Cuts Announced at CISTI
Submitted by Anonymous Patron (not verified) on February 22, 2009 - 2:46am
<a href="http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Technology/cuts+affect+positions/1313725/story.html">The Ottawa Citizen<a/> is reporting that "the National Research Council plans to eliminate three research groups, downsize another and affect up to 300 employees." "[T]he <a href="http://cisti-icist.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/cisti_e.html">Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (CISTI)<a/>, the country’s national science library and leading publisher of scientific information would be streamlined into a smaller unit. The Research Press, the publishing arm of CISTI could be turned into a private company." CISTI is also is one of the world's major sources for information in all areas of science, technology, engineering and medicine.