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Physics & Engineering: Physics Course Guide

REFERENCE SOURCES

These are books and websites that will help you gain some background information on your topic, and they can be vital to your understanding of the subject and for topic development.

A dictionary of physics

The facts on file dictionary of physics

Encyclopedia of physics

Encyclopedia of applied physics

Macmillan encyclopedia of physics

Handbook of physical quantities

The physics handbook : fundamentals and key equations

CRC handbook of chemistry and physics

AIP style manual

Journal Abbreviations indetails the Sciences

ONLINE DATABASES

Use online databases as you would a print periodical index.  Items retrieved from these databases have been evaluated for content and indexed by subject librarians, unlike items retrieved from a search engine.

IoP Electronic Journals

PROLA

Scitation

OTHER USEFUL WEBSITES

These websites have been evaluated by the librarians at W&L for relevancy, content, and objectivity.  They include tools to help with your research as well as useful supplemental materials.

Physics & Engineering Resources at W&L (W&L University Libraries)

Searching Patents (W&L University Libraries)

arXiv.org

Department of Energy Information Bridge

RefWorks

Science Magazine

ThomasNet.com

Physics & Engineering Department Homepage (W&L University)

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