research help by subject
Quick Links & Key Resources
Information of value in physics research can be found in a wide variety of sources. Use the links at left for quick access to some of the most frequently used physics databases. If you're looking for data, try the data sources at lower left.
For more detailed help, see the in-depth research guides linked to on this page. For help with your specific topic -- or with anything, large or small, connected with physics research -- contact me via the contact information on the right. - Sally Wyman, Physics Librarian.
News & Updates
INSPEC Archive (1898 -) Added
Over the summer, Boston College Libraries added access to the INSPEC Archive Database covering the international literature of physics from 1898 - . Use it to search by subject, author, data types/values, specific classification codes and many other criteria for pertinent journal articles, dissertations, book chapters, technical reports, patents, etc.
Springer TrialsWe are running new trials for SpringerMaterials.com (critically-evaluated data compendium) and for Springer E-Books. Both resources are available to the Boston College community through Oct. 31, 2010.