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All Databases in Physics ( is a best bet)
  • arXiv A Best Bet database
    Open access to 837,329 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics
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  • Astrophysics Data System A Best Bet database
    ADS is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 10.1 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints
    Also Known As
    • ADS
    • SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System
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  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
    Latest edition of the standard handbook for physics, chemistry, and allied fields.
    Also Known As
    • Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Online
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  • INSPEC A Best Bet database
    Indexes scholarly articles in physics, electronics and electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology. From the Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE). 1969-current.
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  • inSPIRE A Best Bet database
    A database of physics literature, predominately High-Energy Physics, maintained by CERN.
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  • IOP Journal Archives
    Full-text journals from the Institute of Physics. 1874 - 10 years ago.
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  • NTIS (National Technical Information Service)
    Current U.S. government-sponsored research and worldwide scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related information. 1964-present.
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  • Optics InfoBase
    Covers optics research. Searches 13 scholarly journals published by the Optical Society of America. Varies depending on journal.
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  • PROLA - Physical Review Online Archive A Best Bet database
    American Physical Society journals. 1800s- current, plus: Physical Review: 1893-present; Physical Review Letters: 1958-present; Reviews of Modern Physics: 1929-present.
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  • Safari Tech Books
    Full text of 350 ebooks in technology, science, and business, from publishers such as O"Reilly Media, Prentice-Hall, and Addison-Wesley.
    To request a book in Safari not currently in the collection, please contact the Safari Content Manager at renee.walsh@uconn.edu
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  • Scitation A Best Bet database
    Articles from scholarly physical science journals, published by the American Institute of Physics, its member societies, and other affiliated organizations. 1975-present.
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  • Scopus
    Scholarly journal articles and conference papers on any topic in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Includes cited references and h-index information. 1996-present for cited reference searching; partial coverage, without references, to 1823.
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