Cuts Announced at CISTI

The Ottawa Citizen is reporting that "the National Research Council plans to eliminate three research groups, downsize another and affect up to 300 employees."

"[T]he Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (CISTI), 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.