Joint ICSU Press/UNESCO Expert Conference on ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING IN SCIENCE

UNESCO, Paris, 19-23 February 1996

RECOMMENDATIONS

The Conference of Experts on Electronic Publishing in Science convened by ICSU and UNESCO in February 1996 discussed the broad range of problems and opportunities presented by the new technologies. It approved a number of recommendations, roughly grouped below under five headings, which are directed specifically to ICSU and UNESCO and through them to the scientific community in general, the learned societies and national academies and others involved in scientific information provision such as publishers and librarians, and to national governments.

I. Peer review and codes of practice

II. Electronic archives


III. Financial considerations

IV. The scientist's working environment

V. Developing countries


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