Author Instructions

Jim Markham has agreed to act as editor for the 25th Proceedings.

Please deliver your paper to editor Jim Markham by 1 October 1999.

Submit the paper on disk with a printed copy of the manuscript. For posters, please submit a content summary. The disk should be 3.5 in., in MS-DOS format as a word processor file. The preferred format is MS Word for Windows, but most standard formats are acceptable, including MS WordPerfect 5.0, WordPerfect 5.1, or ASCII. Word for MacIntosh can also be used.

All papers will be printed in the same standard format and font. Final text size will be 5x7.5 in. (13x19 cm) and all tables and illustrations should be formatted to fit this size.

Paper Layout:

Address(es) of Author(s)
Body of Paper

References should be cited in the text in the following form:

Smith (1982)
Smith (1982a,b)
Smith (1983, 1984)
Smith and Jones (1984)
(Smith & Jones 1984)
(Smith 1984)
(Smith 1984; Jones 1987)
(Smith et al. 1988) for more than 2 authors.

List references alphabetically at the end of the paper in the REFERENCES section. Give complete journal titles. Italicize or underline the titles of books and journals.

Lancaster, F.W. 1972. Vocabulary Control for Information Retrieval. Information Resources Press, Washington, D.C.

Markham, J.W. & Hagmeier, E. 1982. Observations on the effects of germanium dioxide on the growth of macro-algae and diatoms. Phycologia 21(2):125-131.

Starr, S. 1982. Databases in the marine sciences. Online Review 6(2):109-125.

Webster, J. 1994. Endangered information: searching the grey literature in the Pacific Northwest. In: Preserving the Past, Looking to the Future: Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Sciences Libraries and Informations Centers (ed. by J.W. Markham & A.L. Duda), pp. 119-135. IAMSLIC, Fort Pierce, FL.

If you cite Internet, WWW, or other electronic sources, please see the examples and rules for citation at


All illustrations should be formatted to fit the final text size (5x7.5 in.=13x19 cm). If your manuscript includes illustrations that have been published anywhere previously, please include written copyright permission for reproduction from copyright holder or other appropriate person(s).

The IAMSLIC Proceedings are photocopied to make multiple copies. Half-tone photos do not photocopy well, unless they have been scanned. If submitting photos, please test to make sure the picture can be photocopied, and if necessary, submit the photo in a different form that can be photocopied.

Address of Editor:

J.W. Markham/Davidson Library
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010

Telephone: (805) 893-2735
FAX: (805) 893-8620

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