WorldWideScience.org: China's Participation Expands Access to Global Science
[Photo courtesy of the Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (CISTI)]
WorldWideScience Alliance Executive Board Members welcomed China as a new alliance member. Shown at the signing ceremony are (seated) Richard Boulderstone (Chair), The British Library, and Wang Rongfang, Chinese Embassy in Canada, and standing) Herbert Gruttemeier (ICSTI President), French National Institute of Scientific and Technical Information; Pam Bjornson (Vice Chair), Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information; and Walt Warnick (Operating Agent), U.S. DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI).

Dr. Walter Warnick
[Photograph by: Seon-Hee Lee, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information]
Dr. Walter Warnick, Director of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), presented WorldWideScience.org at the public meeting of the International Council for Scientific and Technical Information Annual General Assembly, June 22 in Nancy, France.

Lynne Brindley, Dr. Raymond L. Orbach, Dr. Walter Warnick
Lynne Brindley, Chief Executive, the British Library, left, and DOE Under Secretary for Science Dr. Raymond L. Orbach, center, signed an agreement to partner on the development of a global science gateway. Dr. Walter Warnick, Director of the DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), attended the ceremony held at the British Library in London, England, on January 21, 2007. OSTI will work with the British Library and international counterparts to develop the prototype for the global science gateway.
WorldWideScience Alliance Signing Ceremony, June 12, 2008
[Photograph by: Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information]
Alliance Members (From Left to Right): Yukiko Sone (for Masayuki Mizukami, Japan Science and Technology Agency); Kirsi Tuominen, VTT Technical Research Centre (Finland); Pam Bjornson, Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information; Walter L. Warnick, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information (WorldWideScience.org Operating Agent); Yang Byeong-tae, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information; Richard Boulderstone, The British Library (United Kingdom); Jeffrey Salmon, U.S. Department of Energy, Associate Under Secretary for Science; Lee Gul-woo, Korean Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology; Herbert Gruttemeier, International Council for Scientific and Technical Information; Eleanor Frierson, Science.gov Alliance (United States); Jean-François Nominé (for Raymond Duval, Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (France); Jan Brase for Uwe Rosemann, German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB)]
Not Pictured: Abel Packer, Scientific Electronic Library On-Line (SciELO); Yvonne Halland, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) (South Africa); Susan Murray, African Journals Online; T. Mary McEntegart, International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP)

Dr. Walter Warnick and Brian Hitson
[Photograph by: Seon-Hee Lee, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information]
OSTI's Walter Warnick (director) and Brian Hitson (associate director) launch WorldWideScience.org on June 22 at the ICSTI Annual General Assembly in Nancy, France.


Signing Ceremony
A signing ceremony to partner on the development of a global science gateway, called WorldWideScience.org, was held at the British Library in London, England, on January 21, 2007. Representatives of the U.S. Department of Energy, the British Library and the International Council for Scientific and Technical Information were observers.