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Use the online catalog to find print and electronic books on astronomy and astrophysics in UToledo Libraries. A keyword search will look for the words you specify in various fields including titles, authors, subject headings, and contents notes.
There are two versions of the catalog you can search.
Carlson Library uses the alphanumeric Library of Congress Classification System for shelving print books. Astronomy books usually have call numbers that start with QB. Topical call number ranges are:
QB 1-139 General astronomy
QB 140-237 Practical and spherical astronomy
QB 275-343 Geodesy
QB 349-421 Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics
QB 455-456 Astrogeology
QB 460-466 Astrophysics
QB 468-480 Non-optical methods of astronomy
QB 495-903 Descriptive astronomy
QB 500.5-785 Solar system
QB 799-903 Stars
QB 980-991 Cosmogony. Cosmology.
Except for course reserves, all Carlson Library books that can be checked out are on the 4th floor. Follow the appropriate aisle signage to help you locate a specific QB astronomy book on the shelf or to browse call number ranges of interest.
In addition to books in all UToledo libraries, you also have access to books in OhioLINK partner libraries. You can start your search directly in the OhioLINK Central Catalog using the box below. You can also connect to the OhioLINK catalog after performing a search in the UToledo Catalog or UTMOST.
Click here for additional information about borrowing OhioLINK books.
Course reserves are materials that have been selected by your professors and made available to you through UToledo Libraries. These materials may include textbooks, study guides, practice exams, supplemental readings, and style manuals. Some of the items may be in digital format.
Use the box below to search for course reserves by professor name or course number.
If you can't find the book you want at UToledo or in OhioLINK, we can try to borrow it from another library. Click here for more information on our interlibrary loan service.
To proceed placing your request, use the links below.