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Physical Sciences and Mathematics

The following databases are searched simultaneously when the "Physical Sciences and Mathematics" category is selected from the Articles search available from the UCLA Library homepage.

  • Academic Search Complete
    Description: Multidisciplinary, full-text database that indexes and abstracts more than ten thousand publications, with the complete text of more than 5,500 periodicals, including 4,600 peer-reviewed journals
  • GeoRef
    Description: Index to publications in geology, geophysics, and the history of the earth
  • Inspec
    Description: Contains citations to articles in more than four thousand scholarly journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations in physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computers and control, and information technology. Most citations include abstracts. Full text is available for many articles. Corresponds to the print publications Physics Abstracts, Electrical and Electronics Abstracts, and Computer and Control Abstracts. Covers 1969 to the present; Inspec Archive covers 1898-1968.
  • MathSciNet
    Description: Comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940, providing access to mathematical reviews and current mathematical publications
  • Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (Full archive)
    Description: World-wide literature on meteorology, atmospheric chemistry and physics, and related environmental sciences from 1974 to the present; updated monthly
  • ScienceDirect:  Subscribed Content (360 Search)
  • Web of Science
    Description: Multidisciplinary database, with searchable author abstracts, covering the journal literature of the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities; indexes major journals across disciplines with all cited references captured; offers access the ISI citation databases Science Citation Index Expanded Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts and Humanities Citation Index