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Best Bet Databases in Physics
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 (ADS) 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
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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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