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Physics Books in Collins Library

Call Numbers to Browse

If you're interested in a broad physics topic, or would just to browse for inspiration or interesting reading, try one of these Library of Congress call number ranges:

  • QC1-999: Physics
  • QC 1-75: General
  • QC 170-197: Atomic Physics
  • QC 221-246: Acoustics. Sound
  • QC 350-467: Optics. Light
  • QC 501-766: Electricity & Magnetism
  • QC 770-798: Nuclear & Particle Physics
  • QC 851-999: Meterology. Climatology

Locations of books

  • New books are located in the Library lobby and are in call number order.
  • Print Reference books are on the first floor across from the Learning Commons area.
  • Book stacks: Consult the library map; look for location posters; or ask any staff member for help!


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