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Below are key reference books that provide a general overview
of a topic or help identify synonyms, related terms, or basic data. These sources often include
references and lists of further readings.
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (online)
Reference QD65.H3 2011
This is packed with chemical and physical data including: basic constants, units conversion factors and mathematical tables, scientific terminology and symbols, physical constants of organic and inorganic compounds, molecular structure and spectroscopy, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, properties of atoms, particles, solids, fluids, polymers, atomic, molecular, optical, nuclear and particle physics, and sections on geophysics, astronomy, acoustics, and practical laboratory data and safety. (Updated annually)
Online McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics
Call Number: Ref QE5 .E5137 1996 vol. 1-3
Over 700 articles on topics in physics and its subdisciplines.
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