Vol. 23, No. 4
Look of www.iupac.org
In mid-May, IUPAC opened its redesigned home page, unveiling a new
look with added features. This
new page is the first part of an effort to make the deeper organizational
structure of the site more transparent to the visitor and more user-friendly,
especially for those unfamiliar with IUPAC.
It also puts up front some of the themes most closely associated with
IUPAC, such as the names of the chemical elements, nomenclature and
symbols, education, and industry.
Designed by Hollis Oberlies from Purple Zante, Inc., and implemented
by Joe Komenda at komejo.com, the
IUPAC home page, with its light graphics and direct access to about
50 pages, is more appealing and versatile.
While the site is steadily growing in size, the site
map as published in CI, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 112-113, 1999, remains
Among the most recently added features is the electronic news-letter,
IUPAC e-news, informing you of whats new in IUPAC and on the IUPAC
web site. Note that if you recently changed your e-mail address, you
must resubscribe to IUPAC e-news directly online at http://www.iupac.org/news/e-news.html.