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Astronomy: Articles, Journals, Databases

An introduction to library resources on Astronomy.

Recommended Databases

Locate e-Journal Titles by Subject

Browse the journal titles for Astronomy available from the Damato Library, both in print and online. 

Print Journals (Library use only)

  • Astronomy (latest 5 years)
  • Sky & Telescope (Latest 3 years)
  • Science News (Latest 2 years, also online)
  • Scientific America (May 2006 -)

Magazines and Journals

Product Details

 What is the difference?

"Magazine" is often used to describe a popular periodical like Time or People. Magazines have many color photos and advertisements.

“Journal” is used to describe a scholarly periodical that is written by experts. Journal articles tend to be longer and provide extensive citations to additional research.

Here are some examples:

Peer-Reviewed Journals:
American Journal of Sociology
New England Journal of Medicine
Journal of Biological Chemistry
Journal of Counseling Psychology
Literary Review

General or Popular Magazines:
Science Today
Psychology Newsletter
Atlantic Monthly

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