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from headquarters AMS Journals to Go On-Line in January 1998 In its efforts to improve the dissemination of re- line, any subscriber to a 1998 journal will be provided search results and take advantage of the electronic the 1997 volume year of that journal at no additional medium, the AMS is pleased to announce that all of charge. its journals and the Bulletin articles will be going on- For the journals, the full text is available to sub- line starting in January 1998. The delivery of the jour- scribers in two forms. The first takes full advantage nals will take maximum advantage of the fact that start- of the SGML files of the article by delivering the text ing in 1997 the journals have used Standard General- and figures as an HTML document that is easy to read ized Markup Language (SGML) in the composition on the screen using the subscriber's standard Web process. At its launch in January of 1998, the full 1997 browser and includes internal hyperlinks to aid navi- volume year will be available on-line, and the 1998 gation. The article will also be available as Adobe Ac- issues will be added as they are produced. robat PDF page images that can be viewed and printed using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. The PDF ver- The Web delivery of the AMS journals and articles sion is not as easy to read on the screen as the HTML section of the Bulletin will allow fielded and full-text full text but allows users to view or print a precise searching of the entire database across journal title and replica of the article pages as they appeared in the print volume year (searching will be limited to the abstract journal. For the Bulletin, which is not composed us- for Bulletin articles). Any user accessing the Web site ing SGML, only the PDF version of the article will be for the journals on-line will be able to browse the tables available. of contents or carry out searches and will be able to view the abstract of any article. The full text of an As with many of the Society's special programs and article will be available to subscribers of that journal initiatives, funding for the journals on-line initiative on-line. The full text of Bulletin articles will be avail- is being provided from income generated by the AMS able to all users of the site. Reserve Fund. It is hoped that the on-line journals can Members can subscribe to individual journals on- become financially self-supporting through subscrip- line as part of their normal dues renewal and can sub- tion revenue in the coming years. scribe to any journal on-line independently of their A pilot site for the journals on-line is currently avail- print subscription. Institutions will be able to subscribe able through the AMS Web site (http:// in the form of site licenses that will allow them to pro- www.ametsoc.org/AMS) and members are encouraged vide the journals on-line over their internal network. to access this pilot site so that they can provide feed- As part of the initial offering of the AMS journals on- back on this initiative as its development continues. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 1521 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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AMS Journals to Go On-Line in January 1998 In its efforts to improve the dissemination of re- line, any subscriber to a 1998 journal will be provided search results and take advantage of the electronic the 1997 volume year of that journal at no additional medium, the AMS is pleased to announce that all of charge. its journals and the Bulletin articles will be going on- For the journals, the full text is available to sub- line starting in January 1998. The delivery of the jour- scribers in two forms. The first takes full advantage nals will take maximum advantage of the fact that start- of the SGML files of the article by delivering the text ing in 1997 the journals have used Standard General- and figures as an HTML document that is easy to read ized Markup Language (SGML) in the composition on the screen using the subscriber's standard Web process. At its launch in January of 1998, the full 1997 browser and includes internal hyperlinks to aid navi- volume year will be available on-line, and the 1998 gation. The article will also be available as Adobe Ac- issues will be added as they are produced. robat PDF page images that can be viewed and printed using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. The PDF ver- The Web delivery of the AMS journals and articles sion is not as easy to read on the screen as the HTML section of the Bulletin will allow fielded and full-text full text but allows users to view or print a precise searching of the entire database across journal title and replica of the article pages as they appeared in the print volume year (searching will be limited to the abstract journal. For the Bulletin, which is not composed us- for Bulletin articles). Any user accessing the Web site ing SGML, only the PDF version of the article will be for the journals on-line will be able to browse the tables available. of contents or carry out searches and will be able to view the abstract of any article. The full text of an As with many of the Society's special programs and article will be available to subscribers of that journal initiatives, funding for the journals on-line initiative on-line. The full text of Bulletin articles will be avail- is being provided from income generated by the AMS able to all users of the site. Reserve Fund. It is hoped that the on-line journals can Members can subscribe to individual journals on- become financially self-supporting through subscrip- line as part of their normal dues renewal and can sub- tion revenue in the coming years. scribe to any journal on-line independently of their A pilot site for the journals on-line is currently avail- print subscription. Institutions will be able to subscribe able through the AMS Web site (http:// in the form of site licenses that will allow them to pro- www.ametsoc.org/AMS) and members are encouraged vide the journals on-line over their internal network. to access this pilot site so that they can provide feed- As part of the initial offering of the AMS journals on- back on this initiative as its development continues. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 1521

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