October 26, 2021

Updated Research Guide from LC: Selected Internet Resources (Astronomy)

The Selected Internet Resources (Astronomy) guide from the Science, Technology, and Business Division at the Library of Congress was updated earlier this month. It features Internet resources organized into the following categories: News & Events Our Sun & Solar System Planets & Planetary Systems Near-Earth Objects Extrasolar Systems Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Digital Libraries, […]

Web Resources: "NASA Gives Public New Internet Tool To Explore The Solar System"

From NASA: NASA is giving the public the power to journey through the solar system using a new interactive Web-based tool. The “Eyes on the Solar System” interface combines video game technology and NASA data to create an environment for users to ride along with agency spacecraft and explore the cosmos. Screen graphics and information […]

New Article: "Astronomy Librarians – Quo Vadis?"

Title: Astronomy Librarians – Quo Vadis? (8 Pages; PDF) by Jill Lagerstrom, Uta Grothkopf To appear in: Future Professional Communication in Astronomy II (FPCA-II) (via arXiv.org) From the Abstract: “You don’t look like a librarian” is a phrase we often hear in the astronomy department or observatory library. Astronomy librarians are a breed apart, and […]