Electronic Journals

 

Please note that electronic journals must be used in accordance with copyright law in general and the terms and conditions of the individual journal's license agreement in particular. Further electronic publications are accessible from the ESO Libraries Catalog.

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Journals:

A B C E H I J L M N O P R S V
Cover Title E-access Comments
AAVSO Bulletin Current issue HTML, plain text and PDF file of Bulletin
AAVSO Alert Notice 1998 and earlier archives Sign-up for E-mail Mailing lists
Advances in Astronomy 2008 - A new refereed Open Access journal, launched by Hindawi Publishing Corp.
Advances in Optics and Photonics 2009 - A new refereed Open Access journal, launched by the OSA Optics Infobase. OSA will provide free introductory access to the journal through 2009,with subscription pricing to be made available for 2010.
Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics 1963 - Register to get customized email alerts, create favorite lists, save complex searches
Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 1973 - Register to get customized email alerts, create favorite lists, save complex searches
Applied Optics 1962 - Included in OSA Optics Infobase.
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Applied Spectroscopy v.1, 1946 -

Included in OSA Optics Infobase

Astrobiology 2001 - Register to receive TOC alerts
Astronomical Journal 1998 -
Earlier issues (since v.1, 1849) available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service.
Free e-mail alerting service.
Astronomie heute
(popular magazine)
Partial access via 'Archiv' or 'Heftarchiv'

German edition of Sky & Telescope
Selected articles online

Astronomische Nachrichten / Astronomical Notes

1999 -
Earlier issues (1823 -1998) available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service.

Contents 1995-1998 (Abstract only);
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Astronomy
(popular magazine)
Current and next month's issue;
Table of contents from 1973 with selected articles online since 2002
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Unlimited access via the library or access code within the journal
Astronomy & Astrophysics 2001 -

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Latest articles (free of charge)

A&A mirror at the CDS: http://cds.aanda.org/

Astronomy & Astrophysics Main Journal
1996 - 2000 Earlier issues (1969-1996) available through the servers of ADS and Springer-Verlag
Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series 1996 - 2000
Earlier issues (1970-1996) available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service.
Astronomy and Astrophysics Review 8 (1997) - Register with Springer to create Table of Content alerts
Astronomy & Geophysics (2013 - )
Astronomy & Geophysics (2000 - 2012)

2000 -

 
Astronomy Letters v.26, 2000 - Register with Springer to create Table of Content alerts.
Astronomy Now
(popular magazine)
Current issue features (abstract only) and Top stories (HTML) News archive by month (HTML)
Astronomy Reports v. 44, 2000 - Register with Springer to create Table of Content alerts.
Astronomy Studies Development v. 1, 2010 - Astronomy Studies Development (eISSN 2038-9620) is a new Open Access, online-only, peer-reviewed journal published by PAGEPress, Pavia, Italy, publishing articles in all fields of astronomy and astrophysics, with a particular focus on computational astronomy.
Astrophysical Journal
ApJ Letters
ApJ Supplement Series
ApJ v. 528, 2000 -
ApJL v. 510, 1999 - (Letters at ESO e-only from 2009 onwards)
ApJS v. 124, 1999 -

Earlier issues of ApJ (since v.1, 1895), ApJL (since v.148, 1967) and ApJ Suppl. (since v.1, 1954) available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service.
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Astrophysics and Space Science

v. 247 (1997) -
Earlier issues (1968-1993) available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service.

Alternative access through IngentaConnect:
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/klu/astr
(2002 - 2004)

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Astrophysics and Space Sciences Transactions v. 1, 2005 - (volumes and issues)
Special issues: 2005 -
Open Access journal: online version free of charge.
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Atomic Data and Nuclear Data Tables v. 59, 1995 -

Included in Elsevier ScienceDirect subscription.
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Cover Title E-access Comments
Bild der Wissenschaft Current issue Table of contents only
Boundary Layer Meteorology 2002 - 2004 Through IngentaConnect
Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 1996 - E-only Open Access journal as of 2011.
Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India Current year BASI home page
Bulletin of the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory v. 103, 2007 - v. 105, 2009. Ceased subscription. Register for Tabe of Contents alerts
Cover Title E-access Comments
Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy

v. 67, 1997 -
Earlier issues (1989-1997) available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service.

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http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/klu/cele
(2002 - 2004)

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Chinese Astronomy and Astrophysics v. 19, 1995 -

Included in Elsevier ScienceDirect subscription.
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Chinese Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics

v. 19, 1995 -
2005 - ... also included in IOPScience

2009 onwards: continued as Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics

 
Chinese Optics Letters v.1, 2003 - Included in OSA Optics Infobase.
Ciel et Espace Current issue (TOC) Subscribe to the Newsletter (click on 'Recevez la newsletter')
Computing in Science & Engineering
1999 - Individual articles of CS&E are available throught the IEEE Xplore platform.
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Cover Title E-access Comments
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 129 (1995) - 300 (2010). Ceased subscription.

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Earth, Moon and Planets
76 (1997) -

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European Journal of Physics
Incl. in IOPScience
1980 -  
Europhysics Letters
Incl. in IOPScience
1986 -  
Europhysics News
v. 31, 2000 -
(Use SpringerLink to access 1997 - 1999 issues)
 
Experimental Astronomy
v. 7, 1997 - Register with Springer to create Table of Content alerts

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Cover Title E-access Comments
High Altitude Medicine and Biology 2000 - Sign-up for the Table of Contents (TOC) Alerting service
This journal is e-access only

I (up)

Cover Title E-access Comments
IAU Circulars (recent IAUCs) No. 2700, 1974 -  
Icarus v. 113, 1995 -

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IEEE Xplore Digital Library   Access to almost 3 million full-text documents from journals and confererence proceedings published by IEEE and its partner organizations.
Information Bulletin on Variable Stars (IBVS) 1961 - Search the IBVS (Table of contents, full text, IBVS holdings of the ADS). E-only starting with issue 6001 (2011).
Infrared Physics and Technology 36, 1995 - 53. (2010). Ceased subscription. Included in Elsevier ScienceDirect subscription. Register to create Search Alerts, Volume/Issue Alerts and Citation Alerts.
International Journal of Astrobiology 1 (2002) - 8 (2009). Ceased subscription. Sign-up for E-mail alerting service
International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves

see: Journal of Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves

 

International Journal of Modern Physics D 2001 - 2013
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IOPScience 2009 -
Archival access
Access to 60+ journals published by IOP, see list of current titles.

J (up)

Cover Title E-access Comments
Journal for the History of Astronomy 2007 -
(through IngentaConnect)
Issues more than 24 months old will shortly be freely available through the ADS at http://adsabs.harvard.edu/journals_service.html and through the publisher's website at www.shpltd.co.uk
Journal of Applied Remote Sensing v. 1, 2007 -
Electronic-only journal.
Included in SPIE Digital Library.
Journal of Astronomical Instrumentation
v. 1, 2012 -
Open access journal.
Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy v. 1, 1980 - (Ind. Acad. Sci.) Open Access journal.
Earlier issues (1980-2001) also available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System, 1980 - present from the Indian Academy of Sciences. In addition, published by Springer (subscription-based!)
Journal of Cosmology v. 1, 2009 -

Astronomy - Astrobiology - Earth Sciences - Life. Peer reviewed, electronic-only, open access journal for scholars, scientists and the public.

Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (JCAP) 
Also incl. in IOPScience
2003 -

Electronic-only journal. As of 2014, open access through SCOAP3.
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Journal of Display Technology v.1, 2005 - Included in OSA Optics Infobase.
Journal of Geophysical Research / E: Planets   101 (1996) -

Access until end of 2012: http://www.agu.org/journals/je/
Access from 2013: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)2169-9100/issues

Journal of Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves

v. 18, 1997 - v. 30, 2009. Ceased subscription.

Alternative access To Int. J. Infrared Mill. Waves through IngentaConnect:
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/klu/ijim
(2002 - 2004)

Formerly: International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves.
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Journal of Lightwave Technology v.16, 1998 - Included in OSA Optics Infobase.
Journal of Modern Optics   1 (1954) - 56 (2009). Ceased subscription.  
Journal of Optical Communications and Networking v.1, 2002 - Included in OSA Optics Infobase.
Until 2009: Journal of Optical Networking.
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Journal of Optical Technology v.66, 1999 - Included in OSA Optics Infobase.
Journal of Optical Technology is an English-language translation of Opticheskii Zhurnal
Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics
Also incl. in IOPScience
1999 -
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Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data 28 (1999) - 38 (2009). Ceased subscription. Sign-up for E-mailAlerting service.
Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate (SWSC) 1 (2011) - Open access journal. E-only.
Journal of the AAVSO 1984 -

Search the ADS for Abstracts, tables of contents, and full scanned articles from JAAVSO volumes 13-28 (1984-2000)
Subject Index (1972-2000) is available to locate journal articles by topic

Journal of the British Astronomical Association (fulltexts for members only)
Dec 2002 -
(Earlier issues (v.12, 1981-one year ago) available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service.)
Archive (1995-2000)
Journal of the Optical Society of America (JOSA) A 1. 1984 - Included in OSA Optics InfoBase
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Journal of the Optical Society of America (JOSA) B 1. 1984 - Included in OSA Optics InfoBase
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Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada 1907 - 2001 available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service.) Back issues (1998-2002) available in PDF format

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Cover Title E-access Comments
Laser & Photonics Reviews 2007 - Free online access starting in 2007
Living Reviews in Solar Physics 2004 - Open Access journal; e-only.
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Cover Title E-access Comments
Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana Vol. 74 (2003) - Table of Contents and pdf articles
Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana - Supplementi N. 1 (2003) - Table of Contents and pdf articles
Mercury 2008 - Online-only as of 2008.
Pre-2008: Table of Contents and select excerpts
Messenger (The ESO Messenger) 1995 - Issues in PDF format
Detailed Table of Contents with links to individual abstracts and papers
Meteoritics and Planetary Science April - December 2002 (vol. 37, #4 - #12, suppl.) To access the articles, click on "Electronic issues". To obtain user ID and password, please contact the librarians.

Minor Planet Circulars (recent MPECs)

MPC Archive 1979 - CBAT/MPC/ICQ Index
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) (2013 - )

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) (1998 - 2012)

2013 - : Oxford University Press
1998 - 2012: Wiley
Earlier issues (1827-2001) available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service.

Alternative access through IngentaConnect:
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bsc/mnr
(1998 - 2012)

 
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society : Letters (2013 - )

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society : Letters (2005 - 2012)

2013 - : Oxford University Press
2005 - 2012: Wiley
Online-only Letters section of MNRAS
 

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Cover Title E-access Comments
Nature

1997 -

News@Nature: Sept. 06 -

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New Astronomy v. 10 #3, 1995 - Included in Elsevier ScienceDirect subscription.
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New Astronomy Reviews v. 42, 1998 - Included in Elsevier ScienceDirect subscription.
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New Journal of Physics
Also incl. in IOPScience
1998 -
Open-access, electronic-only journal. As of 2014, open access through SCOAP3.
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New Scientist Selected articles of current issue Selected articles
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Il Nuovo Cimento B Free access to all articles for 30 days from the date of online publication  

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Cover Title E-access Comments
Observatory (The) Scanned articles (1877-2003, individual volumes missing) available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service
Contents tables (1999- ) and Author/Subject indexes (1994- ) available from the The Observatory journal pages
Optical Engineering v. 29, 1990 - Included in SPIE Digital Library, AAO (Astronomy and Astronomical Optics) segment.
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Optics and Photonics News v.11, 2000 - Included in OSA Optics Infobase.
Optics and Spectroscopy

v. 88, 2000 -

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Optics Express v. 1, 1997 - Included in OSA Optics Infobase / Open Access.
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Optics Letters v.1, 1977 - Included in OSA Optics InfoBase.
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Physica Scripta
Incl. in IOPScience

1970 -  
Physical Review A - E (PROLA Archive)
v. 1, 1970 - present (except most recent 3 years not) Sign-up for E-mail Alerting service
Physical Review D
v. 73, 2006 - v. 80, 2009
v.1, 1970 - present (except most recent 3 years) also included in PROLA (Physical Review Online Archive)
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Physical Review Letters v. 1, 1958 -
Also included in PROLA (Physical Review Online Archive)
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Physical Review Series I and II (PROLA Archive)
1893 - 1912; 1913 - 1969
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Physical Review Special Topics (PROLA Archive)
Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams, v.1, 1998 - present (except most recent 3 years)
Phys Rev. ST Physics Ed. Research, v.1, 2005 - present (except most recent 3 years)
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Physical Review X (PRX)
2011 - E-only, open access journal published by the American Physical Society (APS)
Physics (PROLA Archive)
v.1, 2008 - present (except most recent 3 years)
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Physics Today Rolling access to past 5 years  
Physics World v. 1, 1988 - present; 3-month embargo for latest issues Selected content available from http://physicsworld.com/
Planetary and Space Science v. 43, 1995 -

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Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia (PASA) (2013-)

Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia (PASA) (1997-2012)

2013 - : Cambridge University Press
1998 - 2012: CSIRO
Earlier issues (1967-2003) available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service.
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Online access only
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan (PASJ) 2001 -
Earlier issues (1949-2000) available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service
Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (PASP)
1998 -
Earlier issues (since v.1, 1889) available through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service.
Papers recently submitted to PASP
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R (up)

Cover Title E-access Comments
Recherche (La) 1996 - Access via the library to selected articles
Reports on Progress in Physics
Incl. in IOPScience
1934 - Sign-up for E-mail Alerting service
Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics

2009 - ...
included in IOPScience
Continuation of Chinese Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics

 
Reviews of Modern Physics (PROLA Archive)
v. 1, 1929 - present (except most recent 3 years not)
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Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica (Main journal and Conference Series) 1. 1974 - Open access journal

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Science 1997 -

Issues prior to October 1995 only have access to tables of contents.
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Subscription also includes access to ScienceNOW. Science Express papers are only available through a seperate subscription.

Science in School 2006 -

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Scientific American Selected articles Browse journal (2001 - ) at http://www.scientificamerican.com/sciammag/issues.cfm. Subscribe to Science Newsletters and Alerts
Sky & Telescope Free online index from the first issue in 1941 to the present

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Name index to Sky & Telescope, maintained by Kevin Krisciunas.

Solar Physics v. 1 (1967) - v. 169 (1996): access through the NASA Astrophysics Data System service. Sign-up for Alert email services
Space Science Reviews

v.79 (1997) -

1962-1996: via NASA ADS.

2002 - 2004: alternative access through IngentaConnect http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/klu/spac

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SPIE Digital Library

1990 -
Access to the AAO (Astronomy and Astronomical Optics) segment.

SPIE papers by ESO authors from selected conferences:
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2012
San Diego, CA, USA, June 2010
Marseille, France, June 2008

SPIE Letters 2007 - SPIE Letters is an open-access, online collection of rapid communications, covering topics of significant originality and interest, from the four journals published in the SPIE Digital Library. SPIE Letters presents a virtual table of contents with links to abstracts and free, full-text downloads of all letters in their parent journals.
Sterne und Weltraum Current issue Archive search from May 2002

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Cover Title E-access Comments
Vistas in Astronomy v. 39 (1995) - v. 41 (1997)

Issues prior to 1995 available in the ESO Libraries (print version). Journal ceased publication; continued as New Astronomy Reviews.