Physics Library

The Physics Library is permanently CLOSED. We are in the process of shifting activities over the summer to the Wilmeth Active Learning Center, which will open in August 7, 2017.

Library Highlights

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The Physics Library is on Social Media! To stay up to date on the latest news, events, and resources pertaining to the Physics Library, be sure to Follow us on Twitter & Like us on Facebook!
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American Physical Society Physics

The American Physical Society’s Physics website includes Viewpoints, Synopses, and Focus articles of varying lengths and level of technical depth

About the Library

Interior of PHYS Library
Map of the location of the Library
Physical Address: 

Physics Building 290
525 Northwestern Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2058

Mailing Address: 

Purdue University Libraries - PHYS
504 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2058

(765) 494-2858

The Physics Library is located on the second floor of the Physics Building. It is a convenient place to study, with plenty of tables for group work and carrels for individual study. The library contains a research collection of physics books and journals, and many textbooks for assistance with homework for students.