Records of the RCOG Publications Management Committee, including a volume of signed minutes (1993-1997); meeting papers of the Publications Management Committee and Publications Editorial Committee, memoranda and correspondence (1993-1998), Committee correspondence regarding the Diplomate Journal, and correspondence, contributors' agreements, authors' details and declarations of interest relating to the production of RCOG information pamphlets and publications (1993-2004).
Records of the RCOG Publications Management Committee
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCOG/B25
- Dates of Creation1993-2007
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description4 boxes and 1 volumes
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Administrative / Biographical History
The RCOG Publications Management Committee was established in June 1993. Its remit was to be responsible for financial and management decisions relating to publications, including study group proceedings. It was to meet four times per annum, and report to the Finance and Executive Committee. It was serviced by, and oversaw the functions of, the Publications Department.
The main functions of the Committee were
to oversee the financial management of titles published under the imprint of RCOG Press.
to oversee the work of The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Editorial Board and the StratOG Editorial Board.
to receive and approve proposals for new publications to be published under the imprimatur of RCOG Press
to oversee the operation of the RCOG Bookshop.
to receive and approve proposals for new regalia/gifts and to monitor their sales.
to consider new ventures.
From 1992 the Committee oversaw the work of The Diplomate Editorial Board, until publication was suspended in 1999. The Publications Management Committee was disbanded in January 2011.
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