Skip to main content
Subject Guides

Lifelong Learning

Astronomy

Welcome to the Centre for Lifelong Learning Subject Guide

Welcome!

Image of a shooting starYou'll find information and resources on this page to support you with your studies in Astronomy.

 

(c) https://flic.kr/p/2LvSj2

Search the Library

Use YorSearch to find books, journals, DVDs and CDs and more.

Enter a book title, the name of a journal, an author's name etc.


Shelf locations for Astronomy

Perform a keyword search for "Astronomy" on YorSearch to find general texts on the subject. You can also refer to the following specific locations:

Click to reveal a list of shelf locations for Astronomy

Google Scholar

Search for academic materials like journal articles, peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports.

When you use a campus-networked PC, Google Scholar will automatically link to the University of York library catalogue and display articles where we have full-text access. When off campus, you will need to select University of York - Full Text @ York in the Settings option (under Library Links).

Watch our Google Scholar video for more information.

Useful resources for Astronomy

For more online resources explore our E-resources Guide.

Access the University network from off campus

The University of York VPN is a secure connection that allows your computer to access the University network when you are off campus. This means you can access restricted services, get access to filestore, and send your work to print.