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Jessie Ball duPont Library
Physics 201: Optics
A general guide to research sources for Physics 201.
An online service and index for journal content published by the Institute of Physics, in the fields of physics, mathematics, engineering, chemistry and biology. Contains more than 250,000 articles. Includes links to related articles, references and citations; latest and most popular article listings; and news delivered from the IOP community websites. Journal content from 1874 to present.
Our subscription includes current and back issues of 8 of the titles on this site: Biology Letters, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Interface Focus, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Notes and Records of the Royal Society.
Search this citation index for articles covering all fields of science, social sciences, arts, and humanities. A special feature is cited reference searching, which allows the researcher to search citation data (the footnotes to individual articles), taking a known paper and finding others which cite it or finding all papers citing work by a specific author. Also includes citations to conference proceedings. Updated weekly. Citations only
Includes five cross-searchable citation indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (1900-present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1956-present), Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975-present), Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (1990-present), and Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities (1990-present).
"The mission of the American Journal of Physics (AJP) is to publish articles on the educational and cultural aspects of physics that are useful, interesting, and accessible to a diverse audience of physics students, educators, and researchers."
Physical Review journals from their initial volumes to the present. Our subscription only allows access to BACK ISSUES of all the titles. There is a moving wall of 4 years for the recent issues. HOWEVER we also have current online subscriptions to Physical Review Letters and Reviews of Modern Physics, which can also be found on this site.
A collection of "authoritative, analytic reviews in 32 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences." Articles are comprehensive, dependable, and offer sizeable bibliographies. If you can find an article on your topic, it will probably point you to most of the relevant primary literature which had appeared up to its publication date, and give you a firm basis for understanding the evolution of research traditions in that subfield.
We have access to 34 titles-- some from vol. 1 to present, others from 1996 to present.