Subject guide for Physics and Astronomy

Introduction

On this page you will find a selection of resources for Physics, Astronomy, and iNANO. You are welcome to contact the subject editor in case you need help, or if you have content suggestions.

Good places to start - key sources

Article databases

  • Web of Science
    Reference and citation database. Covers all research areas but is best suited for science and health sciences. Time period: 1900 - .
  • Scopus
    Reference and citation database. Covers all research areas but is best suited for science and health sciences. Time period: 1960 – (full indexing from 1996).

Bibliographies

  • ADS
    (NASA Astrophysics Data System)
    Digital library for astrophysics, physics and instrumentation.  
  • ARIBIB
    References from Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts
  • Proquest
    Collection of databases.   

Subject relevant websites

  • CERN Document Server
    More than 650.000 bibliographic records, including 320.000 fulltext documents. 
  • SIMBAD
    Contains information for about 1 million objects, for which 3.3 million identifiers, more than 1.5 million observational measurements and 1.4 million bibliographical references are available. 
  • AIP Scitation 
    Database of 80 scientific journals published by the American Institute of Physics and its Member Societies.   

Newspaper and media

  • Infomedia
    A large database that comprises articles from Danish daily newspapers as well as a wide range of periodicals, local papers, etc. 

Dictionaries - Physics

Dictionaries - Languages

  • Ordbogen.com
    Danish dictionary website with 28 different dictionaries including a Danish/English/Danish dictionary.
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    Online dictionary. English-English. © 2016 Oxford University Press.
  • Gyldendals røde ordbøger
    Danish dictionary website with 20 different dictionaries 
  • Dansk Sprognævn
    Website from the Danish Language Council. Contains different tools on the Danish language and grammar.
  • Den Danske Ordbog
    Dictionary on the modern Danish Language. Published by det Danske sprog- og litteraturselskab.
  • Google Translate
    Translation tool. Machine-generated translations, many different languages and alphabets.
  • AU oversættelse og sprog
    AU’s Dictionary, Translate and English style guide

e-Archives

  • arXiv.org 
    e-Print Archive. Full-text access to preprints

More information

Patents

Access and information on patents.
 

Access from home

VPN-remote.au.dk
Guides to installation of AU-ACCESS.

Via AU Library
Info on remote access to the library resources via WAYF, AU Library and VPN.


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