The library has many databases, but these are probably the best for your paper assignments.
This is a huge database that indexes the journal literature in the life, health, physical, and social sciences.
This site, provided by Cornell University, is "an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology." It offers open access to thousands of e-prints and is valuable for keeping up with new research.
Access to all IOP journals. Scholarly, full-text articles available from as early as 1968 to the present.
Our most specific source for nanotechnology topics, this encyclopedia provides explanations, clear graphics, and helpful references to other articles.
A good all-purpose database, this indexes journal and magazine articles on many topics and often includes the full text of an article.
You'll find more articles with a practical orientation here; some of them might be easier to understand!
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