At the signing ceremony, Bernard Dumouchel, director general of CISTI
and I stressed the desire of the two organizations to cooperate with each other to:
Today, document scanning is becoming common and companies like CISTI
, EBSCOdoc, KR Sourceone, and others, are taking advantage of this technology at one or all of their source locations.
Indexes of CISTI
and UnCover were searched via the WWW.
A number of other major publishers, including Taylor & Francis and IEEE, have signed similar agreements with CISTI
in recent months.
Along with domestic publications such as the Canadian Journal of Chemistry and those of the Canadian Society for Chemistry and the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering, CISTI
collects books, journals, monographs and conference papers from around the world.
clients who choose SDD as their delivery method will download a customized Adobe Acrobat plug-in before they use the service for the first time.
Document delivery is now available from such document suppliers as Infotrieve, The British Library, and CISTI
patent search provides: a list of patent titles with summaries; search results by mail, electronic mail, fax or diskette; sources for obtaining patent documentation; complete confidentiality.
In 1987, he joined CISTI
as director of resource development.
After 1982, this file was transferred to the NRC library (better known as CISTI
-- the Canadian Institute for Scientific and Technical Information) where it was placed on a mainframe computer and continues to serve as an on-line database.
Most of the usual suspects were present, such as BIOSIS, CISTI
, CSA, Dialog (in fact, there was a big Thomson contingent), EBSCO, Elsevier Science, Factiva, ISI, LexisNexis Butterworth, Ovid, ProQuest, Wiley Interscience, and Information Today, Inc.
Besides these central facilities, CISTI
also has 14 branches serving NRC staff across the Country.