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Welcome to the research guide for Physics! On this page you will find access to Physics books, peer-reviewed articles, and multimedia. Check the web resources and help tabs for additional information and research assistance.
Don't Be Afraid of Physics by
Publication Date: 2020-12-24
With the aid of entertaining short stories, anecdotes, lucid explanations and straight-forward figures, this book challenges the perception that the world of physics is inaccessible to the non-expert. Beginning with Neanderthal man, it traces the evolution of human reason and understanding from paradoxes and optical illusions to gravitational waves, black holes and dark energy.
Introduction to the Maths and Physics of the Solar System by
Publication Date: 2020-03-19
This book provides readers with an understanding of the basic physics and mathematics that governs our solar system. It explores the mechanics of our Sun and planets; their orbits, tides, eclipses and many other fascinating phenomena.
The World According to Physics by
Publication Date: 2020-03-10
Quantum physicist, New York Times bestselling author, and BBC host Jim Al-Khalili offers a fascinating and illuminating look at what physics reveals about the world. Shining a light on the most profound insights revealed by modern physics, Jim Al-Khalili invites us all to understand what this crucially important science tells us about the universe and the nature of reality itself.
Lakeland Library Catalog
Search the Lakeland Library catalog for books in our Library:
Some tips for searching the Library catalog:
- Use a Keyword search to find books about a certain topic.
- Use a Title search to find a specific book when you have the title.
- Use the Author search to find books written by a certain author.
- Click the Subjects of useful titles to find books on related subjects. Some relevant subject headings include:
- quantum theory
- Once you locate a book, browse the library shelves around it to find additional materials.
Can't find a book on your topic in our library? Search the OhioLINK catalog for books in academic libraries throughout Ohio:
Databases for Peer-Reviewed Articles
Started in August 1991, arXiv.org is a highly-automated electronic archive and distribution server for research articles. Covered areas include physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, and statistics.
Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center
A free online database of masters' theses and doctoral dissertations from graduate students in participating Ohio colleges and universities.
Films on Demand
Allows users to view streaming videos from more than 20,000+ educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, share playlists, personalize folders and manage their entire collection
Need help or more information?
Megan Mamolen, PhD, MLIS
Librarian, Assistant Professor
Office: Library, C-3051c