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Physics and Astronomy: Overview

Quick links to databases, and getting help

Need help? I'm available: email wiswellj@, Zoom, chat, appointment.  Make appointment (in person Levine or LIbrary, or Zoom) Email if these times don't work.

What's in this Guide

      Articles -- Use Physics and science databases to find articles


      Books & eBooks -- Use the catalogs to find books and ebooks


      Websites -- Scientific organizations and educational websites


      Citing Sources -- American Institute of Physics and other styles that you'll need.

Recent Articles from the ASU Department of Physics & Astronomy

Unified Astronomy Thesaurus

"The Unified Astronomy Thesaurus (UAT) is an open, interoperable and community-supported thesaurus being developed to unify the existing divergent and isolated Astronomy & Astrophysics thesauri into a single high-quality, freely-available open-source thesaurus which will be of immediate value to both research and research support, and provide a mechanism for reviewing, discussing and evaluating the continuous evolution of terminology in these fields."

Need full text of IOP or AIP journal articles?

We are testing this service for accessing some Physics journals.  This will include:

any American Institute of Physics journals that we do not already subscribe to

any (British) Institute of Physics journals that we do not already subscribe to.

Click here.

Sept. 2021 -- Not quite ready, but expecting to add IEEE proceedings.

CRC Handbook for Chemistry & Physics

Contact -- John Wiswell

John Wiswell  
Health Sciences Librarian       
Click here for an appointment.  Contact me by email if these times do not work.
Levine Hall 542F & Belk Library 225  (828)262-7853
Available for students, faculty, and staff. 

eBook -- Careers in Physics