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Cahill Information

Astrophysics Library, Cahill 105, Monday - Friday 8:00-5:00pm

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Welcome to the research guide for Astronomy at Caltech. Please use the above tabs to find what you're looking for. If you have questions or suggestions you're welcome to contact me by e-mail.


Finding Books

CLAS - Catalog for Caltech Libraries. It includes print and electronic holdings

    Worldcat - The world's largest library catalog

      If the Caltech Library collection does not have a book that you'd like, you can request it through Docuserve (Interlibrary Loan) or suggest a book for purchase.

        Astronomy books at are usually found in the Cahill Library. Due to space constraints, some Astronomy books are held in compact shelving in the Millikan basement. Physics books are located in the SFL basement on the south wall on compact shelving.


          Links and e-journal Information

                                  ADS          arXiv    ARIBIB      Google Scholar         Web of Science


          Off-campus access to Library resources

          Only current Caltech students, faculty, and staff have remote-access privileges to Caltech-licensed library resources.

          You are a remote user if your IP address fall outside the range 131.215.*.*. This includes people at CSO, IPAC, LIGO, OVRO and Palomar. Using the Library's proxy server, running VPN, or installing a LibX plug-in are all options to help you access library material from off-campus.

          In order to access library subscriptions through ADS, you must adjust your Library Links Settings on this page. Select 'California Institute of Technology' from the drop-down menu and save your settings. Once this is complete, you'll see the button display in your search results.

          Please see the general information on this page if you're trying to access library resources from off-site.


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