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Physics & Astronomy: Find books

For fun

Search @ the Library

Search the catalog for print and e-title items in the library collection

(use the "Keyword" pull-down menu to target your query to a specific data field)


(Use this separate link to search library databases for > articles < <  in journals, magazines, and select newspapers)

Browse the shelves

 Sometimes wandering the shelves is a useful way to do research. If you can find one book on a topic, others like it will be sitting on the same shelf.  Be sure to look in both the Reference collection on the first floor for general helps like dictionaries and encyclopedias, and in the circulating collection on the second floor for books you can take with you. These numbers work for most other academic libraries as well

Class Q    Science (General)

subclass QB   Astronomy

QB84.5+   Astronomical instruments

QB140+    Practical and spherical astronomy

QB209+    Time

QB349+    Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics

QB460+    Astrophysics

QB495+    Descriptive astronomy

QB980+    Cosmogeny. Cosmology

subclass QC   Physics

QC19+      Mathematical physics

QC75+      Weights and measures

QC120+    Descriptive and experimental mechanics

QC170+    Atomic physics. Constitution and properties of matter (incl. Quantum

theory, quantum mechanics)

QC221+    Accoustics. Sound

QC251+    Heat (incl. Thermodynamics)

QC350+    Light. Optics

QC474+    Radiation physics (General)

QC501+    Electricity and magnetism

QC770+    Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity

QC801+    Geophysics. Cosmic physics

QC851+    Meteorology