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Course & Subject Guides

Department of Physics & Astronomy - Oakland Campus: Physics & Astronomy Resources

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

General Resources

Use the databases below to search for journal articles, conference proceedings, technical papers, etc.  Databases are listed in order from more general to more specific.  For help using any of these databases, contact your liaison librarian, Ashley Sowa.

Browse journals by the top publishers in physics.  If you find a citation that does not link to full-text, bring it to the Engineering Library or email your liaison librarian, Ashley Sowa.  We'll help you track down the article!

Below are some science magazines and scholarly journals with a focus on or regular coverage of physics topics.

Finding Full-Text with Google Scholar:

Do you use Google Scholar? Watch the video below to learn how to set up Library Links through Google Scholar to get access to full-text content. 

Particle & Condensed Matter Physics

These resources provide free access to documents in physics, including preprints, articles, white papers, etc

These resources provide data, measurements, and tools.

Additional resources of interest for studying physics.

Astrophysics & Cosmology

These resources provide data and bibliographic information for astrophysics and cosmology.

Additional resources of interest for studying astronomy.