August 2008; 34(3)

From the Editors' Desks


Integrity in science communication. Arjan Polderman


  Ethical implications of an emerging discipline: biometrics. Sylwia B Ufnalska 
Abstracts of research articles: readers’ expectations and guidelines for authors.  Emilio Mordini, Sabina Gianotti, Carlo Petrini


Agriculture is a very important sector of the economy. Marcin Kozak
Non-native English writing: an under-estimated problem? Katrina Emmett
A subtle but important change in citation practice. Margaret Cooter


Inquiring about impact factors. Volodymr Lysenko

Editing Around the World

The plight of medical journals in Bosnia and Herzogovina. Husref Tahirovic

Reports of meetings

Empires of the mind: inventing the future of scholarly publishing. Birte Twisselmann

Book reviews

Geoff Hart: Effective Onscreen Editing: New Tools for an Old Profession. William Anthony
Irene Hames: Peer Review and Manuscript Management in Scientific Journals: Guidelines for Good Practice. Elizabeth Heseltine
Alan Sokal. Richard Hurley

Regular features

EASE-Forum Digest, March to June 2008. Elise Langdon-Neuner (compiler)
The Editors’  WebWatch. Colin Batchelor (compiler)
News Notes. Richard Hurley
The Editor’s Bookshelf. Paola De Castro (compiler)
Forthcoming meetings, courses, and BELS examinations
News from Editing Societies
EASE Business