Guide to Information Sources in the Physical Sciences

by David Stern

Series: Reference Sources in Science and Technology

This bibliographic guide offers users a basic overview of the current trends and the best, most important, and most up-to-date paper and electronic information resources in the field of physics. The author has selectively chosen and succinctly annotated a list of hundreds of major tools used by physical scientists and researchers, including bibliographic sources, abstracting and indexing databases, journals, books, online sources, and other subject-specific non-bibliographic tools. Stern also provides information on grants, personal bibliographic database tools, document delivery, copyright and reserves. In addition, he discusses future developments, directions, and trends in the field, and in the concluding chapter he outlines the history and developments of the physics. Designed to help students, new researchers in the field of physics, and working physicists in need of additional information resources outside their normal field of study, this is an invaluable reference, research, and collectio

About The Author

DAVID STERN is Director of Science Libraries and Information Services at Yale University. He has worked as a general librarian, medical librarian, science librarian, administrator, and consultant, and he is widely published in the area of science librarianship.