Fostering International Connections

The International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) brings member organizations together with scholarly communications stakeholders from around the world.

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Enabling Science and Innovation

The future of scientific and technical information is changing. New technologies are continuously reshaping the way information is processed, transferred, and used. ICSTI facilitates the exchange of experience, expertise, and understanding among stakeholders in the scholarly communications process to create opportunities for organizational networking and collaboration across communities.

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ICSTI and FORCE11, a “community of scholars, librarians, archivists, publishers and research funders” that aims “to bring about a change in modern scholarly communications through the effective use of information technology,” have been exploring a potential partnership and collaboration opportunities since 2019.

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ICSTI General Assembly 2021

ICSTI Virtual General Assembly

ICSTI held our annual General Assembly virtually for a second time this year, offering both a closed business meeting session and an open Members’ Fair session featuring presentations on Open Data and Open Science topics from five ICSTI members.

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ICSTI Events October - December 2021


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Margret Plank and Brian Hitson, ICSTI’s ITOC & TACC chairs, respectively, and Lisa Curtin, ICSTI’s Executive Manager, have been working to prepare three virtual events for the final quarter of 2021.

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Our members enjoy unique opportunities for the international exchange of ideas and innovations in STI creation, dissemination, and use at our annual conferences and through other programming. We invite you to learn more about the benefits of membership in our organization of global leaders in STI.