IOP Electronic Journals (Institute of Physics) Provides full text access to over 100 IOP electronic journals. Subjects covered include atomic, molecular, optical, mathematical & general physics.
Academic Search Complete A multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 8,500 periodicals, including full text for over 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
ArXiv An electronic archive for research articles, including physics, math, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology, and statistics.
Google Scholar (on-campus link) Google Scholar (off-campus use only)
Searches scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and articles. Note: only use the proxied link when you are off-campus. If you are on campus, go directly to Google Scholar as
Containing over 15 million records, Inspec is one of the most definitive abstract and indexing databases for subject specific and interdisciplinary research in the fields of engineering, physics and computer science. The Inspec database covers five main topics: physics; electrical engineering and electronics; computers and control; information technology for business; and mechanical and production engineering.
Searchable web database providing access to over 58 years of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications.
NOTE: As of Sept 2015, the entire MathSciNet database is also included within
OneSearch. You can do a normal OneSearch search, then use the Databases Included at the bottom left to restrict results to MathSciNet.
OneSearch (EBSCO EDS - Proxied)
OneSearch (EBSCO Discovery Service) searches most of Robertson Library's licensed content in a single search.
PROLA Physical Review Online Archive Contains nearly complete electronic copies of Physical Review journals from their initial volume through the present day.
ScienceDirect Provides full text to peer-reviewed journals from Elsevier Science, including a large number of journals in the life sciences.
SCOAP³ is the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics. It is an intermediary repository for gold open-access articles that will also appear on the publishers' sites and on arXiv. It is specific to the field of High-Energy (Particle) Physics.
Keywords: SCOAP, SCOAP3
Scopus provides broad indexing and citation coverage of academic journals, books and conference proceedings published worldwide. Delivering a comprehensive overview ofresearch output in the fields of science, engineering, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Access the Elsevier
Scopus guide for information about searching.
SPIE Digital Library
Free trial through April 30, 2019
Includes access to the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics applied research:
450,000+ proceedings papers from SPIE conferences
16,000+ presentation recording videos of research presented at SPIE conferences
33,000+ journal papers from 10 SPIE journals
Web of Science (Backfile)
Backfile thru December 2009 for Web of Science (WOS) Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) & Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI)
Why just the backfile? See the
Web of Science Subscription 2010.
Wiley Online is a multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. The Library subscribes to a large subset of the journals published by Wiley, but not all of them. As of Winter 2019, the Library also provides access to over 20,000 Wiley ebooks, which is most but not all of them. The Library is unable to provide access to Wiley Textbooks.