Mauna Kea Telescopes
Artist's concept of the Tracking & Data Relay Satellite System spacecraft.<http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4312/ch2.htm>
Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics
A 4-volume encyclopedia published by the Institute of Physics and Nature in 2001, available in the Science and Technology Reference Department, 1st Floor Addition, at call number QB14 .E534 2001. Articles are written by astronomers and astrophysicists.
An important source of review articles going back to 1996 online, with a searchable interface that allows topic and author searches. Also available in print from 1963 to the latest volume at call number QB1 .A2884 in the Hamilton Library.
A compendium of short biographies of scientists throughout the ages who contributed to astronomical research. Each entry includes further references to pursue.
The online catalog of the University of Hawaii. Begin with Basic Search keywords that describe your topic, such as: dark matter. Start at a fairly high concept level to ensure that you retrieve records in Voyager that will give you a sense of the resources available on the shelves of UH libraries.
Refine your search by clicking on a record and identifying relevant Library of Congress Subject Headings.
Search again on the subject heading, in this example, search: dark matter (astronomy)
Voyager Basic Search Tips
- Use ? to truncate words, ex. cosmo? will retrieve records with cosmos, cosmology, cosmonauts, etc.
- Use "" (quotes) to search on a phrase, example: "star formation"
- Use Journal Title Begins to search for a particular journal
- Use the Get Item link to recall a checked out book or to request the book from another UH System library.