18 Sep 2014 - Save the Date : The ICSTI 2015 Annual Members’ Meeting will take place on January 19th in Berlin, organized in conjunction with the APE 2015 Conference. Members will be invited to register through the APE Conference website. More information to come soon. Upcoming Events
3 Aug 2014 - We are delighted to welcome the Korean Council of Science Editors-KCSE as a new Full Member. The KCSE’s vision is to help the Korean scientific journals to match higher international standards and to enhance their quality and visibility. Furthermore, it actively seeks out ways to contribute to the development of scientific publishing worldwide, particularly in Asia.
28 Jul 2014 - As part of the 2014 General Assembly, the ICSTI Technical Activities Coordinating Committee (TACC) and Information Trends and Opportunities Committee (ITOC) will organise two workshops for Members. The Chairs of both committees have now released the programme for those sessions to be held on Sunday 19 October. Workshop Description
8 Jun 2014 - We are pleased to announce that the delegate registration for the ICSTI 2014 General Assembly and Annual Conference is now open. Click on the banner for conference theme, draft speaker list, and other practical information and join us for an exciting event in Tokyo, October 18-21 !
20 Apr 2014 - ICSTI welcomes ICSU-WDS as an Associate Member. We are very pleased that our respective organizations have formally forged stronger links as the basis for active and productive collaboration in the future.
October 2014 - ICSTI congratulates Brian Hitson on his appointment as Director of the Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) , a corporate function of the US Department of Energy that is managed by the Office of Science. Brian is OSTI’s representative to ICSTI and Chair of the Technical Activities Coordinating Committee. He was central to the creation of the WorldWideScience Alliance and has recently led the implementation of the US DOE’s public access plan for scholarly publications.
August 2014 - ICSTI pays tribute to Roberta Shaffer on the occasion of her retirement : Roberta’s role as the Library of Congress (LOC) representative to ICSTI coincided with successive leadership posts that she held at the LOC – Head of FEDLINK, Head of the Law Library of Congress and Head of Library Services. Roberta was ICSTI’s President for three years during which time the organisation was the beneficiary of her broad expertise, energy and good humour. She presided over a period of change and transition for ICSTI, raised its profile and inspired new partnerships. Her contribution to ICSTI will be much missed.
September 2013 - Report of CODATA-ICSTI Task Group is out. A new report, ‘Out of Cite, Out of Mind : The Current State of Practice, Policy, and Technology for the Citation of Data’, authored by the CODATA/ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation Standards and practices, has just been published and is openly and freely available online in CODATA Data Science Journal