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Paper: The Historical Literature of Astronomy, via ADS
Volume: 153, Library and Information Services in Astronomy III (LISA III)
Page: 293
Authors: Kurtz, Michael J.; Eichhorn, Guenther
Abstract: Nearly every working astronomer now uses the NASA Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service regularly to access the modern technical literature. The ADS has begun a long term project to put the most important historical literature of astronomy on-line. This paper presents a progress report, details our short term goals, and requests the assistance of astronomical bibliophiles to make the collection complete and useful. The ADS can be reached at:
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