About this guide
Welcome to the Physics research guide! Use this guide to help you find resources for your research in physics and related topics. Use the tabs above to navigate to the topic you need.
If you have any questions at all don't hesitate to contact the reference desk by phone (701-231-8886) or by chat using the IM box at the right on your screen.
My name is Carolyn Harvey and I am the Physical Sciences and Engineering Librarian. I majored in Chemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Illinois. I also recieved my Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois. I joined the Library staff here at NDSU in 2012.
Please contact me to schedule an individual research appointment or to ask a question about library services for your area. I'm looking forward to hearing from you!
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Resources for Instructors
These handouts can be used by instructors whose classes include research or information literacy components. The handouts available on this page are purposefully generic so that they can be tailored to fit specific courses or assignments. If you would like handouts, worksheets, or research guides made specifically for your class, please contact Carolyn Mead.
Choosing a Research Topic is a worksheet designed to guide science students through the process of choosing and refining a topic for their papers, projects, and presentations.
Reading Scientific Articles is a guide that is desigend to lead students through the process of reading and understanding journal articles.
As always, library and information literacy instruction is available upon request. Contact Carolyn Mead if you wish to schedule library instruction.
Physical Sciences & Engineering Librarian
office: 120F Library
reference desk hours:
alternating Wed: 5-9 pm
or by appointment