EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 186, 2018Library and Information Services in Astronomy VIII: “Astronomy Librarianship in the era of Big Data and Open Science”
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|Published online||27 July 2018|
New audiences for old books: Using astronomy archives in school outreach activities
Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BQ, United Kingdom
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Published online: 27 July 2018
The Royal Astronomical Society promotes the study of astronomy and geophysics and has recently committed to increasing public engagement with new audiences. The librarian, Sian Prosser has worked with the outreach, education and diversity officer, Sheila Kanani, to put the scientific archives of the Society at the heart of a primary school workshop telling the story of Caroline Herschel.
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