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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
- The Library does subscribe to Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (PASP) through JSTOR 110:743(1998)+
- The Library does subscribe to Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) through Cambridge Journals Online. These titles include: IAU Symposium 222(2004)+ , IAU Colloquium 195(2004)-199(2005), IAU Transactions 26(2005)+, and Highlights of Astronomy 14(2006)+
- The Library does have access to pre-1996 Science through JSTOR
- The Library does not subscribe to the SPIE Digital Library but you can request articles from it through Docuserve, the library's inter-library loan service.
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