Physics offers undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Departments/programs/subject areas supported

Major areas of interest include: thermodynamics, electromagnetism, electronics, classical and quantum mechanics, nuclear physics, computational physics, and mathematical physics.

Resources Collected

NOTE: Electronic format is preferred for all Library holdings unless otherwise noted.

  • Academic Journals in electronic (peer reviewed preferred)

  • Scholarly monographs in electronic and print format (academic and trade press preferred)

Resources and materials collected selectively or by request

  • Audiovisual materials

  • Reference data, handbooks, dictionaries, and other material (electronic strongly preferred)

  • Textbooks, study guides, and supplementary material

Resources not collected

  • Microform

  • Non-Villanova theses and dissertations

  • Ephemera

  • Preprints

  • Government documents

  • Hardware and software manuals

  • Instructor’s materials

  • Juvenile works

  • Manuscripts

  • Pamphlets

Collaborations within the library

Physics has strong collaborations with Astrophysics and Planetary Science, Engineering, and Chemistry.

Last reviewed 5/27/2021 by Alfred Fry