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BACKGROUND INFORMATION FOR A SCIENCE FICTION STORY ABOUT SPACE-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library       Revised July 28,  2000
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  • Science Fiction Writing
  • Authorship
  • Elements of Fiction
  • Astronomy & Allied Sciences
  • Physics
  • BROWSING GUIDE FOR SCIENCE BOOKS IN  REFERENCE AND CIRCULATING COLLECTIONS
      SCIENCE                                                                      TECHNOLOGY

    Pure Sciences  dictionaries, encyclopedias) 500's Applied Sciences and Technology 600's
    Mathematics 510's Medical Sciences 610's
    Astronomy and Allied Sciences 520's Engineering and Allied Operations 620's
    Physics 530's Agriculture and Agricultural Industries 630's
    Chemistry and Allied Sciences 540's Domestic Arts and Sciences 640's
    Earth Sciences 550's Business and Related Enterprises 650's
    Paleontology (fossils,)  560's Chemical Technology 660's
    Anthropological and Biological Sciences 570's Manufactures Processible 670's
    Botanical Sciences 580's Assembled and Final Products 680's
    Zoological Sciences 590's Buildings 690's

    OTHER AREAS IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES  WHICH MIGHT BE USEFUL FOR THIS PROJECT.

    Statistical methods and statistics 310's Commerce (transportation, etc.) 380's

    SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS ABOUT SCIENCES

    These books can be useful to gather background information.Similar books can also be found by browsing near these books:
    Handbook about Current Science & Technology
    Good overview of science topics which might be used for your science fiction story.
    Ref. 500 H236 1996
    Encyclopedia of Earth and Physical Sciences  multivolume set Ref. 500.203 E56 1998
    Solar System  multivolume set Ref. 523.2 S684 1998
    Astronomy and Space  multivolume set Ref. 500.503 A859 1997
    Technology in Action, Science Applied to Everyday Life multvolume set Ref. 603 E57 1998
    SIRS Applied Sciences Reprints near Reference Desk
    SIRS Earth Sciences Reprints near Reference Desk
    These are reprinted articles about technology from newspapers and magazines.  They are now continued with online updates available from your home computer through the online databases. (See below)
    Ref. Desk 605 A652
    Ref. Desk 550.5 E12 

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS RESEARCHER NEWS AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
    As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab

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