Institute of Astronomy

Library News

Monthly Notes of the A.S. of Southern Africa

Published on 23/12/2010 

In what is getting to be quite a trend, we are informed that the "Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa" (MNASSA) will no longer be available in a printed form from the start of 2011, but will be available (free) electronically at: MNASSA. The Library has taken this journal from Vol. 6 (1947) and we will miss receiving it in the post with the colourful South African stamps.

ASP Conference Series

Published on 22/12/2010 

The editor of the "Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series" (ASPCS) has informed us that the full-text of individual articles from the conference volumes will be available freely through NASA ADS from one year after publication.

A listing of the ASPCS volumes with access to full-text can be found at: ASPCS. Printed copies of the volumes can be found in numerical order in Library Room B.

Information Bulletin on Variable Stars

Published on 06/12/2010 

IAU Commissions 27 and 42 have informed us that the "Information Bulletin on Variable Stars" (IBVS) will no longer be issued in paper after Issue no. 6000.

The full-text of all past and future issues will be found on their web page: IBVS.

New Books - December 2010

Published on 01/12/2010 

Books to be on display during DECEMBER in the Hoyle Building library area. If you wish to borrow any of these books, please fill in your details on the clipboard underneath the display, the book will be supplied to you when the display is changed.

The CERN Large Hadron Collider: accelerator and experiments. Vol. 1: LHC Machine, ALICE, and ATLAS. Vol. 2: CMS, LHCb, LHCf, and TOTEM / edited by Amos Breskin and Rudiger Voss. Geneva: CERN, 2009 ISBN 9789290833369 (148/BRE)

IoA Library Bulletin No.44

Published on 01/10/2010 

View the latest library news in Bulletin Number 44