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KEY RESOURCES AT A GLANCE

Journal articles
Use these online databases  to locate journal articles on your topic. These databases are best searched using keywords. Many articles in the databases are full-text. Use your Owl Link  name and password to access the online databases when off-campus.
    Academic OneFile
    ProQuest Central
    Science Resource Center

Web Sites
    Metric-U.S. Measurement Conversions
    Physical Science Information Gateway: Physics
    Physics and Astronomy Reference
    Physics Flash Animations
    Physics 2000 
    Relativity: Einstein's Theory

REFERENCE AND SUPPORTING INFORMATION

Definitions of Terms
   
Print
       
Oxford Dictionary of Physics Reference QC 5 .C56 2000t
    On-line
       
Glossary of Physics Terms

Background Information
    Eric Weisstein's World of Physics

Quick Facts
Print
      
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Ready Reference QD 65 .H3
       Handbook of Physics Reference QC 61 .H37 2001

Books and Videos
Search by keywords, subject, title or author in the Online Catalog.
Tip: Browse the shelves in the area QB-QC to look at many of the Library’s holdings that are available.

Associations and Organizations
    American Institute of Physics 

Writing and Citing

APA Style (Owl at Purdue)
MLA Style (Owl at Purdue)
Quick Research Library Tutorial-Your step by step directions to writing a research paper

Help with course assignments
Come to the Reference desk on the first floor of Prince George’s Community College Library or phone 301-322-0476.

Special Topic-Astronomy
   
World Wide Web Sites
   
Astronomy Online
   
A Space Library
    Journey Through the Galaxy
    Physical Science Astronomy Information Gateway:
    Views of the Solar System 
    Your Sky Interactive Planetarium 
    Definitions of Terms
        Print
           
Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Astronomy Reference QB 14 .K497 2002
        Online

   
Astronomical Glossary
    Imagine the Universe Dictionary
    Background Information
        Print
      
Astronomy  Encyclopedia Reference QB 14 .A 875 2002
       Encyclopedia of the Solar System Reference QB 501 .E53 1999
      History of Astronomy: an Encyclopedia Reference QB 15 .H624 1998
   
Association
   
    American Astronomical Society

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