BETHESDA, MD -- July 27th, 2000. CSA (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts) has acquired the publishing rights to the Aqualine Abstracts journal and database from the Water Research Centre (WRc) on July 27th, 2000. CSA will continue to publish the journal Aqualine Abstracts and plans to make the database version available through its Internet Database Service (IDS).
Since its creation over 65 years ago, Aqualine has become one of the world's leading water-related information sources, devoted esclusively to the entire hydrological cycle. The journal Aqualine Abstracts (ISSN 0263-5534) published monthly, allows readers to efficiently scan water-related scientific literature. The Aqualine database dates back to 1960 and contains over 175,000 records. CSA will also provide Aqualine subscribers with access to the Web Resources Database of indexed Web sites and the Recent References database of current citations.
"We're committed to meeting the information needs of the Aqualine research community," said CSA president Matt Dunie. "Aqualine perfectly compliments the Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts series and Water Resources Abstracts that we already publish. We now offer the most comprehensive aquatic and environmental science coverage available."
"WRc will fully cooperate in the continuing publication of this journal," states Alan Halder, finance director of WRc. "We're pleased to find a publisher for Aqualine that is committed to continuing its comprehensive and timely coverage of the world's scientific and technical literature in the field."
WRc is a knowledge-based company with a strong R & D foundation and a wide range of scientific and engineerig skills in the water and environmental field; it deals with issues in areas such as water supply, waste disposal, recycling, land use, contaminated land, environmental quality and risk assessment. WRc continues to serve, on an international basis, the regulatory, utility and industrial areas as key customers, along with the financial and legal bodies which service them.
CSA is a leading publisher of bibliographic databases and print journals used by more than 4,000 research institutions worldwirde. It's award-winning Internet Database Service provides World Wide Web access to over 50 databases covering major areas of research including materials science, environmental sciences and pollution management, biological sciences, aquatic sciences, biotechnology, engineering, computer science, sociology, art history, political science and linguistics.