8 Mar 2016 - Mark your calendars ! The date and location for 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.
Further information available in the coming weeks. >>>
28 Feb 2016 - Slides from the ITOC and TACC workshops, held as part of the ICSTI 2016 Annual Members’ Meeting on 20 February in Philadelphia, are now available in the Members’ Area of the website.
We extend our sincere thanks to all our speakers, workshop chairs, and delegates whose expertise, involvement and active participation contributed to the success of the day.
Special thanks to our sponsors for their generosity in providing financial support of this event. >>>
5 Jan 2016 - ICSTI is delighted to welcome the Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen) to the ICSTI community. Since its foundation in 1734, the SUB Göttingen began developing holdings of national and international importance, which were continuously maintained throughout its history. With its current holdings of 7.7 million media units, Göttingen State and University Library ranks among the largest libraries in Germany. About 5,500 visitors frequent the Central Library (opened in 1993) on Platz der Göttinger Sieben every day. The Library offers a broad range of services for study and research purposes. A competence centre of world renown, the Digital Library at the Göttingen State and University Library offers users a variety of innovative services far beyond the city’s borders. In recognition of its achievements, Göttingen State and University Library has received a number of awards.
ICSTI INSIGHT SERIES - "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). >>> The article
ICSTI’s President, Dr Jan Brase, appointed new Head of Research and Development at the Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen). Jan will start in his new role in July 2015, coming from the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB). >>> The information
Read the Report authored by the CODATA-ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation Standards and Practices ’Out of Cite, Out of Mind : The Current State of Practice, Policy, and Technology for the Citation of Data’ >>> The report