Providing access to quality Physics resources and subject support.

Databases View more

Here are the key databases/online resources to start finding information in your subject area. Click on 'View more' to go to the full listing for the Library, and use the filters to find more for this subject and others.

Books Catalogue

The shelf marks tell you where you can browse for books on popular topics in the Library (the level is for the Library in Loughborough). Click on ‘Catalogue’ to search for specific books and check their availability.

Subject / title Pilkington level Shelfmark
Physics & natural sciences (general) 1 500-509, 530, 530.7-530.8
Cosmology 1 523.1
Theoretical physics 1 530.1, 539-539.6
Astronomy and astrophysics 1 520-530
Mathematical physics 1 530.15
Nuclear & particle physics 1 539.7
Optical physics 1 535-535.8

Videos View more

Use the videos to learn more about some resources or finding information.

Frequently asked questions View more

Here are some of the most popular questions asked by students in this subject. If you have a different question, check 'View more' or ask your Academic Librarian.

How do I access library resources off-campus?

You need to search via the VPN when you are off campus. Please see link on how to download the VPN onto your device. 

How do I access an eBook?

From Library Catalogue Plus look at the options at the side of the page and click on ‘eBook’ in the ‘Format’ section to limit the results to eBooks. Click on ‘Get full text’ to open the eBook.

Does the library provide study and learning support?

Yes, the library provides advice sheets and workshops on a range of topics.  Find out more here: