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science.gov: a physical sciences information infrastructure

Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship [Winter 2001]

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Copyright (c) 2001 Association of College and Research Libraries

Abstract: In today''s environment of increased expectations, access to comprehensive information in the physical sciences has been a long-standing need of researchers and librarians which can now be met using information technology. The Department of Energy (DOE) envisions the creation of an integrated information infrastructure for the physical sciences where content, technology and service converge to make resources readily accessible, openly available, useful, and usable. Various collections and resources already form a virtual library, the foundation of this endeavor. The proposed information infrastructure is called science.gov and will be pursued as a collaborative effort of DOE and other information providers.


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Publication Year:2001
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship
Publication Info:Volume 29
Issue:Winter 2001
Publisher:Association of College and Research Libraries
Notes:Walter L. Warnick, Ph.D. is Director, Office of Scientific and Technical Information, Office of Science; U. S. Department of Energy (walter.warnick@science.doe.gov).
Subject: Web portals for scholars
Scholarly publishing
Online access:http://www.library.ucsb.edu/istl/01-winter/article2.html
ISSN:1092-1206
Record Number:8886
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00