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Waidner-Spahr Library

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Physics & Astronomy: Books

Ebook collections

Credo Reference is a collection of online reference sources, while Ebrary Academic Complete contains ebooks on a wide variety of topics. Try searching for "physics," "astronomy," or other topics. 

Finding Books

The items listed on this page represent a selection of research materials for finding basic information on physics and astronomy. To find more materials, consult the library catalog or contact a librarian.

Use the search boxes below to search the library catalog. Jumpstart searches both the catalog and a large number of library databases, so is a great place to start your research.

For help deciphering library call numbers and locating books in the library, please see our tutorial on finding books in the Waidner-Spahr Library and the library map

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Reference Books

Many physics and astronomy books are located in the Tome Science Reading Room.

Subject Guide

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