Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog

April 14, 2003

Next Weblog update on 4/21/03.

AskDCMI: New question answering service from the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative.

Author Copyright Agreements for ALA Division Journals and Newsletters: ALA now has two copyright agreement options: (1) the assignment agreement, where copyright is assigned to ALA with the author retaining some specific rights, and (2) the license agreement, where the author retains copyright and grants specific rights to ALA.

Copyright Town Meeting—Meeting Report: Report from a recent NINCH meeting in New York about "Digital Publishing: the Rights Issues."

Dodd, Mike. "Publishers Protest Libraries Bill." PA Mediapoint, 7 April 2003: Publishers oppose a bill in the UK that "could force them to deposit electronic copies of books, newspapers, websites and digital messages."

ECS Research Self-Archiving Policy: Policy of the Electronics and Computer Science Department at the University of Southampton (Stevan Harnad is a member of this department).

EP Topic News, 9 April 2003: Electronic publishing news from

"First Vendors Announce COUNTER Compliance": Press release on LIS-E-JOURNALS says that Blackwell Publishing, ISI, and Oxford University Press usage reports conform to Release 1 of the COUNTER Code of Practice.

Five-Year Information Format Trends: Report to the OCLC Members Council that "highlights trends and provides supporting data around the new and changing information formats such as print materials, electronic materials, databases, DVDs, eBooks, Web resources and more."

Guidelines for Implementing Dublin Core in XML: New Dublin Core Metadata Initiative recommendation.

Information Law Weblog: New Weblog by Paul Pedley, Head of Research, Economist Intelligence Unit, that covers copyright, data protection, freedom of information, and other information law topics.

"An Interview with Lawrence Lessig on Copyrights." The Library of Economics and Liberty: Russell Roberts interviews noted copyright expert Lawrence Lessig.

Journal of Digital Information 4, no. 2 (2003): Includes "Scholarly Associations and the Economic Viability of Open Access Publishing."

Kasdorf, William, ed. The Columbia Guide to Digital Publishing. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003: Comprehensive electronic publishing guide that is available in both print and electronic formats (see: the publisher's description of the book).

Lavoie, Brian F. The Incentives to Preserve Digital Materials: Roles, Scenarios, and Economic Decision-Making: OCLC white paper on the role of economic issues in digital preservation decisions.

McCullagh, Declan. "ACLU Loses Digital Copyright Battle." CNET, 9 April 2003: U.S. District Judge Richard Sterns dismissed the ACLU's suit against N2H2, which produces filtering software. See also: "Federal Judge Throws Out Harvard Law Student's Challenge to Digital-Copyright Law."

Notes on the W3C XML Schemas for Qualified Dublin Core: Presents schema that "support the conventions for representing Dublin Core metadata in XML that are described in the DCMI recommendation, Guidelines for implementing DC in XML."

Open Access: Restoring Scientific Communication to Its Rightful Owners: European Science Foundation policy briefing based on two workshops.

"Publishers, Software Manufacturers and Public Interest Groups Support Standard": Press release about version 1.2 of the Open eBook Publication Structure.

SCONUL Newsletter, no. 27 (2002): Includes "Self-Archiving—The 'Right' Thing? An Introduction to the RoMEO Project," "Towards a Toolkit for Evaluating Electronic Information Services," and other articles.

ShelfLife, 10 April 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

April 7, 2003

Next Weblog update on 4/14/03.

The American Society for Cell Biology Newsletter 26 (February 2003): Special edition on publishing.

Borland, John. "100 Million Copyproof CDs Sold?" CNET, 2 April 2003: Macrovision says that its copy protection technology is in wide use in non-US markets, especially in Europe and Japan.

________. "Copyproof CDs Moving to Market?" CNET, 28 March 2003: Arista Records may use copy-protection technology from SunnComm Technologies.

Carlson, Scott. "Penn State Provost Warns Students That They Could Go to Prison for Illegal File Sharing." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2 April 2003: Provost Rodney A. Erickson sends an e-mail warning to students.

________. "Recording Industry Sues 4 Students for Allegedly Trading Songs Within College Networks." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 4 April 2003: The RIAA has filed suit against four students at Michigan Technological University, Princeton University, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. See also: "Recording Industry Has Warning: File-Sharers Have to Face the Music" and "RIAA Sues Campus File-Swappers."

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 3 (Spring 2003): Walt Crawford continues his incisive commentary on current issues, new articles worth reading, and other topics. Highly recommended.

CNI-COPYRIGHT Mail List Archive: New URL for the archive.

Current Cites 14 (March 2003): Annotated references about information technology literature written by a team of librarians.

Digital Document Quarterly 2, no. 1 (2003): Electronic serial on digital preservation issues from H. M. Gladney.

"Draft IFLA Manifesto on Open Access": IFLA seeks comments on the "Manifesto on Open Access to Scholarly Literature and Research Documentation" draft posted on the SEPTEMBER98-FORUM.

EP Topic News, 3 April 2003: Electronic publishing news from

Foster, Andrea L. "Library Groups Say Sweeping State Copyright Laws Could Stifle Teaching and Research." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 1 April 2003: The Association of Research Libraries, the American Association of Law Libraries, and the American Library Association react to proposed state copyright-protection laws based on a model bill drafted by the Motion Picture Association of America. See also: "DMCA Critics Decry State-Level Proposals."

Hitchcock, Steve. Core Metalist of Open Access Eprint Archives: Eprint directory.

Journal of Internet Cataloging 6, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Faith, Trust, and Cooperation: Sharing the Load of Creating Metadata for the Web"; "From Icelandic Manuscripts to Northwest History: Ingrid Mifflin on Cataloging and on Building a Newspaper Article Internet Database"; "The Impact of Consortial Guidelines on the Cataloging of Internet Resources"; "Metadata and Authority Control in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive"; and other articles.

Kim, Eun-Kyung. "50 Million Historical Documents Hit Web.", 4 April 2003: Discusses the availability of National Archives records on the Web.

Learned Publishing 16, no 2 (2003): Includes "Archiving—The Full-Text Solution: An Innovative Way to Electronic Archiving," "Big Deal—Good Deal? Or Is There a Better Deal?," "BioOne: Building A Sustainable Alternative Publishing Model for Non-Profit Publishers," "Copyright and the Network," "Document Supply: The Evolving Needs of the Library," "E-Journals: Developing Country Access Survey," "A New Framework for Digital Publishing Decisions," "Phoenix Rising: New Models for the Research Monograph?," "Seizing the Moment: Scientists' Authorship Rights in the Digital Age," "Voluntary Deposit of Electronic Publications: A Learning Experience," and other articles.

Libri 53, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Bits, Bytes, and User Comfort—The Digital Library (DigiBib)," "The Consortium Site License: A Sustainable Model?," and other articles.

Media-S: Open source digital rights management software.

ShelfLife, 3 April 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

Sherwin, Adam. "Universities to Be Sued Over Music Downloads." Times Online, 28 March 2003: The British Phonographic Industry says it may sue the heads of universities over illegal music downloads.

Smith, Abby. New-Model Scholarship: How Will It Survive? Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2003: Examines issues related to preserving born-digital scholarly resources.

SPARC E-News ( February-March 2003): News about the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC).

Steele, Colin. "Phoenix Rising: New Models for the Research Monograph?": E-print of an article in Learned Publishing. From the abstract: "The combination of the digital networked environment and open-archive initiatives may, however, provide the opportunity, through institutional repositories, to rethink the role and nature of the distribution of research monographs in a university setting."

Syllabus (April 2003): Includes "Academic Digital Rights: A Walk on the Creative Commons," Where Did All the Books Go?," and other articles.

March 31, 2003

Next Weblog update on 4/7/03.

Aslib Proceedings 54, no. 6 (2002): Includes "Metadata-Based Access to Multimedia Architectural and Historical Archive Collections: A Review," "Relationship Between Links to Journal Web Sites and Impact Factors," and other articles.

Bowman, Lisa M. "Digital Rights Under Fire." CNET, 20 March 2003: Robin Gross has started a new watchdog group called IP Justice.

Carnevale, Dan. "Slow Start for Long-Awaited Easing of Copyright Restriction." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 28 March 2003: The Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act is "too complex and too vague."

Ditch, Walter. The Increasing Importance of XML in Education—And What You Need to Know About It: New JISC Technology and Standards Watch Report that "introduces XML, looks at major XML components, discusses common applications and concludes by examining real world experiences of educational interoperability."

EP Topic News, 27 March 2003: Electronic publishing news from

Ganesha Digital Library: Digital library software from the Knowledge Management Research Group, Institut Teknologi Bandung that is available under the GNU license.

Grogg, Jill E. "Thinking About Reference Linking." Searcher 10, no. 4 (2003): Examination of linking models, systems, and issues.

Harnad, Stevan. "Eprints: Electronic Preprints and Postprints": Eprint of an article in the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science.

The Journal of Academic Librarianship 29, no. 2 (2003): Includes "The Evolution of an Integrated Electronic Journals Collection" and other articles.

Journal of Library Administration 36, no. 4 (2002): Includes "UCITA's Impact on Library Services" and other articles.

LIBER Quarterly 12, no. 2 (2002): Includes "Denmark's Electronic Research Library: A Single Virtual Research Library for Denmark"; "Digitising Complex Data: Integrating Text, Images and Physical Organisation"; "eBooks for Libraries and Patrons: Two Years of Experience"; "Librarians Working with Publishers on E-Book Provision"; "Promoting the Use of E-Books by the Use of Electronic Enrichment"; "Shaping a Strategy for E-Books: the JISC E-Books Working Group"; and other articles.

Libri 52, no. 4 (2002): Includes "Web Logs as Indices of Electronic Journal Use: Tools for Identifying a 'Classic' Article" and other articles.

McCullagh, Declan. "Senator Calls for Copy-Protection Tags ." CNET, 26 March 2003: Discussion of the Digital Consumer Right to Know Act by Senator Ron Wyden.

Microform & Imaging Review 31, no. 2 (2002): Includes "'Why Do We Need to Keep This in Print? It's on the Web': A Review of Electronic Archiving Issues and Problems" and other articles.

Microform & Imaging Review 31, no. 3 (2002): Includes "Delivering The Times (London) Digital Archive—'The Thunderer' on the Web," "Preservation & Digital Imaging: How Are We Doing?," and other articles.

Microform & Imaging Review 31, no. 4 (2002): Includes "Digital Collections, Digital Libraries & the Digitization of Cultural Heritage Information" and other articles.

NOF-Digitise Technical Standards and Guidelines: Updated guidelines from the NOF-Digitise programme.

NZdigi-l: New mailing list about noncommercial digitization efforts in New Zealand.

Read, Brock. "A Library Offers Online Access to Historical Japanese Maps." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 25 March 2003: Description of the Japanese Historical Maps digitization project at the University of California at Berkeley's East Asian Library.

Serials Review 29, no. 1 (2003): Includes "E-Journal Acceptance at Colorado State University: A Case Study," "Full-Text Aggregation: An Examination of Metadata Accuracy and Implications for Resource Sharing," "Halloween Goblins and Real Goblins," "International Coalition of Library Consortia Statement of Current Perspective and Preferred Practices for the Selection and Purchase of Electronic Information: 'Update No. 1' and Reactions from the Scholarly Community," "International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC) Statement of Current Perspective and Preferred Practices for the Selection and Purchase of Electronic Information: Update No. 1: New Developments in E-Journal Licensing (December 2001 Update to March 1998 Statement)," "Is It the Price, or Is It the Pricing Model?," "A Middleman's View to ICOLC's 'Update No. 1'," "Open Source Software: An Introduction from a Serialist's Perspective," "A Subscription Agent's View," and other articles.

ShelfLife, 27 March 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

Sloan, Bernie. Digital Reference Services Bibliography: Update of a bibliography on digital reference that includes over 500 items, 45% of which are available on the Web.

March 24, 2003

Next Weblog update on 3/31/03.

About DRM: Digital rights management resources directory.

Belle, Jeff. "Broken Links and Broken Laws: Copyright Confusion Online." EContent: Exploration of the impacts of the Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Act and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Bulletin of the American Association of Information Science and Technology 29, no. 4 (2003): Includes "Metadata: A Fundamental Component of the Semantic Web" and other articles.

"California Digital Library's eScholarship Repository Reaches Major Milestones": The eScholarship Repository now has 1,200 papers, and there have been 60,000 downloads.

Copyright Management for Scholarship: This Web site from SURF "deals with copyright ownership in higher education, university policy on copyright and arrangements between universities, authors and publishers."

D-Lib Magazine 9 (March 2003): Includes "Examples of Practical Digital Libraries: Collections Built Internationally Using Greenstone," "Open Archives and UK Institutions: An Overview," "The SciELO Brazilian Scientific Journal Gateway and Open Archives: A Report on the Development of the SciELO-Open Archives Data Provider Server," "Usability of Hypermedia Educational e-Books," "The Utah Digital Newspapers Project," and other articles.

EDUCAUSE Review 38, no. 2 (2003): Includes "Digital Asset Management Systems," "Librarians and Publishers as Collaborators and Competitors," and other articles.

EP Topic News, 20 March 2003: Electronic publishing news from

First Monday 8, no. 3 (2003): Includes "The Processed Book" and other articles.

Foster, Andrea L. "College Media Group Cautions That 2 Copyright Laws Could Collide." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 18 March 2003: Discusses potential conflicts between the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Technology Education and Copyright Harmonization Act.

Intellectual Property, Fair Use, and the Unbundling of Ownership Rights: Furthering the Mission of Public Higher Education: Report from the Academic Senate of the California State University.

Interlending & Document Supply 31, no. 1 (2003): Includes " Immediate Access to Danish Libraries," "Changes in UK Copyright Law: Implications for Document Delivery," "Interlending and Document Supply: A Review of Recent Literature—XLIV," and other articles.

Journal of Digital Information Management 1, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Links to the Future" and other articles.

Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services 27, no. 1 (2003): Includes "The Electronic Resources Librarian Position: A Public Services Phenomenon?," "The California State University E-Book Pilot Project: Implications for Cooperative Collection Development," and other articles.

McCullagh, Declan. "Public to Chime in on Copyright Law." CNET, 20 March 2003: The Copyright Office will hold public hearings on DMCA exemptions from the prohibition on circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works.

Mark, Roy. "RIAA Wants More Names From Verizon.", 19 March 2003: The Recording Industry Association of America has issued new subpoenas to force Verizon to reveal the names of additional alleged copyright infringers.

NISO Committee AX: AX is seeking comments on The OpenURL Framework for Context-Sensitive Services—Part 2.

Olsen, Florence. "Seeking Additional Security After a Big Theft, JSTOR Tests Internet2's Shibboleth." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 21 March 2003: JSTOR has implemented Shibboleth for authentication purposes.

Prosser, David. "SPARC Europe on Open Access." UKSG Serials-eNews, 5 March 2003: The author suggests a mixed publication model where open access to articles is permitted if authors pay publication charges and not permitted if they don't.

Report of the Task Force Strategy Discussion Day: Report from the JISC Digital Data Curation Task Force, which is working on "defining and structuring a strategy for the 'curation' of primary research data in the UK."

ShelfLife, 20 March 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

Transcriptions: Transcripts from presentations at the UC Berkeley Digital Rights Management Conference, plus links to digital audio, slides, and video.

March 17, 2003

Next Weblog update on 3/24/03.

ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 226 (2003): Includes "Institutional Repositories: Essential Infrastructure for Scholarship in the Digital Age," "Framing the Issue: Open Access," and other articles.

"Boalt DRM Conference Report": James Grimmelmann reports on the Boalt Digital Rights Management Conference in LawMeme.

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 3 (April 2003): Walt Crawford continues his incisive commentary on current issues, new articles worth reading, and other topics. Highly recommended.

Copyright and Licensing for Digital Preservation: A project to "investigate whether copyright legislation and licensed access to digital content threaten the ability of libraries to provide long-term access to that content and to suggest ways in which the problems can be overcome."

Copyright Colloquium: Copyright papers with a corporate perspective and other material.

CORES: A project to "encourage the sharing of metadata semantics."

Digital Law Online: Provides access to Legal Protection of Digital Information and other material by Dr. Lee A. Hollaar.

DOI Tools: Software directory from the International DOI Foundation.

E-JASL: The Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship 4, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Digitization in an Archival Environment," "An Education in ©opyright Law: A Primer for Cyberspace," and other articles.

EP Topic News, 13 March 2003: Electronic publishing news from

Federal Relations E-News (February 2003): Includes a news item that says: "On February 10, critics of the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) won a crucial victory at the mid-year meeting of the American Bar Association (ABA) when its governing body withdrew a resolution endorsing UCITA because members were too divided to reach consensus."

The Filter, 13 March 2003: Internet news and commentary from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. (Click on "Current Issue.")

Government Information Quarterly 20, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Public and Private Sector Interests in E-Government: A Look at the DOE's PubSCIENCE" and other articles.

Houghton, John. "The Crisis in Scholarly Communication: an Economic Analysis": Paper delivered at the VALA 2002 conference (see the Conference Programme and Index to Papers page for other interesting papers.)

InCite 24 (March 2003): Includes "Free Mickey! The Copyright Term and the Public Domain" and other articles.

The Journal of Academic Librarianship 29, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Distance Education, Copyrights Rights, and the New TEACH Act"; "Usage Data for Electronic Resources: A Comparison Between Locally Collected and Vendor-Provided Statistics"; and other articles.

Library Journal, 15 March 2003: Contains the annual Movers & Shakers profiles, including one of the author.

Martin, Robert. "Sharing the Wealth": In this paper delivered at the RLG Members' Forum 2002, the Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, says that "in the digital environment, the distinctions between libraries, museums and archives that we take for granted are in fact artificial."

New Approaches to Research Library Collection Management and Access Services Survey Responses, Summer 2002: Searchable database of over 150 descriptions of new programs in ARL libraries.

NewsNet, no. 190 (2003): Includes "Reply Comments in Section 1201 Rulemaking Proceeding Posted on Copyright Office Website" (these are comments on the "exemptions from the prohibition on circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works").

NISO Committee AX: AX is seeking comments on The OpenURL Framework for Context-Sensitive Services.

Powell, Andy, Michael Day, and Peter Cliff. Using Simple Dublin Core to Describe Eprints: Guidelines for Dublin Core use in eprint archives.

Project Reports: Reports from the one-year project, which examined strategies for collecting and archiving Danish Internet materials. Project partners were the Royal Library of Copenhagen, the State and University Library, Aarhus and Centre for Internet Research at the University of Aarhus, and the Danish Electronic Library initiative.

ShelfLife, 13 March 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

Simons, Gary, and Steven Bird. "Building an Open Language Archives Community on the OAI Foundation": Preprint about the use of Dublin Core and OAI in the OLAC.

Soules, Aline. "Copyright for Writers, Readers, and Researchers—Part 3." Electronic Book Web, 15 January 2003: Copyright overview (see also parts one and two).

Technology Electronic Reviews 10, no. 1 (2003): Includes a review of Digital Preservation and Metadata: History, Theory, Practice and other reviews.

Tennant, Roy. "Science Portals." Library Journal, 15 March 2002: Latest "Digital Libraries" column from Roy Tennant.

Web-Archiving: A Feasibility Study for JISC and the Wellcome Trust: UKOLN study to evaluate current web archiving efforts and to determine what new efforts may be needed to meet the needs of the sponsors' constituent communities.

March 10, 2003

Next Weblog update on 3/17/03.

Carlson, Scott. "U. of California International-Studies Program Offers Free Peer-Reviewed Articles Online." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 4 March 2003: Discusses the University of California International and Area Studies Digital Collection.

Computers and the Humanities 37, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Beyond the Web: TEI, the Digital Library, and the Ebook Revolution" and other articles.

EP Topic News, 6 March 2003: Electronic publishing news from

Gillmor, Dan. "Senator Seeks Full Copyright Disclosures." The Mercury News, 2 March 2003: U.S. Senator Ron Wyden wants full disclosure of copy protection restrictions on digital media.

Guidelines for Implementing Dublin Core in XML: Proposed DCMI recommendation.

Information Today 20 (March 2003): Includes "The Future of Journals" and other articles.

The Journal of Academic Librarianship 28, no. 6 (2002): "Digital Repositories: Individual, Discipline-Based, Institutional, Consortial, or National?"; "Print Sources in an Electronic Age: A Vital Part of the Research Process for Undergraduate Students"; and other articles.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 54, no. 5 (2003): Includes "The Role of Electronic Preprints in Chemical Communication: Analysis of Citation, Usage, and Acceptance in the Journal Literature" and other articles.

Lemos, Robert. "Experts: Copyright Law Hurts Technology." CNET, 1 March 2003: Comments from the UC Berkeley Digital Rights Management Conference.

"Lofgren Introduces Legislation to Protect Consumers Rights in the Digital Age" Press release about the Benefit Authors Without Limiting Advancement or Net Consumer Expectations Act.

McCullagh, Declan. "Appeals Court Strikes Down Net Porn Law." CNET, 6 March 2003: The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals strikes down COPA again.

OCLC Systems & Services 19, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Ghosts in the Machine: People and Organisation Level Issues in Distributed Digital Libraries" and other articles.

Program: Electronic Library & Information Systems 37, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Developments in Electronic Publishing in the Biomedical Sciences" and other articles.

Read, Brock. "Film Studio Sends Hundreds of Letters Alleging Illegal Downloading to Colleges." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 5 March 2003: Universal Studios issues cease-and-desist orders.

ShelfLife, 6 March 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

March 3, 2003

Next Weblog update on 3/10/03.

Australian e-Humanities Gateway: This Web site is "a reference point for those involved in or seeking information about projects and events concerned with the use of digital resources in humanities disciplines in Australia."

The Australian Library Journal 51, no. 3 (2002): Includes "Electronic Journal Access in an Academic Library Revisited"; "Metadata: Pure and Simple, Or Is It?"; and other articles.

CLIR Issues (March/April 2003): Includes "Realizing the Potential of Digital Libraries" and other articles.

Digital Libraries: Updated version of William Arms' book, which was published by MIT Press in 2000.

Displaying Digital Information on Paper-Like Devices: JISC technical report by Ruth Wilson.

"E-Journals: Developing Country Access Survey": Study by the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications.

EP Topic News, 27 February 2003: Electronic publishing news from

Foster, Andrea L. "Lawmakers Demand That Colleges Crack Down on Illegal File Sharing." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 27 February 2003: Members of the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property tell University officials to expel or prosecute those involved in illegal file sharing.

Free Pint, no. 128 (2003): Includes "Digital Libraries" and other articles.

Journal of Documentation 59, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Laws Against the Circumvention of Copyright Technological Protection" and other articles.

"The Library Shall Endure: A Conversation with Michael Gorman." The Book & The Computer, 2003: Interview with the well-known author of The Enduring Library: Technology, Tradition and the Quest for Balance.

Microsoft Rights Management Solutions for the Enterprise: Persistent Policy Expression and Enforcement for Digital Information: Microsoft white paper that "discusses the expansion of rights management services and tools for the Windows platform."

National Library of New Zealand Metadata Standards Framework—Preservation Metadata: This document "details the data elements needed to support the preservation of digital objects and will form the basis for the design of a database repository and input systems for collecting and storing preservation metadata."

Naughton, John. "Intellectual Property is Theft. Ideas Are for Sharing." The Observer, 9 February 2003: The author asserts that: "Pretending that intellectual property is the same as any other kind of property is deeply misleading. For while there is clearly no gain to society from plundering other people's physical property, there is clearly a social benefit from the wide dissemination of intellectual property—ie ideas and their expression."

Online Information Review 27, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Application and Development of Electronic Books in an E-Gutenberg Age," "Managing Text Digitisation," "Using a Web OPAC to Deliver Digital Collections," and other articles.

Reply Comments on Rulemaking on Anticircumvention: Comments submitted to US Copyright Office on Digital Millennium Copyright Act exemptions from the prohibition on circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works.

A Review of Image Search Engines: Detailed image search engine overview from TASI.

RSLG Final Report: The Research Support Libraries Group in the UK makes recommendations for national information provision strategies for the next decade.

Scout Portal Tookit: Version 1.1.1 is now available.

ShelfLife, 27 February 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

"The UK and US to Collaborate on Major Digital Initiative": JISC press release about the new Digital Libraries in the Classroom NSF/JISC joint program.

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