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University of Newcastle Library Guides

Mathematics & Physical Sciences: Physics

A Library Guide to Mathematics, Physics and Information Science resources for students and staff of the University of Newcastle

Physics Databases

Searching in databases is a great way to ensure you're getting the best possible search results. Try these Physics databases to find resources that are most relevant to your discipline.

Web Resources

Evaluate the resources you find online carefully, as not all are suitable quality for use in your studies. These Physics web resources are recommended by your University of Newcastle Library. 

Professional Associations

It can be valuable to build your career prospects and networks by connecting with professional associations. You might like to engage with these  Physics groups as a student, or even throughout your career.

Dictionaries & Encyclopaedias

Useful resources for understanding your topic and finding the right keywords to use in your searching. 

Example OER for Math Students

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a free, publicly accessible, openly-licensed digital collection of high-quality teaching and learning materials available under a Creative Commons license for open sharing.

See the following as an example.

Physics Demonstration Videos by MIT

Introduction to Heat Transfer

Topics in Fluid Dynamics by MIT OCW

 

Open Educational Resources (OER) are defined by UNESCO as

“… teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions....”

 

Your Subject Librarians

This guide has been created by University of Newcastle Librarians who work with your schools to make sure you have access to the resources you need. The Librarians supporting Mathematics & Physical Sciences are: