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Physics and Astronomy

The guides, tutorials and links below will help to develop your information and digital literacy in your subject area.

Physics and Astronomy Library subject guide

Find your subject librarian, and useful resources for your subject in this Library guide to Physics and Astronomy.

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Referencing

Physics and Astronomy uses either the Harvard style of referencing, or AIP. You can choose which style to use, but you must be consistent and use the same style throughout your assignment.

Harvard referencing

Guide to the TUOS standard Harvard referencing style used by Physics and Astronomy.

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AIP referencing for Physics and Astronomy

Guide to the AIP referencing style used by Physics and Astronomy.

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Databases

Useful databases for Physics and Astronomy include Scopus, and Web of Science, two very comprehensive online databases covering all subjects, as well as databases such as Medline and PubMed for the latest research in medicine, biomedical science, pharmacy and related fields, and IEEE Xplore. Use our short video guides to learn how to search them effectively.

Using Web of Science : video guide

Learn how to use the Web of Science database with our video guide (sound required). You can watch the embedded video below or go to Kaltura for a larger resolution.

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Using Scopus: video guide

Learn how to use the Scopus database with our video guide (sound required). You can watch the embedded video below or go to Kaltura for a larger resolution.

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Using IEEE Xplore: video guide

Learn how to use the IEEE Xplore database with our video guide (sound required). You can watch the embedded video below or go to Kaltura for a larger resolution.

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