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Off Campus Access

To  access UConn Libraries' resources from off campus, go through the library website. When you click on a licensed resource, you will be prompted for your NetID.

Alternatively, you can use SkyBox. You will be prompted to login from the SkyBox homepage.

If you are having issues with your NetID, contact

Books and Journals

Books provide foundational information and are used to establish a deep knowledge base.


Most Used Physics Databases


Citations to articles in physics, electronics and electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology. From the Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE).


Articles from scholarly physical science journals, published by the American Institute of Physics, its member societies, and other affiliated organizations.

PROLA - Physical Review Online Archive 

American Physical Society journals.

Full text e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

Astrophysics Data Systems (ADS)

Citations for materials in astronomy and astrophysics, instrumentation, physics and geophysics, Los Alamos preprints, and many archives. From Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, under a NASA grant.

Other Physics Databases


Quick & Helpful Links

Library doesn't own what you need? 

Order materials via Document Delivery / Interlibrary Loan (DD/ILL) at no cost to you.

Virtual PC

Access UConn licensed applications from your computer via

Library workshops

Find workshops on library products and services (e.g. RefWorks, Locating Census 2010 Data using the NEW American FactFinder).

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Writing Assistance

The Writing Center's tutors can help with writing projects, including course assignments, resumes, and business letters.

Reserve a Group Study Room

Study Carrels 

Request a personal library study room for the year.

Equipment Loans - borrow iPads, Kindles, and Laptops

Find out what technology you can borrow

Learning Commons

Located on Level 1 of the Homer Babbidge Library, the Learning Commons offers a suite of services including quantitative (eg math) tutoring, Printing, Scanning and Copying), PC's, and study spaces to support collaborative and individual academic achievement.


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