May 26, 2018
OO Perl interface to the ADS abstract service
The AstroADS module is an objected orientated Perl interface to the Astrophysics Data System ADS abstract service. The ADS is a NASA-funded project whose main resource is an Abstract Service, which includes four sets of abstracts 1 astronomy and astrophysics, containing 719,449 abstracts; 2 instrumentation, containing 608,834 abstracts; 3 physics and geophysics, containing 1,079,814 abstracts; and 4 Los Alamos preprint server, containing 4,104 abstracts. Each dataset can be searched by author, object name astronomy only, title, or abstract text words.