PSAS Subject Guide

Guides to the best databases and resources for each subject area.

Find Books - Physics

Subscribed e-Books

Many e-books in the Library’s collection is listed in WebOPAC, but some titles can only be found by using the e-Books collection websites.

  • Netlibrary e-Books
  • SCI-tech e-Books
  • Science Direct e-Books
  • Springer e-Books
  • SIAM e-Books

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Open Access Books

Open access books contain is open to all, with no access fees that are available online to the reader.

  • Cabi e-Books

Printed Books

The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This lists is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

Subject Call No.

  • General         QC1-75
  • Weights and measures    QC81-114
  • Descriptive and experimental mechanics     QC120-168.85
  • Atomic physics. Constitution and properties of matter including molecular physics, relativity, quantum theory, and solid state physics   QC170-197
  • Acoustics. Sound    QC221-246
  • Heat     QC251-338.5
  • Thermodynamics     QC310.15-319
  • Optics. Light     QC350-467
  • Radiation physics (General)  QC474-496.9
  • Electricity and magnetism   QC501-766
  • Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity   QC770-798
  • Geophysics. Cosmic physics   QC801-809
  • Geomagnetism    QC811-849
  • Meteorology. Climatology   QC851-999
  • Technology (General)  T1-995

Printed book title can be search via WebOPAC to identify location availability.