Electronic publication

Thomas G. Lammers lammers at FMPPR.FMNH.ORG
Thu Apr 17 08:00:07 CDT 1997

Following up on recent electronic publication threads here:
For an interesting perspective on accessibility of electronic media , from
the POV of an eastern European research chemist, see the most recent
(May-June 1997) issue of "American Scientist"  for the article "Mozart, Ford
and the Information-Superhighway Paradox", pp. 207-209.  The "paradox"
involves the need to increase accessibility of data while at the same time
ensuring an adequate return to those who create it.

Thomas G. Lammers

Classification, Nomenclature, Phylogeny and Biogeography
of the Campanulaceae, s. lat.

Department of Botany
Field Museum of Natural History
Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496 USA

e-mail:     lammers at fmppr.fmnh.org
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"Perhaps no one has.  I suppose they don't even have a name."
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