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Help finding this paper

  1. Nov 10, 2009 #1
    Ok, hopefully this is the right place to post about this. I'm writing a project on General Relativity and need access to a specific paper. I'm not very good at finding stuff online or in libraries. The paper is:

    Gowdy, R. H.: "Vacuum Spacetimes with Two-parameter Spacelike Isometry Groups and Compact Invariant Hypersurfaces: Topologies and Boundary Conditions," Annals of Physics (N.Y.) 83, pp 203-241, 1974.

    I'm on the authors website:


    and as you can see, he claims that it's available here:


    The only problem is, I can't for the life of me find it on that website. Secondly, once I find it, how the hell do I access it, most of them are blocked (even when I'm on my university network). This is the first time I've had to do any proper research for a project which is why I'm so bad at finding this sort of stuff.

    Help please!
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  3. Nov 10, 2009 #2

    George Jones

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    Then, go to the library and talk to a librarian about finding stuff on-line and in libraries. This is important; do it!
    I suspect that this paper is not on and the arXiv, and, on his website, the author does not state that it is. Read carefully! Go to the library!
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