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Physics and Astronomy

A guide to library resources for research in Physics and Astronomy.

About Reference Sources

Reference works are used to look up specific facts and data, rather than reading straight through. They include handbooks, dictionaries, standards, and encyclopedias. 

Reference Books

Science reference books are located in the Q section in the 2nd floor Reference Room of Campbell Library. Here are some recommendations:

History of Science literature

Looking for scholarly literature in History of Science? Campbell Library has a good print collection of books in this field, plus many e-books available through several of our e-book vendors.