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Astronomy Library Guide: Reference Books

How to find information - a guide for Astronomy students

Astronomy Dictionaries & Encyclopaedias

General Astronomy Books

Where are the Reference Books?

Reference books, including dictionaries and encyclopaedias, are on the low shelves near the Information Desk on Level 4.

They may not be borrowed. Some are also available electronically.

Access Science

AccessScience  is the online version of McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. It is updated daily and includes biographies of leading scientists, weekly updates of breakthroughs and discoveries in science, a science dictionary, and links to related websites.