Ronald F. Boisvert, ACMD
I have been involved in several experiments in using electronic networks to support the access to and management of journals. These have focused on the ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS) for which I serve as Editor-in-Chief. In particular, we have developed a World Wide Web service for TOMS which provides a variety of information about the journal such as
ACM is making a concerted effort to increase network services for its members and to incorporate electronic publishing facilities into its journal operations. The TOMS WWW pages were praised by Bernard Rous, ACM Associate Director of Publications, and Peter Denning, Chair of the ACM Publications Board, for their ``clean organization and wealth of rich links''. They are now being used as a model for the development of WWW pages for other ACM journals.
We have also been involved in planning efforts to develop an online Collected Algorithms of the ACM.