Physics

Here are some of the principal information resources in physics.

AccessScience

AccessScience is an authoritative online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines.

INSPEC

Publication coverage: 1896 - present

Inspec is a multidisciplinary database covering the literature of physics, electrical engineering, electronics, mechanical and production engineering, communications and computing dating back to 1896.

Oxford Reference Online - Science

Publication coverage: Varies by publication.

A collection of 50 reference titles published by Oxford University Press. Includes dictionaries and encyclopedias (with over 210,000 entries) in the science and engineering disciplines.

Web of Science

Publication coverage: Science Citation Index: 1900 - present ; Social Sciences Citation Index: 1956 - present ; Arts and Humanities: 1975 - present

A large, multidisciplinary database, Web of Science provides access to bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references from scholarly journals and conference proceedings. A cited reference search enables you to find articles that cite a previously published work.
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Science Literacy Week 2021

In honour of Science Literacy Week 2021, we have a display in Douglas Library and a new libguide showcasing some of the resources...

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Join us at Uncle Tom: Distorted Nostalgia with author Cheryl Thompson 

We are pleased to invite the Queen’s community to join us virtually at for the 2021 kick-off event at Kingston WritersFest, Uncle Tom: Distorted Nostalgia on September 22 from...

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