February 2006; 32(1)


EASE in the EU? Roderick Hunt


Annotating electronic documents: can it be made as useful as annotating paper documents? Peter Brown, Heather Brown

Editing around the world

Publishing and editing learned society periodicals in Finland. Paul Fogelberg


Small science journals: stay alert for potentially dangerous information. Paola De Castro, Federica Napolitani Cheyne

From the literature

The blinded leading the blinded? Liz Wager

Reports of meetings

Editing issues emerge at 13th Cochrane Colloquium. Margaret Cooter
English language professionals on their mark in the Mediterranean: Mediterranean Editors’ and Translators’ Meeting. Karen Shashok
Communicating European research 2005: conference organized by EC’s Directorate-General for Research. Roderick Hunt
EASE-Forum digest: October–December 2005. Elise Langdon-Neuner (compiler)

Book reviews

Horace Freeland Judson: The great betrayal: fraud in science (reviewed by Bob Huggan)
Oxford Dictionary of English (reviewed by Richard Hurley)
Susie Dent: Fanboys and overdogs: the language report (reviewed by John Glen)
Hugh Aldersey-Williams: Findings: hidden stories in first-hand accounts of of scientific discoveries (reviewed by RB Gwilliam)

News from committees

Programme Committee: 6th report. Jenny Gretton
Publications committee. Hervé Maisonneuve

Regular features

News Notes. Margaret Cooter
News from editing societies. Jane Sykes
Forthcoming meetings, courses and BELS examinations
29 Membership list additions and changes
29 Instructions to authors contributing to European Science Editing
32 Membership of EASE [membership information and application form]