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The OCA libraries' users can access to internal and external resources :


The OCA library's catalog specialized in Earth Sciences and Astronomy

  • This catalog contains 25802 titles (dec 16 2022)
  • A reader account makes its possible  to reserve documents, to consult its list of loan 


Journals in print or electronic format

  • Individual titles funded by the observatory ;
  • Journal packages funded by the CNRS or jointly acquired with the Université Côte d'Azur (UCA)  ;
    Main publishers : AAAS (nature) ; AMer. Meteor. Soc. publ. ; Assoc. for Comput. Machinery (ACM)  ; AGU ; Amerian Institue of Physics (AIP) ; American Physical Society (APS) ; Elsevier ; GeoscienceWorld (GSW) ; IOP ; IOS press ; JSTOR Math. Stat  (archive) ; Optical Society of America (OSA) ; Oxford Univ. press (archive) ; Springer (until 2017) et Wiley
  • Journal archives acquired under national licences

Bibliographic and citation databases 

  • specialized databases accessible to all  
    Main databases  : ADS  ;  ArXiv ; HAL
  • paid databases funded by the CNRS or the UCA
    Main databases : GEOREF ; INSPEC ; Scopus (Elsevier)  ; Web of science (Clarivate analytics)


Collections of e-books

  • These collections were acquired  under national licences or funded by CNRS 
  • Main collections : AIP conference proceedings ; GSL special publication  ;  Lyell collection ;  Safari book  ; Science direct e-book (3 ebook packages)  ; Springer e-book (Physics and Astronomy package) (until 2017)

  The terms and conditions of access vary according to the sources of funding and the rights granted by the publishers.

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