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Physics 3323: Intro to Modern Physics

Here's help in finding articles for your paper assignments.

Great Databases

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.

Institute of Physics (IOP) Electronic Journals

Access to all IOP journals. Scholarly, full-text articles available from as early as 1968 to the present.

Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Our most specific source for nanotechnology topics, this encyclopedia provides explanations, clear graphics, and helpful references to other articles.

Academic Search Complete 

A good all-purpose database, this indexes journal and magazine articles on many topics and often includes the full text of an article.

Applied Science & Technology Full Text

You'll find more articles with a practical orientation here; some of them might be easier to understand! 


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