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Welcome to the FSU library physics research guide. This is a LibGuide dedicated to navigating the various databases, journals, and articles provided by Florida State University (FSU) Libraries. Please take a look around. There are many resources available and if you have any questions, your subject librarians are happy to help. Our main STEM Library location is Dirac Science Library. FSU's main library is the Robert M. Strozier Library.

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Key Resources

  • arXiv :Open access to 621,122+ e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics
  • Web of Science :Citation database with multidisciplinary coverage of over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences.
  • SciFinder Scholar :Chemical Abstracts 1906 to present. Includes Chemical Abstracts, Registry, CASREACT, CHEMLIST, and CHEMCAT. CS indexes journal articles, book chapters, patents, conference proceedings, technical reports, and dissertations. Users may search by author name, research topic, molecular formula, chemical structure/substructure, or chemical reaction. Registration is required. Click on title for access information.
  • INSPEC :Physics Abstracts, Computer and Control Abstracts, and Electrical and Electronics Abstracts from 1896 to present. Access to literature in electrical engineering, electronics, physics, control engineering, information technology, communications, computers, computing, and manufacturing and production engineering. Over eight million taken from over 3,000 scientific and technical journals and 2,000 conference proceedings.
  • INSPIRE :High energy physics information system, run by collaboration of CERN, DESY, Fermilab and SLAC, and interacting closely with HEP publishers,, NASA-ADS, PDG, HEPDATA and other information resources.
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