Proceedings of the colloquium on the
Future Professional Communication in Astronomy
Brussels, 10-13 June 2007

(Eds. André HECK & Léo Houziaux)

The proceedings are published by the Belgian Royal Academy of Sciences, Letters and Fine Arts
in its in 8° Memoirs series (Vol. XXVII, n° 2047, 2007, ISSN 365-0936, ISBN 978-2-8031-0238-9).
The following links give access to pre-publication (editorial) pdf files.
Their page numbering is different from the final one listed below.

Table of contents

(p. 7)

(pp. 9)

Welcome Address
(L. Houziaux, ARB)
(pp. 15)

Future Professional Communication in Astronomy: 
Questions and Challenges
(A. Heck/Strasbourg Obs.)
(pp. 19)

The Journals of the American Astronomical Society
(K. Marvel/AAS)
(pp. 37)

Some Statistics Regarding The Astrophysical Journal
as Published between 1990 and 2006, 
Including Comparisons with Sister Journals
(W.B. Burton/NRAO)
(pp. 47)

Learned Societies as Publishers:
The RAS and Monthly Notices
(P. Murdin/RAS)
(pp. 77)

Publishing for Learned Societies:
The Secret Life of the Scholarly Publisher
(D. Nicholson/Blackwell)
(pp. 85)

Publishing in the Next Five Years: 
A Commercial Publisher's Perspective
(H. [J.J.] Blom/Springer)
(pp. 97)

Journal Publishing in Astronomy
(D. Clark/Elsevier)
(pp. 109)

The Future of Publications in Astrophysics:
The Vision of EDP Sciences
(J.M. Quilbé/EDP Sciences)
(pp. 123)

Towards Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics
(St. Plaszczynski/LAL et al.)
(pp. 133)

The ADS Position on Open Access
(M.J. Kurtz/CfA)
(pp. 141)

Open Access: "A consommer avec modération"
(T.J. Mahoney/IAC)
(pp. 143)

Plethoric Prose vs. Salient Points
(R. Albrecht/ST-ECF)
(pp. 167)

Changing Sources for Research Literature
(H.A. Abt/KPNO)
(pp. 177)

When the Dog Must Talk to the Cat --
Communicating Science to Politicians
Science and Politics -- 
Thoughts about a Complex Relationship
(C. Madsen/ESO)
(pp. 187)

Communicating Astronomy with the Public
(L. Lindberg Christensen/ST-ECF \& P. Russo/MPISSR)
(pp. 199)

The Pluto Affair:
When Professionals Talk to Professionals with the Public Watching
(L. Lindberg Christensen/ST-ECF)
(pp. 221)

Editors' Forum
(Mod.: H.A. Abt/KPNO)
(pp. 239)

Publishers' Forum
(Mod.: T.J. Mahoney/IAC)
(pp. 243)

Notes from the Meeting
(M.F. A'Hearn/Univ. Maryland)
(pp. 247)

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