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  • Recommended databases for finding journal articles
  • Physics journals accessible through Owens Library

Searching IOPscience

  • Videos about how to use IOPscience, including keeping up-to-date 

Peer reviewed articles

  • Definition of peer review process for scholarly journals
  • Verifying journal is peer-reviewed


  • Books and videos/CDs to check out 
  • Books to borrow from other libraries
  • eBooks

eBooks by topic

  • Magnetism, optics and light, particle/nuclear, quantum theory, relativity, wave mechanics


  • Find physics related streaming video 
  • Featured video


  • Examples of references and in text citations 

Off-campus access

  • Get answers of how to access the library's electronic resources
  • Find troubleshooting tips

Ask a Librarian

  • Ask for research help at the Library Services Desk, using chat, email, phone
  • Email any one of the librarians for a research appointment tailored to your paper/project

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