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Article Contents

ABSTRACT

1.INTRODUCTION

2.DATA CENTRES

3.ASTRONOMICAL CATALOGUES

4.RETRIEVING INFORMATION ON OBJECTS
4.1.Object Databases
4.2.Pseudo-Databases: Searchable Collections of Catalogues
4.3.Archives of Observational Data

5.DIGITAL OPTICAL SKY SURVEYS, FINDING CHARTS, & PLATE CATALOGUES
5.1.Digitized Sky Survey Images
5.2.Object Catalogues and Finding Charts from DSS
5.3.Catalogues of Direct Plates
5.4.An Orientation Tool for the Galactic Plane
5.5.Future Surveys

6.BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SERVICES
6.1.Abstract and Article Servers
6.2.Preprint Servers
6.3.Preprint Lists from NRAO and STScI
6.4.Electronic Journals
6.5.Tables of Contents
6.6.``Grey Literature'': Newsletters, Observatory Publications, etc.
6.7.Library Holdings

7.DIRECTORIES AND YELLOW-PAGE SERVICES

8.MEETINGS AND JOBS

9.DICTIONARIES AND THESAURI

10.MISCELLANEOUS
10.1.Astronomical Software
10.2.Observatory and Telescope Manuals
10.3.IAU Circulars, Minor Planets, ATEL, and Ephemerides
10.4.Atomic Data
10.5.Libraries
10.6.Astronomy Education on the Internet
10.7.Others

11.ISSUES FOR THE FUTURE

12.CONCLUDING REMARKS

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