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Physics and Astronomy: Home

This guide contains resources of use to faculty and students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Find Articles repository of papers in Physics, Mathematics, and other fields dating back to the early 1990s

Web of Science database for all natural and physical sciences

Inspec database of articles in Physics and EE going back to 1896

CERN Document Server

NASA Astrophysics Data System articles from back issues of many major Astronomical journals (searchable)

IOP Journals full text and searchable


Citation Management

Citation management software (MendeleyEnd NoteZotero) helps you create a library of your references to books and documents.

The Vanderbilt Libraries maintain a Research Guide with help on some of these citation management packages.

Google Scholar


The DOAJ Seal is a mark of certification for open access journals, awarded by DOAJ to journals that achieve a high level of openness, adhere to Best Practice and high publishing standards.  Those standards include allowing the author to hold the copyright without restrictions.