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Physics: Journals & Databases

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Finding journal articles

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This section contains:

  • guides and links for databases for finding articles.
  • our tutorial on finding articles for physics, designed to help with your project work.
  • a link to browzine which lets you browse physics journals.
  • some troubleshooting information in case you have problems with online journals.


Key Resources for Physics

Document supply

How do I find articles in science subjects?

Google Scholar and Semantic Scholar


Increasing visibility of Open Access content

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Search the world’s largest collection of open access research papers

It's the biggest collection of open access full texts, making it an unparalleled research tool

Read about the huge, global and widely used data hosted by CORE


OpenGrey is an open access multidisciplinary database. It provides references for grey literature including theses, research reports and technical reports.

Browzine for physics

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Troubleshooting online journals

Many of our journals are available online, both on campus and from elsewhere using your Swansea University username and password. The documents below should help with common problems but if you still can't get into something which you think we subscribe to please let us know.