From Karin Dalziel @ nirak.net:
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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
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
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