Astronomy Librarianship in the era of Big Data and Open Science

Du 6 au 9 juin 2017 - Strasbourg, France

Publié le 24 octobre 2016, par Thérèse Hameau

Library and Information Services in Astronomy (LISA) is a series of scientific meetings for librarians and scientists that aims to provide a platform to discuss the state of the art of information maintenance, retrieval, delivery, and preservation and to learn from invited experts the directions in which our profession is moving.

LISA conferences cover such diverse topics as organization and management of books, journals, and specialized materials ; electronic publishing (note that astronomy is a leader in the field) ; bibliographic and full text databases of astronomical literature ; reports on collaborative projects.


The LISA VIII Scientific Organizing Committee (SOC) cordially invites you to submit contributed talks and poster presentations. Papers are solicited in particular, but not exclusively, on the following topics :

Open source software publishing
- Best practices
- Citing software
- Understanding licenses
- Publishing code and data together
- DOI services
- Publishing software articles

- Publishing data
- Country specific copyright laws

Research and technology skills training
- Version control
- Software carpentry
- Data sharing
- Programming for librarians

Data management
- Data management planning
- DMP Tool
- Providing access
- Citations

- Subject specific and broad
- Creation and use
- Access
- Preservation and certification

New tools and techniques
- What is being developed currently
- Future of librarianship


- Telescope bibliographies
- Traditional metrics vs altmetrics
- Astronomy evaluations

Please submit your abstract with the abstract submission form at :

Submission deadline will be November 30, 2016.