GLPA Tips Booklets
Back Issues of TIPS Booklets
TIPS booklets are single concept reference guides on a variety of subjects of interest for the beginning planetarian to the seasoned professional. Electronic (PDF) versions are available here to members for FREE -- simply log in and click on the title. Hard copies may be purchased at cost by GLPA members through the Online Store. To order by mail, send the completed order form and check to the address listed on the form. For more information contact Dayna Thompson.
These booklets can be purchased in electronic and hard-copy format through the Online Store. A small non-member fee is added to the price.
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|1||TIPS for the New Planetarian||18 pgs.||1990||1.3 MB|
|1b||TIPS for the New Planetarian (Spanish)||12 pgs.||1996||684k|
|2||TIPS on Developing and Presenting Interdisciplinary Planetarium Programs||104 pgs.||1977||11.8 MB|
|3||TIPS for Orientation Activities||17 pgs.||1977||1 MB|
|4||TIPS for Preparing and Presenting School Programs||48 pgs.||1996||4.4 MB|
|6||TIPS on Planning for a Planetarium Education Program||28 pgs.||1979||2.4 MB|
|7||TIPS Bits||3 pgs.||1979||246k|
|10||TIPS on How to Make Planetariums More Accommodating and Accessible to Visitors with Disabilities||258 pgs.||1996||15.3 MB|
|11||TIPS on Writing Planetarium Scripts||51 pgs.||1999||2.2 MB|
|12||TIPS Anthology of Astronomical Poetry||123 pgs.||1984||7.8 MB|
|13a||TIPS A Guide to the Phases of the Moon||28 pgs.||1985||2.8 MB|
|13b||TIPS Astronomical Poems||59 pgs.||1987||4.8 MB|
|14||TIPS Student Training Manual||25 pgs.||1990||1.5 MB|
|15||TIPS Planetarium Bibliography (no longer available in printed form: digital only)||144 pgs.||1992||7.5 MB|
Note: GLPA makes this TIPS Booklet available to everyone for free.
|18 pgs.||2002||1 MB|
|17||Great Teaching Tips to Use in the Planetarium||35 pgs.||1994||2.9 MB|
|18||TIPS for Portable and Small Planetariums||171 pgs.||1998||13 MB|
TIPS on Humor in the Planetarium
|21 pgs.||1998||3 MB for redacted version|
|20||Music for the Planetarium (CD-ROM or download files; PDF, Excel, Tab delimited text, Filemaker) *CD-ROM can be purchased through the online store.||77 pgs.||2003||small|
|21||TIPS on Planning and Implementing a Conversion to Fulldome Technology (available as web pages here on the GLPA site)||NA||2013||web pages|