The published record of a meeting of a society or other organization, frequently accompanied by abstracts or reports of papers presented, which are properly called transactions.
refer to papers presented at a conference or seminar, or to the complete published papers of a conference or seminar.
Audience: Ranges from the general public to specialists. Coverage: In-depth coverage of a topic, compilation of scholarly articles on a topic. Written By: Specialists/scholars. Timelines: varies (1 - 3 years plus). Length: 150+ pages. Content: varies from general discussion to detailed analysis; usually includes extensive bibliography. Slant: Perspective entirely dependent on author, may be sponsored or published by professional associations. See: Flow of Information.