6 August 2014 Two years of ALMA bibliography: lessons learned
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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. The ESO and NRAO librarians as well as NAOJ jointly maintain the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) bibliography, a database of refereed papers that use ALMA data. In this paper, we illustrate how relevant articles are identified, which procedures are used to tag entries in the database and link them to the correct observations, and how results are communicated to ALMA stakeholders and the wider community. Efforts made to streamline the process will be explained and evaluated, and a first analysis of ALMA papers published after two years of observations will be given.
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Silvia Meakins, Uta Grothkopf, Marsha J. Bishop, Felix Stoehr, Ken Tatematsu, "Two years of ALMA bibliography: lessons learned", Proc. SPIE 9149, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems V, 914926 (6 August 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2055823; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2055823
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