Jan./Feb. 2004 – Vol. 27, No. 1

Viewpoint

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From Vancouver to Vancouver: Science Editor in 2004   Barbara Gastel

Annual Meeting Reports

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Refining Titles and Abstracts  
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Composing Author Queries to Get the Answers You Need  
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The Editorial Office in Transition  
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The Idea of Workflow and the Value of Plotting It Out  
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The Future of the Embargo  
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Tips for Effective Press Coverage for Journals  
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Science for Public Consumption  
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Initiatives to Provide Free Journal Access to Less-Privileged Countries  
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Industry-Sponsored Research and Biomedical Publication  
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The Social Responsibility of Journal Editors  
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Publishing Ahead of Print: What’s the Real Value Proposition?  
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Medical Robotics  
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Getting Your Board on the Right Track  

Features

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The URM: Twenty-five Years Old.   Edward J. Huth and Kathleen Case
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Editing and Scientific “Truth”: The Eighth EASE General Assembly and Conference   Sally Edwards

Departments

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Reviews   Stephanie Deming and Beth Notzon
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Views Afield   Liz Wager
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Solution Corner   Della Mundy
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Net Results   Diego Pineda
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Other Than Editing   Diego Pineda

CSE News

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Short Courses to Precede Annual Meeting; Executive Refresher Option Available   Diane Lang
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