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Astrophysics Research Guide: Finding Books

E-Book Collections

AIP Conference Proceedings  (1970+)   

Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics  (1963+)

Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) Conference Series (1988+)

Searchable database of 2,500 specially commissioned, peer-reviewed and continually updated articles.

Handbook of basic atomic spectroscopic data  

Knovel Engineering and Scientific Online References
Collection of the latest leading technical and engineering reference books.

Online library of Chapman & Hall/CRC books and reference works in mathematics and statistics.

NIST Handbook of Mathematical Functions  

Unified e-library from CRC Press offers e-books on topics ranging from astrophysics to quantum physics, materials science, to optoelectronics.

Proceedings of IAU Symposia, Transactions A and B, and Highlights of Astronomy
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: Full Text  (1861+; full text 1997+)  

Safari Tech Books Online
Collection of information technology and programming books, mostly published by O'Reilly, which allow searching for code examples and specific technical information

Springer eBooks - Physics and Astronomy Collection  (2005+)

Astrophysics Books


The Astronomy and Astrophysics books are shelved on Lewis Science Library B-floor (Fine Hall Wing) by their Library of Congress QB or QC call numbers. Books and journals in ReCAP are located offsite; use the request option in the catalog to have it delivered to campus. 

If Princeton's copy is unavailable, login to Borrow Direct or Interlibrary Loan and choose Lewis Science Library as your pick-up location.

Books currently checked out can be recalled using the recall option on the Library Catalog webpage.

If you cannot find a book on the shelf, please ask library staff to help you find it!