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ICSTI: news items

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  • Subject: ICSTI: news items
  • From: Pete Strickland <ps@iucr.org>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 12:39:53 +0100 (BST)
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Subject: Prospects for institutional e-print repositories study

The ePrints UK project is producing a series of four supporting studies
that will cover a range of issues of interest to the development of
institutional repositories. The first one of these, an impact assessment
report, is now available as:

Michael Day, "Prospects for institutional e-print repositories in the
United Kingdom," ePrints UK supporting study, no. 1, v. 1.0 (28 May
2003).
http://www.rdn.ac.uk/projects/eprints-uk/docs/studies/impact/

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Subject: Cost of the Divine/RoweCom affair to ACS

The July 7 issue of Chemical and Engineering News says the cost of the affair
(bankruptcy, non-payment of publishers for journal subscriptions) to the 
American
Chemical Society for 2003, will be of the order of $2.5 million. Some of this 
may
be recovered later if there is any dividend from the bankruptcy.

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Subject: New ALPSP Report

ICSTI Member ALPSP has recently published a report entitled "Scholarly
Publishing Practice: the ALPSP report on academic journal publishers'
policies and practices in online publishing"

The report is the result of a survey of 275 publishers, of which 183 
responded;
149 responses were valid and included in the analysis.

A copy of the Executive Summary can be downloaded from
the ALPSP site - www.alpsp.org. I also have a full copy of the report for 
those who are interested.

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Subject: Literature Review of 'alternative' STI publishing

The National Science Foundation Division of Science Resources Statistics
has posted "The Implications of Information Technology for Scientific
Journal Publishing: A Literature Review" (NSF 03-323) by Amy Friedlander
and R=C3=A4ndi S. Bessette at
http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/nsf03323/htmstart.htm

Paper copies may be requested at http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/
(scroll down to "Need paper copies?").

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