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  • e-Print Archive Started in Aug 1991, (formerly 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.

  • Astrophysical Data System (ADS) The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a NASA-funded project which maintains four bibliographic databases containing more than 4.2 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Instrumentation, Physics and Geophysics, and preprints in Astronomy.
  • E-print Network: Research Communications for Scientists and Engineers
    E-print Network is a gateway to over 16,100 Web sites and databases worldwide, containing e-prints in basic and applied sciences.

  • NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Search databases from one or several NASA laboratories and space centers, including RECON, NACA reports, and the Astrophysics Data System. Includes citations to literature as far back as 1915.
  • is a gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results.


Dictionaries & Handbooks

  • CRC Handbook Of Chemistry And Physics - hardcopy,  Reference QD65. H3

  • The physics quick reference guide - hardcopy, Main Collection QC61.C65


  • Dictionary of geophysics, astrophysics, and astronomy - hardcopy, Reference QB14.D53


  • Macmillan Encyclopedia Of Physics - hardcopy, Reference QC5.M15 


  • McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology - hardcopy, Reference Q121.M3

  • Encyclopedia of astronomy and astrophysics - hardcopy, Reference QB14 .E534 2001

Browsing Guide

QC1-999 Physics
QC1-75 General
QC81-114 Weights and Measures
QC120-168.85 Descriptive and experimental mechanics
QC170-197 Atomic Physics,

Constitution and properties of matter.

Including molecular physics, relativity, quantum theory, and solid state physics
QC221-246 Acoustics, sound
QC251-338.5 Heat
QC310.15-319 Thermodynamics
QC350-467 Optics, Light
QC450-467 Spectroscopy
QC474-496.9 Radiation physics
QC501-766 Electricity and magnetism
QC770-798 Nuclear and particle physics, Atomic energy, Radioactivity
QC801-809 Geophysics, Cosmic physics
QC811-849 Geomagnetism
QC851-999 Meteorology, Climatology
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