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Physics and Astronomy

This is the Physics and Astronomy Research Guide

Finding a Journal

If you know the name of a particular journal where you would like to look for articles, you can search for it from the Libraries home page. Use the Advanced Search feature by clicking on the words on the bottom right of the search box.


Fill in the journal title, and from the dropdowns select Title, is(exact) and Journal for Resource Type, and click search.

From the results, select the correct title. If the title includes Online, select that one.

On this page, select a link in red. Check the dates for older or newer articles, they may be different.


Online Journal Packages

Below are several major online journal packages in which you can browse journals or search for articles.

This platform supports physics and engineering journals from the American Institute of Physics (AIP) and other publishers.  You can search in Scitation, or browse by title or by subjects. RUL subscribe to most if not all AIP journals.

The Fully Searchable Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) 

Find current or past APS journal articles.

Many High-Energy Physics journals goes back to Volume 1.

Full text searching of IOP electronic journals from 1874-present.

Optics and photonics journal database.


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