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Astronomy @ Wellesley


Click the thumbnail image below to view the Astronomy Picture of the Day - daily images of the Cosmos from NASA, with brief descriptions written by a professional astronomer.

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Welcome to the subject research guide for Astronomy!

This guide will assist you in conducting research and in using the Wellesley College Library resources and services effectively. Use the tabs above to start exploring the variety of tools and resources to assist you with your research. If you have any questions about doing basic or in-depth research relating to astronomy, please contact me (contact info is on the right).

Tabs Table of Contents:

  • Home - Welcome, Catalog Search, SuperSearch, Physics at Wellesley, Librarian Contact Information
  • Find Background Information - Print and Online Reference Materials
  • Find Books - Catalog Search, Catalog Tips, Interlibrary Loan
  • Find Articles - Key Databases, SuperSearch, SuperSearch Tips, Types of Articles, Science Research in the News, Academic Search Complete RSS Feed, Interlibrary Loan
  • Help - Library and Technology Help and Contact Information
  • Citing Sources - Citation Style Guides, Managers, and Generators
  • Find Maps - Online Maps
  • Professional Societies - Valuable opportunities for career development and networking

Search the Library Catalog


SuperSearch is a great place to start for journal articles, books and almost everything else the library has, in one easy to use interface.

For searching with more precision inside this subject area, go to the key databases on the Find Articles page.


Your Librarian

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Sarah Barbrow
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Office Location: Clapp Library