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Articles & Databases: Physics & Physical Science

For additional physics & physical science resources see Physics and Astronomy Research Guide.

For personal assistance please contact Katia Karadjova, Physical Science Librarian.

Highly Recommended

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Scitation Index to physics and astronomy journals published by the American Institute of Physics as well as selected articles from other scientific journals. More Details... 1929 to present
Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Index to the scientific and technical literature covering astronomy, planetary science, physics, and the arXiv e-prints. 1975 to present (with selected journals back to volume 1)
Academic Search Elite Index to scholarly and popular articles on many subjects, including physics, astronomy and physical sciences.  Full text articles available for many journals, including AIP Conference Proceedings. More Details... 1984 to present
OmniFile Full Text Mega Index to scholarly and popular articles on many subjects, including physics, astronomy and physical sciences. More Details... 1982 to present

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ERIC Journals and unpublished reports in education, including physics education, astronomy education, and physical sciences education. More Details... 1966 to present
GeoRef Major index to the literature of geology, including geophysics. More Details... 1669 to present for North America; 1933 to present for the rest of the world
SciFinder Comprehensive index to world's literature in chemistry, biochemistry, and chemical engineering. It also provides access to research from many related scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, materials science, agricultural science, and more! Access restricted to Humboldt State students, faculty, and staff. All first-time users must REGISTER for a user account. More Details... 1907 to present (with some pre-1907 journal records)

Other Databases to Consider

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Google Scholar Index to scholarly journal articles and web pages in all academic disciplines. Good way to see who has cited an article. More Details... Vary
Scirus Scientific search engine that indexes articles, patents, pre-prints, technical reports and other scientific information available on the web. Vary