Physics

SpringerLink

Alternative Titles
Springer LINK
Description

Provides online full-text access to many of the Springer electronic journals along with many electronic books and series.

Personal copies of some books can be purchased for $24.99 each through a service offered by Springer called MyCopy. The MyCopy offer is currently valid for over 20,000 Springer eBooks. Books are new soft cover editions with a color cover and black and white book content. NOTE (March 6, 2015): The online ordering system for MyCopy titles is not working correctly and sometimes indicates the price to order a book is the full retail price of the title. You can call Springer Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643 to order a MyCopy title at the correct price. To be eligible for the MyCopy service, books must be:

  • Fewer than 1,200 pages
  • Single titles (not part of a multi-volume set)
  • Published 2005 or later
  • English language

 

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1995 - (but varies by title)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9897
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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INSPEC

Alternative Titles
INSPEC [Engineering Village 2]
Description

On ENGINEERING VILLAGE platform, covers the world-wide literature (mainly journal articles and conference proceedings papers) in astronomy, physics, electronics and electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
INSPEC grows by about 330,000 records per year. 1896-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9821
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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INSPIRE

Alternative Titles
SPIRES HEP Literature Database
High-Energy Physics Literature Database
Stanford Physics Information REtrieval System (SPIRES)
SPIRES HEP Database
Description

An index to the literature of the particle and high-energy physics community. Supersedes the SPIRES database started by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center(SLAC) in the late 1960's.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Search over 500,000 high-energy physics related articles. Includes journal papers, preprints, e-prints, technical reports, conference papers and theses. Produced since the late 1960s, and comprehensively indexed by the SLAC and DESY libraries since 1974. Covers some articles published as far back as the 1920's.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9373
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects
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Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (GPO Monthly Catalog)

Description

Provides citations to U.S. federal government publications. Contains references to books, reports, studies, serials, maps and other publications. Topics covered include finance, business, demographics, foreign relations, public health and social issues.

Type
Catalog
Coverage
1994 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9271
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects
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ScienceDirect (Elsevier Books & Journals Online)

Alternative Titles
ScienceDirect (Elsevier)
Science Direct
Description

Contains access to more than 2,000 journals published by Elsevier Science and its subsidiary publishers, including Academic Press, Cell Press, Pergamon, Mosby, and Saunders journals. Coverage is particularly strong for the life and physical sciences, medicine, and technical fields, but also includes some social sciences and humanities.

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1996 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9239
Mobile Version
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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IEEE Xplore

Alternative Titles
IEEExplore, IEEE Xplore Digital Library, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEEE-Wiley eBooks Library: Computing and Engineering Collection
MIT Press eBooks Library: Computing and Engineering Collection
Description

IEEE Xplore provides full-text access to IEEE transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 plus select content back to 1950, and all current IEEE Standards. IEEE eLearning Library selects the best educational courses from IEEE conferences and workshops around the world and delivers them in engaging, instructional and interactive online courses.

 

To set up remote access to IEEE Xplore on a mobile device, please follow these steps:

  1. On the mobile device, use a browser to visit the IEEE Xplore website through the U-M Library's access.
  2. Click on the blue tab "My Settings" in the middle of the screen, then choose "Remote Access."
  3. Follow the instructions to pair your device. Users will be asked to sign in with an IEEE personal account before pairing.
  4. This device can now be used off-site for 90 days to access IEEE Xplore. Users must go to IEEE Xplore on the paired device and log in with their IEEE personal account to access the roaming subscription.

Please note that after 90 days, users will be prompted to again pair their device and can follow the same steps as the initial pairing.

 

Type
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Full text 1988- (select additional material back to 1950)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9195
Mobile Version
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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Institute of Physics (IoP) Electronic Journals

Alternative Titles
IoP Electronic Journals
Description
Provides full-text access to scholarly journals in physics and engineering published by the Institute of Physics.
Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
varies by journal title
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9197
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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OAIster

Alternative Titles
OAI, Open Archives Initiative, Oyster, Oister
Description

Uses the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) protocol to gather over 30 million records of free, useful, wide-ranging digital resources hosted at over 1,100 institutions. Covers resources of all kinds, including digitized books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, datasets, theses, technical reports, research papers, etc. All records contain a digital object link allowing users access to the object in a single click.

Type
Search Engine
Coverage
Varies by resource
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9105
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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