – Research database for high-energy physics content.
- Mathematical and Physical Sciences – National Science Foundation’s research and resources devoted to educating the future workforce and promoting discoveries.
- Mathematical Tools for Physics – Free online textbook for undergraduate students.
- MERLOT Physics Resources – Simulations, open access textbooks, and other open access resources for physics courses.
- Nanoscience – National Science Foundation’s research and resources devoted to understanding and using Nanoscience.
- NASA's HEASARC: High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center – Archive for NASA’s (and other space agencies’) missions studying electromagnetic radiation from cosmic phenomena ranging from black holes to the Big Bang.
- Science.gov – Database with access to authoritative federal science information including research and development results.
- Wolfram Alpha Examples: Physics – Free interactive tutorials and educational tools for physics education.
- Online: Ask-A-Librarian
- Phone: Call the Reference Desk at 734-432-5767
- In Person:
- Drop by the library any time and ask to speak with a librarian
- Schedule a session with a specific Librarian
Use the library's Interlibrary Loan Service to request articles or books that are not in the library's collection.
Circulation Desk: 734-432-5703