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Workshop on Shared Curation of the Astronomical Literature

In this 1.5 day workshop (BY INVITATION ONLY), from June 12 – 13, we will explore current curation practices for telescope bibliographies and discuss how the community can work together towards improved workflows. We will look at new digital curation techniques and tools, particularly the Unified Astronomy Thesaurus (UAT), and…

Open Access Publishing Made Easy for Conferences

Are you tired of how conference proceedings are currently published? Zenodo.org, created by OpenAIRE and CERN, and supported by the European Commission, now offers functionality that can help. The research community can now publish, preserve, cite and make their conference material (slides, posters, videos, white papers, reports) readily available using Zenodo, so that it…

Zenodo: A new grey literature and data publication solution from CERN

I’ve been with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics as the Head Librarian for 3+ years, but a patron request that the John G. Wolbach Library received during my first few weeks still clings to the back of mind. It involved a graduate student simply wishing to submit her dissertation to…