Web of science (Thomson Reuters)
Multidisiplinary reference- and citation database. Large overlap with Scopus in both content and functionality, but Web of Science still has better coverage back in time.
IEEE Explore contains fulltext articles, e-books and conference proceedings from IEEE, IET, IBM and VDE Verlag, in addition to IEEE Standards Dictionary. Covers applied physics and computing with a special focus on electrical engineering.
Multidisiplinary reference- and citation database started in 2004. Large overlap with Web of Science in both content and functionality, but Scopus contains a greater number of entries.
Arxiv is an open access electronic archive for articles and preprints within physics, mathematics, computer technology etc. Particularly strong in theoretical physics.
Search engine for scientific information. See Fulltext@UBO for accessing articles or to order a copy.
New physics books
The tablet app BrowZine is a virtual version of the journal shelf, where you can browse the newest journals the University Library subscribes to from a large number of publishers. It's available both for tablets (iPad, Android and Kindle Fire) and as a desktop version. Some journals also include preprints.
LaTeX and bibliography management
- LaTeX and companions, a list of resources compiled by Dag Langmyhr (in Norwegian only)
- A local guide to LaTeX and BibLaTeX by Knut Hegna and Dag Langmyhr
- Reference work with BibLaTeX for master students, a hands on course held at the informatics library. A booklet is available for self study. Contacts:Torgunn Karoline Moe