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Find articles, books, and learning opportunities in physics and astronomy


Search the Library's Sofia Discovery tool for books. The catalogue searches the title and descriptions of books, and not the full text. For full text searches, try a Google Books search to first identify titles of interest.



Follow this instructional PDF to limit the format of your results to electronic books and electronic audiobooks for remote access.

Schulich Library maintains a list of e-book packages in the physical sciences and engineering. 

Relevant packages for physics:

Selected titles for background information

Browse these selections of biographies of physicistsastronomers and astrophysicists, as well as women in these fields.

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