Search & Find
ASTR 203: StarsThomas A Fleming
- Get Started
- Starry Night & SIMBAD
- Star Catalogues
- Find Books
- Find Articles
- Is It Science?
- Evaluating Websites
- Writing Tips
- Citing Your Sources
- Getting Help in the Library
Sources to Use
You will use a variety of scientific resources to complete your star report. These sources may include any of the following (and probably some sources we didn't think of!):
- lecture notes from ASTR 203
- information from Starry Night
- information from star catalogues, star encyclopedias, star atlases
- information in SIMBAD that links you to article citations (find the original article)
- information from books (print books or ebooks)
- scholarly journal articles
- astronomy magazine articles
- news sources
- audio / video sources (did you watch a science video that talks about your star?)
Make sure to cite all the resources you use - you will need to provide that information in your star report.
About this Guide
This library resources guide is for students in Dr. Fleming's ASTR 203 class held in Centennial Hall. It will help you find information you can use in your star report.
- You need to find out everything you can about your star.
- Start early! Research takes time!
- There is no "one magic resource" with all the information.
- You will have to search for information in several sources.
- Keep track of all your sources and make sure to cite them in your report.
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