UAT Webinar – December 8, 2020

A 90-minute informational Zoom webinar on the Unified Astronomy Thesaurus (UAT) was held on Tuesday, December 8, at 9:00am EST. We hope to extend UAT adoption in the community, so feel free to reach out to us with your questions and feedback.

Webinar Speakers & Slides

The UAT is an open, interoperable, community-supported thesaurus from the American Astronomical Society (AAS).  The webinar will included presentations on UAT implementations from the following speakers:

Additional Videos & Resources

“Powered by the Unified Astronomy Thesaurus” YouTube series with Frank Timmes

UAT Usage Stats snapshots (zip file)

Thanks to all who participated on December 8!

The UAT Steering Committee
Barbara Kern (Chair)
Director, Science Libraries, University of Chicago

Alberto Accomazzi
Principal Investigator, NASA Astrophysics Data System

Daina Bouquin
Head Librarian, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

Sebastien Derriere
Observatoire de Strasbourg, CDS

Graham McCann
Head of Platform and Content Management, IOP Publishing

Jenny Novacescu
Chief Institute Librarian, Space Telescope Science Institute

Julie Steffen
Chief Publishing Officer, American Astronomical Society

Ethan Vishniac
Editor in Chief, American Astronomical Society

Sarah Weissman
Senior Software Engineer, Space Telescope Science Institute

Peter Williams
AAS Innovation Scientist, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

Katie Frey
UAT Curator
Assistant Head Librarian, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian