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Astronomy and Space Research: Home

Kapteyn Astronomical Institute and Netherlands Institute for Space Research


This guide covers a set of high quality sources of information for Astronomy and Space research. 

Science Daily: Astronomy

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NASA Astrophysical Data System- ADS Abstract Service

Astronomy & astrophysics, Instrumentation, Physics & geophysics

Simbad Astronomical Database

Centre de Donnees Astronomiques Strasbourg (CDS) astrophysics

Web of Science

Web of Science


Google Scholar

Google's search engine for scholarly and scientific literature.

For direct access to full text documents: 
Click on Settings - Library links : choose University of Groningen options + Open Worldcat (if not shown, type 'Groningen'). Links to full text (if available) will be shown in your search results.
Citing a publication found in Google Scholar?
Click on Settings - Search result - Bibliography manager, choose e.g. RefWorks


Information Literacy Skills

If you need more help in searching for academic literature, and how to use it, you can use the online course on Information literacy: Go to: