The New ADS Loses Its Beta Label
24 May 2018

ADS is excited to announce that the new ADS interface, codenamed Bumblebee, is leaving its beta label behind! The service, under development since 2015, has reached parity with ADS Classic. In addition, it provides a modern interface and new search...

Classic ADS and the New ADS: A Look Under the Hood
24 May 2018

In this post, we’d like to give you a peek under the hood of both ADS Classic and the new ADS service. ADS Classic ADS Classic went online on the nascent World Wide Web in 1994. In the early 1990s,...

Bumblebee Updates: Metadata-Only Searches and More
11 Apr 2018

We’ve released a major update to the new ADS Bumblebee interface this week! Some changes, such as the inclusion of a wider range of export formats, incorporate functionality from ADS Classic, while others improve the user’s site experience. Read on...

ADS Bumblebee: What to Look Forward to in 2018
02 Jan 2018

ADS Beta, codenamed Bumblebee, is nearing parity with ADS Classic! The ADS development team has been working on Bumblebee since 2015, an outgrowth of earlier efforts (ADS Labs, ADS 2.0) to modernize the look and capabilities of ADS. While Classic...

ADS Welcomes Its Users Group for Their Second Annual Meeting
12 Dec 2017

The ADS team was pleased to welcome our Users Group (ADSUG) to our home base here at the CfA for their second visit on 2-3 November. The ADSUG meets roughly once per year to hear about the status of ongoing...

ADS Indexes Its 100,000,000th Citation
05 Oct 2017

108 Citations and Counting! The ADS has reached its 100,000,000th citation! We hit this milestone the last week of September during our daily paper ingest. The 108 citation occurred during a batch ingest of papers that generated over a million...

ADS Classic Downtime
12 Apr 2017

ADS Unavalable on April 13, 2017 The main ADS site at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA), http://adsabs.harvard.edu, will be shutdown on April 13 at 4pm EDT and will remain unavailable till approximately 11pm due to scheduled maintenance of the...

Become an ADS Power User!
26 Jan 2017

A recording of a tutorial given at the Center for Astrophysics on using the new ADS interface is now available. Hope you enjoy it! Recording of the tutorial (1h 8m) Slides of the presentation Topics covered in this tutorial include:...

The ADS Guide to the 229th AAS Meeting
30 Dec 2016

The ADS Guide to the 229th AAS Meeting The ADS team will be staffing booth 711 in the Exhibit area of the Gaylor Convention Center in Grapevine, TX for the duration of the AAS meeting (Jan 3-6, 2017). Stop by...

We're hiring!
19 Sep 2016

Update (April 25, 2017) All positions are now closed. Thanks to those who applied! Update (Jan 1, 2017) The positions have been reopened, and we will be accepting applications through the end of March, although hiring decisions may be taken...

ADS 2.0 end of life
04 Jul 2016

Happy Independence Day! For those of you that didn’t know, today is also the day that we are decommissioning the ADS 2.0 interface. It will no longer be accessible via its old URL and we encourage people to move to...

Super Charge your ADS Searches with Filters
13 Jun 2016

The majority of queries in ADS are searches for authors. Author searches are simple when the author has a unique name, but what happens when the name is a common one? A search “Wu, J” might bring back a huge...

Claiming Papers And Finding People with ORCID
10 Mar 2016

If you have published a paper recently, you have probably come across the acronym ORCID at some point during the article submission process. Or you may have seen references to ORCID in your organization’s scientific staff database, AAS membership profile,...

ADS Bumblebee libraries release
03 Nov 2015

We are happy to announce the first release of the ADS libraries in Bumblebee, and are pleased to see that some people have already started using it. The ADS libraries allow you to maintain a collection of bibcodes within your...