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Physics: Databases

Departmental guide for Physics at Rollins. Includes links to guides for specific courses under the Course Guides tab.

General Databases

While not specific to the sciences, these databases can be good starting points for research papers. They represent a wide variety of material and can assist with everything from giving a general introduction to a topic to providing scholarly, peer-reviewed articles.  They can also be good sources for non major courses.


Physics Databases

These databases are specific to physics or at least to the sciences in general. Here you will find popular articles as well as scholarly, peer-reviewed publications on a wide range of topics in physics and other scientific disciplines.



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SciFinder Registration (First Time Users) 

First time users of SciFinder Scholar must create an account using this link.