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Databases and recommended websites for physics research.
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Databases for Science Research

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  • Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)  
    Select Advanced Search to locate journals, magazines, and newspapers on various science topics.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library  
    Example search: Select Science and then Experiment Central e-book to brainstorm science experiments.
  • General Science Collection (Gale)  
    Select Advanced Search to locate journals, magazines, and newspapers on various science topics.
  • The Physics Teacher  
    Advanced: Search peer-reviewed journals for physics experiments and physics research. Begin by signing in (in top tool bar) in order to find full-text articles.
    Scholarly articles and books. Begin search in Advanced Search.
  • Britannica Image Quest
    Rights-cleared images. Use citation icon on image to select APA citation.
  • Salem History  
    E-books featuring great events and biographies of famous (and infamous) individuals provide helpful resources for many subject areas including science and mathematics.

Websites for Scholarly Articles

 PubMed provides citations and links to full-text content for biomedical literature, life science journals, and online books. provides free access to science journals and information from Department of Energy and global resources.


PLOS provides Open Access publishing of peer-reviewed journals.


    TED Talk Video. William Kamkwamba: How I Built a Windmill


    Physics Books

    Search the online catalog for print resources. Science of Everyday Things (e-book) contains physics topics.

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    McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology - Elizabeth Geller; McGraw-Hill Staff
    Call Number: REF 503 MCG
    ISBN: 0079136656
    Publication Date: 2002-04-01
    Contains articles that provide information about topics in the field of science and technology.

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    The Physics and Technology of Tennis - Howard Brody; Rod Cross; Crawford Lindsey; Ron Waite (Photographer)
    Call Number: 530 BRO
    ISBN: 0972275908
    Publication Date: 2004
    Presents a comprehensive study of the technology behind the sport of tennis and contains diagrams and graphs to give a visual understanding of the physics involved in such things as the flight and bounce of the ball.

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    The Physics of Musical Instruments - Neville H. Fletcher; Thomas D. Rossing
    Call Number: 784.19 FLE
    ISBN: 0387983740
    Publication Date: 1998
    Explains the physical dynamics of musical instruments' creation of sound, covering vibrating systems, sound waves, and string, wind, and percussion instruments.


    Google Scholar for Scholarly Journals

    Increase results to full text articles by adding   filename: pdf   with your search terms.  Use quotations to create a bond phrase. Example:

     "sound waves" and music filename: pdf

    Google Scholar

    Science Videos on the Web

    • MIT Video Website
      MIT science presentations, editorial videos, event recordings, academic content and more are featured.
      Conference presentations that share innovation in all fields.

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