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Articles in databases

These are the essential databases for Physics. For a longer list see the comprehensive list of Physics databases.

  • Academic Search Complete:
    An all-inclusive scholarly and multidisciplinary database. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; KYVL; ( + )
  • Applied Science and Technology:
    Science research for practical applications, technology, and inventions. Full text included; ( + )
  • Science.gov:
    Search US government scientific databases. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • ScienceDirect:
    Articles and book chapters in the sciences (limited open access). Full text included; ( + )

Books and media

FIND BOOKS IN STEELY:

  • Steely's Books and Media:
    Search Discovery for books and media. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; Ebook collection; NKU specific materials; Open access; ( + )

RECOMMENDED eBOOKS:

RECOMMENDED PRINT BOOKS:

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
REF QD65 .H3
Handbook of Particle Physics
QC783 .S86 2001
How Things Work: The Physics of Everyday Life
REF QC21.2 .B59 1997

BROWSE BOOKS AND MEDIA:

  • QC1—999   -   Physics
  • QC1—75   -   General
  • QC81—114   -   Weights and measures
  • QC120—168.85M   -   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 (General)
  • QC501—766   -   Electricity and magnetism
  • QC501—721   -   Electricity
  • QC669—675.8   -   Electromagnetic theory
  • QC676—678.6   -   Radio waves (Theory)
  • QC701—715.4   -   Electric discharge
  • QC717.6—718.8   -   Plasma physics. Ionized gases
  • QC750—766   -   Magnetism
  • QC770—798   -   Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity
  • QC793—793.5   -   Elementary particle physics
  • QC794.95—798   -   Radioactivity and radioactive substances
  • QC801—809   -   Geophysics. Cosmic physics
  • QC811—849   -   Geomagnetism
  • QC851—999   -   Meteorology. Climatology Including the earth's atmosphere
  • QC974.5—976   -   Meteorological optics
  • QC980—999   -   Climatology and weather
  • QC994.95—999   -   Weather forecasting

Websites

  • NASA
    Official site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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