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Physics Research Guide

Learn about conducting research on physics using PCC Library resources.

Recommended Databases for Physics

The following databases contain scholarly/peer-reviewed articles:

Looking for more databases to choose from?
Check out PCC Library's full list of databases on the A-Z Database List page.

Physics Journals

PCC Library subscribes to a number of physics journals, including specific titles on acoustics, magnetism, optics, and more.


Browse Physics Journals

Browse a list of:

Or, browse physics journals by sub-discipline:

Search for Physics Journals

Users may also search for specific journals using the library's Journals Search (useful for when you know the specific journal you're looking for) by following these steps:

  • From the Journals Search page, type in the name of your journal (for example, International Journal of Theoretical Physics), and hit Enter
  • The page will display a list of results
  • To access a journal:
    • Click on a journal's title
    • Then, click on a link within the View Online section

Screencast displays the steps in searching for a specific journal title, as described above, on loop.

[Screencast displays the steps in searching for a specific journal title, as described above, on loop]

Open Access Databases & Journals