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CAUP's library contains over 1100 volumes covering most fields of modern Astronomy. Overs 500 text books (graduate and postgraduate level), 150 MSc. and Ph.D. Theses, proceedings of International Conferences (NATO ASI, IUE, ESO, ESA, IAU, ...), Catalogues, Manuals, etc.


Books
As a recent library, the priority is the acquisition of books published during the last five years or so.

Periodicals
The main journals in Astronomy are available (either through CAUP or on loan from the Department of Applied Mathematics of the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto or as gifts by other astronomical institutes or individual astronomers).
  • Annual Reviews in Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Astronomy & Astrophysics (with Supplement Series)
  • Astronomy & Astrophysics Abstracts
  • Astrophysics and Space Science
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • Nature
  • Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofísica.
  • Sky and Telescope
  • Solar Physics
  • The Astronomical Journal
  • The Astrophysical Journal (with Supplement Series)
  • Astronomy & Astrophysics review
  • The Messenger

Other publications of general interest

  • Astronomy & Geophysics
  • Mercury
  • New Scientist
  • Scientific American
  • Physics Today