ESO Libraries Publications

The following presentations provide information on the design, workflow, and features of telbib and FUSE. You also find articles on bibliometrics and other issues related to the ESO Libraries.

2015

ESO telbib: linking in and reaching out
[paper | presentation slides]
U. Grothkopf & S. Meakins
Library and Information Services in Astronomy VII, Holl, A., Lesteven, S., Dietrich, D. and Gasperini, A. (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 492, p. 63, 2015
(telbib 3.0, telbib public interface)
Discussion on the future of LISA conferences
[paper]
U. Grothkopf & J. Holmquist
Library and Information Services in Astronomy VII, Holl, A., Lesteven, S., Dietrich, D. and Gasperini, A. (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 492, p. 339, 2015
(LISA)
Swift publication statistics and the comparison with other major observatories
[paper | poster]
S. Savaglio & U. Grothkopf
Library and Information Services in Astronomy VII, Holl, A., Lesteven, S., Dietrich, D. and Gasperini, A. (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 492, p. 133, 2015
(bibliometrics)
Koha@ESO reloaded
[paper | presentation slides]
S. Meakins & U. Grothkopf
Library and Information Services in Astronomy VII, Holl, A., Lesteven, S., Dietrich, D. and Gasperini, A. (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 492, p. 198, 2015
(library catalog)

2014

Two years of ALMA bibliography – lessons learned
[paper | manuscript 9149-81 | poster]
S. Meakins, U. Grothkopf, M.J. Bishop, F. Stoehr & K. Tatematsu
Proc. SPIE 9149, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems V, 914926 (August 6, 2014); DOI:10.1117/12.2055823
(bibliometrics, telbib 3.0, telbib methodology)

2013

ESO telbib: an interconnected database
[presentation slides]
U. Grothkopf & S. Meakins
Presentation at the SciOps2013 (Science Operations 2013) conference, ESAC, Madrid, Spain, 10-13 September 2013
(telbib 3.0, telbib public interface)
Swift Publication Statistics: A Comparison with other Major Observatories
[paper | manuscript: arXiv:1212.2719v2]
S. Savaglio & U. Grothkopf
PASP, vol. 125, no. 925 (March 2013), 287-294
(bibliometrics)
Swift Publication Statistics and the Comparison with other Major Observatories
[paper]
S. Savaglio & U. Grothkopf
Gamma-ray Bursts: 15 Years of GRB Afterglows A.J. Castro-Tirado, J.Gorosabel and I.H. Park (eds), EAS Publications Series, 61, 491-493, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/eas/1361081, 2013
(bibliometrics)
Publication Digest
[paper]
U. Grothkopf
ESO Annual Report 2013, 27-29
(bibliometrics)

2012

Linking Publications and Observations - the ESO Telescope Bibliography
[paper | manuscript: arXiv:1112.5375 | poster]
S. Meakins & U. Grothkopf
ADASS 2011, Ballester, P., Egret, D, and Lorente, N.P.F. (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 461, p. 767-770
(telbib 3.0, telbib methodology, telbib public interface)
The ESO Telescope Bibliography - now and then
[poster]
U. Grothkopf & S. Meakins
Poster at the ESO@50 conference, Garching, Germany, 3-7 September 2012
(telbib history, telbib public interface)
The ESO Telescope Bibliography at your Fingertips
[paper | manuscript | poster]
U. Grothkopf & S. Meakins
Proc. SPIE 8448, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems IV, 844821 (September 13, 2012); DOI:10.1117/12.925297
(telbib 3.0, telbib public interface)
Observatory Bibliographies: current practices
[paper]
J. Lagerstrom, S. Winkelman, U. Grothkopf & M. Bishop
Proc. SPIE 8448, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems IV, 84481X, 8 p. DOI:10.1117/12.925482
(telbib methodology)
The ESO Telescope Bibliography in a Nutshell
[presentation slides]
U. Grothkopf & S. Meakins
Presentation at the ESO Student Session, 23 April 2012
(telbib 3.0, telbib public interface)
ESO Telescope Bibliography: New Public Interface
[paper]
U. Grothkopf & S. Meakins
The ESO Messenger, no. 147 (March 2012), 41-43
(telbib 3.0, telbib public interface)
Time Flies When You're Having Fun - Two Decades in an Astronomy Library
[paper]
U. Grothkopf
Organizations, People and Strategies in Astronomy, vol. 1 (OPSA I), Heck, A. (ed.), Venngeist, Duttlenheim, ISBN 978-2-9542677-0-8, p. 227-244, 2012
(library)
Best Practices for Institutional Bibliographies and How To Communicate These to Other Curators
[summary]
J. Lagerstrom, U. Grothkopf, R. Hanisch & M. Bishop
Working Group on Libraries, IAU Division XII Commission 5. Special Session 15: Data-Intensive Astronomy, held 23-24 August 2012 in Beijing, China. Chaired by R. Hanisch and M. Bishop. Edited by L. Utley. Online at http://iau-commission5.wikispaces.com/LibWG+Beijing+2012, 137-139
(telbib methodology)
Open Access Publishing in Astronomy
[paper]
U. Grothkopf & S. Meakins
Working Group on Libraries, IAU Division XII Commission 5. Special Session 15: Data-Intensive Astronomy, held 23-24 August 2012 in Beijing, China. Chaired by R. Hanisch and M. Bishop. Edited by L. Utley. Online at http://iau-commission5.wikispaces.com/LibWG+Beijing+2012, 21-32
(open access)
Open Access (OA) Publishing in Astronomy
[presentation slides]
U. Grothkopf, S. Meakins & E. Emsellem
Presentation at ESO Faculty, July 2012
(open access)
Publication Digest
[paper]
U. Grothkopf
ESO Annual Report 2012, 30-31
(bibliometrics)

2011

Telescope Bibliometrics 101
[paper | manuscript: arXiv:1103.5474v1 | presentation slides]
U. Grothkopf & J. Lagerstrom
Future Professional Communication in Astronomy II (FPCA-II), Accomazzi, A. (ed.), Springer, Heidelberg, Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings Series, vol. 1, p. 109-118, 2011
(bibliometrics, telbib methodology)
Astronomy Librarians - Quo Vadis?
[paper | manuscript: arXiv:1104.1184v1]
J. Lagerstrom & U. Grothkopf
Future Professional Communication in Astronomy II (FPCA-II), Accomazzi, A. (ed.), Springer, Heidelberg, Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings Series, vol. 1, p. 101-108, 2011
(library)
Astronomy Libraries -- Your Gateway to Information
[paper | manuscript | slides 1 | slides 2]
U. Grothkopf
Scientific Writing for Young Astronomers (SWYA), Part 1, C. Sterken (ed.), EDP Sciences, EAS Publication Series v.49, p.107-134, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/eas/1149007, 2011
See also SWYA spin-off book A Guide to Effective Publishing in Astronomy, EDP Sciences, 2012, ISBN 978-2-7598-0785-7, p. 99-128
(library) 
Publication Digest
[paper]
U. Grothkopf
ESO Annual Report 2011, 30-31
(bibliometrics)

2010

Next generation bibliometrics and the evolution of the ESO Telescope Bibliography
[paper | presentation slides]
C. Erdmann & U. Grothkopf
Library and Information Services in Astronomy VI, Isaksson, E., Lagerstrom, J., Bawdekar, N. and Holl, A. (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 433, p. 81, 2010
(FUSE, telbib 2.0, telbib 3.0, telbib history)
Telescope bibliography cookbook: creating a database of scientific papers that use observational data
[paper | presentation slides]
S. Kitt & U. Grothkopf
Library and Information Services in Astronomy VI, Isaksson, E., Lagerstrom, J., Bawdekar, N. and Holl, A. (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 433, p. 109, 2010
(telbib methodology)
Lessons Learned: Implementing an Open-Source Library System
[presentation slides]
U. Grothkopf & C. Erdmann
Library and Information Services in Astronomy VI, Isaksson, E., Lagerstrom, J., Bawdekar, N. and Holl, A. (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 433, p. 310, 2010
(library catalog)
An Introduction to Drupal: Fast and Furious
[presentation slides]
C. Erdmann
Library and Information Services in Astronomy VI, Isaksson, E., Lagerstrom, J., Bawdekar, N. and Holl, A. (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 433, p. 139, 2010
(library)
The Messenger on the Web
[paper]
C. Erdmann
The ESO Messenger, no. 139 (March 2010), 55-56
(library)

2009

The evolution of bibliography tools at ESO
[presentation slides]
C. Erdmann
ADS/Library Metadata Workshop, Cambridge, MA, USA, October 2009
(early telbib, telbib 2.0, telbib 3.0, telbib history)
FUSE - Full text search tool
[presentation slides]
C. Erdmann & U. Grothkopf
IAU General Assembly, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2009
(FUSE)
Facility identifiers - how they are (or aren't) used
[presentation slides]
C. Erdmann & U. Grothkopf
IAU General Assembly, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2009
(FUSE)

2008

Telescope bibliographies
[presentation slides]
C. Erdmann & U. Grothkopf
Breakout session, Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, June 2008
(telbib 2.0)
Open Access -- State of the Art
[paper]
U. Grothkopf & C. Erdmann
IAU Information Bulletin 102 (July 2008), 64-70
(open access)

2007

The ESO Telescope Bibliography
[presentation slides]
U. Grothkopf & C. Erdmann
Informal discussion, ESO, Garching, Germany, December 2007
(telbib 2.0)
Using the h-index to Explore the Scientific Impact of the VLT
[paper]
U. Grothkopf, C. Melo., C. Erdmann, A. Kaufer & B. Leibundgut
The ESO Messenger, no. 128 (June 2007), 62-66
(bibliometrics)
Introducing the H-Index in Telescope Statistics
[paper | manuscript: arXiv:astro-ph/0610274]
U. Grothkopf, & S. Stevens-Rayburn
Library and Information Services in Astronomy V, S. Ricketts, C. Birdie and E. Isaksson (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 377, 86-92, 2007
(bibliometrics)
Creating Telescope Bibliographies Electronically -- Are We There Yet?
[paper | manuscript: arXiv:astro-ph/0610317]
S. Stevens-Rayburn & U. Grothkopf
Library and Information Services in Astronomy V, S. Ricketts, C. Birdie and E. Isaksson (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 377, 53-56, 2007
(telbib methodology)
LISA -- How We Got Where We Are Now (Closing Remarks)
[paper | manuscript]
U. Grothkopf & B.G. Corbin
Library and Information Services in Astronomy V, S. Ricketts, C. Birdie E. Isaksson and C. Birdie (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 377, 25-26, 2007
(LISA)

2006

Report on the LISA V Conference
[paper]
U. Grothkopf
The ESO Messenger, no. 125 (September 2006), 53-54, 2006
(LISA)
LISA -- The Library and Information Services in Astronomy conferences
[manuscript]
B.G. Corbin & U. Grothkopf
Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy (OSA), vol. 7, A. Heck (ed.), Springer, Dordrecht, p. 285-306, 2006 ISBN 1-4020-5300-2
(LISA)

2005

Comparison of Science Metrics among Observatories
Grothkopf, Uta, Bruno Leibundgut, Duccio Macchetto, Juan P. Madrid & Claus Leitherer
The ESO Messenger, no. 119 (March 2005), 45-49, 2005
(bibliometrics)
The ESO Telescope Bibliography Web Interface - Linking Publications and Observations
Delmotte, Nausicaa, Angelika Treumann, Uta Grothkopf, Alberto Micol & Alberto Accomazzi
The ESO Messenger, no. 119 (March 2005), 50-52, 2005
(telbib methodology, telbib public interface)

2003

Metrics to Measure ESO's Scientific Success
Leibundgut, B., Grothkopf, U. & Treumann, A.
The ESO Messenger, no. 114 (December 2003), 46-49
(bibliometrics)
From Books to Bytes: Changes in the ESO Libraries over the Past Decade
Grothkopf, Uta
The ESO Messenger, no. 112 (June 2003), 51-52
(library)
Towards an Automated Retrieval of Publications based on Telescope Observations
Grothkopf, U. & A. Treumann
Library and Information Services in Astronomy IV, B. Corbin, E. Bryson and M. Wolf (eds.), U.S. Naval Observatory, Washington, DC, 193-198, 2003
(telbib methodology)
Communicating and Networking by Astronomy Librarians
Cummins, M. & U. Grothkopf
Library and Information Services in Astronomy IV, B. Corbin, E. Bryson and M. Wolf (eds.), U.S. Naval Observatory, Washington, DC, 317-321, 2003
(library)
Annual Reports of Observatories
Grothkopf, U. & E. Bryson
Library and Information Services in Astronomy IV, B. Corbin, E. Bryson and M. Wolf (eds.), U.S. Naval Observatory, Washington, DC, 329-330
(library)

2001

The ESO Libraries: State of the Art 2001
Grothkopf, U., Treumann, A. & Gomez, M.E.
The ESO Messenger, no. 105 (September 2001), 45-48
(library)
Communicating and networking in astronomy libraries
Grothkopf, U. & M. Cummins
Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy II, A. Heck (ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, ISBN 0-7923-7172-0, 207-219, 2001
(library)

2000 and earlier

Astronomy libraries 2000: Context, coordination, cooperation
Grothkopf, U.
Information Handling in Astronomy, Andre Heck (ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, ISBN 0-7923-6494-5, 165-174, 2000
(library)
Telescope bibliographies -- are statistics comparable?
Grothkopf, Uta & Angelika Treumann
PAM Bulletin, vol. 27, no. 2, 12-14, 1999
(telbib methodology)
Publications in refereed journals based on telescope observations
Bergeron, J. & U. Grothkopf
The ESO Messenger, no. 96, 28-29, 1999
(bibliometrics)
Electronic publications and collection management
[paper | slides and presenter notes]
Grothkopf, Uta
Library and Information Services in Astronomy III, Uta Grothkopf, Heinz Andernach, Sarah Stevens-Rayburn, Monique Gomez (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 153, 145-152, 1998
(library)
Directory of astronomy librarians and libraries
Grothkopf, Uta
Library and Information Services in Astronomy III, Uta Grothkopf, Heinz Andernach, Sarah Stevens-Rayburn, Monique Gomez (eds.), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 153, 289-292, 1998
(library)
Library and Information Services in Astronomy III
Grothkopf, Uta, Heinz Andernach, Sarah Stevens-Rayburn & Monique Gomez (eds.)
Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, ASP Conference Series, vol. 153, 1998
(LISA)
Archiving electronic publications: a librarian's point of view
Grothkopf, Uta
Invited presentation at the 23rd General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), Kyoto, Japan, August 25, 1997. An abridged version of this article has been published in Highlights of Astronomy, Vol. 11A, 1998, J. Andersen, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 504-510., 1998
(library)
Bits and bytes and still a lot of paper: astronomy libraries and librarians in the age of electronic publishing,
Grothkopf, U.
Astrophysics and Space Science, vol. 247, 155-174, 1997
(library)
ESO Libraries: enhanced services on the WWW,
Grothkopf, Uta
The ESO Messenger, no. 86, 40-42, 1996
(library)
Die Homepage als Visitenkarte - Bibliotheksangebote auf dem World Wide Web am Beispiel einer Spezialbibliothek
Grothkopf, Uta
Bibliotheksdienst, vol. 29, no. 11, 1811-1828, 1995
(library)
Library and Information Services in Astronomy II provides wealth of practical information
Grothkopf, Uta
Special Libraries, Fall 304-307, 1995
(LISA)
Library and Information Services in Astronomy II (LISA-II)
Grothkopf, U., Murtagh, F., and Albrecht, M.
The ESO Messenger
, no. 81, 27-28 (also published in IAU Commission 5 Newsletter no. 11, November 1995
(LISA)
The Internet for librarians
[manuscript]
Grothkopf, U.
Vistas in Astronomy, vol. 39, 137-143, 1995
(library)
Library and Information Services in Astronomy II (LISA-II),
Murtagh, F.,Grothkopf, U., and Albrecht, M. (eds.)
proceedings of a conference held at the European Southern Observatory, Garching, Germany, 10-12 May 1995, Vistas in Astronomy, vol. 39, pt. 2, 1995
(LISA)
Don't be surprised to find most of the following entries authored by Uta Michold.
Uta Grothkopf, ESO Garching Librarian since 1991, returned to her maiden name in 1995,
hence older papers are listed under Michold, more recent ones under Grothkopf.
Library information services
Grothkopf (Michold), U., M. Cummins, J.M. Watson, J. Holmquist and R. Shobbrook
Information and on-line data in astronomy, Daniel Egret and Miguel A. Albrecht (eds.), Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 207-228, 1995
(library)
Astronomiebibliotheken: internationale Konferenz
Michold, Uta
Bibliotheksdienst, vol. 29, no. 9, 1477-1479, 1995
(LISA)
Das Internet für Bibliothekare
[paper | presentation slides (presented in Weiden, Germany, 1996)]
Michold, Uta
Vortrag im Rahmen der 25. "Arbeits- und Fortbildungstagung der ASpB/Sektion 5 im DBV'', Hamburg, 21-25 March 1995. In: Spezialbibliotheken auf dem Weg zur virtuellen Bibliothek? Hrsg.: Martina Reich. Karlsruhe, ASpB, 229-245
(library)
Das Internet für Bibliothekare: eine Einführung
Michold, Uta
Bibliotheksdienst, vol. 28, no. 7, 1100-1123, 1994
(library)
Die Automatisierung der ESO-Bibliotheken
Michold, Uta
Bibliotheksdienst, vol. 28, no. 6, 925-934, 1994
(library)
The ESO Libraries information system
Michold, U.
The ESO Messenger, No. 75, 39-42, 1994
(library)
Jahrestagung der Special Libraries Association (SLA) in Cincinnati, Ohio
Michold, Uta
Bibliotheksdienst, vol. 27, no. 9, 1378-1383, 1993
(library)
Something is going on in the ESO-Libraries
Michold, U.
The ESO Messenger, no. 70, 21-24, 1992
(library catalog)
Administration of libraries at distant sites and remote telescope locations
Bouton, Ellen and Gómez, María Eugenia
Library and Information Services in Astronomy, IAU Coll. 110, George A. Wilkins and Sarah Stevens-Rayburn (eds.), Washington, DC: United States Naval Observatory, 190-191, 1989
(library)
Handling of preprints
Gómez, M.E.
Library and Information Services in Astronomy, IAU Coll. 110, George A. Wilkins and Sarah Stevens-Rayburn (eds.), Washington, DC: United States Naval Observatory, 111-112, 1989
(library)
Handling of microfiche
Gómez, M.E.
Library and Information Services in Astronomy, IAU Coll. 110, George A. Wilkins and Sarah Stevens-Rayburn (eds.), Washington, DC: United States Naval Observatory, 122, 1989
(library)
Use of computers in small libraries
Sachtschal, E.
Library and Information Services in Astronomy, IAU Coll. 110, George A. Wilkins and Sarah Stevens-Rayburn (eds.), Washington, DC: United States Naval Observatory, 175-178, 1989
(library)