Physics: Background Information

Library resources for research and study in Physics and Biophysics


Reference Works Can Help You...

  • find overviews or introductions to a subject
  • identify possible directions for a topic you're exploring
  • put a narrow topic into context
  • identify facts, names, dates, etc.

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See these classifications in the Reference Area (main floor):

  • QB Astronomy
  • QC Physics
  • QE Geology

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Annual Reviews critically reviews primary research literature, identifies major contributions, and provides updates on new discoveries.


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