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Background Information

A guide to the major print and online resources in physics.

Review Articles -- Great Place to Start

Review articles summarize knowledge in a particular subject area and provide key references.  They may appear in many different types of journals: review journals, such as these listed below, can be a great source.  When searching a database look for the way to limit to "review articles".  Here are just a few of the review journals here at Boston College:

Literature Guides for Physics

Guides to the literature of a discipline provide a quick education in the important research tools of the field.