We are pleased to announce that the ICSTI 2015 Annual Members’ Meeting will take place on January 19th in Berlin, organized in conjunction with the APE 2015 Conference. Members willing to attend the ICSTI event are invited to register through the APE Conference website. For details >> Upcoming Events
13 Nov 2014 - SAVE THE DATE ! : ICSTI’s 2015 General Assembly and Workshops will take place on 4 July in the Hannover Congress Centre, Germany. Immediately following this, from 5-9 July, The International Association of University Libraries (IATUL), which is an Associate Member of ICSTI, will hold a conference on the theme of ‘Strategic Partnerships for Access and Discovery’.
12 Nov 2014 - In its just released Strategic Plan 2015-2018, ICSTI reaffirms four Strategic Aims, Objectives and Priorities :
4. Developing the ICSTI Organization and Membership Value
Strategic Plan 2015-2018
29 Oct 2014 - Thanks to our host JST, the Japan Science and Technology Agency, and attended by more than 250 participants, ICSTI’s 2014 Annual Conference was acclaimed as a significant success.
Slides of the presentations delivered by an impressive roster of international experts during the three sessions of the Conference have now been posted on the Conference website.
Presentations delivered at the ITOC and TACC workshops during the General Assembly are available in the Members’ Area
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