College Library catalog
In addition to books, you will also find videos, journal titles (NOT
individual articles), and more. Remember to start with "Keyword" if
you are beginning to research a topic.
Use this link to reach selected individual library catalogs or the Union
List of Serials of the Boston Library Consortium.
Use WorldCat to find books, journal titles (NOT individual
articles), videos and more that are not in the Wellesley College Library
National Academy Press
At the National Academy Press website, you can search up to 1,800 full-text
books online for specific subject terms, in order to locate relevant
chapters or book titles. Coverage includes subjects like physical sciences,
materials science/engineering, environmental issues, and more.
WC is McGraw Hill's Online Encyclopedia of Science
& Technology. Visit the Physics
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. Science Reference QD65
.H3. Annual compilation of physical constants, properties of common
inorganic and organic compounds, and lots more.
Dictionary of Physics Sci Ref QC5 D5 1996
Handbook of Physical Quantities SCI Ref q QC61 H36 1997
The Physics Quick Reference Guide SCI Ref QC61 C65 1996
Physics Handbook: Fundamentals and Key Equations SCI Ref qQC61
Q is for Quantum: An Encyclopedia of Particle Physics SCI Ref
QC793.2 G747 1998
Scientific Unit Conversion SCI Ref QC94 C295 1998
articles and essays
(via Silver Platter) WC - Contains citations,
with abstracts, to the worldwide literature in physics, electronics
and electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology.
SPIRES HEP Literature
Database - Search more than 500,000 high-energy physics related
articles, including journal papers, preprints, e-prints, technical reports,
conference papers and theses, comprehensively indexed by the SLAC and
DESY libraries since 1974.
Electronic Full-Text Databases
arXiv.org e-Print archive Started
in Aug 1991, arXiv.org (formerly xxx.lanl.gov) is a fully automated
electronic archive and distribution server for research papers. Covered
areas include physics and related disciplines, mathematics, nonlinear
sciences, computational linguistics, and neuroscience.
The NASA Astrophysics Data System
(ADS) covers some physics and geophysics articles along with its primary
coverage of astrophysics and solar physics.
journal articles from more than 1,000 journals in the physical, life,
social, and behavioral sciences, published by Elsevier and affiliated
publishers. Coverage is from 1995 onward.
Individual Electronic Full-Text Journals and Other
Series full-text articles.
from the Asian, European and American Particle Accelerator Conferences,
ICALEPCS and LINAC conferences.
Journal of High Energy Physics A
peer-reviewed free online journal.
Physics Society provides a list of full-text journals.
Other databases may be useful for you, depending on your specific topic
and approach. AskUs
for some customized suggestions.
of High-Energy Physics From Fermilab, a list of acronyms of
(and links to) high-energy physics Laboratories and Accelerators and
Detectors and Experiments and Other institutions throughout the world..
Contributions of 20th Century
Women to Physics
Archives Online Access more than 40,000 records of Einstein and
Einstein-related documents held by the Albert Einstein Archives at the
Hebrew University. Includes Einstein’s scientific and non-scientific
writings, his professional and personal correspondence, notebooks, travel
diaries, personal documents, etc.
Eric Weisstein's Treasure
Trove of Physics
PHYSICS from Norman Redington's Net Advance of Physics at MIT
ADVANCE OF PHYSICS Review Articles and Tutorials in an Encyclopędic
NIST Physical Reference
Data National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) site
maintained by the Physics Laboratory operating unit. A searchable resource
containing physical constants, spectroscopy data, and other data.
Physics and Astronomy
physicsweb (IOP) Physics
news, jobs, resources.
Physical Constants: NIST
Classification Scheme - PACS (from APS)
of Physics at the University of Guelph
Physics Today is a good online tutorial developed by a faculty member
is an interactive introduction to modern physics developed by University
Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has numerous research projects
and accomplishments, one being the first WWW client.
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) has a virtual
From Fermilab, links to high-energy physics Laboratories
and Accelerators and Detectors and Experiments and Other institutions
throughout the world.
American Physical Society (APS)
Education and Outreach
American Physical Society
(APS) Careers/Employment Information
the departmental Library liaison
Sandra Peters, library
research liaison to Physics
Brainard , library collections liaison to Physics
to related Wellesley College academic departments
to Research Resources: Browse by subject
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