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Physics 280 : Contemporary Physics: Review Articles

These resources are provided in support of the Physics 280 writing assignment.

Review Articles

Review Articles are a special kind of research literature.  They are written by recognized experts in the field for the purpose of completely covering the development of topic of inquiry.  Authors of Review Articles will identify and discuss the most important research articles relavent to the topic. The will specifically note how the work led to the development of the topic.  At the end of a review article will be an extensive bibliography that effectively list all the important work on a topic up to the date of publication.  Master's and Doctoral Theses or Dissertations also contain extensive literature reviews.

Find Review Articles

Find review articles using the research database Web of Science.  View the short screen capture below to see how it's done.