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Re: VSX and data publication

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  • interferom
    There s nothing to stop you submitting them for publication to oejv, pzp or ibvs, which if successful would mean they would get into some bibliographic
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 2 10:23 AM
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      There's nothing to stop you submitting them for publication to oejv,
      pzp or ibvs, which if successful would mean they would get into some
      bibliographic hyper-indices anyway

      --- In vsx-dis@yahoogroups.com, "martin_piers_nicholson"
      <martin_piers_nicholson@...> wrote:
      >
      > Has there been any progress on publishing the new discoveries entered
      > into VSX? James last raised the subject back in December and I don't
      > recall reading any update since then.
      >
      > --- In vsx-dis@yahoogroups.com, arne <arne@> wrote:
      > >
      > > James Bedient wrote:
      > > > There has been a lot of discussion about how to disseminate the
      > > > results placed in VSX, and this seemed to me to be seen as
      > important
      > > > to the viability of VSX.
      > > >
      > > > Has there been any progress on this front? Any plans in the
      > works?
      > > >
      > > > I'd like to make my own suggestion, and that's an electronic
      > > > Supplement to JAAVSO. Establish it as a web-only HTML
      > publication,
      > > > not open to submissions other than new variables, improved
      > positions,
      > > > types, periods, etc. via VSX. Publish it once a quarter, have it
      > > > fully indexed in SIMBAD and ADS, with everyone who submits
      > accepted
      > > > information as co-authors. I'm starting to think that this may
      > be the
      > > > only way to keep VSX viable as the master database we all think it
      > > > should be.
      > > >
      > > > Another issue is that we need to get VSX IDs into SIMBAD.
      > > >
      > > We are working on it, really. Unfortunately, at the current time
      > most
      > > everything falls into one person's lap, and until we solve that
      > problem,
      > > things must wait. This is an internal situation that does not need
      > > public airing, and we're just making slower headway that I'd like.
      > >
      > > The same goes for VSX publication. Remember that, right at the
      > *very*
      > > beginning of the new star submission wizard, we specifically state
      > that
      > > submitting new stars does not consitute publication, nor should you
      > assume
      > > that any supporting datafiles will be archived. Even so, my goals
      > are to have
      > > lists published in JAAVSO, and to get cross-linking with Simbad, by
      > > mid-summer so that we have a full year of visibility before the IAU
      > 2009
      > > meeting. I think there will be some interesting variable star
      > > proposals at that meeting, and want the AAVSO and VSX to be properly
      > > positioned. Everything else relating to this is politics, and I'm
      > > not going to say more on a public discussion group.
      > > Arne
      > >
      >
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