03 December 2006

Accessing and managing forestry information

The Spring 2006 issue of Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship contains a selection of papers from two forest information conferences in 2005: FIFI in December 2005; and the IUFRO working group 6.03 meeting in Brisbane in Aug 2005. Articles cover:

Special Issue on Forest-Related Information: Introduction - by Carol Green and Roger Mills

Enhancing Access to Forestry Information in Africa to Ensure Sustainable Forest Management - by Margaret Sraku-Lartey, Forestry Research Institute of Ghana

Information Resources for Forest Researchers and Managers: Strengths, Weaknesses, Threats and Opportunities - byAlan G. Brown, CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products and John W. Turnbull

Accessing and Sharing Research Information in the ASEAN Region: Malaysia's Perspective - by Su-See Lee and Mohamad Zaki Mohd Isa, Forest Research Institute Malaysia

Context Links and Forest-Related Coverage of Information Services - by Alois Kempf, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research

Capturing a Graying Literature: The U.S. Forest Service Research Legacy - by Bonnie E. Avery, Oregon State University

Providing Access to Information on a Small Budget - by Carla G. Heister, Yale University

Forestry Education in the United States - Carol C. Green, University of Washington

Brain to Web -- Simply - by A. Marcus J. Robbins, Independent Forestry Consultant

Preserving the Past for the Future: The Importance of Archival Information in Forestry - Roger Mills, Oxford University




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