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Physics Research Guide

Provides a starting point for researching information about various topics in Physics, including astronomy, climate studies and meteorology.


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Physics Research Guide Purpose

The purpose of this guide is to assist in locating information about topics within the discipline of Physics in the Library and on the Internet. This guide is not meant to be comprehensive, it does not list all of the resources in the discipline of Physics owned by the Library or that are available on the Internet. This guide serves merely as a starting point for researching the resources available. Contact the subject librarian for additional assistance.

Pickering's Triangle in the Veil Nebula (NGC 6974) by Martin Heigan/ CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 

Newton Gresham Library's book collection is organized using the Library of Congress Classification System. Call Numbers A - L are located on the Fourth Floor, while Call Numbers P-Z are located on the Third Floor. Call numbers are read from top to bottom, and items are arranged by alphabetic and numeric order on the shelves. You will find items with similar subject material grouped together, but bear in mind some items may be located in other areas of the LCC System. 

Relevant classifications: 

Q = Science

  • QA = Mathematics
  • QB = Astronomy
  • QC = Physics


Electronic Books

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

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