New IOP Journals

By Alison Verbeck on February 28, 2018

IOP Publishing, home of the respected Journal of Physics series, has launched three new, high-impact open access journals. In recognition of the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of research, the scope of these new journals will focus on research covering three aspects of the physical world t...

CERN Open Access Books

By Alison Verbeck on February 28, 2018

Many open access books published by CERN are now available on the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB).  They will eventually be added to our catalog as well.

Dimensions, a new citation database from Digital Science

By Ruth Lewis on January 31, 2018

The Dimensions web site is full of information about different aspects of this resource. Free searching is available at It covers 89 million publication records, 870 million citations, 50 million Altmetric mentions and about 20 million research profiles. Yo...

January New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on January 30, 2018

Advanced multipoles for accelerator magnets : theoretical analysis and their measurement / Pierre Schnizer. QC760 .S36 2017 The cosmological singularity / Vladimir Belinski, International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics Network, Italy, Marc Henneaux, Université Libre de Bruxelles. QC20.7.S54...

January Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on January 30, 2018

Acoustics and Vibration of Mechanical Structures—AVMS-2017  by  Nicolae Herisanu, Vasile Marinca Air Lasing  by  Pavel Polynkin, Ya Cheng Asteroseismology and Exoplanets: Listening to the Stars and Searching for New Worlds  by  Tiago L. Campante, Nuno C. Santos, Mári...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on January 30, 2018

Title: The GCT camera for the Cherenkov Telescope Array Authors: Lapington, J. S.; Abchiche, A.; Allan, D.; Amans, J. -P.; Armstrong, T. P.; Balzer, A.; Berge, D.; Boisson, C.; Bousquet, J. -J.; Bose, R.; Brown, A. M.; Bryan, M.; Buchholtz, G.; Buckley, J.; Chadwick, P. M.; Costantini, H.; Cotter...

AIP Publishing Eliminated Page Charges

By Alison Verbeck on January 29, 2018

AIP Publishing announced the elimination of publication page charges and color charges, as of January 1, 2018, for all of the organization’s journals, including Physics of Plasmas, Review of Scientific Instruments, and 10 other prominent peer-reviewed physical science titles. The company’s decisi...

arXiv Update – January 2018

By Alison Verbeck on January 29, 2018

arXiv has posted an update with a brief summary of their 2017 activities and plans for 2018:

Enter WU Libraries’ Student Essay Contest for a Chance to Win Cash

By Julie Hale on January 22, 2018

The WU Libraries are giving away cash prizes to the students who write the best short essays about their personal book collections. That’s right, students — ponder the contents of your bookshelves, write a brief essay, and you could win cash. The Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competiti...