Books by Leon Lederman in the Fermilab Library

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Leon Lederman Collection and Resources

Leon Lederman, who served as Fermilab’s director from 1978 to 1989 and won the Nobel Prize for discovery of the muon neutrino, died peacefully on October 3rd in Idaho.  He was 96.  Over the course of his career, Lederman authored several books.  A list of his books available at the Fermilab Library can be found here.  To view Leon Lederman’s author profile on INSPIRE, click here.  More information can be found in the Fermilab History and Archives Project Lederman Collection.

Featured New Books

Fluent Python: Clear, Concise, and Effective Programming

This hands-on guide teaches how to write effective, idiomatic Python code by leveraging its best and most-neglected features to make code shorter, faster, and more readable. With this book, programmers will learn how to become thoroughly proficient in Python 3. This book is available in print and can be checked out in the library.


Harnessing the Power of Google: What Every Researcher Should Know

This informative and practical book teaches how to get better and faster results from Internet searches and methods for maximizing the potential of the world’s most popular search engine.

Access to Scientific Journals at Fermilab

The Fermilab Library is responsible for providing access to scientific journals and articles needed by researchers here. The most common means of access is by site license for online access to over 400 major journals such as The Physical Review set, Nature, Nuclear Instruments and Methods, and the Science Direct/Elsevier High Energy Physics and Astronomy Backfile, which includes articles up to 1995 in 20 prominent journals. For a complete list of available journals, see our Journal List.  For instructions on how to access our online journals from off site, click here.


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