Welcome to Physics Subject Guide !

This subject guide serves as a starting point to your search of scholarly resources in the area of Physics. Resources listed here include those that are accessible through our library and also on the web. It enables you to access from one point, various resources such as books, e-journals, e-databases, theses and dissertations and other web-based resources. (Please remember that this is not an exhaustive list. You will find many additional resources in the library such as Reference Books).

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Resources Available at the Central Library





The Central Library uses Dewey Decimal Classification system to classify books. 

A call number is a number used to identify and locate books in the library. It includes the Classification number, the Author Code (first three letters of the Author’s name) and the Accession number (serial number) of the book.

For example:  Modern Physics: for scientists and engineers by Taylor, John R. and others

In this book label,

530  is the Class Number of Physics
TAY is the Author Code 
17619 is the Accession Number.

The library has a sizable collection of books and reading material on Physics. These books are classified under the following Class Numbers:

  • 530 :    Physics    
  • 531 :    Classical mechanics, solid mechanics    
  • 532 :    Fluid mechanics, liquid mechanics    
  • 533 :    Gas mechanics    
  • 534 :    Sound & related vibrations    
  • 535 :    Light, Optics & infrared & ultraviolet phenomena
  • 536 :    Heat    
  • 537 :    Electricity & electronics    
  • 538 :    Magnetism    
  • 539 :    Modern physics

To locate the books on Physics, please search the  Library Online Catalogue 

Institutional Digital Repository

OER – (Open Educational Resources) (Freely Available)



ETD Resources (e-Thesis):

Open Access Directories:


Online Courses

Study Materials