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Short articles, definitions, and many illustrations on all science & technology topics, plus information on new trends and developments and biographies of scientists. Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology with definitions from The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including full text for 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1865.

Research Library (ProQuest)

Provides access to full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.

Print Resources

LC call number range: QB [Astronomy]

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Astronomy

QB 15 .C36 1997

Field Guide to the Stars and Planets

REF QB 64 .M4

The Cambridge Star Atlas, 2nd ed.

QB 65 .T56 1996

Organizations and Agencies

American Astronomical Society

NASA U.S. Government Source

Pictures and Images

Astronomy Picture of the Day (NASA) U.S. Government Source

Space Images Archive


WWW Virtual Library: Astronomy and Astrophysics

Links by broad topic area.

The Nine Planets: A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System

Detailed information about the Sun, the nine planets of the solar system and their moons, and asteroids, comets, and meteors.

Sky & Telescope (Sky Publishing)

Directories, resources, viewing tips, and more.


Last updated 09-10-07