Accession Number : ADA215612


Title :   Proceedings of Colloquium 110 of the International Astronomical Union on Library and Information Services in Astronomy Held in Washington, DC on 26 July- 1 August 1988


Corporate Author : NAVAL OBSERVATORY WASHINGTON DC


Personal Author(s) : Wilkins, George A ; Stevens-Rayburn, Sarah


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a215612.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1989


Pagination or Media Count : 248


Abstract : This report provides an overview of the presentations and summaries the discussions at IAU Colloquium 110, which was held in Washington, D.C., on 1988 July 26-30 and at the Goddard Space Flight Center on 1988 August 1. The topics included: the publication and acquisition of books and journals; searching for astronomical information; the handling and use of special-format materials; conservation; archiving of unpublished documents; uses of computers in libraries; astronomical databases and various aspects of the administration of astronomy libraries and services. Particular attention was paid to new developments, but the problems of astronomers and institutions in developing countries were also considered. (KR)


Descriptors :   *INFORMATION SCIENCES , *ASTRONOMY , *LIBRARIES , ACQUISITION , COMPUTERS , ASTRONOMERS , BOOKS , SYMPOSIA , DEVELOPING NATIONS , DATA BASES , INTERNATIONAL


Subject Categories : Astronomy
      Information Science


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE