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Resource Guide:
Physics

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
AstronomyQB
General PhysicsQC 1-80
BiographiesQC 16
Physics TextbooksQC 21-23
Weights and MeasuresQC 81-119
Descriptive and Experimental MechanicsQC 120-169
Atomic Physics and MatterQC 170-219
Acoustics and SoundQC 220-250
HeatQC 251-349
Optics, Light, SpectroscopyQC 350-473
Radiation PhysicsQC 474-500
Nuclear and Particle Physics and RadioactivityQC 770-800
Geophysics and GeomagnetismQC 801-850
Meteorology and ClimatologyQC 851+

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Physics
  • Astrophysics
  • Dynamics
  • Electricity
  • Electrons
  • Force and Energy
  • General Relativity
  • Magnetism
  • Mechanics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Optics
  • Quantum Theory
  • Thermodynamics
  • Radioactivity

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
The edge of physicsQC 24.5 .A53 2010
MCAT physics reviewR 838.5 .M3395 2010
Einstein : his life and universeQC 16 .E5176 2007
Brainteaser physics : challenging physics puzzlersQC 75 .G75 2007
Music : a mathematical offeringML 3805 .B45 2007
The trouble with physicsQC 6 .S6535 2006
How things work : the physics of everyday lifeQC 21.3 .B56 2006
Gravity's arc : the story of gravityQC 178 .D373 2006
The god particleQC 793.5 .B62 L43 2006
The meaning of relativityQC 6 .E43 2005
Mathematics and physics for programmersQA 76.9 .M35 K59 2005
Electronic structure and magneto-optical properties of solidse-Book
Theoretical methods for strongly correlated electronse-Book

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Physics (American Physical Society)
  • Physics and Chemistry of Liquids
  • Physics Essays
  • Physics in Perspective
  • Physics of Atomic Nuclei
  • Physics of Fluids
  • Physics of Plasmas
  • Physics of the Solid State
  • Physics Procedia
  • Physics Research International
  • Physics Today
  • Physics Week

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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