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Articles in databases

These are the essential databases for Astronomy. For a longer list see the comprehensive list of Astronomy databases.

  • Academic Search Complete:
    An all-inclusive scholarly and multidisciplinary database. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; KYVL; ( + )
  • Applied Science and Technology:
    Science research for practical applications, technology, and inventions. Full text included; ( + )
  • Astrophysics Data System:
    Access to articles in astronomy and physics (limited full text). Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • ScienceDirect:
    Articles and book chapters in the sciences (limited open access). Full text included; ( + )
  • SciTech Connect:
    Science, technology, and engineering research (limited full-text). Citation only; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Scopus:
    Citations for scientific articles, books, and conference proceedings. Citation only; ( + )

Books and media

FIND BOOKS IN STEELY:

  • Steely's Books and Media:
    Search Discovery for books and media. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; Ebook collection; NKU specific materials; Open access; ( + )

RECOMMENDED eBOOKS:

RECOMMENDED PRINT BOOKS:

Cambridge Planetary Handbook
REF QB601 .B36 2000  
Chronological Encyclopedia of Discoveries in Space
QB500.262 .Z56 2000
Encyclopedia of Space Science and Technology
QB497 .E53 2003eb
Facts on File Space and Astronomy Handbook
QB43.3 .A44 2002
Observing Handbook and Catalogue of Deep-sky Objects
OVERSIZE QB64 .L84 1998x

BROWSE BOOKS AND MEDIA:

  • QB1—991   -   Astronomy
  • QB1—139   -   General
  • QB140—237   -   Practical and spherical astronomy
  • QB275—343   -   Geodesy
  • QB349—421   -   Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics
  • QB455—456   -   Astrogeology
  • QB460—466   -   Astrophysics
  • QB468—480   -   Non-optical methods of astronomy
  • QB495—903   -   Descriptive astronomy
  • QB500.5—785   -   Solar system
  • QB799—903   -   Stars
  • QB980—991   -   Cosmogony. Cosmology

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