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Editors and the Impact of New Techniques: Mechanization and Organization.- Some Aspects of Data-Recording and Microform Output for Information Distribution.- Editorial Processing Centres: A View from the United Kingdom.- Editorial Processing Centres and International Scientific Journals.- Editing a Photographically Reproduced Journal.- The Dual Journal Concept.- Innovation in the Publication of Lengthy Research Articles.- On-Line Preparation of Typescript.- Discussion.- Primary Publications and Modern Information Systems. Copyright Problems from the Viewpoint of Editors of Scientific Journals.- Discussion.- Librarians’ Reactions to Non-Conventional Publishing Methods.- PANEL: Users’ Reactions to New Techniques in Scientific Publishing.- Discussion.- Multiple Choice, a Publications Option for a Diverse Science.- The Journal as a Centre for International Communications: The Experience of Current Anthropology.- Discussion.- Flagging and Tagging Scientific Data.- Discussion.- Science, Society and the Editor.- Treatment of 100 Man-Related Scientific Problems: Science as an Indicator of Publications.- Information Transfer and Management in the European Community.- Discussion.- How Editors Catalyze the Publication Explosion.- Logopollution and Ways to Prevent it.- Model of the Growth of Science Illustrates Structural Problem in Scientific Publishing.- Publication-Centred Symposium: An Experiment.- Discussion.- In Defence of Standardized On-Demand Publication.- The Publication Game and the Education of Future Scholars.- Editors’ Impact on Science Policies and Politics.- The Editor as Mover or Retarder of Scientific Ideas.- Discussion.- Creators and Gatekeepers — Authors, Editors, Referees.- Democracy of the Intellect.- The Role of Review Journals in ScientificPublication.- Reports on Progress in Physics.- Discussion.- Refereeing and Judgment.- Editorial Judgment in Scientific Periodicals.- Improving Referee-Selection and Manuscript Evaluation.- Refereeing Reconsidered: An Examination of Unwitting Bias in Scientific Evaluation.- Discussion.- Publication, Innovation and Citation.- Sex and Money.- Discussion.- The Creative Role and Function of Editors.- Discussion.- Can Editing be Quantitated?.- Standards and Style.- A Coherent Philosophy of Titles, Abstracts and Keywords in Scientific Articles.- The CSIRO Style Manual.- Progress with Editerra Editors’ Handbook.- The Fourth Edition of the CBE Style Manual.- Style Manuals and Guides for Authors and Editors: Prescriptive or Descriptive?.- On the Preparation of a Reference Manual for Authors and Typists of an International Research Centre.- Style! Why Bother?.- Discussion.- Standardization of Written Information in Science and Technology.- An Editor’s View of Standards and Standardization.- Presentation of Numerical Data in the Primary Literature.- Barriers in the Flow of Numerical Data from Primary to Secondary to Tertiary Literature. A Case History.- The CODATA Biologists’ Guide for Presentation of Numerical Data.- Four Kinds of Style.- Economics and Organization of Scientific Publishing.- to Morning Session.- The Organization and Economics of Publishing and the Function of the Editor.- Is a Good Editor a Good Publisher?.- Financing Scientific Society Journals in the USA.- Discussion.- The Publication of Scientific Journals in France.- Integrated Science Publishing: An Example from Australia.- Economics and Organization of Scientific Publishing: The ESRC Model Study.- Discussion.- Surviving Inflation? Some Recent Financial Problems of a Specialist Medical Journal.-Editing a Photographically Reproduced Mathematics Journal.- Page Composition Costs of Philosophy Journals: A Report on a Study.- Discussion.- International, National and Special Problems.- to Session: International, National and Regional Problems.- Experiences of the Nordic Publishing Board in Science (NOP).- Centers for Scientific Publications.- Quantity and Quality in Israeli Science.- EDITEAST (Association of Editors in Science in Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania) and its Role in Scientific Publishing in the Region.- Science Publications in Hong Kong.- Discussion.- Social Sciences.- Functional Differentiation of Social Science Journals.- The Need for a Council of Social Science Editors.- Stability versus Change in Psychological Research. Toward Improved Standards in Psychological Journals.- Discussion.- Agricultural and Development Publications.- The Non-Conventional Literature of Tropical Agricultural Resource Assessment and Development: Its Nature, Sources, Quantity, Value and Accessibility.- A Rational System for Editing and Publishing the Literature of Tropical Agricultural Resource Assessment and Development Planning.- Scientific Editing and Publishing for the Third World: A Review from the Tropical Products Institute.- The International Development Research Centre: Its Unique Role in World Development.- Discussion.- Editor-Secondary Services Interface Developments in Secondary Information Services and Information Transfer.- Developments in Information Transfer.- Information Flow Between Primary Journals and Secondary Services: Report on a Study.- The Past and Future of the Conventional Abstracts Journal.- User Reactions to Secondary Journals.- Discussion.- On the Information Transfer from Primary to Secondary Sources and from Secondary to Primary Sources- An Editing Experiment in an Interdisciplinary Field (Automatic Image Analysis).- How Services from the Institute for Scientific InformationR (ISIR) Aid Journal Editors and Publishers.- The Difficulties of Preparing the International Serials Catalogue. How Editors Could Help.- Discussion.- History of ASCE Indexing and Abstracting.- A Practical Seminar-Workshop Course in Scientific Writing.- Closing Session: Summary, Recommendations, Resolutions and Future.- Towards and International Federation of Scientific Editors’ Associations (IFSEA).- Closing Session.- Sequel and Preview.- Call for Proposal and Comments.- Towards IFSEA - Organizing Committee and Draft Statutes.- Ciba Foundation Workshop on the Consolidation and Adoption of a Rational System for References - Resulting Suggestions.- List of Participants.- Editors’ Associations.- Style Manuals and Guides Exhibited.- Author Index.

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