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Physics & Astronomy

Library resources and web sites for physics and astronomy

Departmental Information

Department of Physics & Astronomy

Contact Information

Department of Physics & Astronomy
Wayne State University
135 Physics Bldg
Phone: 313-577-2721
Fax: 313-577-3932

About the Department

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at WSU offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Students may follow a comprehensive physics curriculum or a more interdisciplinary program. Opportunities for research span a wide range from fundamental physics to applied physics.

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Reference Desks

Undergraduate (UGL): 313-577-8852
Purdy/Kresge: 313-577-6423
Arthur Neef Law: 313-577-6180
Shiffman Medical: 313-577-1094

Subject Librarian

James Van Loon
Purdy-Kresge Library
Room 134
Phone: 313-577-6446


Welcome to the Guide for Physics!

This guide includes a core collection of resources available through the Wayne State University Library System, as well as high quality, freely available web resources.

The guide consists of several pages (tabs) detailing our resources in these areas:

  • Article Databases
  • Online Journals
  • Books
  • Reference Books
  • Internet Resources

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