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PHYSICS RESEARCH GUIDE: Books

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New books in physics

Coming soon!

Books in other libraries

If you can't find information that you're looking for in the UR catalog, try searching WorldCat, which lists books from other libraries.  You may request these books through Interlibrary Loan.

Finding books in physics

You may also use the library's online catalog to locate books and other materials in biology owned by Boatwright Library.  
Search by author, title, Library of Congress subject heading, or combine terms using keyword searching.

You may want to browse the library shelves for research ideas or general interest topics.  Books related to physics can be found in the following call number ranges, located on the B2 level of Boatwright Library:

QC
     
     QC1-75   -  General
     QC81-114  -  Weights and measures
     QC120-168.85  -  Descriptive and experimental mechanics
     QC170-197  -  Atomic physics.  Constitution and properties of matter including 
                  molecular physics, relativity, quantum theory and solid state physics
     QC221-246  -  Acoustics.  Sound
     QC251-338.5  -  Heat
        310.15-319  -  Thermodynamics
     QC350-467  -  Optics. Light
        450-467  -  Spectroscopy
     QC474-496.9  -  Radiation physics  (General)
     QC501-766  -  Electricity and magnetism
        501-721  -  Electricity
            669-675.8  -  Electromagnetic theory
            676.678.6  -  Radio waves  (Theory)
            701-715.4  -  Electric discharge
            717.6-718.8  -  Plasma physics.  Ionized gases
        750-766  -  Magnetism
     QC770-798  -  Nuclear and particle physics.  Atomic energy.  Radioactivity
         793-793.5  -  Elementary particle physics
         794.95-798  -  Radioactivity and radioactive substances
     QC801-809  -  Geophysics.  Cosmic physics
     QC811-849  -  Geomagnetism
     QC851-999  -  Meteorology.  Climatology (including the earth's atmosphere)
         974.5-976  -  Meteorological optics
         980-999  -  Climatology and weather
            994.95-999  -  Weather forecasting