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Finding Aids in the Niels Bohr Library

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What is a finding aid?

A finding aid is a tool created by records professionals that provides contextual information about the subjects covered in archival materials. Finding aids usually contain detailed inventories aimed to help researchers locate relevant materials efficiently.
Search or browse the full-text Physics History Finding Aids

Perform keyword searches on our full-text Physics History Finding Aids web site. Or browse through a list of finding aids. The web site consists of finding aids from 15 institutions, and serves as a union catalog for history of physics finding aids.

Those seeking additional information about a collection and its finding aid should consult the...

International Catalog of Sources

The International Catalog of Sources (ICOS) serves as a complementary database to the Physics History Finding Aids web site, and is the main bibliographic catalog describing the holdings in the Niels Bohr Library. Researchers should make certain to use both tools when looking for archival materials.

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