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Find useful sources for the study of Physics and its related sciences.

Use Primo to find SUNY Erie Library books, articles, and more

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Tip: You can use the "Refine your results" menu to limit your Primo Search results to articles only. Select Material Type, then select Articles. Remember to click the APPLY FILTERS button after you make your selection. See also: Filtering Search Results in Primo

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What Are Databases Anyway?

Suggested Library Databases

Databases can also be searched individually! The choices below are likely to have relevant articles, but depending on your topic, other sources listed in our A-Z List

Understanding Research Articles

Browse Physics Journals by Title

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a deep-web search engine with high-end content (e.g., scholarly articles, government reports, conference paper). It can even lead you to items in Google Books. 

Google Scholar will recognize SUNY Erie's database content if you set Google Scholar's preferences to include Erie Community College as a Library Link. Visit the Google Scholar preference page at

Sample search:  "large hadron collider"

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