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North Dakota Digital Collections

There are a growing number of digital libraries and archives available for North Dakota materials. These digital materials include images, documents, objects, books and much more. 165 more words

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Two years of ALMA bibliography - lessons learned [IMA]

http://arxiv.org/abs/1407.6930

Telescope bibliographies are integral parts of observing facilities. They are used to associate the published literature with archived observational data, to measure an observatory’s scientific output through publication and citation statistics, and to define guidelines for future observing strategies. 121 more words

Instrumentation And Methods For Astrophysics

The recent Italian regulations about the open-access availability of publicly-funded research publications, and the documentation landscape in astrophysics [CL]

http://arxiv.org/abs/1407.6296

In October 2013 Italy enacted a law containing the first national regulations about the open-access availability of publicly-funded research results (publications).This contribution examines how these new regulations match with the specific situation of that open-access pioneering discipline which is astrophysics. 23 more words

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Looking before leaping: Creating a software registry [IMA]

http://arxiv.org/abs/1407.5378

What lessons can be learned from examining numerous efforts to create a repository or directory of scientist-written software for a discipline? Astronomy has seen a number of efforts to build a repository or directory of scientist-written software, one of which is the Astrophysics Source Code Library (ASCL). 81 more words

Instrumentation And Methods For Astrophysics

Tracing Brazil's legal history

Four years ago the world championship for soccer in South Africa gave me a perfect occasion to look at some online resources for the legal history of South Africa and other African countries. 2,958 more words

Legal History

The Virtual Observatory Registry [IMA]

http://arxiv.org/abs/1407.3083

In the Virtual Observatory (VO), the Registry provides the mechanism with which users and applications discover and select resources — typically, data and services — that are relevant for a particular scientific problem. 142 more words

Instrumentation And Methods For Astrophysics

In the past several years, digital services such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter have begun to emerge as popular resources, and people have become more connected to the Web through smart phones and tablets (Hapel, 2012). 543 more words