You'll find information and resources on this page to support you with your studies in Astronomy.
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.
Perform a keyword search for "Astronomy" on YorSearch to find general texts on the subject. You can also refer to the following specific locations:
|T 0.1||Early Astronomy|
|T 0.1||Astronomy of Ancient Greece|
|T 0.2||Astronomy Handbooks and Maps|
|T 0.3||Astronomy Encyclopaedias|
|T 0.7||Astronomy Study and Teaching|
|T 0.72||Experimental Astronomy|
|T 0.76||Problems Astronomy|
|T 0.9||History of Astronomy|
|T 1||Theoretical Astronomy and Measurement|
|T 1.5||Capture theory|
|T 2||Practical and Observational Astronomy|
|T 2.6||Photometry and Spectroscopy|
|T 3||Descriptive Astronomy|
|T 3.014||Infra-red Astronomy|
|T 3.018||Gamma Rays and X-Rays|
|T 3.1||Cosmogony and Cosmology|
|T 3.3||Lunar Astronomy|
|T 3.7||Solar astronomy|
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.
Each of your modules will have an online reading list in the VLE where you can access all the recommended reading from your tutors. Click the 'Reading Lists' link in the left-hand menu in the VLE to get started. Happy reading!
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.