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
September 2013 - Read ICSTI’s submission to the 25 September 2013 ICSU Meeting in Paris, the aim of which is to define ICSU’s policies on open access to information and data, and the use of metrics as incentives and performance measures.
Submission prepared by the IUCr Representatives to ICSTI. More >>>
Routine authoring and publication of enhanced figures - Report
IUCr submission for the ALPSP Award for Publishing Innovation 2008.
Acquisition, Utilisation and the Impact of Patent and Market Information on Innovation Activities
Data Mining Tools for Technology and Competitive Intelligence
Reports of the VTT Technical Research Center of Finland.
Managing Data for Science
Report of the ICSTI 2009 Public Conference held 9-10 June 2009 at Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
New Frontiers for Scientific and Technical Information
Report of the ICSTI 2008 Public Conference held 11-12 June 2008 at the COEX International Hotel, Seoul, Korea.
Towards a Collaborative Strategy for the Use of e-Journals
Summary Report of the Meeting of Publishers and ICSTI National STI Centre Sub-Group held 19 January 2007 at The British Library, London, U.K., January 2007.
ICSTI-IUCr study on the long-term availability of the digital records of science
DIGITAL PRESERVATION AND PERMANENT ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION : The State of the Practice
May 12, 2004
A Report Sponsored by : The International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) and CENDI (U.S. Federal Information Managers Group)
This report was prepared by Gail Hodge, Information International Associates, Inc., and Evelyn Frangakis, CENDI Digital Preservation Task Group/National Agricultural Library.
The report is available in as a PDF file and as a Word doc.
THE INFORMATION IMPERATIVE : A Framework for Measuring Impacts of STM Information Services and STM Organizations
What are the social and economic impacts of scientific, technical, and medical (STM) information organizations and their services ? How can these impacts be measured ? This study identifies areas where STM information organizations provide value to society and offers a generic framework for measuring key socio-economic impacts. STM organizations will find useful guidelines for planning and carrying out their own impact assessments. Click here for more information on the study.
To download a copy of the study, click here.
IOS PRESS : The Proceedings of the 2003 ICSTI Conference on Open Access
Following up on some earlier discussion concerning last years Open Access issue of Information Services and Use, we are happy to inform you that they have made this issue ’open access’.
Go to http://www.iospress.nl/html/01675265.html and click on ’contents’, you will see issue 23 Nos. 2-3 in bold face. Clicking on that will show the contents of the issue where you can browse the articles in full text.
DIGITAL ELECTRONIC ARCHIVING : THE STATE OF THE ART AND THE STATE OF THE PRACTICE.
April 26, 1999
A Report Sponsored by : ICSTI Information Policy Committee and CENDI
Prepared by : Gail Hodge and Bonnie C. Carroll, Information International Associates, Inc. Oak Ridge, TN