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Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

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Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

What is it? The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a bibliographic database for Astrophysics, Astronomy, Geophysics, Instrumentation, Physics, Planetary Sciences, and Solar Physics articles. Sponsored by NASA, the Smithsonian, and Harvard, ADS includes citations and some full-text. It has over 5.6 million records. Updated daily.

Why use it? Digital library portal for researchers in astronomy and physics (no links to MSU holdings)

Coverage: 1975-Present

Access: Freely available, open access resource.


Learn more: Title List of digitized journals is available as is a probably incomplete list of all journals indexed.

Document types: Journal articles, arXiv preprints, conference proceedings, and a small collection of full text books and historical observatory publications. Coverage is primarily 1975-present with a smaller collection going back to 1057.

Subjects: Physics

Linked Data Topics:
Article (publishing)
Related Databases:
Taylor & Francis eBooks
JoVE Journal (Journal of Visualized Experiments)
Institute of Physics (IOPscience)

Total interactions: 4915

Rank: 104 out of 283 databases

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 (based on 4915 out of 2179678 total interactions with all of our databases)

Last updated: 2023-01-01 10:12:09


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