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Astronomy and Astrophysics: Books + eBooks

Physics eBooks

UC Library Search: Find ebooks in UC Library Search by refining your results using Available Online and choosing Book as the resource type.

We also purchase ebook collections from publishers. Key collections in physics include:

Textbooks + Open Educational Resources in Astronomy

There are many options for selecting low/no cost textbooks and other open educational resources in Astronomy.

Library-licensed books

Contact us to learn about using library-licensed ebooks in your course. The library may have access to relevant titles from publishers such as IOP/AAS, Cambridge, Elsevier, Springer Nature, and Wiley. Some examples:

Adopt and Adapt an Open Textbook

Reference works

Dissertations and Theses

Dissertations Online


UC Berkeley Dissertations 

For online access to dissertations published since 1997, see Proquest link above. To locate dissertations from a specific UC Berkeley department, search UC Library Search for the keywords berkeley dissertations <department name>.

Example: berkeley dissertations molecular and cell biology