Foreword (Editor) (pp. vii-x) Information in astronomy: The role of the IAU (J. Andersen, International Astronomical Union) (pp. 1-12) Astronomy and the news media (S.P. Maran, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, L.R. Cominsky, Sonoma State University & L.A. Marschall, Gettysburg College) (pp. 13-24) Public outreach in astronomy: The ESO experience (C. Madsen & R.M. West, European Southern Observatory) (pp. 25-43) New frontiers in NASA data management (C. Cheung & D. Leisawitz, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) (pp. 45-63) The FITS experience: Lessons learned (D.C. Wells, National Radio Astronomy Observatory) (pp. 65-72) The use of the IRAF system at NOAO (G.H. Jacoby & D. Tody, National Optical Astronomical Observatory) (pp. 73-92) Starlink: Astronomical computing in the United Kingdom (P.T. Wallace & R.F. Warren-Smith, CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory) (pp. 93-108) Computer-assisted context analysis of databases containing scientific literature (R. Albrecht, Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility) (pp. 109-119) Computational astronomy: Current directions and future perspectives (F. Murtagh, Queen's University of Belfast) (pp. 121-134) Information handling for the Hubble Space Telescope (R.J. Hanisch, Space Telescope Science Institute) (pp. 135-153) To be editor in chief of a primary scientific journal: From manual work to electronic publication (J. Lequeux, Paris Observatory) (pp. 155-164) Astronomy libraries 2000: Context, coordination, cooperation (U. Grothkopf, European Southern Observatory) (pp. 165-174) Astronomy education: Description, organization, and information (J.R. Percy, University of Toronto) (pp. 175-185) Astronomy teaching at the Open University (A.J. Norton, B.W. Jones & U.C. Kolb, Open University) (pp. 187-193) The role of the planetarium (C.C. Petersen & M.C. Petersen, Loch Ness Productions) (pp. 195-204) Data handling in the AAVSO: An example from a large organization of amateur astronomers (J.A. Mattei & E.O. Waagen, American Association of Variable Star Observers) (pp. 205-222) From data files to information hubs: Beyond technologies and methodologies (A. Heck, Strasbourg Astronomical Observatory) (pp. 223-242)
See also the historically-oriented companion volume.