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This guide is made to help students and faculty access credible resources related to Physics

Use this page to learn new research skills. Some resources focus on using the Library's databases and others on effectively doing scientific research. If you have any questions, please contact the Science, Mathematics and Engineering Librarian. Alternately, use the "Ask a Librarian" chat service.

How do I use the Library's website and OneSearch?

In less than 5 minutes, learn how to:

  • Get help from a librarian
  • Conduct a basic search in our main database, OneSearch (includes how to limit to scholarly articles, find a citation, and email yourself sources)
  • Locate subject-specific sources

This video refers to "Libguides." These are now called "Research Guides."

Introduction to Using Science Direct

This guide provides a quick introduction on accessing, searching, and opening articles using the database Science Direct. Use the options below to either download a copy using Microsoft Word or open the document on Google Docs.

Searching with Natural Science Collection

In 3 minutes, learn what Natural Science Collection is, how to find it, perform a basic search, and save or cite your results. 

How to Read a Scientific Paper

Visit the STEM Library Resource guide to learn more about reading and engaging with scholarly articles.

Library Research Tutorials

Peer Review in 3 Minutes

This short video from North Carolina State University Libraries explains how the peer review process works and how an article is published in an academic journal.

Need Help?

Contact the Science, Mathematics and Engineering liaison librarian: