Presentations

Elsevier in China – a brief

Paul M. Evans, Vice President of Elsevier, China, has given a brief on the STM publishing industry, his company's proposed activities in China and ethical publishing standards. Read More

Andrew Berin, US Health Sciences Journals, Elsevier, on open access

Andrew Berin, Publisher of US Health Sciences Journals at Elsevier, made a presentation on open access at The Anchasl Spring 2005 Meeting held on April 1, 2005 at Wesley Long Community Hospital. The presentation examines the functions of open access journals, the role of commercial publishers, the rights of the… Read More

Defining paperless publishing

Kaufman-Will Group, consultants for STM publishers, presented the system of paperless publishing at the 45th annual meeting of the Council of Science Editors. The integration of technology in the publishing process involving editing, production, and peer-reviewing is discussed. Read More

Developing country access to on-line scientific publishing: Sustainable Alternatives

Carol Priestley made a presentation on access of developing countries to scientific researches published. Read More

Access To Scientific Literature: The Changing Landscape

Michael Held gave a presentation on the publishers’ model of disseminating scientific content and cost involved in accessing scientific journals. Read More

Scholarly Communication In Digital Era

Ingegerd Rabow, Director of library in Lunds University, has analyzed scientific communication in digital scenario comparing the various views. Read More

Scientific Markup Language

Tim Ingoldsby discusses archiving of STM articles with newer technologies in digital format and its effects on publishers. Read More

Anatomy of a Crisis: Dysfunction in the Scholarly Communications System

Lee. C. Van Orsdel, Dean of libraries, Western Kentucky University, compares the scientific journal pricing over the years and the gains of commercial publishers. Distinctions between academic and commercial publishers are pointed in the paper. Read More

Challenging Current Publishing Models

Jan Velterop, Publisher at BioMed Central, discusses the scenario where STM publishers make money for no investment and increase the cost of journals. He compares recent trends in publishing and dissemination of STM content. Read More

The pivotal role of subscription agents

Swets Information Services illustrates the role of a subscription agent between STM publishers and the readers. Giving statistics on the increasing number of electronic journals, Swets emphasises the need for agents in the current publishing scenario. Read More


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