Institute of Astronomy

Library News

New books for May 2017

Published on 03/05/2017 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of May. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

Cooking cosmos : unraveling the mysteries of the Universe / Asis Kumar Chaudhuri (Variable Energy Cyclotron Center, India).  Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2017. ISBN:9789813145771 (11/CHA)

New books for April

Published on 03/04/2017 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of April. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

Turn back to the Sixties at the IoA Open Afternoon (Saturday 25th March from 2-6pm)

Published on 20/03/2017 

The 1967 ZONE

Sir Fred Hoyle founded the IOTA – the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy here in 1967. IOTA later merged with the Observatories to become the IoA we have today.

New books for March 2017

Published on 03/03/2017 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of March. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

A college course on relativity and cosmology / Ta-Pei Cheng. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN:9780199693412 (45/CHE)

New Year New Books!

Published on 04/01/2017 

Happy New Year!  These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of January. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

The New Cosmos : answering astronomy's big questions / David J. Eicher ; foreword by Alex Filippenko. Cambridge University Press, 2015. ISBN:9781107068858 (8/EIC)

New books for December!

Published on 01/12/2016 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of December. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

Welcome to the universe : an astrophysical tour / Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, J. Richard Gott. Princeton University Press, 2016. ISBN:9780691157245 (8/deG)

New Books for November

Published on 01/11/2016 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of November. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

Francois Arago : a 19th century French humanist and pioneer in astrophysics / James Lequeux. Cham : Springer, 2016. Astrophysics and space science library volume 421 ISBN:9783319207223 (3/ARA/L)

New Books for October

Published on 04/10/2016 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of October. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

Astrophysics of Black Holes : From Fundamental Aspects to Latest Developments / edited by Cosimo Bambi Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2016. Astrophysics and Space Science Library volume 440 ISBN:9783662528570 (58/BAM)

Message for library users of My Discoveries in LibrarySearch

Published on 16/09/2016 

When LibrarySearch is replaced by the new iDiscover service (28 September), access to any saved items and lists in My Discoveries tool will no longer be available.

My Discoveries does not offer an export or download function, but users can follow these steps to take a copy of the items in your list.

Log in into MyDiscoveries in LibrarySearch
Open your list(s)
Select the titles in the list
Copy and Paste to excel or notepad

Sundelius : missing book

Published on 08/09/2016 

Please can anyone finding this book, return it to the IoA Library as soon as possible:

Dynamics of disc galaxies : proceedings of a conference at Varberg Castle in Sweden, 25-30 May 1991 / edited by Bjorn Sundelius.

Thank you

Mark Hurn

Departmental Librarian