Proceedings on CD

Jonathan Kelsey Jonathan.Kelsey at
Wed Nov 8 10:11:53 EST 2000

list -
I believe the proceedings of the upcoming Coastal Zone '01 in Cleveland (July
15-19) are going to be published on CD.   The CZ '01 conference, as many of you
may know, is similar in size and scope and may be an experience in CD
publishing to follow and/or learn from.
- Jonathan

Doug Fenner wrote:

> Danny,
>    I also like the idea of making the proceedings of this symposium
> available in electronic form, CD and/or web.  People in developing
> countries find the
> paper published Proceedings prohibitively expensive, just as many students
> do.  And libraries in developing countries do as well, so both scientists
> and students there not only can't afford it for themselves, but also can't
> find it in their libraries.
>    Further, I suggest that instead of limiting the CD to the 400 papers
> that can be accomodated in the printed proceedings, all who wish to have
> their Bali papers included in the CD be allowed.  There may be many
> additional valuable contributions that would not be disseminated to people
> who could use the information.  One of the enormous advantages of the
> Symposium and the proceedings is that they are so open to contributors, yet
> the quality remains high.  The Symposium and Society have done a great job
> being inclusive while maintaining quality, lets continue.
>    Libraries that can afford it may continue to prefer the printed version,
> since electronic versions can become unreadable after several new
> generations of media (if the contents are not copied over into each new
> medium).
>          -Doug
> Douglas Fenner, Ph.D.
> Coral Biodiversity/Taxonomist
> Australian Institute of Marine Science
> PMB No 3
> Townsville MC
> Queensland 4810
> Australia
> phone 07 4753 4334
> e-mail: d.fenner at
> web:

Jonathan D. Kelsey
Coastal Management Specialist, Pacific Region
NOAA/NOS/Coastal Programs Division
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