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A guide to resources on astronomy. Choose from the tabs below to locate specific kinds of resources.

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Welcome

Welcome to the Astronomy Research Guide! Here you can find resources from the Resource Learning Center and the web to assist you with classwork and research. 

On this page are reference resources for astronomy, including dictionaries and encyclopedias. These are good sources for general information and a great place to begin your research.

Using the tabs at the top of the Research Guide, locate the specific type of resources you need including books, journals and research databases, and web resources.

If you need additional help or if you didn't find what you were looking for, click the E-mail Me link under my picture, or type your question into the Ask Us box.

Astronomy Reference Books

Use reference materials such as encyclopedias and dictionaries to:

  • Choose or narrow down a research topic
  • Find background information on a topic
  • Identify the key issues of a topic

Hover your mouse over the title to read a description of the reference book. 

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Kerrie Castle
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