Elizabeth Brown<br />Binghamton University Libraries<br />ebrown@binghamton.edu<br />(607)777-4882<br />7/16/10<br />http:...
Library information<br />Services<br />Locations<br />Contact info<br />Picking a topic/project<br />Searching<br />Astron...
Glenn G. Bartle Library – fine arts, social science, humanities<br />607-777-2194<br />Map<br />Hours<br />Science Library...
Think of things you’re interested in<br />Can you<br />Describe it?<br />Think of several words or phrases to search for i...
Find multiple words to search for it<br />Earth, planet, sphere<br />Moon, satellite<br />Think of alternate spellings<br ...
Ask.com<br />Yippy (Clusty)<br />Bing<br />Wolfram Alpha<br />Scirus<br />Internet Search Engines (beyond Google)<br />
Astronomy Books<br />Burnham’s celestial handbook <br />Science Library Stacks -- QB64 .B85 1978<br />The Cambridge astron...
Academic Search Complete*(journals, magazines)<br />AccessScience* (general information)<br />GoogleScholar (journals, rep...
Astronomy magazine<br />Flickr<br />Space Astronomy Images<br />SEDS Messier Database<br />National Optical Astronomy Labo...
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  1. 1. Elizabeth Brown<br />Binghamton University Libraries<br />ebrown@binghamton.edu<br />(607)777-4882<br />7/16/10<br />http://www.slideshare.net/ebrown<br />Library ResearchKopernik Summer Science Exploration Program <br />
  2. 2. Library information<br />Services<br />Locations<br />Contact info<br />Picking a topic/project<br />Searching<br />Astronomy Books<br />Astronomy Articles and Reports<br />Astronomy Images, Maps, and Data<br />Citing Sources<br />What do I need to know?<br />
  3. 3. Glenn G. Bartle Library – fine arts, social science, humanities<br />607-777-2194<br />Map<br />Hours<br />Science Library – Astronomy books, print articles, maps<br />607-777-2166 <br />Map<br />Hours<br />Library Annex – pre-1990 journals, books <br />Hours<br />Libraries<br />
  4. 4. Think of things you’re interested in<br />Can you<br />Describe it?<br />Think of several words or phrases to search for it?<br />Find a picture of it?<br />Find people who studied it?<br />Think like a newspaper reporter<br />When did it happen?<br />Will it happen again?<br />Where did it happen?<br />Picking a topic/project<br />
  5. 5. Find multiple words to search for it<br />Earth, planet, sphere<br />Moon, satellite<br />Think of alternate spellings<br />Narrow a search by<br />Location<br />Time period<br />Language<br />Type of material<br />Searching is inexact<br />
  6. 6. Ask.com<br />Yippy (Clusty)<br />Bing<br />Wolfram Alpha<br />Scirus<br />Internet Search Engines (beyond Google)<br />
  7. 7. Astronomy Books<br />Burnham’s celestial handbook <br />Science Library Stacks -- QB64 .B85 1978<br />The Cambridge astronomy guide <br />Science Library Stacks -- QB63 .L55 1985 <br />Photo-guide to the constellations <br />Science Library Reference -- QB63 .K47 1998 <br />From blue moons to black holes<br />Science Library Stacks -- QB44.3 .K66 2005 <br />
  8. 8. Academic Search Complete*(journals, magazines)<br />AccessScience* (general information)<br />GoogleScholar (journals, reports, magazines)<br />Arxiv.org (journals, data links)<br />Physlink.com (general information)<br />* BU Libraries licensed database<br />Astronomy Information Sources<br />
  9. 9. Astronomy magazine<br />Flickr<br />Space Astronomy Images<br />SEDS Messier Database<br />National Optical Astronomy Laboratory (NOAS)<br />Google Directory: Star Maps and Atlases<br />Astronomy Image and Map Sources<br />
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