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Physics: Library Terms

This Library Guide will help students find the resources they need for their physics research.

Library Lingo

Article: A single, usually stand-alone, piece of writing included in a larger collection, typically a magazine, journal, or newspaper.

Journal: A journal is a periodical (meaning published on a regular, on-going basis) collection of articles, usually related to a specific subject area.
Database:  A collection of information sources such as journals, newspapers, ebooks, or encyclopedias, that have been organized so that users can easily find, access, and use that information.

 

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