New electronic publication: The Scientist
gilbertd at chipmunk.bio.indiana.edu
Tue Feb 9 20:31:19 EST 1993
The Scientist, an established biweekly newspaper for scientists
(targets life sciences), is now available electronically, I see.
Coincidently, I recently started getting their paper copy, and
this week's issue announces that the text of this newspaper is
available via anonymous ftp to nnsc.nsf.net.
There is a nice reprint of a lecture by Josua Lederberg in this
current issue (the-scientist-930208) about scientific publication
adapting to the electronic age.
Here are the general instructions from The Scientist's ftp archive:
Document Updated: 9 Feb 93
Subject: Index for Request: the-scientist
INDEX FOR 'REQUEST: THE-SCIENTIST'
Information about "The Scientist"
This collection is a pilot project entered into by the Institute for
Scientific Information and the NSF Network Service Center to provide
online versions of current issues of THE SCIENTIST to the Internet
THE SCIENTIST is a biweekly tabloid newspaper, published in
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) and distributed internationally to
research scientists, managers, and administrators in industry,
academia, and government. Although it is targeted at all science
professionals, the majority of the 30,000 subscribers are associated
with the life sciences and the burgeoning biotechnology marketplace.
These documents are available either by anonymous FTP or through the
NNFC Info-Server. The filenames are the same as the Info-Server
corresponds to the anonymous FTP directory the-scientist
is the file you are now reading.
is the help file for the entire NNSC Info-Server.
The list of files (below) is an edited form of the output of the Unix
command 'ls -ls *' for listing files. (Some dates may be later than
the most recent updates.) The 'ls-ls' file contains the unedited
TOPIC SIZE DATE
(filename) (Kb - bytes)
help 17 17267 Jan 21 13:08
index-the-scientist 2 1570 Feb 9 02:18
index-the-scientist~ 3 2412 Feb 4 13:54
ls-ls 1 747 Feb 9 02:18
overview 6 5831 Jan 29 15:23
the-scientist-921109 152 141926 Dec 3 18:48
The November 9, 1992 issue of THE SCIENTIST Newspaper
the-scientist-921123 136 129048 Dec 3 18:50
The November 23, 1992 issue of THE SCIENTIST Newspaper
the-scientist-921207 168 162005 Jan 22 10:25
The December 7, 1992 issue of THE SCIENTIST Newspaper
the-scientist-930111 152 146322 Jan 22 10:26
The January 11, 1993 issue of THE SCIENTIST Newspaper
the-scientist-930125 152 145680 Jan 22 10:27
The January 25, 1993 issue of THE SCIENTIST Newspaper
the-scientist-930208 184 173601 Feb 4 11:22
Don Gilbert gilbert at bio.indiana.edu
biocomputing office, biology dept., indiana univ., bloomington, in 47405
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