Council of Asian Science Editors


Continuous and prompt monitoring system of research trends, recent policies and emerging issues relevant to the scholarly communications is required for information centers, publishers and societies. KISTI, as a national center of science and technology information has provided timely access to relevant information through iCON (
Major sources of the content include trend reports, web-zines and news articles released by global publishers, information service portals and international library coalitions (IFLA, OCLC) and national libraries (Library of Congress, JISC, JST, etc.)
Provided information is categorized as follows;

    – S&T information service
    – S&T information distribution
    – Scholarly communication/Academic publication
    – Information policy
    – Bibliometrics/Scientometrics/Data analysis
    – Information technology
    – Copyright/Information
    – Open access/Open data/Open science