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Physics & Astronomy

Find resources for applied physics, particle physics, astrophysics, nanotechnology, etc.

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Handbooks & Manuals

A selection of useful handbooks and manuals found mostly in the Science-Health Science Library.  Click on the title to view the CardCat record for more information. Click on the i icon for a brief description.

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan Services supports the instructional, scholarly, and research activities of currently enrolled and/or employed BSU students, faculty, and staff by obtaining materials not owned by the University Libraries and items declared lost, missing, or checked out.  Request an item not available at the Ball State University Libraries by using ILLiad; log-in at

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