Frequently Asked Questions

How can I have access to full text journal articles through our library subscriptions when using ADS?

(Please note that all abstracts and articles in the ADS are copyrighted by the publisher, and access is free for personal use only.)

In order to access both the ADS article archive and the more recent literature in ADS which is available through current Wolbach Library paid subscriptions, you must have an ADS account set up to link to the Harvard University proxy servers. This will enable links to the full text of a paper via the familiar "Find it@Harvard" buttons when viewing an ADS record with full

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How do I access online journals?

Access is via HarvardKey and goes through a proxy server. Access is granted to: Employees of the SAO (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory) and HCO (Harvard College Observatory), Harvard Astronomy Department Graduate Students and other Center for Astrophysics (CfA) affiliates who have a current entry in the CfA Staff Database. Most frequently used journals are listed on our 

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