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.

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.
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2018 Inquiry@Queen’s Undergraduate Research Conference

The 12th Annual Inquiry@Queen’s Undergraduate Research Conference will be held in Stauffer Library, March 8-9. 

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We are pleased to welcome six Consortium of Advanced Research and Training (CARTA) librarians who are visiting us from Africa as part of a project that trains library scientists in the methodology of synthesis. This project is headed up by Dr.

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