This guide lists both library and internet resources recommended for finding information in physics and in many cases, includes instructions for using these resources.
- If you know the name of the service or resource you need, the Quick links column on the left lists University of Maryland (UM) services first, followed by an alphabetical list of the major library and internet resources for physics.
- If you don't know what resource or service to use, click on the tab at the top of the page to locate that type of information OR use the following chart:
|Definitions of words or phrases||Dictionaries|
|A detailed work about a broad subject||Books|
|A detailed work about a narrow subject||Journal articles|
|Business information||Trade magazine articles|
|Properties of substances||Handbooks|
|Information about a person||Biographies|
|Organize and format citations||EndNote, Zotero|
|Format a paper or journal article||Style manual|
|Get notices about new articles and books in your area||Alerts & RSS feeds|
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