IUPAC

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Committee on Printed and Electronic Publications (CPEP)

All aspects of the design and implementation of printed and electronic publications are managed by this Committee.
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Terms of Reference

(i) to advise the President, Executive Committee, other Standing Committees, Divisions, and Commissions on all aspects of the design and implementation of printed and electronic publications, including computerized databases of all sorts, and to promote the compatibility of electronic transmission and storage of information,

(ii) to make recommendations to the President and the Executive Committee on matters of policy and procedures related to the production and dissemination of printed and electronic publications,

(iii) to advise the Secretary General and the Executive Director on hardware and software requirements for the Secretariat and on the development and operation of its computer systems, and

(iv) subject to approval by the President and the Executive Committee, to establish Advisory Boards, Subcommittees, and Working Groups as needed to carry out specific functions of the Committee.

Composition and Terms of Office

(i) There shall be a standing Committee on Printed and Electronic Publications, composed of a Chairman, a Secretary, and at least five and not more than eight other Titular Members. With the approval of the President, in consultation with the Executive Committee, up to three Associate Members may also be appointed.

(ii) The President, in consultation with the Executive Committee, shall appoint the Titular Members and the Associate Members. The Committee on Printed and Electronic Publications may propose names of persons suitably qualified for appointment.

(iii) The period of service of a Titular Member and of an Associate Member shall be four years, renewable for a further term of four years.

(iv) The Membership shall be reviewed every two years by the incoming President, in consultation with the Executive Committee.

(v) The President, in consultation with the Executive Committee, shall appoint the Chairman. The Chairman shall appoint a Secretary. The Committee on Printed and Electronic Publications may propose candidates.

(vi) The period of service of the Chairman shall not exceed eight years. The sum of the years of service as a Titular Member or an Associate Member and as the Chairman shall not exceed ten years.

(vii) The period of service of the Secretary shall not exceed eight years. The sum of the years of service as a Titular Member or an Associate Member and as the Secretary shall not exceed ten years.

(viii) The Scientific Editor of Pure and Applied Chemistry shall be an ex officio Member of the Committee. The Scientific Editor shall have all the rights of a Titular Member but is not counted as one of the Titular Members defined in (i).