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Wills Library

Books and Ebooks

The Maria Mercer Library holds the main collection for Physics and related topics. The Library provides access to all the essential, recommended and further texts on your reading lists. Print collections are arranged by the Library of Congress Classification scheme (an alpha-numerical scheme). Many more, older books are also kept off-site in our Research Reserve facilities.

In addition to physical book collections, the Library also provides access to a large and growing number of ebooks which can be accessed both on or off campus.

Books and ebooks on can be found by searching the Library Catalogue. You can search by criteria such as author, title, and subject. The catalogue will provide you with a link to the ebook or with details of the library that holds the book together with its location and availability.

Highlight ebook series and collections include:


If you feel that the collection is missing a key item you need then please let us know by filling in a 'Suggest a book purchase' form. Your recommendations are always welcome.

Physics books

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Row of books

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If there is a book you would like us to buy, please fill out the form.

Resource Lists

If your course has an online Resource List, you will normally find a link to it (shown below) in the Blackboard area for the unit. 

Up-to-date reading lists are kept in the Maria Mercer Library, please ask staff or contact your Subject Librarian