Physics Databases

Recommended Databases

Maintains citations and abstracts for engineering and the applied sciences from 1884-1968.

Maintains an open-access collection of crystal structures of organic, inorganic, metal-organic compounds and minerals excluding biopolymers.

Indexes full text IEEE and IET journals, conference proceedings, and standards.

Indexes records of international scientific and technical articles in the fields of computer science, electrical engineering, and physics.

Archives Institute of Physics (IOP) full text journals from 1874 to the present. Covers physics, astronomy and mathematics.

Maintains full text proceedings, journals, and books published by SPIE on optics and photonics from 1990 to present.

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Contains the full text of McGraw Hill's Encyclopedia of Science and Technology as well as Science News from 2000 to the present. This database is limited to 1 simultaneous user

Provides open access to e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, and statistics.

Aggregates and indexes chemical structures and their associated information into an open access repository. Offers text and structure searches for compounds.

Provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major, international, scientific meetings.

Provides access to open source and freely shared data sets.

Includes academic ebooks that are part of Open Access.

Offers open access scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact.

Provides a repository where users can make all of their research, such as datasets, presentation slides, open lab notebooks, papers, media, figures, posters, code, theses, and filesets, available in a citableshareable,and discoverable manner.

Maintains a peer reviewed, PubMed-indexed journal that publishes biological, medical, chemical, and physical research in a video format. Closed captions and transcripts are available for Science Education collections only.

Index to technical publications from the U.S. government. Includes full text for reports from 1995 and select full text for earlier publications.

Contains information on grey literature produced in Europe. Covers science, technology, biomedical science, economics, social science and the humanities.

Portland State University's Digital Repository, PDXScholar, preserves the University's research, unique resources, and other scholarly output with the goal of providing persistent, open access to that work.

Features selected, authoritative science information provided by U.S. Government agencies including research and development results.