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PHYS 1411: Introduction to Astronomy: Finding Books

Reference Books

Subject Terms

The following terms might be useful when searching for books in the catalog or databases:

Astronomy

Cosmos

Galaxy

Optics

Planets

Solar System

Stars

Subatomic Physics

Telescopes

Universe

How to Find Books 1 - Basic Searches

Finding Books at the Mary & John Gray Library

Useful books can be found in the Q call number range.  These call numbers are found on the first floor of the library (for reference books) and on the fourth floor (these can be borrowed). Each book in the catalog has a location and call number. Use these to find the book in the library.

The primary call number ranges are:

QB: Astronomy

QC: Physics

Finding and Accessing Ebooks

E-books

The online catalog includes many e-books. To access library e-books from off-campus, choose one of the e-book databases and log in with your LEA user-name and password:

eBooks on Ebscohost

Ebrary