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HighWire Press: Internet Imprint of the Stanford University Libraries

HighWire, the Internet imprint of the Stanford University Libraries, offers users online access to the following journals: Journal of Clinical Investigation (from July 1st 1995 to present), Journal of Neuroscience (from May 1st 1996 to present), Science Magazine (from June 30th 1995 to present), and Journal of Biological Chemistry (from January 6th 1995 to present). Readers' options include...
CSIRO Publishing Electronic Edition Journals

CSIRO Publishing, the Australian scientific and technical journal publisher, has recently introduced limited-time free electronic access to eight scholarly journals (Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only). The journals cover the fields of botany, agriculture, physics, zoology, soil research, plant physiology, and wildlife research; 1997 issues only are available at this time. In the next few months,...
Science Magazine

Science Magazine is published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and serves its readers as a forum for the presentation and discussion of important issues related to the advancement of science. The gopher site contains the current issue's table of contents, editorial, "This Week in SCIENCE" column, plus the classified ads and information for contributors.
Wiley Online Library

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., publisher of journals in the sciences, technology, medicine, and the business and legal fields, has put more than 50 of their journals online. The full-text articles are available free of charge during the test phase (registration required), after which they will be available only to paid subscribers. After the test phase, registered guest users will have access to the...
Springer Link Alert

This free preview service provides customized email notification of tables of contents (TOCs) of over 150 scientific journals prior to release of new issues of the journals. The journals covered are available at the site, and users can either retrieve TOCs from Springer's web/gopher/ftp site, or via email. Complete instructions on how to subscribe to the email current awareness site are provided.
Frontiers: The Electronic Newsletter of the National Science Foundation (NSF)

_Frontiers_ is the electronic version of the National Science Foundation's print journal of the same name. Frontiers is released each month and covers work funded by the NSF, including topics in math, science, engineering, and educational programs. Public policy issues affecting the NSF, research, and education are also covered.
Genetics: A Periodical Record of Investigations Bearing on Heredity and Variation

The Genetics Society of America has announced unrestricted access to the on-line version of Genetics, free until October 1998. Full-text content of Genetics begins with Volume 148, Number 1 (January 1998), and "will expand with each month's new issues." On-line Genetics abstracts begin with Volume 94, Number 2 (February 1980). The journal is made available through Stanford University's Highwire...
LINK Alert

Springer-Verlag Journals Preview Service (discussed in the September 17, 1997 issue of the Scout Report for Science & Engineering) has been integrated into Springer-Verlag's LINK service. This free service provides users with the most recent tables of contents and abstracts from more than 200 journals retrievable via LINK. Each new table of contents, with links to respective abstracts, is sent...
Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology

Beginning with the September-October 1999 issue, the electronic version of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Journal of Research will be available in .pdf format. The journal contains current NIST research in the areas of physics, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and computer sciences. "Papers cover a broad range of subjects, with major emphasis on measurement...
Technical Report Writing

From NASA's Glenn Technical Library, this handy guide for engineers and scientists explains the basics of writing technical reports that are accurate and easy to read. The online guide contains nine chapters: "Stages of Report Preparation," "Report Style," "Report Introduction," "Experiment and Analysis Descriptions," "Results and Discussions," "Concluding and Supporting Sections," "Review of...
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