Update of ‘Instructions to Authors’ for Nature in Singapore and Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum Books with effect from 4 Jan.2012
Please note that with effect from Wednesday, 4 Jan.2012, the ‘Instructions to Authors’ for both Nature in Singapore (link) and Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum Books (link) are updated. For the convenience of authors, templates are made available for download for both publications. For more detailed information on the house style, please see the ‘Style Guide for Nature in Singapore and Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum Books (For Editors)’ that is also made available for reference.
Key changes for new submissions to Nature in Singapore after 4 Jan.2012: An abstract is made compulsory (in response to reader feedback), and there is no longer a need for issue numbers to be included in journal citations (for the convenience of authors).
Assoc. Prof. Hugh Tan
Nature in Singapore and Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum Books
Text of pdf files of Nature in Singapore articles and Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum Books to be unlocked with effect from 1 Jun 2010
With effect from Tuesday, 1 Jun.2010, the text in Nature in Singapore article and Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum Book pdf files available online will be unlocked to allow convenient cutting and pasting. This departure from the current policy is in the spirit of increasing the dissemination of scientific information for the convenience of the reader.
This announcement serves as a public record stating that apart from the removal of password security from the pdf files, no other content has been modified for the Nature in Singapore article and Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum Book pdf files published prior to 1 Jun.2010. Readers should also note that the modification date for all Nature in Singapore andLee Kong Chian Natural History Museum Books pdf files will change to 1 Jun.2010.
In line with this, the Raffles Bulletin of Zoology article pdf files will be unlocked from Tuesday, 31 Aug.2010 when the next issue is published.
Assoc. Prof. Hugh Tan
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