This guide lists both library and internet resources recommended for finding physics information. If you already know the name of the database you need, use the Quick Links column on the left; the list contains ASU services first, then the major library and internet resources listed alphabetically.
To located different types of resources or information, use the TABs across this page or this table:
|Short Definitions of Word or Phrases||Dictionaries|
|Detailed Look at a Broad Subject||Books|
|Detailed Look at a Narrow Subject||Journal Articles|
|Physical and Chemical Properties||Handbooks|
|Information About a Person||Biographies|
|Organize and Format Citations||RefWorks|
|Format a Paper or Journal Article||Style Manual|
|How to Get Notices about Current Articles and Books in your Area||Alerts & RSS feeds|
The ASU Libraries provide assistance in many ways:
- In-person at the Information/Reference desks in each of the libraries
- By phone at the Information/Reference desk in each of the libraries
- By e-mail (we'll respond within 2-24 hours)
- By online chat (available M-F 9am-5pm)
The ASU Libraries also have subject librarians who specialize in the literature and information in specific areas. The subject librarians act as liaisons to academic departments, provide library instruction for ASU classes, recommend and assist with library resources for research, and purchase material needed for classes and research.
The Physics Librarian is Linda Shackle and her contact information is listed in the right-hand column.