Information Handling in Astronomy [E-Book] / edited by André Heck.
Heck, André, (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer, 2000
X, 242 p. online resource.
Astrophysics and Space Science Library ; 250
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Table of Contents:
  • Information in astronomy: The role of the IAU
  • Astronomy and the news media
  • Public outreach in astronomy: The ESO experience
  • New frontiers in NASA data management
  • The FITS experience: Lessons learned
  • The use of the IRAF system at NOAO
  • Starlink: Astronomical computing in the United Kingdom
  • Computer-assisted context analysis of databases containing scientific literature
  • Computational astronomy: Current directions and future perspectives
  • Information handling for the Hubble Space, Telescope
  • To be editor in chief of a primary scientific journal: From manual work to electronic publication
  • Astronomy libraries 2000: Context, coordination, cooperation
  • Astronomy education: Description, organization, and information
  • Astronomy teaching at the Open University
  • The role of the planetarium
  • Data handling in the AAVSO: An example from a large organization of amateur astronomers
  • From data files to information hubs: Beyond technologies and methodologies.