- ArXiv.org ePrint Archive
Provides an electronic archive of research papers in full-text for physics and related disciplines, including mathematics, computer science and quantitative biology. Covers 1991-present.
- Web of Science
Provides access to the Social Sciences Citation Index, Science Citation Index, and Arts and Humanities Citation Index. Search for scholarly articles in any discipline, or for articles that cite a known author or work. Coverage varies.
- Google Scholar
Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web--About Google scholar.
Provides access to technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers, computing, information technology, manufacturing, production and mechanical engineering. Inspec now contains close to 10 million bibliographic records taken from more than 3850 scientific and technical journals and 2200 conference proceedings, as well as numerous books, reports, dissertations and patents, many with full-text linking. Covers 1969-present.
- NASA Astrophysics Data System
A NASA-funded project that provides abstracts and/or citations to journals in fields that includes: astronomy, astrophysics, containing 524,304 abstracts, instrumentation, physics, geophysics, and the Los Alamos preprint server. Some full-text.
- AccessScience @ McGraw-Hill
Provides full-text access to articles, dictionary terms, biographies, research updates and links to related websites in all areas of science and technology. Covers 2000-present.
Provides full-text,online access to journal articles in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences. The library now is 'subscribing' to most Elsevier journals on a PER ARTICLE basis. So if you find an article you would like to read, press the PURCHASE button. BUT - check GOOGLE SCHOLAR first, as you might find a FREE version of the article in a university or college archive!
- SPIN Web
This American Institute of Physics-sponsored site provides an online version of the SPIN (Searchable Physics Information Notices) database. Offers citations and abstracts of articles from major physics, astronomy, and engineering journals. Also includes conference proceedings. Covers 1975-present, plus full access to PROLA, the Physical Review Online Archive (1893-2001)