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A Guide to Physics & Astronomy Resources

Please use this guide as a starting point for all Physics & Astronomy related resources.

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Most Frequently Used Databases for Physics & Astronomy

ePrint Databases

Many articles are available as preprints or eprints before actual publication.  Use one of these databases to find the "gray literature."

Citation Linker

When you have a citation (or a partial citation) to a journal article, try this tool. If the Libraries subscribe to the full text of that article online, you'll be linked to it. If we don't, you'll be given other options for acquiring it.

Find it! Physics Search

Use Find it! to locate the physics and astronomy articles you're looking for.
Note: You must also click Go to initiate search on Find it! MultiSearch screen.

Introduction to Journals

All journals can now be found through a search of the catalog.  For best results in finding electronic resources, add the word "online" to the end of your query, e.g. "Physical Review Letters online" or click the EJOURNALS & EBOOKS tab in the Search Box to search for electronic journals.