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Books from DCS SS Library Catalog Destiny for: IGCSE Physics

530-539 are the main Dewey ranges for Physics.

530 Physics 
531 Classical mechanics Solid mechanics 
532 Fluid mechanics Liquid mechanics 
533 Gas mechanics 
534 Sound & related vibrations 
535 Light & paraphotic phenomena 
536 Heat 
537 Electricity & electronics 
538 Magnetism 

539 Modern physics  

The DCS Senior School Library has print works targeted to the IGCSE student, with many new titles on order.

Some highlights from the collection:

530 ADA Adams, Steve. Advanced physics.

530 EIN Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955. The evolution of physics : from early concepts to relativity.

530 GIB Gibilisco, Stan. Advanced physics demystified.

530 SNE Snedden, Robert. Solids, liquids and gases.

530.12 FRE French, A.P. An Introduction to quantum physics.

530.4 SNE Snedden, Robert. Solids, liquids and gases.





Related Print Periodicals for: IGCSE Physics

Remember, you can search the DCS SS Library collection of periodicals here.

Available Physics related periodicals:

Physics Review (Phillip Allan)


New Scientist


Web 2.0 sites relating to: IGCSE Physics

Create a Graph

BrainFlips: Flash Card Creator

GoAnimate: animation creator



General Citation Guidelines: MLA

Some of the more common issues when citing MLA in-text (in BOLD), answer directly below.

If the author's name occurs naturally in your text...

Example: While the work of Langley (245) demonstrates that...

If you don't refer directly to the work in your text...

Example: It has been shown that writing college admissions essays can be very rewarding (Thompson 22).

If there are three or less authors...

Example: This was illustrated by the works of Faught and McGrath (243), who demonstrated that...

If there are four or more authors -> use et al...

Example: The European Union has evolved since its inception (Johnson et al. 133) and continues...

Website with an author...

Example: Clapperton has demonstrated that species habitats are indeed on the decline...

Website with an institutional author -> use the name of that organization...

Example: The cost of cancer treatment has increased dramatically (Australian Cancer Council).

Website without any recognizable author -> use the page name / title...

Example: Production costs have been greatly reduced over this period ("Oil Production Technologies").

Journal article from an online database -> same as books...

Example: Many religious communities have developed in this same area (Lane 45).


MLA Style Bibliography Types

MLA Style Bibliography Types

Books by one author

Gates, Bill. The road ahead. London: Penguin Books, 1996. Print.

Books by multiple authors

DeGraff, John, Wann, David, and Naylor, Thomas H. Affluenza. San Francisco: Berett-Koehler, 2005. Print.

Books with no stated author

Facts on file physics handbook. New York: Facts on File Inc., 2006. Print.

Articles in books

Atwater, Brian. "Averting earthquake surprises in the Pacific Northwest." Earth: inside and out. Ed. Edmond A Mathez. New York: New Press, 2001. 90-93. Print.


Shrestha, Manesh. "Nepal elects Maoist prime minister, 4th leader in 4 years." CNN International Edition. CNN, 28 Aug. 2011. Web. 30 August 2011.

Journal article from print

Smith, Ben. "Creating a Research Guide." International Schools Journal 1.3 (2009): 32-35. Print.

Journal article from an online database

Wilson, Jason. "An overview of the academic process." International Schools Journal 2.4 (2008) 34-36. Questia.  26 Jan. 2009.

Newspaper article

Wu, Patricia. "Shanghai turns 150." The Shanghai Daily, 10 Feb. 2009: A12. Print.

E-mail (including e-mail interviews)

Thompson, Holly. "Re: Writing Verse Novels." Message to the author. 23 Jun. 2011. E-mail.

 Blog Post

Lastname, Firstname. "Title of the Blog Post Entry." Blog Title. Publisher. Date poster. Web. Date Accessed.

 YouTube Video

Title of Video.  Date of Publication of Video. YouTube.  Web.  Date Accessed.


 Lastname, Firstname (username). "Enter thetweet message here." Date posted. time viewed.  Tweet.


 Lastname, Firstname. "Enter Facebook post here." Facebook. Date posted. [Date accessed. <web address>]

 IBO Academic Honesty Guide


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