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Physics & Space Sciences

This guide is a starting point for research related to resources in astronomy, astrophysics, physics, and space sciences at Florida Tech.

Background Information

Before you can start any research on your topic, you must have a background knowledge of it. Books and websites can provide you with that knowledge.

This is important because:

  1. Background sources give you the language that people are using to discuss your topic. You will use this language when you start to search databases for scholarly articles and resources on the topic.
  2. This "pre-research" gives you a sense if your topic is focused enough. If your initial searches bring back so many results you can't even figure out what the language is, then you should consider narrowing your topic.

 

Content from IUPUI University Library Subject Guide Template is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Websites & Background Material

Books & eBooks

Use OneSearch to find Books & eBooks from the library's collection. Click the link below, search, and then select Books under "Limit by Source Type"

Add the Library's eBook collections for finding eBooks:

Annual Reviews

The Annual Reviews listed below are available both in print in the library's circulating collection and online from 1996 to the present.  Call numbers for the circulating print volumes are given with the review title.

Other Annual Reviews titles may also be available in Multi-disciplinary databases.  Search the library catalog for other titles and subjects.