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PHYS 2080 - Physics Seminar: Library Resources

Search for scientific literature effectively

Reference and Dictionaries

  • Particle Physics News and Resources

    The web site is designed to serve as central resource for information about particle physics, including press releases, articles, news, event listings and images.

  • The Physics Encyclopedia

    This WebSite provides exhaustive, comprehensive, carefully selected and structured lists on Internet physics resouces

  • Encyclopedia of physics - Scholarpedia

    Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia written and maintained by scholarly experts from around the world. Scholarpedia is inspired by Wikipedia and aims to complement it by providing in-depth scholarly treatments of academic topics.

  • Eric Weisstein's World of Physics

    Online encyclopedia of physics terms and formulas. Full searchable, and also browsable alphabetically and by topic. Part of Eric's Treasure Troves of Science.

  • The Net Advance of Physics

    MIT resource providing discussions at various levels of sophistication that cover all areas of physics.

  • Home Oxford Reference

    The public site for Oxford Reference Online


  • e-Print archive
  • Engineered Materials Abstracts (1986-)
  • IEEE Xplore
  • INSPEC and INSPEC Archive (1898-)
  • Metadex (1966-)
  • MRS Online Proceedings Library (1998-)
  • NASA Astrophysics Data System
  • PROLA (Physical Review Online Archive) (1893-)
  • Scitation

Internet Resources

Institute of Physics (UK)
American Institute of Physics (USA)
A Walk through Time
Physical Review Focus​
Physics 2000
Physics Zone
The Particle Adventure​
TIPTOP: The Internet Pilot to Physics
Amusement Park Physics
Contemporary Physics Education Project (CPEP)
The International Association for Astronomical Studies (IAAS)
Physical Reference Data (NIST)

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