Astronomy and Astrophysics

Here are some of the principal information resources in astronomy and astrophysics.

ADS Digital Library for Physics and Astronomy

ADS contains approximately 13.3 million records covering pre-prints, journal articles, conference proceedings, observatory reports and bulletins, NASA technical reports, and theses.

arXiv.org

Publication coverage: 1991 - present (updated daily)

The arXiv database contains e-prints (working papers) in the fields of astrophysics, physics, mathematics and statistics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, economics, and electrical engineering.

Web of Science

Publication coverage: Science Citation Index: 1900 - present ; Social Sciences Citation Index: 1956 - present ; Arts and Humanities: 1975 - present

A large, multidisciplinary database, Web of Science provides access to bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references from scholarly journals and conference proceedings. A cited reference search enables you to find articles that cite a previously published work.
Science Literacy week display in Douglas Library
Science Literacy Week 2021

In honour of Science Literacy Week 2021, we have a display in Douglas Library and a new libguide showcasing some of the resources...

Author Cheryl Thompson and Uncle Tom book cover
Join us at Uncle Tom: Distorted Nostalgia with author Cheryl Thompson 

We are pleased to invite the Queen’s community to join us virtually at for the 2021 kick-off event at Kingston WritersFest, Uncle Tom: Distorted Nostalgia on September 22 from...

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