Pub Matters @ AGU: AGU faulted for being “online pioneer”–The rest of the story


  • Anonymous


A news story in Science this week (30 August 2002, p. 1468) reports on AGU's transition to electronic publishing; specifically, on issues of page numbering, digital object identifiers (DOIs), pricing, and manuscript backlog. These topics will be familiar to members who have been following AGU's progress in this arena. (To keep members abreast, this transition has been described in an ongoing series of Eos articles that began last year; all have been posted at The Science article, which is critical of AGU'S efforts, contains many inaccuracies and serious omissions. AGU members deserve to hear the full story.