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CfA Bibliography for June 2015

Refereed articles published by CfA authors in June 2015 (View this list in ADS 2.0 to filter, analyze, view, export, and sort)

Visual Astronomy Display: June 2015

Visual Astronomy Display for June 2015 Highlights… Unique among space probes is Hubble: designed to be serviced by human’s in space it’s built with special hand rails for astronauts to grip, and after years in space, visible hand prints can seen on Hubble; A video of European city lights as…

CfA Bibliography for May 2015

Refereed articles published by CfA authors in May 2015 (View this list in ADS 2.0 to filter, analyze, view, export, and sort)

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…

On archives, libraries and… astrology.

From February 9th to May 10th 2015 I had the wonderful opportunity to be a fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics for the purpose of producing, with the SAO/NASA ADS (Astrophysics Data System) bibliographical data, a statistical study about the citing behavior of French astronomers. While the goal of…

Journal of Williamina Paton Fleming Curator of Astronomical Photographs. Harvard College Observatory

[Background Note: The “Chest of 1900” was a time-capsule project to document everyday life at Harvard University for the month of March 1900. Many project participants contributed diaries; below is that of Williamina Paton Fleming, Curator of Astronomical Photographs at the Harvard College Observatory. Raphaelle Lapotre transcribed the journal during…

Visual Astronomy Display: May 2015

Visual Astronomy Display for May 2015 Highlights… Hubble celebrated its 25th anniversary on April 24th, so this month’s playlist is peppered with videos about the great space telescope; NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts program is studying the feasibility of tensegrity robots, rovers designed as a collection of metal rods and cables…

CfA Bibliography for April 2015

Refereed articles published by CfA authors in April 2015 (View this list in ADS 2.0 to filter, analyze, view, export, and sort)

Walk-through: Contribute to the Astronomy Thesis Collection

How to Contribute to the Astronomy Thesis Collection Remember: Unless you have special permission, you should only upload your own thesis or dissertation. Make sure that you have the appropriate legal documentation allowing you to upload someone else’s thesis or dissertation before doing so. Go to www.zenodo.org and either sign…

Launching the Astronomy Thesis Collection

An Open, Online Astronomy Thesis Collection How can people access your thesis and/or dissertation? Most people would answer that the library of their institution has a copy, they have a copy, and perhaps there is a copy at the Library of Congress.  But it is difficult to find full-text online,…