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Physics, Applied Science & Astronomy

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Angela M. Ryan
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Research Databases & Journal Titles

KPU Library provides access to numerous Research Databases that allow the researcher to search for journal articles on their topic. A few examples of databases are:

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Jstor
  • Sage Premier
  • ScienceDirect
  • Wiley Online

The library also provides access to both print and online journals and magazines. A few examples are:

  • Physics World  
  • Physics Today  
  • Astronomy Education Review (AER)

*The Astronomy Education Review (AER) is a web-based journal for "everyone who works in astronomy and space science education." AER is published by the American Astronomical Society, and each edition contains papers, reviews of research, and short articles on innovative work in the field.

How to Search Databases


Here is a Video that explains how to do primary research in ScienceDirect.