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Physics and Astronomy


The UCA Library has many resources available to help you with your research.  This guide is intended as a starting point to help you find both print and online resources in Physics and Astronomy. 

If you are new to doing research at the library, you may want to look at the How Do I... research guide.  It will show you how to find books, articles, and get materials from other libraries.

Library Catalogs

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Most Popular Databases

  • arXive E-Print Server - An open access e-print server (formerly LANL Physics E-Prints Archive) condensed matter, general relativity, high energy physics, mathematical physics, nuclear physics, general physics, quantum physics, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, and computer science. 
  • General Science Full Text - A database designed for students and non-specialists, is easy to use and the first place to look for answers to science-related questions.

  • Web of Science - Provides access to the world's leading citation databases.  Authoritative, multidisciplinary content covers over 12,000 of the highest impact journals worldwide, including Open Access journals and over 150,000 conference proceedings.