WEEDS WORLD FIRST ISSUE DEADLINE APPROACHES
I hope that you had the opportunity to read about the launch of the
new Arabidopsis Community Newsletter, Weeds World in my last
A demonstration edition of the newsletter is available from
three WWW server sites. Use the following URLs to connect
to the server nearest you.
http://nasc.nott.ac.uk:8300 (Nottingham, UK)
Boston, MA, USA)
http://probe.nalusda.gov:8300/aboutaatdb.html (NAL, Belstville,
The first edition of the newsletter will be published during
November and so here is a final call for submissions for the
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS 30TH OCTOBER.
For those of you who are preparing to send something in for
inclusion in the newsletter, here is a reminder of how to submit your
HOW TO FORMAT TEXT FILES
Start each article with a title and the name and address of authors.
Arrange the text into clearly defined blocks of paragraphs.If images
or tables are to be included, please indicate where you wish them to
Articles will not be refereed but some editorial control will operate.
Please indicate whether you wish your piece to be considered for
inclusion in the Plant Molecular Biology Reporter.
HOW TO PREPARE IMAGES
Images can only be accepted as image files (preferably GIF or JPEG
Files), the one exception being cartoon line drawings. If you wish to
send an image and don't have a local computer guru to help prepare
the file contact me at arabidopsis at nottingham.ac.uk for help. Line
drawings must be of high quality with thick lines and high contrast.
Scanning is very labour intensive and we shall only be prepared to
do one or two scans per edition, so try and send your pictures as
HOW TO SUBMIT ARTICLES AND IMAGES
Text files can be sent by email to arabidopsis at nottingham.ac.uk,
please put "Weeds World Article"in the subject line of the message.
Try and keep as much formatting as you can when sending text files
as this will make the production editors job much easier. If your
article contains some fancy formatting, please send a hard copy of
your article to : Mary Anderson, Nottingham Arabidopsis Stock
Centre, Dept of Life Science, Nottingham University, University
Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK.
Files can also be sent on disc (either Mac or PC compatible) along
with a hard copy of your article to the address above.
Sorry, but we will not be able to return discs.
For those of you who are comfortable with ftp, text and graphics
files can be sent by anonymous ftp to nasc.nott.ac.uk
If you require any further information, please contact
Mary Anderson, arabidopsis at nottingham.ac.uk