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Welcome to the subject research guide for Physics!
This guide will assist you in conducting research and in using the Wellesley College Library resources and services effectively. Use the tabs above to start exploring the variety of tools and resources to assist you with your research.
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American Physical Society
The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities.
Women in Physics (APS)
Through the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP), APS is committed to encouraging the recruitment, retention, and career development of women physicists at all levels. Connect with us through the Friends of CSWP listserv or the Women in Physics LinkedIn!
American Institute of Physics
The American Institute of Physics is a federation that advances the success of our 10 Member Societies and an institute that operates as a center of excellence supporting the physical sciences enterprise.
Society of Physics Students
The Society of Physics Students (SPS) is a professional association explicitly designed for students and their advisers. Membership, through collegiate chapters, is open to anyone interested in physics. The only requirement for membership is that you be interested in physics. Besides physics majors, our members include majors in astronomy, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, mathematics, medicine, and other fields.
International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP)
The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) seeks to stimulate and promote international cooperation in physics; to sponsor suitable international meetings and to assist organizing committees; to foster the preparation and the publication of abstracts of papers and tables of physical constants; to promote international agreements on other use of symbols, units, nomenclature and standards; and to foster free circulation of scientists; to encourage research and education.
Student Library Research Awards
2021 submissions are open!
These awards were created to reward students who take the time to develop a thoughtful, methodical, and scholarly approach to the research needed for their papers and projects, as well as to encourage students to develop good research techniques.
Find out more at the Student Library Research Awards site