Discussion List Archives

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

ICSTI: U of California to launch journals

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <epc-l@iucr.org>
  • Subject: ICSTI: U of California to launch journals
  • From: Pete Strickland <ps@iucr.org>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 16:02:56 +0100 (BST)

----------  Forwarded Message  ----------
>From The Scientist of June 16 2003

"In a trend that could permanently alter the nature of scholarly publishing,
 several top research universities are setting up electronic superarchives to
 store and share their researchers' data. Some universities see these
 "institutional repositories" simply as a way to capture their intellectual
 output, but others aim to use their repositories as a means of launching
 open-access alternatives to conventional academic journals

This fall, the University of California (UC) plans to unveil just such an
 option for its researchers: the ability to create and run an open- access,
 peer-reviewed journal within the framework of its eScholarship Repository"

The full article is at http://www.biomedcentral.com/news/20030616/03



Best wishes

Peter Strickland
Managing Editor
IUCr Journals

IUCr Editorial Office, 5 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU, England
Phone: 44 1244 342878   Fax: 44 1244 314888   Email: ps@iucr.org
Ftp: ftp.iucr.org   WWW: http://journals.iucr.org/

NEWSFLASH: Complete text of all IUCr journals back to 1948 
now online! Visit Crystallography Journals Online for more details

Reply to: [list | sender only]
International Union of Crystallography

Scientific Union Member of the International Council for Science (admitted 1947). Member of CODATA, the ICSU Committee on Data. Member of ICSTI, the International Council for Scientific and Technical Information. Partner with UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in the International Year of Crystallography 2014.

ICSU Scientific Freedom Policy

The IUCr observes the basic policy of non-discrimination and affirms the right and freedom of scientists to associate in international scientific activity without regard to such factors as ethnic origin, religion, citizenship, language, political stance, gender, sex or age, in accordance with the Statutes of the International Council for Science.