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Books, databases, websites and online dictionaries on physics.
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  • Academic Search Complete  
    more than 8,992 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals covering all major academic fields
  • IOPScience (Institute of Physics) Electronic Journals
    Full-text of 60+ IOP (Institute of Physics) titles.
  • JSTOR (JournalSTORage)
    Electronic archive of the complete journal runs (excluding the most recent 2-5 years) in over 20 academic disciplines.
  • MathSciNet
    Prime mathematics database, including mathematical physics published by the American Mathematical Society.
  • ScienceDirect
    Indexing over 2500 journals in physical, life, health, and social sciences.
  • Springer E-Books
    2013 Springer Science eBooks. Users have the option to order a personal print copy of ebooks owned by Drake (2013 collection) for $24.99 (regardless of the actual book price). These "MyCopy" books are soft-cover b/w print copies that are mailed to the user’s address.
  • Web of Science
    Comprehensive source for science articles and citation analysis

Physics SuperSearch Wide

Physics SuperSearch searches 27 key databases in Physics.


Physics reference e-books

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Dictionary of Physics (Oxford) - Isaacs, Alan
ISBN: 0198607598
"Contains over 3,800 entries covering all commonly encountered physics terms and concepts, as well as terms from the related fields of astronomy, astrophysics, and physical chemistry." Includes illustrations, diagrams and tables.

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Penguin Dictionary of Physics
ISBN: 0140514597
"provides clear and concise definitions for every area of physics - from optics and acoustics to mechanics and electronics, via quantum theory and relativity"

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Hutchinson Pocket Dictionary of Physics
ISBN: 9781859865132
Includes concise definitions with many explanatory diagrams.

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