electronic publication

Karen Wilson Karen_Wilson at RBGSYD.GOV.AU
Wed Apr 19 12:48:08 CDT 1995

On 18/4/95, Andrzej Elzanowski wrote:
        >Do you know of any examples of new taxa and taxonomic revisions being
>published electronically (I mean only electronically or long before they are
>published in a journal)? Has any of the rapidly burgeonning taxonomic databses
>tried to publish taxonomic novelties that have not been published in a journal?

I, too, will be very interested to learn of any such examples. I am chairing a
committee of IAPT (the Electronic Publishing and Databasing Committee), which is
considering the effect of electronic publishing on the International Code of
Botanical Nomenclature. So far no examples have been given to us.

Karen Wilson

     Karen L. Wilson
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