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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

Bibliographic citations and abstracts from thousands of engineering scholarly journals, trade magazines, conference proceedings and technical papers in all major areas of engineering and applied science.


Citations and abstracts for journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, dissertations and books covering the literature of physics, computer science, electrical engineering; general engineering & technology . 1898 - present.

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

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Xplore indexes and provides access the some full-text content from journals, conference proceedings, technical standards,ebooks and educational courses.

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

Access to scientific and technical reports produced by or for U.S. federal agencies.

Science Citation Index (included in Web of Science)

Index to articles and citations in 6,650 of scientific and technical journals across approximately 150 disciplines.

SPIE Digital Library

Includes eight SPIE Journals with over 300,000 articles, 6,000 volumes of SPIE Conference Proceedings,and a collection of books from SPIE Press. .