Top 5 Physics Resources

The links below represent the top five research sources in your discipline, as selected by the UCSD Library. Need help with your research? Ask a librarian!

INSPEC
Find articles on computers, electronics, biomedical, control, electrical and ocean engineering, physics, including geophysics, astronomy, acoustics. Also good for conference proceedings, IEEE standards. Links to e-journals.

Applied Science & Technology Abstracts
Find articles from research and trade journals in physical sciences and engineering; some full text. 1983-current. All English language with undergraduate focus.

AccessScience (McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology)
Find articles in all areas of science and technology. Includes dictionary, biographical information, study guides, suggested essay topics, and much more.

NIST Physical Reference Data
Searchable resource containing physical constants, spectroscopy and other data. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) site maintained by the Physics Laboratory operating unit.

World of Science
Eric Weisstein's interactive encyclopedias of astronomy, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and scientific biography. Browse list of subjects/topics or search words/phrases.

Other Resources