NISO May 8 Webinar: An astronomy library's quest for greater access to literature and data — Christopher ErdmannPresentation Transcript
An astronomy librarys questfor greater access toliterature and dataChristopher ErdmannHarvard-Smithsonian Center for AstrophysicsOnline at: http://goo.gl/Kp3WY
To Start...The NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is the lifebloodof astronomical research.● Disciplinary Repository, +10M bibliographic records● Used by all astronomers (10M users total)● Search literature, citations, related datasets & metrics● 3M full-text docs, OA (arXiv) + publisher content● Indexed by Google, Google Scholar, BingIf it isnt in the ADS, it doesnt exist!
ADS Before & After
Tagging the LiteratureCreating greater access to the literature & databy making associations, e.g. linking projectinstrumentation & data to the literature.
Linking to All Data, Big & Small
Data Scientist Trainingfor Librarians
Before the White HouseOSTP DirectiveRefereed vsNon-RefereedOA Guidefor Authors& Editors
OA & Core JournalsEmbargo Source StartNone arXiv (pre-print) 1991*? A&A (curr 2 yr) 19691 yr ApJ, ApJS, AJ** 1895? MNRAS (curr 3 yr) 18271 yr? OthersPreference for OA via publisher site instead of IRs* Oldest paper from 1986?** OA for US public libraries
Almost there andyet so far away
Gray or Grey LiteratureInformally published written material that maybe difficult to trace via conventional channelssuch as published journals and monographsbecause it is not publishedcommercially or is notwidely accessible.--Wikipedia
Thank YouQuestions? Comments?Contact Me:@libcce | firstname.lastname@example.orgSee also Seamless Astronomy, AlyssaGoodman et al., our wonderful collaboration.
LinksFeatured:● NASA ADS & Labs● telbib + FUSE● Data Scientist Training for Librarians● IfWeAssume: Cost of Astrophysics● Astronomy Dataverse● OA Guide for Authors & Editors● ZenodoAdditional:● AstroExplorer● Unified Astronomy Thesaurus● Mendeley Institutional Edition
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