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Publications Overview

Publications of the International Planetarium Society

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The IPS offers a variety of publications of interest to the public and to planetarians:

Most of these publications are available online, including the Planetarian archives.
Printed back issues and a small number of printed special publications also are available.

 Planetarium Development

In addition, special publications dealing with the capital end of planetariums, building and developing, are available under the Resources section. They include: 

Back Issues—Hard Copies

Printed publications currently available individually:

Back issues: $9.00 plus $1.50 shipping & handling per issue

2003 Directory/Resource Directory CD-ROM
$20 for members, $30 for nonmembers, plus $1.50 shipping & handling

27 Steps to the Universe, by Lars Broman, 1986.
$10.00 plus $3.00 shipping & handling

Naked i Astronomy Revisited, by George Reed, 1988.
$10.00 plus $4.00 shipping & handling

The Boundless Planetarium: Proceedings from the 1990 IPS conference in Borlange, Sweden. Edited by Lars Broman and Mariana Back.
$30.00 plus $4.00 shipping & handling

Special Effects Sourcebook, revised and reprinted 1996.
$10.00 plus $3.00 shipping & handling

Proceedings of IPS Conference London - 1998.
$10.00 plus $4.00 shipping & handling

These hard copy publications are available from:

Dr. Dale Smith
BGSU Planetarium
104 Overman Hall
Physics & Astronomy Department
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403 USA
(1) 419 372 8666
(1) 419 372 9938 fax


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