Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.


This guide is made to help students and faculty access credible resources related to Physics

Elementary Astronomy Recommendations

This page has been developed specifically for PHYS 1040: Elementary Astronomy. It includes recommended resources of various types. The resources may support students with the class's ePortfolio signature assignment.

Library Databases

Use the Library's databases to find a variety of sources on your astronomy topic. You can find academic journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, along with additional resources. 

Open Web Resources

Books & eBooks

Books are an excellent option if you choose to research a famous astronomer. Contact the Library to see if we have a book specifically on the astronomer you've selected.

To find eBooks on your astronomy ePortfolio assignment topic, search the Library's three eBook collections. Ask a librarian if you'd like assistance finding an item.

Need Help?

Contact the Science, Mathematics and Engineering liaison librarian: