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Physics 392: Library Resources to Assist in Preparing a Resource Letter

The Assignment

Useful links

  • Past American Journal of Physics Resource Letter examples:
    (*Remember you can't use any that have been published in the past 5 years!)
  • Library resources specifically targetted to this assignment are shown below!

Locating Background Information on your topic to get started:

Search over 500 reference titles using Credo.
Index with full text of Annual Reviews in biological and medical sciences, physical sciences...

Finding Scholarly Books and Videos:

JMU Library Catalog (LEO) is the online catalog of materials in James Madison University Libraries.
Order a book or journal article from another library. Note: This process takes 7-10 business days.

Finding Scholarly Journals:

Use Periodical Locator to find all Physics and Astronomy journals available at JMU.


Finding Scholarly Articles:

Finding Conference Proceedings, Government Reports, and Scholarly Websites:

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Search several Materials Research resources simultaneously.
This is a science-specific search engine for the Internet

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