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THE SCHOLARLY JOURNALS OF THE AMERICAN ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY

  • ROBERT W. MILKEY
Part of the ASTROPHYSICS AND SPACE SCIENCE LIBRARY book series (ASSL, volume 343)

Abstract

The role of the AAS as a journal publisher is given a brief historical review and the current operations of the journals are briefly described. The AAS approaches oversight and governance of its journal operations as an obligation to the astronomical research community and the processes followed is described. These include the financial arrangements for the non-profit operation of the journals. There are substantial challenges in the present publishing environment and these are touched on from the perspective of the AAS journal operations.

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Electronic Publishing Subscription Rate Page Charge Virtual Observatory Astrophysical Journal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • ROBERT W. MILKEY
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  1. 1.American Astronomical SocietyWashington DCU.S.A.

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