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Databases by Subject: Astronomy

Major Indexes

Aerospace Database

International coverage from 1960 to the present of journal articles, conference proceedings and technical reports for aeronautics, astronautics, space sciences, electronics and other technology related subjects.

Ei Compendex

Find engineering information from GEOBASE, Ei Engineering, Inspec, GeoRef, Referex, CBNB and Chimica.


Find articles, conference proceedings, technical reports in physics, computer science, electrical engineering, technology and engineering.

Additional Indexes

Declassified Documents Reference System (DDRS)

A database of declassified documents covering major domestic and international events of the post-WWII ear, collected from various government agencies (FBI, CIA, State Department, White House, etc.) over the past 30 years.

IEEE Xplore

Find resources for computer science, electrical engineering, electronics engineering, and mechanical engineering.

National Security Archive, Digital

The Digital National Security Archive contains comprehensive collection of primary documents available: The database contains more than 35,000 of the most important, declassified documents that led to the policy decisions. This database includes the following collections: Afghanistan, Berlin Crisis 1958-1962, Cuban Missile Crisis, El Salvador, Iran-Contra Affair, Intelligence Community, Iran Revolution, Iraqgate, Military Uses of Space, Nicaragua, Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Philippines, Presidential Directives from Truman to Clinton, South Africa, and Soviet Estimate.

National Technical Information Service

Find scientific, technical, engineering and business reports from U.S. federal agencies.

Science Citation Index (included in Web of Science)

Find articles and citations across all science disciplines.

SPIE Digital Library

Find articles, conference proceedings, books, dissertations in optics, photonics, imaging, lasers, sensing, and nanotechnology. .