Archive for July 27th, 2012

Recently the team GalileoMobile project, in collaboration with IIA and the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium at Bangalore travelled to 12 villages/towns in Karnataka to reach and educate the school children to kindle their awareness and inspire them in pursuing the knowledge in Astronomy.

IIA library actively participated in this outreach program and one of the library staff Mr. Mohan BS coordinated with the team to facilitate the deliberations and lectures in local language to the school children and teachers.

Welcome GalileoMobile team!, Mysugar High School, Mandya

Mohan B S helping out in the activity “Building 3D constellations”


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Dr. Christina Birdie, Librarian has been invited by the IAU WG on Libraries committee, under IAU commission 5 to serve as a member in the panel to discuss “Scientists’ Need for Libraries in the Age of the Internet“, during the forthcoming IAU GA to be held at Beijing between 20th to 31st Aug. 2012

Dr. Christina Birdie has been nominated as standing committee member of Science & Technology section of IFLA for the years 2012-2014

Dr. Christina Birdie is one of the members of the DLDP award selection committee of SLA for the year 2012-13

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Watch it ….its really funny

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IIA, Library

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Library

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