The 2014 Astronomy Roundtable will host the discussion topics:
Innovative approaches or solutions to
a. Serving Clientele (Unique Approaches that Attract Users)
b. Collection Loss or Remotely Stored Collections: Storing or accessing unusual collections, such as glass plate negatives and/or oversize materials, etc.
Future trends for
a. Astronomy Libraries
b. Original Cataloging of Astronomy Collections (existing and emerging formats)
c. Open Access – Pros, Cons, and Cost
We hope these topics will result in a lively discussion among not only astronomy librarians, but any librarian who is struggling to find a balance in turbulent times as well as gaining insight into the profession in general and astronomy librarianship specifically.Program Take-Aways
- Participants will have the opportunity to facilitate discussion amongst other astronomy librarians.
- Participants will gain insight into the latest trends in astronomy librarianship.