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INSPEC Restricted Resource
Index of articles from scientific and technical journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations covering physics, electronics, electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology. Coverage: 1969-present.

IOP Science Restricted Resource
Full article text, tables of contents and abstracts of all Institute of Physics electronic journals. Articles appear in the electronic journal weeks or months before the printed issue is available. Coverage varies by journal.

Web of Science Restricted Resource
Index of articles from over 10,000 journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanties. In addition to multidisciplinary searches, Web of Science provides tools to track citations to individual articles from their date of publication to the present. Now includes Book Citation Index and Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Coverage: 1984-present.
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Article Databases

arXiv.org e-Print archive Some full text available
arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics. arXiv is owned and operated by Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution.
INSPEC Restricted Resource
Index of articles from scientific and technical journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations covering physics, electronics, electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology. Coverage: 1969-present.
IOP Journals Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full article text, tables of contents and abstracts of all Institute of Physics electronic journals. Articles appear in the electronic journal weeks or months before the printed issue is available. Coverage varies by journal.
ScienceDirect Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available
Full text of articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books covering the scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature published in 24 fields of science. Coverage varies by title.

Web of Science Restricted Resource
Index of articles from over 10,000 journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanties. In addition to multidisciplinary searches, Web of Science provides tools to track citations to individual articles from their date of publication to the present. Now includes Book Citation Index and Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Coverage: 1984-present.

Citation Guides

AIP Style Manual Some full text available
Guide to documenting commonly cited resource in physics.
New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors Restricted Resource
This dictionary provides scientists, science writers, and all who work in scientific publishing with a clear style guide for the presentation of scientific information. In over 9,700 entries, it reflects widely accepted usage and follows the recommendations of international scientific bodies such as IUPAC and IUPAP. The dictionary gives clear guidance on such matters as spellings (American English and British English), punctuation, abbreviations, prefixes and suffixes, units and quantities, and symbols.

Dictionaries

A Dictionary of Physics Restricted Resource Some full text available
 Oxford University Press

Encyclopedias

AccessScience Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available
Gateway to McGraw-Hill's science and technology reference sources. Includes over 8,500 encyclopedia entries, 110,000 dictionary terms, and 15,000 illustrations documenting all major areas of science and technology. Updated continuously.

Dictionary of Scientists Restricted Resource Some full text available
Oxford University Press, 1999. A searchable biographical dictionary of scientists, covering all areas of science: physics and astronomy to medicine and ecology, including key figures in the fields of mathematics and technology.

Handbooks

CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics Restricted Resource Some full text available
The standard laboratory reference book for chemical and physical data. Coverage: Latest edition only.
note: Limited to 3 simultaneous users.

Images & Multimedia

Astronomy Image Explorer Resource contains images
 The Astronomy Image Explorer (AIE) has been designed as a convenient and efficient tool for researchers working in the fields of Astronomy and Astrophysics to gain access to images published in peer-reviewed journals.  At its launch in December of 2013, the AIE was populated with hundreds of thousands of images published in the journals of the American Astronomical Society.
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The resources listed below can be particularly helpful. The physics department generally follows guidelines from the AIP Style Manual. Consult the Hamilton College Library Guide to Citing Sources for other citation style options.

AIP Style Manual Unrestricted Resource
Guide to documenting commonly cited resource in physics.

RefWorks Restricted Resource
Research management tool that generates bibliographies, formats footnotes, and stores information imported from the library's databases and other online resources.

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