ADS Classic is now deprecated.
It will be completely retired in October 2019. Please redirect your searches to the new ADS modern form
or the classic form
. More info can be found on our blog
If you wish to acknowledge us in a publication, kindly use a
phrase such as the following: ''This research has made use of
NASA's Astrophysics Data System Service.'' Thanks!
- ADS Abstract and Article Service User Feedback:
If you would like to send feedback to the ADS abstract service, please
We always welcome comments and suggestions for improvements.
- Signup for an ADS account:
Creating a user account with the ADS is free and allows you to
customize your experience with the ADS. You will be able to
create and access your settings and saved records from any
computer. You will also be able to sign up for receiving
infrequent e-mail messages about ADS's new and improved features.
- Submit or Correct an Abstract:
This form allows users to submit records which
are missing from the abstract service or send corrections to
existing records. The preferred way to submit batches of records
is to email them to us in our
Information on how to submit complete
is also available. Please be aware that we reserve the right to
reject any submission whose content we deem inappropriate
for our databases.
- Submit missing references to an existing ADS record:
Use this form to submit one or more citations currently
missing from our databases. In order to use this form you
will need to know the bibcode of the citing and cited papers.
- Submit Associated References:
We also provide a form letting users supply us
with bibliographic codes for publications that are related.
Such associated references are connected with O-links or X-links (for Arxiv
matches) in the ADS database. If you know of any correlated references
(errata, ArXiv, series of articles, etc.), please let us know about them by
filling in the codes in
- Author Comments:
We now provide a link in the abstracts to author comment, when one has
been submitted to us. This is a useful way to incorporate errata or
make additional information available. The author comment should be
These comments can be plain text or fully formatted html documents.
They can include comments about the abstract, clarifications or more
extended descriptions, and links to other abstracts and documents.
We reserve the right to edit or reject any author comments that are
- Missing Publications:
The ADS is looking for donations of missing publications for scanning.
If you can help, please let us know.