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Sharon E. Hunt
Librarian & Citation Analyst
520-318-8360 FAX Hours: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sharon Hunt

NOAO Library
950 N. Cherry Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
P.O. Box 26732
Tucson, AZ 85726
Hours: Open 24 hours/day

About the NOAO-North Library

The NOAO-North Library is a research library that supports the research activities of NOAO (CTIO and KPNO) and NSO staff members by providing access to information found in both electronic and paper sources.

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The library maintains and circulates a collection of books, journals, atlases, observatory publications, and historical documents in astronomy, mathematics, physics, science, and technology.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

What's Happening

October 2015

Book Stack

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)
    New Books in the library include The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science Is Still a Boys' Club and Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia

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