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The NOAO Library supports the mission of NOAO in the following ways:
Physical Collection: The library maintains and circulates a collection of books, journals, atlases, observatory publications, and historical documents in astronomy, mathematics, physics, science, and technology.
Electronic Resources: The library maintains a website to facilitate access to information in digital format, with links to electronic journals, reference sources, news items, and digital information sources.
Publications Lists: The librarian tracks publications of NOAO Scientific Staff and publications that cite the use of telescope data from NOAO facilities (CTIO, KPNO, SMARTS, SOAR, WIYN) and from NOAO-granted community-access time on non-NOAO telescopes.
Physical Space: The library provides areas for quiet study and for collaborative meetings.
Reference Services: The library purchases informational materials to support the research activities of NOAO staff; preserves, organizes, and provides access to NOAO historical information; facilitates access to information in digital format; locates and obtains journal articles; and fills information requests.
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NOAO Publications, FY15
PDF file, FY15 NOAO Publications Lists (recent pubs listed first, followed by complete FY15 listing)
FY15 NOAO Publications listing (with links to ADS and arXiv)
Page created 9.13; last updated 7.24.15
NOAO Library News
It is with great sadness that we share the news that NOAO astronomer Lloyd Wallace has passed away.
ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized and providing a stable record of your research activities and publications. If you'd like more information on ORCID or help in developing your ORCID profile, please see Sharon.
The August 2015 issue of Astronomy magazine has an article about Kitt Peak: "Kitt Peak Observatory's second chance at life"
Dennis Crabtree has created a June 2015 Observatory Update with metrics on telescope data publications.
The new printer in the library is also a copier and scanner. You can scan documents to a USB drive or scan them to your e-mail account.
New Books in Library (PDF file listing acquisitions)
NOAO in the News
How Pluto's most spectacular image was made and nearly lost (work of Tod Lauer, NOAO astronomer)
How a New Telescope Will Measure the Expansion of the Universe (the DESI instrument on the 4 m Mayall telescope)
County's draft bond package good for tourism, economy, includes references to Kitt Peak
Science Advances, the free, new open access journal from AAAS, is now available online. The next generation in the Science family of journals, Science Advances features high quality, peer-reviewed research across the sciences.
GeminiFocus Year in Review for 2014 is now online; print copies are available in the library.
IDA Welcomes Seasoned Nonprofit Leader
J. Scott Feierabend as New Executive Director
UW astronomers seek widest view ever of the universe (completion of LSST mirror assembly),
UW astronomers seek widest view ever of the universe (completion of LSST mirror assembly),Seattle Times
Recent Telescope Publications
Veljanoski, J., et al.
2015MNRAS.452..320V, The globular cluster system of NGC 6822
Riguccini, L., et al.2015MNRAS.452..470R, The composite nature
of Dust-Obscured Galaxies (DOGs) at z ˜ 2-3 in the COSMOS field - I. A
Saro, A., et al.2015arXiv150607814S, Constraints on the
Richness-Mass Relation and the Optical-SZE Positional Offset Distribution
for SZE-Selected Clusters
Li, B., et al.
2015ApJ...806..133L, A Gemini/GMOS Study of Intermediate
Luminosity Early-type Virgo Cluster Galaxies. I. Globular Cluster and
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