Electronic publication

Fri Oct 5 10:14:49 EST 1990

One thing which concerns me about electronic publication, and
that only occurred to after reading a couple of the posts on
this subject, is this: I have done the bulk of my research
in the tropics (I'm a coral reef ecologist; don't ask me why
I'm in Ohio now, I don't really know...). It's hard enough to
get PAPER journals there, let alone computer access to the net,
or CD-ROM readers....we in the first world often forget that
there are scientists in the third world, too, and they rely
just as we do on journals for dissemination of information.
I would urge the scientific community as a whole not to forget
the economic realities in the non-technological parts of the
Josh Hayes, Zoology Department, Miami University, Oxford OH 45056
voice: 513-529-1679      fax: 513-529-6900
jahayes at miamiu.bitnet, or jahayes at miamiu.acs.muohio.edu
Now look inside; what do you see? That's easy: that's a pickle.

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