For an overview of the Cycle of Scientific Communication click here: Scientific Communication.
For an outline of a Comprehensive Science Literature Review click here: Science Literature Review.
For tips on improving database search results click here: Improving Database Search Results.
Search specialized journals when looking for articles on your research topic. Some of the suggested browsing examples are: Advances in Physics; Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science; Astronomy and Astrophysics Review; Nature; Physical Review; Reviews of Modern Physics; Science.
Browse or Search Ejournal Packages (NOTE: Some allow keyword searching of article fulltext):
For an explanation of Popular vs. Scholarly (magazines versus research journals) click here: Popular vs. Scholarly.
For an explanation of Peer Review click here: Peer Review in 5 Minutes.
For an overview of placing article alerts click here: Article Alerts.
Book catalog resources:
Main Dewey Decimal call numbers for browsing Physics materials in the Mansfield Library book stacks: 530-539.
Main Dewey Decimal call numbers for browsing Astronomy materials in the Mansfield Library book stacks: 520-529.
For a detailed view of Dewey Decimal call numbers click on: Dewey Decimal Classification Summaries.