Astronomy: Articles & Journals

Find Articles in Research Databases

Find a complete list of library research databases in Databases A-Z.



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Sample searches:
   "sun" AND "earth"
   (comet OR meteorite) AND (astronom* OR planet*)
Select limiters (articles from scholarly publications, date, etc.) on results screen

While it doesn't offer some of the sophisticated options available in research databases, Google Scholar can be helpful. See instructions for customizing Google Scholar to provide Full Text @ UHCL links in results.

A peer-reviewed (or refereed) journal:

  • uses experts from the same subject field or profession as the author to evaluate a manuscript prior to acceptance for publication
  • has articles that report on research studies or provide scholarly analysis of topics
  • may include book reviews, editorials, or other brief items that are not considered scholarly articles
Peer Review in 3 Minutes

(3:15) Explains the academic publishing process for research articles and scholarly journals, including the quality control process of peer review. North Carolina State Univ. Libraries

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Get Full Text for an Article

If a database lacks immediate full text, click Find It @ UHCL in results to check for full text from another source. Follow Available Online links in OneSearch to a resource with full text for UH Clear Lake users as shown below.

Shows Find It at UHCL leading to full text in EBSCOhost PsycARTICLES

If full text is not found, submit an article request.

Find out if the library has a journal

When you already have a citation to an article or want to know whether the library has a specific journal, search here for the journal title.

Find journals by journal title or ISSN

Locating Print Journals

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  • Current issues are shelved in alphabetical order in the Current Periodicals area (main floor)
  • Bound journals are shelved like books, in call number order in the General Stacks

What is Peer Review?

A peer-reviewed (or refereed) journal uses experts from the same subject field or profession as the author to evaluate a manuscript prior to its acceptance for publication.

Note: Peer-reviewed journals may include book reviews, editorials, or other brief items that are not considered scholarly articles.

Tutorials: Finding Scholarly Articles on Your Topic

These tutorials include practice in Neumann Library web-based resources and self-quiz questions to help you check your understanding.

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