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- Setup Guide for Mac Astronomers
- Mac Apps - Top apps for boosting astronomy productivity
- Mac Care and Maintenance - Advice for keeping your Mac operating well.
- Setup User Accounts - For those who integrate into a larger network (beyond just ssh and such)
- Scisoft - quick way to install many data reduction packages
- Running Windows on OS X
- Computing - Other useful computing resources.
Tips and Tricks (by application)
- IDL - Installation Tips and Common IDL problems
- MATLAB - packages and tools for astronomy
- AIPS/CASA - radio/sub-mm interferometric data reduction
- LaTeX - related blog posts
- Mounting remote directories (SSHFS)
- OS X - general tips
- Starburst 99 (spectrophotometric simulation of star-forming galaxies)
Observing - info for various telescopes and instruments
- How to observe - general advice for the new observer
- Data Reduction
- Making Images - IDL, SuperMongo, etc.
- Analysis Tools - blog posts
- Data Modeling
- Statistical Tools
- Astronomical Databases - Individually maintained web pages that provide data and/or catalogs.
- Rumor Mill (postdoc positions, faculty & staff positions)
- Job Hunting
- Navigating the Faculty Job Search
- Interview Advice
- Negotiation Resources
- Post-tenure Career Advice
- Non-Academic Career Paths
- CSWA Career Resources
Online Courses — Recommended list of online courses
- Astronomy Degree Programs — list of institutions that offer astronomy related degrees
- Astronomical Institutions — summary of department sizes, resources, etc.
- Grad Student Representation — details of grad student involvement in Astro PhD programs
- Parental Leave Policies — parental leave policies at different institutions.
- Summer Internships — listing of REUs and summer internships.
- REU Information - information about undergraduate research opportunities
- Undergraduate Astronomy Programs — Page not yet updated with comments from blog post.
- Getting Started Guide - Guide for those just getting started in Astronomy.
- Astro-ph Tools
- Telescope and Grant Proposal Deadline Calendar
- Writing - Resources for writing papers and proposals.
- Refereeing and Peer Review - Thoughts on writing referee reports.
- Lab Notebooks - Ideas for best practices for keeping useful lab notebooks.
- Presentation Skills - Tips for giving talks and posters.
- Mental Health - Links to articles about academia and mental health
- Acknowledgements - How to acknowledge (in paper, talks) the various institutions that support your research.
- Airline Guide
- Blogs by Astronomers
- Movies featuring Astronomers
- YouTube Astronomy Videos
- Books for Professional Astronomers
- Conference Hashtags and Tweet Archives
- Astronomers on Twitter
- Getting the Most Out of AAS Meetings
- AAS Hack Day
- AAS Meeting Ride Share
- Astronomy Organizations on Facebook
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