Associations

This subject resource guide is available courtesy of Jennifer Doherty?? 2009.? ?She can be contacted at jenniferadoherty@yahoo.com.

Introduction???? Archives and Databases??? ?Associations???? Catalogs and Conferences??? ?Journals??? ?Reference Works??? ?Research Groups and Organizations???? Websites and Electronic Resources

American Astronomical Society

American astronomical society (AAS). (2009). http://www.aas.org/

The American Astronomical Society (AAS), established 1899, is the major organization of professional astronomers in North America. The basic objective of the AAS is to promote the advancement of astronomy and closely related branches of science. The membership (~6,500) also includes physicists, mathematicians, geologists, engineers and others whose research interests lie within the broad spectrum of subjects now comprising contemporary astronomy.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

American institute of aeronautics and astronautics (2009). http://www.aiaa.org/

AIAA is the world?s largest technical organization dedicated to the aerospace profession.? AIAA acts as host to a large number and variety of aerospace-related conferences and publishes nine journals, books and standards.? The site also hosts the AIAA Electronic Library and the International Astronautic Congress Technical Papers Archive databases on their website.

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Association for computing machinery (ACM). (2009). http://www.acm.org/

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of information technology.? The website also hosts the ACM?s Digital Library, which is a database containing leading-edge research, conference papers and career resources.

Institute of Physics (IOP)

Institute of physics. (2009). http://www.iop.org/

The Institute of Physics is a scientific charity devoted to increasing the practice, understanding and application of physics. It has a worldwide membership of over 36,000 and is a leading communicator of physics-related science to all audiences, from specialists through to government and the general public. Its publishing company, IOP Publishing, is a world leader in scientific publishing and the electronic dissemination of physics, which includes the Astronomical Journal and the Astrophysical Journal.

Introduction??? ?Archives and Databases???? Associations???? Catalogs and Conferences??? ?Journals???? Reference Works??? ?Research Groups and Organizations???? Websites and Electronic Resources

This subject resource guide is available courtesy of Jennifer Doherty?? 2009.? ?She can be contacted at jenniferadoherty@yahoo.com.