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RASC Library -- Books needing new homes

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Written by Library Committee, National Office on
Post Date: 
Fri, 2007/01/19

The RASC National Library and Archives are winnowing out materials that are deemed surplus. These items are being offered on a priority basis to Centres and members.

Here is a listing of materials being offered to to Centres and Centre libraries until February 28, 2007:

  1. Beautifully bound copies of Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada:
    • v. 33 - 36 (1939 - 1942)
    • v. 47 - 48 (1953 - 1954)
    • v. 51 - 54 (1957 - 1960)
    • v. 57 - 58 (1963 - 1964)
    • V. 63 - 66 (1969 - 1972)
  2. Nautical Almanac:
    • 1951;
    • 1954 - 1959
  3. Astronomical Ephemeris:
    • 1960 - 1970
    • 1972 - 1978
    • 1980
  4. Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts:
    • v. 1 - v. 61 (1969 - 1994)

Terms and Conditions

Any items culled and removed from the library collection will be offered first to the Centres, and second to individual members.

Where items are requested by more than one qualified applicant, a silent auction will be held.

All purchasers are responsible for the cost of shipping, plus any silent auction fee (if applicable).

To apply for any of the above-noted items, please contact Bonnie Bird at National Office: nationaloffice@rasc.ca or 1-888-924-RASC (7272) no later than the closing date of February 28, 2007.