Access the Collections
Using the Library Catalog
To find more primary source material for Renaissance astronomy held by L. Tom Perry Special Collections in the library catalog, follow these steps:
2. Select “HBLL Special Collections” on the “library” drop-down to limit your search.
3. Items may be found by searching for authors, titles, keywords, or subjects. Sample subject headings used in the catalog include:
–astronomy early works to 1800
–physics early works to 1800
4. Use the “limit your search results” categories in the box at the right of the results page to further explore by subject, theme, or genre.
5. You may also use tools found under the Advanced Keyword Search link to further limit your search by publication date. In the Advanced Keyword search window form, enter a specific date or date range in the “pubyear” field.
Request Reading Privileges
Students and faculty with demonstrated research interests may access material at L. Tom Perry Special Collections. Patrons can request reading privilege in person at the Special Collections reference desk, 1130 HBLL.