Astronomy Guide

Librarian: Karen Ciccone

This guide provides information on astronomy sources available electronically (both NCSU restricted and freely available) and print materials in the NCSU Libraries. It is intended to serve as a portal for faculty, graduate students in astronomy, and advanced undergrads conducting research.

Use the Table of Contents on the left to navigate through the following topics:

  • Article and Preprint Databases- use this to find articles, abstracts, citations, and preprints
  • Data Centers- Web interfaces to raw data collections from astronomical catalogs, instruments, and missions
  • Astronomy Journals- List of fulltext journals that NCSU subscribes to; information about print and historical journals
  • Major Observatories- websites for some major observatories
  • Professional Organizations- list of major professional organizations
  • Software- including data reduction and statistical packages