REFERENCE BOOKS: Look in R500s or on the Book Reserve for print references.
Gale Virtual Reference Library - large collection of reference titles to search individually or altogether.
Grolier Online- Multiple encyclopedias, and the New Book of Popular Science
Encyclopedia Britannica – Multiple encyclopedias, web sites and periodicals
The Solar System - reference ebook from Salem Press
BOOKS: Look at reserve pulled for astronomy, located on shelves in open classroom.
Other books, find through the Online Book Catalog
PERIODICAL DATABASES: Look on the library home page to find the following subscription databases to access magazine and newspaper articles as well as some reference books online.
EBSCOhost - Use MasUltra, Masterfile Premier, and Newspaper Source
Gale Science Resource Center - reference, magazines, academic periodicals and websites from Gale.
Newsbank - Use Science Source for newspaper and magazine articles
Proquest - Use Platinum Periodicals and Proquest Newspapers
- Windows to the Universe Educational site from the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, providing information on the earth sciences, solar system, our planet, astronomy and the universe divided into elementary, intermediate and high school sections.
- NASA Online NASA's web pages offer tremendous resources for both students and teachers on space exploration and other science topics.
- Space Today Information on the history of space exploration, satelites, observatories, the solar system, and much more.
- The Nine Planets A multimedia tour of the solar system, including information on history, mythology, and current knowledge of each planet.
- Galaxy Evolution Explorer A site devoted to GALEX orbiting telescope which shows images from galaxies both near and far.
- The Satellite Site Information about satellites and the work they do: telecommunications, remote sensing, weather observations, global positioning, and scientific research, as well as the main orbital paths that satellites follow, from the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California.
- HubbleSite Provides information on the Hubble Space Telescope and includes instructions on how to build a model of it. Other resources include Hubble news and discoveries, a gallery of images, and a guide to the telescope's construction and instrumentation.
- Hubble Project Site from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center covers every conceivable topic on the HST, beginning with its creation to information on its pars, instrumentation, servicing, and discoveries. Includes an extensive image gallery.
- Astronaut Selection: NASA Investigate the career of becoming an astronaut from the NASA site.
- Space Shuttle Investigate shuttle missions (past, present and future), details and diagrams about the structure of the vehicle, read/listen to interviews with shuttle astronauts, and much more. From NASA.
Go to the Librarians Index to the Internet for juried sites on Astronomy (see their categories)