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Articles concerned with the development of electronic publication, and particularly how this might affect the conduct of mathematics.

A digital archive for mathematics , preprint 1996. A structure designed to support the quality-control needs of mathematics without giving up the speed and convenience of the internet.

Postcommercial scholarly publication , preprint 1996. Appendex for "digital archive", summarizing expectations that commercial publication will not be able to adapt to the new environment.

A role for libraries in electronic publication , in EJournal vol 4 no. 2 (1994), reprinted in Serial Review 21 (1995) 27-30. Suggests roles more active than "site license negotiator."

Library copublication of electronic journals , (with Gail McMillan) Serial Review 21 (1995) pp. 80-83. Discusses economic and staffing issues arising in library involvement in electronic journals.

Roadkill on the electronic highway: the threat to the mathematical literature , Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 1995. Expanded version in Publishing Research Quarterly 11 (Summer 1995) pp. 20-28.

Consequences of electronic publication in theoretical physics , in Scholarly Publication at the Crossroads: A Subversive Proposal for Electronic Publishing, A. Okerson and J. O'Donnell ed. Association of Research Libraries (1995) pp. 170--174. Considers consequences of giving up the traditional print journal structure.