Databases for Physics and Astronomy

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Physics Databases
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Web of Science (ISI)

Provides indexing for over 12,000 academic journals, proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions, from three databases:

1898-present more info

Provides access to nearly 300 peer-reviewed journals, thousands of conference proceedings and transactions, as well as ebooks, standards, patents, and seminars.

1990s- more info
IEEE Xplore

The IEEE Xplore digital library provides access to nearly 200 journals published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners.

1893-present more info

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Physics Databases
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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides access to scholarly articles, conference papers, preprints, theses, books, and technical reports.

1990's-present more info
IEEE Computer Society Journals

The IEEE Computer Society Digital Library (CSDL) provides online access to 27 society magazines and transactions and more than 4,100 conference publications.

1960-present more info

Full text access to more than 1,200 journals from the Elsevier Science journal collection, indexing for 1,300 more.

1960s-present more info
SciFinder Scholar

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1840's-present more info

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Physics Databases
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Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide researchers to the principal contributions of their field.

2007-present more info

Provides full-text online access to 12 chemistry reference titles, including the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.

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WorldCat (UNC Library Express)

UNC Library Express (WorldCat) lets you search the collections of Belk Library and Information Commons and thousands more libraries around the world, including all libraries in the UNC Sys

1000 BC-present more info

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