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Course & Subject Guides

Department of Physics & Astronomy - Oakland Campus: Welcome

This guide provides information and resources for undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty in the departments of Physics and Astronomy.

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This guide provides resources for Physics & Astronomy students at the University of Pittsburgh.


  • Finding Info @ Pitt includes instructions for accessing library resources, whether it is requesting an item from our Storage facility, having an article sent to you via Interlibrary Loan, or finding electronic theses and dissertations.  

  • ‚ÄčPhysics & Astronomy Resources covers the best resources in the field. The page is broken down major topics including Condensed Matter Physics, Astrophysics & Cosmology, and Particle Physics.

  • Ask for Help from a librarian at any time via email, chat, phone, or in person.  Stop by the Bevier Engineering Library (directions below), or contact your liaison librarian, Ashley Sowa.

Finding the Library

The Physics & Astronomy collection (including course reserves) is located at the Bevier Engineering Library.  

This map shows the locations of the Bevier Engineering Library, Falk Health Sciences Library, Chemistry Library, and the Langley Library (Biology and Chemistry). Come on in! We have room to study and we are happy to help you with your research questions.

The Bevier Engineering Library is located on the ground floor of Benedum Hall. We're right next to the Einstein Bagel shop.

Chemistry Library is located on the first floor of Chevron Science Center, just around the corner from the Bunsen Brewer coffee shop.

Falk Library is located in 200 Scaife Hall.

Langley Library is located on the first floor of Langley Hall.

View Engineering and Related Libraries in a larger map