The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is an open access Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 10.4 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints.
AIP Publishing is a not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP.) Fermilab has site-wide access to selected AIP journals.
APS Journals Physical Review Letters, Physical Review, and Reviews of Modern Physics
AR Annual Reviews
Annual Reviews offers comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year. Fermilab provides full online access to Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics and Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science, and 5-year rolling back file access to other science titles.
Practical Books for Engineering Professionals
Open access to over 800,000 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics
There is also an ADS advanced interface for searching arXiv preprints:
Access to engineering standards published by ASTM International, an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services. **Some Fermilab Library ASTM standards must be accessed through Techstreet.
Fermilab has site-wide access to all AWS standards.
CERN Yellow Reports
The CERN Yellow Report series was started in 1955. It provided a medium for communicating the work done at CERN where publication in a journal was not appropriate. The yellow report series includes the proceedings of schools and of workshops having a large impact on the future of CERN, the series also includes reports on detectors and technical papers from individual CERN divisions.
CRC/Taylor and Francis eBooks
This engineering and science eBook platform includes CRC handbooks and other reference books, as well as eBooks published by Taylor and Francis. The library adds books to this platform as they are requested.
View a list of Fermilab Library's CRC/Taylor and Francis eBooks
DOE Data Explorer
The DOE Data Explorer (DDE) is an information tool to help you locate DOE's collections of data and non-text information and, at the same time, retrieve individual datasets within some of those collections. It includes collection citations prepared by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, as well as records for individual datasets submitted from DOE Data Centers and other organizations.
Fermilab employees who are interested in an e-mail subscription to the International Astronomical Union’s Astronomical Telegrams may request to be added to the Library’s subscription at no charge. Subscribers receive about 5 to 10 e-mails weekly of IAU Circulars giving information about astronomical phenomena requiring prompt dissemination, particularly the discovery and follow-up of novae, supernovae and comets.
Site-wide full-text access to over 2,000 science journals, including the Elsevier Freedom Collection from 1995-current, and complete online access to the High Energy Physics Backfile. Also included is the backfile for Cryogenics, and The Journal of the Less Common Metals.
Fermilab HEP Conference Proceedings
A site for the permanent archiving of conference websites.
Fermilab Technical Reports
Fermilab preprints, technical memos, physics notes, Ph.D. theses, Masters theses, Bachelors theses, experiment proposals, design reports, letters of intent, Fermilab workbooks, PBAR notes, miscellaneous reports, national accelerator laboratory reports, annual reports, underground physics committees, experimental notes, LINAC notes, Fermilab conferences, and more.
Feynman Messenger Lectures
Presented by Feynman, and filmed by the BBC in 1964 at Cornell University, these seven lectures are based on Feynman's 1961-62 Caltech freshman physics lectures.
NFPA Fire Code
Provides online access to every NFPA® code and standard, plus Handbooks and Annotated Editions - expert commentary to help explain the rationale behind the code, examples of correct code applications, and hundreds of photos, tables, diagrams, and charts. User name and password are available from the library book catalog.
Search the latest index of the world's books.
Search scholarly papers indexed by Google. Provides citations and links to full-text when available
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
Site-wide full text access back to 2005 to IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity and IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, and four additional titles here: IEEE Journals and Transactions. As well as access to 10,000 saved articles in our IEEE File Cabinet. Please also check JACoW and INSPIRE for open-access articles.
High Energy Physics open access database containing preprints, published articles, conference proceedings, LHC experimental notes, theses, and more. Besides high energy physics resources, INSPIRE-HEP also contains limited resources in astrophysics, nuclear physics, cosmology, and other related fields.
International Astronomical Union’s Astronomical Telegrams
See Electronic Telegrams above
IOP Concise Physics eBooks
IOP Concise Physics is a 50 title eBook collection that focuses on shorter texts in rapidly advancing areas or topics where an introductory text is more appropriate.
The Joint Accelerator Conferences Website (JACoW) is an international collaboration that publishes open access proceedings of accelerator conferences held around the world. Originally created for the publication of the proceedings of the Asian, European, and North American particle accelerator conferences (which in 2010 became the International Particle Accelerator Conference series, or IPAC), today the site hosts the proceedings of the following JACoW collaboration conferences: ABDW, APAC, BIW, COOL, CYCLOTRONS, DIPAC, ECRIS, EPAC, FEL, HIAT, IBIC, ICALEPCS, ICAP, IPAC, LINAC, NA-PAC, PAC, PCaPAC, RuPAC, SRF. Also published at this site includes information about the JACoW collaboration, help for authors submitting work to JACoW conferences, and help and tools for editors of conference proceedings and members of the JACoW Team
NEC - National Electrical Code
The National Electrical Code (NEC 70) is included in the NFPA Fire Code Database. User name and password are provided at the link.
NFPA Fire Code
Provides online access to every NFPA® code and standard, plus Handbooks and Annotated Editions - expert commentary to help explain the rationale behind the code, examples of correct code applications, and hundreds of photos, tables, diagrams, and charts. The NFPA database also includes NEC 70 - the National Electrical Code. User name and password are provided at the link.
National Technical Reports Library is the search database of the National Technical Information Service (NTIS). It offers free public access to a database of over three million federal science and technology reports
Nuclear Science References (NSR)
The NSR database is a bibliography of nuclear physics articles, indexed according to content and spanning more than 100 years of research.
Overleaf is a collaborative writing and publishing system that lets you create, edit and share your scientific ideas easily online using LaTeX. Overleaf is available with a small fee payable by task code.
Physics Journals Index
List of 2900 physics and astrophysics journals with URLs, abbreviations, and links to top cited articles.
Complete site-wide full text access to the Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) the American Physical Society's online archive for Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, and Physical Review A–E. It contains all APS journal articles published from 1893–present.
ProQuest Dissertation Express
ProQuest disseminates and archives more than 90,000 new graduate works each year. Search for a dissertation on their site, then send your request to the Fermilab Library for ordering.
Rosetta Stone Language Learning Program
Speak and listen online learning program. Contact the library for login information and to check out a USB headset.
Safari Books Online provides access to O’Reilly computer books, videos, and tutorials. Contact email@example.com for an individual account (you will need a task code), or go to Safari to sign up for a free trail period.
Site-wide full-text access to over 2,000 science journals
Published by CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a free password account. SciFinder is a research tool that provides: substance information including chemical structures, chemical names, CAS Registry Numbers®, properties, commercial availability and regulatory information; chemical reaction information including reaction schemes, experimental procedures, conditions, yields, solvents, catalysts, as well as commercial availability of substances with direct links to leading producer and supplier sites; chemistry and related science information found in journals, patents, dissertations and more.
SciTech is your connection to science, technology, and engineering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy
Science.gov is your gateway to U.S. federal science. Science.gov searches over 60 databases and over 2200 selected websites from 15 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.
SPIE Conference Proceedings
The world's largest collection of optics and photonics research database provides access to SPIE proceedings and journals. The SPIE conference program is known for bringing together engineers and scientists at the top of their fields to present their latest research and network with peers. The conferences result in over 350 proceedings annually. SPIE journals offer peer-reviewed articles on applied research in optics and photonics, including optical engineering, electronic imaging, biomedical optics, microlithography, remote sensing, and nanophotonics.
Fermilab has access to eBooks in the Physics and Astronomy Collection from 2005 to current, and Math and Statistics Collection from 2005 to current.
Springer Journal list
Complete site-wide full text access to over 1500 scientific journals.
Site-wide full text access to selected engineering standards from the following publishers: API, ASCE, ASHRAE, ASME, ASSE, ASTM, AWS, CGA, DIN, ICC, IEC, IEEE, ISA, ISEA, ISO, TechAmerica. Some Techstreet standards require the FileOpen plugin in order to view them online. Contact the Service Desk to install the plugin, or contact the library (email@example.com) for additional help, or to request additional standards.
Very Short Introductions
Science and Mathematics Section
Oxford's Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects
Work Smart Standards
A set of standards that address specific ES&H hazards at Fermilab. The set includes standards necessary by law and standards sufficient to assure adequate protection of the safety and health of Fermilab employees, the public, and the environment.
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