Tips on searching in the catalog
The physics collection is located in Kresge Library, 3rd floor Fairchild Hall. Current issues of journals are in the Kresge current journals reading area, near the reference section. Bound volumes of journals are shelved alphabetically by title in the Kresge stacks (on your left as you enter the stacks).
Books in physics are shelved by Library of Congress call number in the Kresge stacks. Physics books are classed in the QC's.
|QC 81-114||Weights and measures|
||Descriptive and experimental mechanics
||Atomic physics (including relativity, quantum theory)
||Heat (including thermodynamics)|
|QC 474-496.9||Radiation physics (General)|
|QC 501-766||Electricity and magnetism|
|QC 770-798||Nuclear and particle physics|
|QC 801-809||Geophysics (Cosmic physics)|
|QC 851-999||Meteorology (including the earth's atmosphere)|
For (slightly) more detailed information, view the interactive Library of Congress Classification Outline, provided by the Library of Congress.