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Library services

The Cañada College Library, on the third floor of Building 9, offers computers, textbooks, technology, research help, printing, and group study rooms.

Library computers do not require you to log in and do not have a time limit so you can come and stay all day. Chromebooks, hotspots and calculators can be checked out from the circulation desk after you complete a technology loan agreement.

Search for textbooks available at the library. If you do not see your textbook, fill out the Textbook request form for students.

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Welcome to the Astronomy research guide!

Click on the tabs above for resources at Cañada College and beyond.

"View of Saturn" NASA from ARTstor

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Science research guides

Astronomy associations

Associations offer ways to connect with astronomers and to learn more about this field. Many associations offer internships, scholarships and job boards.


American Astronomical Society Established in 1899, AAS is the major organization of professional astronomers in North America. See this page for information about internships.


Antique Telescope Society (ATS), was organized for educational and scientific purposes, to promote members' interests in astronomical history and discovery, the history of optics, and the preservation and use of the antique instruments.


Association for Astronomy Education promotes public education in astronomy and support the teaching of astronomy to students at all levels of education. Check out their "Ask an Astronomer" service.