Library and Information Services in Astronomy VI

IUCAA

February 14, 2010 – February 17, 2010


Library and Information Services in Astronomy VI: 

21stCentury Astronomy Librarianship, From New Ideas to Action

The LISA VI Scientific Organizing Committee cordially invites you to submit contributed talks and poster presentations.

Papers are solicited in particular, but not exclusively, on the following topics:

FUTURE OF LIBRARIANSHIP

- 21st Century scholarship: the evolving roles of libraries in research centers
- The role of Astronomy libraries in a Virtual world
- Users or losers: bringing library services to the patrons
- Libraries and the web: the struggle against invisibility
- The developing Cyberinfrastructure of Scholarly Communication
- Multi-lingual Scholarly content in the sciences: use and access
- Accessibility, on- and off-line

WEB 2.0 / 3.0

- Best practices for content delivery, personalization and interaction
- Tools: wikis, blogs, chats, tweets, feeds
- Communities: the social web, science portals and collaborative sites, What's next?
- Multimedia content: the era of YouTube
- New and innovative library services
- Next generation OPACs

USE, ACCESS AND METRICS

- Bibliometrics: trends and techniques
- Citation and readership analysis
- OA trends in Astronomy
- OA Conference Proceedings: an idea whose time has come?

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

- Budget Planning and Resource Allocation
- Creativity at work in the library: doing more with less
- Green Libraries: it is not just about saving money
- Copyright laws in the web era

PRESERVATION, ARCHIVING AND THE VIRTUAL OBSERVATORY

- Metadata: a librarian's data
- Managing astronomical archives in the era of data-intensive science
- Creation, Management and Preservation of electronic datasets
- VO and Data Archival: a librarian's job?
- Institutional repositories
- Bringing local treasures to the fore
- Electronic journal archival and preservation
- "If it's not on the Web, it doesn't exist at all"?

 

Preliminary Organizing Committee (POC)

Ellen Bouton 
Brenda Corbin 
Marlene Cummins 
Uta Grothkopf 
Sarah Stevens-Rayburn

Local Organizing Committee (LOC)

Nirupama Bawdekar, Chair, IUCAA, India
N.V. Abhyankar, IUCAA

Sunita Barve, NCRA

Christina Birdie, IIA
Shankar Chavan, IUCAA
Sanjay Dongare, NCRA-GMRT
Annabhat Joshi, NCRA

Santosh Khadilkar, IUCAA

Shashikant Mirkute, IUCAA

N.Nageswaran, IUCAA

Rajesh Pardeshi, IUCAA
Y.M. Patil, RRI

Vijay K. Rai, IUCAA

Ratna Rao, IUCAA

Hemant K. Sahu, IUCAA
Yogesh Thakare, IUCAA

 

Scientific Organizing Committee (SOC)

Alberto Accomazzi - ADS, co-chair
Eva Isaksson - Finland, co-chair
Michael Blake - CfA, USA
Denise Depoortere - Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Pascal Dubois, CDS, France
Monique Gomez - IAC, Spain
Uta Grothkopf - ESO, Germany
Andras Holl, Konkoly, Hungary
Jill Lagerstrom - ST ScI, USA
Francesca Martines -- Palermo, Italy
Karen Moran -- ROE, UK
Nathalie Reymonet -- Observatoire de Paris, Meudon, France
Molly White - Texas, USA,
A.K. Kembhavi, IUCAA, India
Nirupama Bawdekar, IUCAA, India (Chair of LOC)

Friends of LISA Committee (FOL)

Sally Bosken, USNO, USA
Jessica Moy, NOAO, USA
Lee Robbins, University of Toronto, Canada
Jill Lagerstorm, STScI, USA   

Program

Poster

Participants

Conference Proceedings with papers

LISA-VI News - Press

LISA - VI Photo  Album  Album

LISA VI  VIDEOS




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