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Physics: Online Resources

Physics: Online Resources


CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (2 concurrent users only.) - The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics is a compendium of factual data relating to chemistry, physics, astronomy, mathematics, and other fields of science.

Institute of Physics - The Institute of Physics is a leading international professional body and learned society, established to promote the advancement and dissemination of physics. Access to nearly all of their journals back to each one's beginning is provided.

Science Direct - Elsevier's journal portal provides full-text access to select (only titles with "Full-text available" icon are subscribed to) scientific, technical, and medical journals. Provides access to over 3,800 periodical titles and over 37,000 books. Some articles may be downloaded free of charge; others must be purchased.

SciTech Connect - Portal to energy-related research developed by the US Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information. Includes citations and some full-text access to technical reports, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia, software, and data from the 1940s to the present.

See also Science (General) Online Resources

Online Magazines/Journals

Popular Science - Full-text access from November 1, 2002 to present. Select Popular Science from the resulting list. Offered through NewsBank's America's News Magazines.

Science Online - provides full-text access to Science issues from 1997 to the present.

Science Illustrated - Full-text access from February 1, 2009 to present. Select Science Illustrated from the resulting list. Offered through NewsBank's America's News Magazines.

Open Access Sources and Web Sites

American Institute of Physics - AIP is a non-profit organization that exists to promote physics and further the dissemination of knowledge about the field. The site contains information about available programs for students, career resources, government relations, and statistical research, and links to physics publications.

arXiv.org - open access to e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.

Atlas of the Universe - designed to give an idea of what our universe actually looks like through maps at varying distances.

International Atomic Energy Agency - Official website of the IAEA. Includes free documents, reports, newsletters, etc, as well as materials that can be purchased. Includes basic to advanced information related to nuclear energy.

Physics Hypertextbook

Physics Today - based on the journal, Physics Today, is a U.S. site comparable to Physicsworld.com.

Physicsworld.com - from the United Kingdom's Institute of Physics. Contains articles on physics and physical science-related topics written for nonspecialist readers and IoP members.

PhysLINK - the ultimate physics resource.

See also Science (General) Online Resources

US Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Official website of the NRC, designed to provide accurate, readable, and up-to-date information about the agency's activities and goals.

General Online DatabasesUse the links below to find more information in this subject area

Online Books and Catalogs
Online Video Resources
Journal / Magazine Article Databases
Newspaper Article Databases
Reference Databases