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Astronomy

Learn how to find books, articles, and other sources related to astronomy.

Researching an Astronomy Topic

Image of group of galaxies taken from Hubble telescope.This guide will help you locate books, ebooks, and articles that can help with your astronomy research.

There are several types of sources you will want to look for in researching your astronomy assignments:

  1. Print books: these resources live in the library (whether in the stacks, the reference area, or at the reserve desk) and some may be checked out for as long as 28 days.

  2. Ebooks: many reference books, nonfiction books, and fiction books can be found in electronic format.

  3. Articles: come from periodicals (newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals). The library owns some periodicals in print and gives you access to many more via our online databases.

  4. Films and Videos: links to films and videos on astronomy topics.

 

UGC 1810 and UGC 1813 in Arp 273. By NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.