How to contribute to this site Anyone can submit some content by contacting a member of the appropriate Editorial Committee. The Principal Editor has the final decision about whether to accept or reject submitted material. This decision will be motivated in terms of compliance with the criteria and standards of this site.

Type of material

List of collectable documents:

  1. Papers, documents etc
    • Text Examples
    • Teacher’s course, historical document, book or document review/comments, etc. Preferred format: PDF, HTML, RTF or TXT.
  2. Books
    • Reference of published text-books.
    • Visuals
    • Graphics (animated or still), photographs, micrographs, schematics…
    • Multimedia documents, videos
    • Document which could include hypertext, graphics, animated graphics, simulations, video files or references of analogic videos.
    • Numerical simulations of experiments
    • Software
    • Dedicated to teaching or that can be used as a support to teaching. Texts relating how they are used are welcome.
  3. Links (http address)
    • Where objects under 1 and 2 can be found. Also to research schools, research groups and individual scientists active in the Measuring the Impossible fields.
    • Distant Learning
    • Links to organisations offering these services.


    To be published, all submitted material must comply with the criteria and standards of this site.

    • Pertinence: Every submitted document/object must fall in one or more items of the list above, and must be in close relationship with the subject of this MINET website.
    • Quality: The editors will check the quality of the document. All products which are referenced are tested. The assistance of an external referee may be sought. All MINET members are encouraged to check the contents of the website at anytime, and contact the Principal Editor if they think that an object should be withdrawn.
    • Language: All languages are acceptable if a MINET member is able to read and review it.
    • Format: All submission sent must be accompanied by the following information:
      • Type of document,
      • date of creation,
      • date of collection,
      • name of the author,
      • name of the person who submitted it,
      • whether or not it is commercial product.
      • If possible, please categorise according to the following:
        • Scientific domain (Generic metrology; Man as Measuring Instrument; Measuring Man)
        • Measurement domain (Measurement concepts & terminology; Measurement techniques; Measurement uncertainty; Decision-making & risks)

      All comments on the objects are welcomed. For example, a review text for a book or a software. When accepted, the information will be sent to the Principal Editor who will include it in the website.


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