Physics Library

interior photo of the Physics Library


The Physics Library is on the ground floor of DeMeritt Hall, across from the Handly Auditorium.

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About the Library

The David G. Clark Memorial Physics Library provides reference service and materials on physics and astronomy, from introductory to research level. The library includes over 25,000 volumes. Major indexes and most journals are available online.

In addition to the other science branch libraries, some popular and historical physics and astronomy literature is held at Dimond Library.

For a historical look at the Physics Library, please view our slideshow [ppt].



New Books at the Physics Library

Getting started with MATLAB : a quick introduction for scientists and engineers / Rudra Pratap Chasing new horizons : inside the epic first mission to Pluto / Alan Stern and David Grinspoon The Smithsonian history of space exploration : from the ancient world to the extraterrestrial future / Roger D. Launius Holographic quantum matter / Sean A. Hartnoll, Andrew Lucas, and Subir Sachdev The origins of everything in 100 pages (more or less) / David Bercovici Solid state properties : from bulk to nano / Mildred Dresselhaus, Gene Dresselhaus, Stephen B. Cronin, Antonio Gomes Souza Filho College physics : a strategic approach / Randall D. Knight, Brian Jones, Stuart Field Quantum field theory and condensed matter : an introduction / R. Shankar, Yale University, Connecticut Multivariable calculus with MATLAB® : with applications to geometry and physics / Ronald L. Lipsman, Jonathan M. Rosenberg Introduction to quantum mechanics / David J. Griffiths and Darrell F. Schroeter