About the Pfeiffer Physics Library

AlisonAlison VerbeckLibrarian
Washington University
Physics Library, Box 1105
1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 935-6215

Location of materials

The Physics Library is located on the third floor of Compton Hall.

On the main level of the Physics Library, you will find the Circulation Counter, current journals, bound physics journals (shelved alphabetically by title), Physics Department dissertations (shelved by author’s last name), reference books, four study carrels, tables available for group study, and three computers, plus one computer dedicated for library catalog only access. For help in finding materials, please ask at the Circulation Counter.

On the Mezzanine, you will find the Physics General Stacks containing books (shelved by Library of Congress call number), 19 individual study carrels, and one additional computer.

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