NATURE IN SINGAPORE

Announcements

Change of Editor for Nature in Singapore and Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum Ebooks with effect 10 August 2020

The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum would like to thank Associate Professor Hugh Tan Tiang Wah for his long tenure as founding Editor of Nature in Singapore and the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum Ebook series since 2008. As Editor, Hugh oversaw the publication of 370 NiS articles on flora and fauna of Singapore and more than 30 ebooks on various biodiversity-related topics. He has made the publications important and contributed greatly to the biodiversity landscape for Singapore. But he has been doing this a long time and will be stepping down with effect from 10 August 2020 to focus on other things close to his heart. His editorial responsibilities in the museum will be taken up by Dr Ng Ting Hui, Museum Officer (Lecturer) and Curator of Freshwater Molluscs and Worms.

Prof. Peter K.L. Ng
Head
Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Update of ‘Instructions to Authors’ for Nature in Singapore and Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum eBooks 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 publicationsFor 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
Editor
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 and Lee 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
Editor

Download pdf copy of this announcement here.

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