29 July 2016 - The Office of ICSTI will be closed for holiday from August 8th to August 26th, 2016. During the month of August, please retrieve our Weekly Newsletter directly from the website Members’ Area. Happy Summer !
5 July 2016 - We are pleased to announce that the delegate registration for the ICSTI 2016 General Assemly & Workshops event is now open. — All details are available in the event dedicated webpage >>>
We look forward to seeing you on 10 September in Denver !
31 May 2016 - The 2nd in the ICSTI/NISO Webinar series will address the topic of Text and Data Mining as seen from the perspective of the Library, Publisher and Researcher communities. The four presenters are : Jeremy Frey, Professor of Physical Chemistry and Head of Computational Systems Chemistry, University of Southampton - Michael Levine-Clark, Dean and Director of Libraries, University of Denver - Ellen Finnie, Head of Scholarly Communications and Collections Strategy, MIT Libraries - Audrey McCulloch, Chief Executive, Association of Learned, Professional and Society Publishers, and Director of the Publishers Licensing Society.
Date and Time : 30 June 2016 - 10-00- 11-30 (US ET) — Full information
8 May 2016 - Held as part of the ICSTI September meeting in Denver, the ITOC and TACC Workhsops will respectively focus on ’Enabling Innovations for Researcher Workflows and Scholarly Communication’ and ‘Trends in Scientific Software Development, Sharing, and Use’ - Read the workshop presentations and stay tuned for speaker names and papers in the weeks ahead.
8 Mar 2016 - Mark your calendars ! The date and location of the ICSTI 2016 General Assembly & Workshops are now confirmed. We will convene on Saturday 10 September in Denver, Colorado, USA. Our meeting will precede the International Data Week (11-17 September) which is being organised by CODATA, ICSU World Data System, and RDA, associate members and partner of ICSTI. — Full information available here >>>
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Jul 2016 - NSTL joins ICSTI as a Full Member - China’s National Science and Technology Library (NSTL) provides nation-wide services in S&T literature and information through resource collections, archives, and associated applications. Strategic objectives include :
* Continue to improve services including stabilization of outreach services and open-source applications, establish an open system of resource integration, and support adequate utilization of S&T literature ;
* Expand resource sharing and information integration through support of other literature service systems, reinforce application research, sample demonstration and tests ;
* Establish NSTL as the service hub and support center for national S&T literature information service development.
Jan 2016 - We are delighted to welcome the Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen) to the ICSTI community. Founded in 1734, the SUB Göttingen began developing holdings of national and international importance, which were ever maintained throughout its history. With its current holdings of 7.7 million media units, it ranks among the largest libraries in Germany. Every day, about 5,500 visitors frequent the Central Library (opened in 1993) which offers a broad range of services for study and research purposes. A competence centre of world renown, the SUB Göttingen Digital Library offers users a variety of innovative services far beyond the city’s borders. In recognition of its achievements, the SUB Göttingen has received a number of awards.
ICSTI INSIGHT SERIES - Nov 2015 - "Public Access at the United States Department of Energy" - In August 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy published the DOE Public Access Plan. In his 10-page paper, Brian Hitson, DOE/OSTI’s Director shares an in-depth review of DOE’s implementation of public access to scholarly publications and provides a detailed presentation of the concurrently launched portal DOE PAGES Beta (Public Access Gateway for Energy and Science).