Encyclopedias - PHYS


  1. Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics - covers field of astronomy and astrophysics, updated frequently.
  2. Encyclopedia of Condensed Matter Physics - covers mechanics, electrodynamics, relativbity, elemenatry particles and nmore. 

  3. Encyclopedia of Modern Optics - covers light and optics, lasers, optical fibers, LED's and more.

  4. Encyclopedia of Physical Science & Technology. Updated daily.
  5. Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. includes chemical substances & proiperties, processes and more.

  6. Knovel Library - entire library includes 800+ full text books, databases, tables and more. Titles are frequently added.

  7. Oxford Reference Online: links to 9 astronomy dictionaries and encyclopedias.

Dissertations - PHYS

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses [UCB access only]
Coverage: 1861 - present.  Full Text: 1997--
Provides access to the full text of most of the dissertations added to the database since 1997. Some earlier dissertations are also available in full-text.

Also included, with more than 1.5 million entries, is the Dissertation Abstracts International (DAI) database, the authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations.

UC Berkeley Dissertations:
> search OskiCat for the keywords berkeley dissertations <department name>
> search OskiCat for subject - University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Physics

>berkeley dissertations physics
>berkeley dissertationsastrophysics
>berkeley dissertationsastronomy
>berkeley dissertations particle physics


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Dictionaries & Handbooks


CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.

A Dictionary of Physics, 6th ed. / Oxford, 2009. Print.

The Facts on File Dictionary of Physics, 4th ed. / Facts on File, 2005. Print.

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