U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Office of Scientific and Technical Information

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WorldWideScience.org History


Concept introduced by OSTI Director, Walt Warnick, June 2006, Bethesda, Maryland

Bilateral U.S.(DOE)/U.K. (British Library) partnership, January 2007, London

Demonstration of first prototype, June 2007, Nancy, France

Multilateral governance structure WorldWideScience Alliance, established June 2008, Seoul 

Common ingredient: International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI)