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Library resources for topics in physics.

Physics Resource Guide

Welcome to Hackelmeier Memorial Library's Physics Resources LibGuide. Select the "Topic Resources in Physics" tab to view selected resources related to the following areas:

  • Astrophysics & Cosmology
  • Biophysics
  • Electricity & Magnetism
  • Electronics & Materials
  • Optics
  • Thermal Physics



Looking for Databases? Search our list of discipline specific databases for content within your academic area.



If you're looking for specific e-journals, try our A-Z list. You'll be able to find what titles we have, which databases they're located within, and the date-specific coverage of those titles.

Browse the Shelves

Looking for a specific topic in physics within our collection? Search our stacks according to the Library of Congress Classification System. All items are on the third floor of the library, divided into the following relevant sections which are marked below.  

Alternatively, use the search box below to find call numbers for specific subjects. 

Find a Call Number


QC1-999  Physics

QC1-75  General

QC81-114  Weights & measures

QC120-168.85  Descriptive & experimental mechanics

QC170-197  Atomic physics. Including molecular physics, relativity, quantum theory, and solid state physics

QC221-246  Acoustics. Sound

QC310.15-319  Thermodynamics

QC350-467  Optics. Light

QC450-467  Spectroscopy

QC501-766  Electricity and magnetism

QC770-798  Nuclear & particle physics.

QC793-793.5  Elementary particle physics

QC794.95-798  Radioactivity

QC801-809  Geophysics. Cosmic physics

QC811-849  Geomagnetism

QC851-999  Meteorology. Climatology