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Physical Sciences Subject Guide: Home

Subject Librarian

My name is Lisa Callaghan and I am the Subject Librarian for the School of Physical Sciences in DCU. Please feel free to contact me if you need any assistance with finding information for projects and assignments. You can contact me directly to make an appointment or you can ask for me at the Library Information Desk in the O’Reilly Library, Glasnevin Campus.

Telephone: 700 8247


Quick links to useful sites


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Welcome! This guide points to the wide range of high quality Library resources available for Physical Sciences.

The Library holds lots of books, and journal articles that will help you in your studies. We'll show you how to sift efficiently and critically through information on the internet so that you can go straight to what you need. Ask us about citing and referencing your sources - we can help with that too!

This guide will help you find material on your reading list and begin independent research.

Click through the tabs to learn more about:

  • finding books and ebooks
  • finding a specific journal article
  • finding journal articles on a topic (by searching a database)
  • citing and referencing your sources


Below is a word cloud showing some of the key concepts in Physical Sciences. To get started, search for these keywords in our catalogue (for books) and databases (for journal articles); click through the tabs at the top of this page to find out more.

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