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Scitation is the next step in the evolution of AIP's Online Journal Publishing Service (OJPS), home for more than 110 technical publications from 18 STM publishers and a fixture in the online publishing world since 1996. Scitation is the online home of more than 100 journals from AIP, APS, ASCE, ASME, SPIE, and a host of other prestigious science and engineering societies.
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Search or browse the journals of the American Physical Society, including Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, Physical Review A, B, C, D, E, and X,  Physical Review Special Topics - Accelerators and Beams, Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA), Annual Index, Physics, Physical Review Focus, and Virtual Journals in Science and Technology.

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The Institute of Physics is a leading international professional body and learned society with over 37,000 members; it promotes the advancement and dissemination of a knowledge of and education in the science of physics, pure and applied. The Institute of Physics publishes several dozen journals in physics and related disciplines.

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Access to Physical Review journals, including PROLA, the Physical Review Online Archive (contains all of Physical Review back to 1893, all of Physical Review Letters back to 1958, and all of Reviews of Modern Physics back to 1929).

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A comprehensive database covering articles from over 19,000 peer-reviewed titles from more than 5,000 international publishers (including over 1800 open access journals). Records cover 1966 to the present from all scientific, technical, medical, and social science fields (and some arts and humanities). Scopus has an excellent, intuitive interface that allows users to fine-tune their searches; features include author searches, cited reference searches, and alert tools.

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The premier full-text resource for coverage of the research and development spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines, containing full-text for more than 1,400 journals with coverage dating back to 1913.

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General Science Full Text provides indexing of nearly 300 journals, many of them peer-reviewed. Full-text access is available for nearly 100 periodicals as far back as 1995. Periodical coverage includes popular science magazines as well as professional journals. General Science Full Text also covers The New York Times Science Section and a full range of topics, including astronomy, atmospheric science, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, earth science, environment, food & nutrition, genetics, health & medicine, mathematics, microbiology, oceanography, physics, physiology and zoology.

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InfoBase is the Optical Society of America's online repository of both current and past volumes of all its journals, including 15 flagship, partnered, and and co-published peer reviewed journals, amounting to over 200,000 articles. It also contains recent proceedings from over 360 OSA conferences. The InfoBase search engine allows users to find articles with simple search, advanced search, and lookup/browse features.

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Around 60,000 historical scientific papers are accessible via a fully searchable online archive, with papers published more than 70 years ago now becoming freely available. 

The Royal Society is the world’s oldest scientific publisher, with the first edition of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society appearing in 1665. Treasures in the archive include Isaac Newton’s first published scientific paper, geological work by a young Charles Darwin, and Benjamin Franklin’s celebrated account of his electrical kite experiment.

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SciFinder Scholar indexes the literature of chemistry and related fields, including journal articles, book chapters, online publications, patents, conference proceedings, theses and dissertations, technical reports, government documents, etc.

Before using SciFinder Scholar Web Edition for the first time, you will need to register for an account. Please consult the SciFinder Scholar Account Registration Instructions.

Please log off when finished searching; sessions end automatically after 10 minutes of inactivity.

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ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Coverage goes as far back as 1823. Content areas include Physical Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities.

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SpringerLink is Springer's online full-text archive for journals and books. SpringerLink currently offers over 1,250 fully peer-reviewed journals and a growing roster of book series, comprising more than 3,000 books online.

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Wiley Online Library hosts a collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, as well as over 9000 books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases. Users can search, and can also browse by publication title and subject heading.

Journals

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A tool for identifying which Brooklyn College-owned journals are available in electronic format.

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Browse the Brooklyn College Library's e-journals offerings for the physical sciences.

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Access to full text of eight journals from the American Institute of Physics. Includes two additional online journals and Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.
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The Institute of Physics is a leading international professional body and learned society with over 37,000 members; it promotes the advancement and dissemination of a knowledge of and education in the science of physics, pure and applied. The Institute of Physics publishes several dozen journals in physics and related disciplines.

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Access to Physical Review journals, including PROLA, the Physical Review Online Archive (contains all of Physical Review back to 1893, all of Physical Review Letters back to 1958, and all of Reviews of Modern Physics back to 1929).

Preprints & E-Prints

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Open access to over 900,000 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, and Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

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An annotated list of preprint/e-print databases, compiled by MIT Libraries.

Government Resources

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ESnet is a high-speed network serving thousands of Department of Energy scientists and collaborators worldwide. ESnet enables researchers at national laboratories, universities and other institutions to communicate with each other to address some of the world's most important scientific challenges.

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The Physics Laboratory is one of the major operating units of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Its mission is to support United States industry by providing measurement services and research for electronic, optical, and radiation technologies.

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Science.gov is a gateway to government science information and research results, providing access to over 60 scientific databases, and 2,200 scientific websites. The site includes technical reports, journal citations, databases, federal websites, fact sheets, and an image search. Users can access information on topics such as Agriculture & Food; Astronomy & Space; Earth & Ocean Sciences; Health & Medicine; Physics & Chemistry; and Science Education.

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TRIUMF is a world-class subatomic physics research laboratory, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics.

Organizations and Associations

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The mission of American Institute of Physics (AIP) is to advance, promote and serve the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity. 

AIP Member Societies cover a broad range of fields in the physical sciences and collectively represent more than 120,000 scientists, engineers, educators and students in the global physical sciences community.

AIP offers authoritative information, services, and expertise in physics education and student programs, science communication, government relations, career services for science and engineering professionals, statistical research in physics employment and education, industrial outreach, and the history of physics and allied fields. AIP also publishes the flagship magazine Physics Today and is home to the Society of Physics Students and the Niels Bohr Library and Archives.

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The mission of the APS is to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics. It is active in public and governmental affairs, and in the international physics community. In addition, the Society conducts extensive programs in education, public outreach, and media relations.
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The European Science Foundation acts as a catalyst for the development of science by bringing together leading scientists and funding agencies to debate, plan and implement pan-European initiatives.
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The Institute of Physics is a leading international professional body and learned society, established to promote the advancement and dissemination of physics and is a major international player in scientific publishing and electronic dissemination of physics.