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Physics: Finding articles

Finding articles

Physics databases

  • arXiv.org - arXiv is an openly accessible, moderated repository for scholarly articles in physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology and statistics.
  • Inspec - Covers the fields of physics, electronics, computer science, electrical, control, production and mechanical engineering. Look for "Cited by in Scopus" to find citing articles.
  • INSPIRE - High-energy physics literature.
  • SCOAP3 - Open access high-energy physics articles sponsored by the international SCOAP3 initiative.
  • SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System - Publications in astronomy, astrophysics, physics, and arXiv e-prints.
  • SIMBAD Astronomical Database - Basic data, cross-identifications, bibliography and measurements for astronomical objects outside the solar system.
  • Einstein Papers Project - Collected papers of Albert Einstein.

Multidisciplinary citation databases


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