Subject Guides

PHYS 427 Library Resources

Library research information and Mendeley Citation Management links.

Guide Contents

Mendeley Reference Managemernt

​Manage and format article information for bibliographies, footnotes, etc.

1. Create an account on Mendeley.

2. Download Mendeley Desktop
Allows you to store citations on your desktop.

3. Download Mendeley Citation Plug-in (if you can)
(Word, LibreOffice)

Allows you to insert citations into Word Documents.

4. Install the Mendeley Web Importer Chrome extension
Allows you to import articles and references.

More Help: Getting Started with Mendeley
Short video of features and ways to use Mendeley.

Places to search for Journal Articles and Article Citations

This list includes different tools to help you locate information in physics.

There is one encyclopedia source: AccessScience

There are journal article databases to look for Physics and Materials Science research information:
Web of Science and

There are two tools to search for journal article citations:
Web of Science and Google Scholar

Learning about Physics on the web

There are lots of physics classroom lectures, problem sets and exams on the web:

Khan Academy has many introductory lecture videos. Note that problem set solutions may be locked.

CrashCourse has videos on Physics course topics.

MIT OpenCourseWare has lectures, problem sets and exams online.

UCI Open has lectures, problems and solutions in individual lectures.

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