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Feynman Lectures

Book Search

The Discover search box on the Library's home page is a gateway to thousands of ebooks. You can limit to "source type" ebooks (click "show more" if you don't see it.) To find print books (and some ebooks) in the library's collection, use the search box below.

Library Catalog Search      
  • Type in a specific title or click the dropdown to search by author (last name first!) 
  • Start a subject search by using the keyword option on the dropdown menu.
  • When you find a book of interest, click on the subject headings in the record to find similar items.
  • You can also browse by call number to take a virtual walk through the book stacks

Call Numbers

Call numbers tell you where a book is shelved. In the Francis A. Drexel Library, we use Library of Congress Classification which groups titles by subject matter.

The following call number ranges will help you get started. For books about a more specific topic, please search our catalog by keyword.

QB Astronomy

QC Physics
 QC1-75 General
 QC81-114 Weights and measures
 QC120-169 Mechanics
 QC170-197 Atomic physics
 QC221-246 Acoustics
 QC251-339 Heat
 QC350-457 Optics
 QC474-500 Radiation physics
 QC501-766 Electricity/magnetism
 QC770-798 Nuclear physics
 QC801-849 Geophysics
 QC851-999 Meteorology