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Physics: In the Library

Hours and Information

 

     Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a librarian for assistance:

Call Numbers

If you want to browse the collection, these are some call numbers where you can find books about Physics.

  • QC1 - 999 -- Physics
  • QC1 - 75 -- General
  • QC81 - 114 -- Weights and Measures
  • QC120 - 168.85 -- Descriptive and experimental mechanics
  • QC170 - 197 -- Atomic physics
  • QC221 - 246 -- Acoustics. Sound
  • QC251 - 338.5 -- Heat
  • QC350 - 467 -- Optics. Light
  • QC474 - 496.9 -- Radiation Physics
  • QC501 - 766 -- Electricity and Magnetism
  • QC770 - 798 -- Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity 
  • QC801 - 809 -- Geophysics
  • QC811 - 849 -- Geomagnetism
  • QC851 - 999 -- Meteorology. Climatology

Subject Headings

This is a list of suggested terms to use in a search for Physics resources in the Library Catalog:

  • Physics
  • Sound
  • Acoustics
  • Heat
  • Thermodynamics
  • Optics
  • Light
  • Atomic Energy
  • Electricity
  • Magnetism
  • Geophysics
  • Geomagnetism
  • Relativity
  • Time

Catalog Search

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Selected Books

These books are in the circulating collection.  You may check them out for three weeks at a time.  When you click on the book, it will take you to the catalog, where you can check whether the book is currently available, or when it is due back, as well as where it is located.

These are available on the third floor in the Reference Room.  They are for in-library use only, but you can make copies of pages as needed.

Journals & Magazines

The following titles are available in print on the 3rd floor in the Periodicals Room:

Physics Teacher -- Sept 1973 - Feb 2004

Physics Today -- 2000 - March 2016

Popular Science -- 2009 - Present

DVD

The following titles are available on the main (2nd) floor in the Audio/Visual Room: