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Physics: Subject Guide: Background Information

Find information and resources for the many areas of Physics.

Online Reference Sources

Reference Books

TelescopeWith areas as vast as physics, it is important to find resources on exactly what you are researching. To find printed reference material relevant to your topic, start with Worldcat@SU online catalog.

To find reference materials, search using keywords to describe your topic along with types of reference works (i.e. "astrophysics handbook" or "physics encyclopedia"). You can also check the library's Web pages for subject guides for specific topics to find other suggested sources.

Below are a few titles to get you started. To check call number and location information, search the Worldcat@SU online catalog.

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