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SCBIILA 2009 The View from Our Corner of the World We are all riding the rough rapids in the current economic times. What is our mission as a not-for-profit publisher? l Promote the advancement and dissemination of physics: l Setting professional standards for physicists and awarding professional qualifications; l Promoting physics through scientific conferences, education and science policy advice; l Scientific publishing and electronic dissemination of physics. Bringing these core values to Latin America l New Latin American Society agreements are being made and the first one was just completed with Uruguay. They include online access for Physics World. l Our first Latin American conference was held in Sao Paulo in February, in conjunction with the Brazilian government, local universities and the Royal Society of Chemistry. l A dedicated IOP webpage for Latin America. At www.iop.org you will find this along the bottom of the page: And this is the gateway for Latin America Now in Spanish, but coming soon in Portuguese And a dedicated IOP representative based in Mexico. With a product that is flexible enough to meet the needs throughout the region. fits Latin America for many reasons: l Flexible pricing based upon the size of the institution, the number of researchers, the number of papers published and economic hardship. l Many institutions could never afford traditional paper subscriptions. l Many shipping problems associated with paper journals. l The infrastructure for electronic access to journals is growing. l And primarily…. Latin America has a primary interest in world-wide science and likes the global perspective available within journals in continues to grow l In the number of articles: l Anticipating 348,900 by the end of 2009. l In the number of popular features: l “Users also read”. l Filtered search results. l Three sets of results from one search- peer reviewed articles, arXiv.org and news. l Personalization options. Important SCBIILA information: Technology and Trends •More 'articles like this' functionality. •More with images and video. •Enriching our journal pages with more editorial content and news. Important SCBIILA information: Collection Protection Policies •We are members of both Portico and CLOCKSS and are working with them to preserve our electronic content for the future. •Post cancellation access will be offered via the IOP website. Important SCBIILA information: Back-up Strategies Catastrophic service interruptions or permanent loss of content are covered by the 'trigger events' that make content available via Portico and CLOCKSS. In Conclusion: We may not be the biggest publisher… But Our Relationships are Global!