New Nature Journals

By Alison Verbeck on September 8, 2017

Nature Research is expanding its portfolio of open access titles to include a family of three new, high quality, selective, open access multidisciplinary journals – Communications Biology, Communications Chemistry and Communications Physics. The journals will be online-only and publish open...


By Alison Verbeck on September 8, 2017

Unpaywall is a web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox.  Once installed, it brings up a gray or green tab on the side of the screen when the user hits a paywalled paper.  A green “unlock” sign means that a free version of the paper is available elsewhere.  A gray “lock̶...

arXiv Poll

By Alison Verbeck on September 7, 2017

The arXiv team is working on extracting and presenting article references on the abstract page. They would like to know how you’d like them to be presented to you. You can express your preference by taking a very short survey: The s...

August New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2017

Annual review of condensed matter physics. QC173.45 .A56 v.8 (2017) Black holes : a laboratory for testing strong gravity / Cosimo Bambi. QB843.B55 B36 2017 Introduction to linear algebra / Lee W. Johnson, R. Dean Riess, Jimmy T. Arnold. QA184.2 .J63 2018 Non-relativistic quantum mechanics / Ravi...

August Springer Books

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2017

Assembling and Supplying the ISS  by  David J. Shayler Baryonic Processes in the Large-Scale Structuring of the Universe  by  Jean-Baptiste Durrive Buoyancy-Thermocapillary Convection of Volatile Fluids in Confined and Sealed Geometries  by  Tongran Qin Condensed Mat...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2017

The following papers were recently indexed and published by members of the Physics Department: Title: Simulations of the Fe Kα Energy Spectra from Gravitationally Microlensed Quasars Authors: Krawczynski, H.; Chartas, G. Source: ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 843 (2):10.3847/1538-4357/aa7896 JUL 10 2017 ...

Bioengineering Today

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2017

Bioengineering Today is an online only magazine from AIP presenting news and information about the intersection of biology, chemistry and physics with medicine.  Featured content includes groundbreaking research, innovative applications of various technologies, and advancements in the field of bi...

AIP News

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2017

AIP Publishing has decided to eliminate all publication page and color charges in their leading subscription journals: Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics. They have taken this step to ensure that authors, anywhere, are able to publish their re...

Labor Day

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2017

The Physics Library will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 for Labor Day.

Fall Semester Hours

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2017

Fall Semester Hours Monday – Thursday, 7:15 am – 6:00 pm Friday, 7:15 am – 5:00 pm Closed Saturdays and Sundays