Weblog Archive (January 2004)

January 26, 2004

Next Weblog update on 2/9/04.

ALA Midwinter 2004: SPARC/ACRL Forum: Presentations from the meeting.

Borland, John. "RIAA Embarks on New Round of Piracy Suits." CNET News.com, 21 January 2004: Discusses the RIAA's lawsuits against 532 file swappers.

Challenge and Change: Scholarly Communication and the UC Community—A Report from University of California Scholarly Communication Seminars, Fall 2003: "Envisioned to engage a broadly diverse group of UC faculty, the seminars were meant to initiate an evolving partnership for mutual education and exploration of scholarly communication issues between UC faculty and the Systemwide Library and Scholarly Information Advisory Committee (SLASIAC), the University Librarians, the office of Systemwide Library Planning and others."

Digital and Preservation Dispatch, 22 January 2004: E-newsletter about digitization and preservation issues from the OCLC Digitization & Preservation Online Resource Center.

EDUCAUSE Review 39, Number 1 (2004): Includes "E-Scholarship: Is It Truly Something New and Different?" and other articles.

Feasibility and Requirements Study on Preservation of E-Prints: This report provides "recommendations for further research and the development of services and tools to support the longterm preservation of UK e-print content, in the context of the JISC Information Environment (IE) and the JISC Continuing Access and Digital Preservation Strategy 2002-5."

Information Research 9, no. 2 (2004): Includes "An Analysis of the Use of Electronic Journals and Commercial Journal Article Collections Through the FinELib Portal," "Open Access to Scientific Publications—An Analysis of the Barriers to Change?," "Supporting Undergraduate Learning Through the Collaborative Promotion of E-Journals by Library and Academic Departments," "Users and User Study Methodology: The JUBILEE Project," and other articles.

McCullagh, Declan. "Tech Firms Fail to Squelch Database Bill." CNET News.com, 21 January 2004: The House Judiciary committee approved the Database and Collections of Information Misappropriation Act.

National Digital Forum 2003: Summary of Proceedings: Short descriptions of the presentations given at the conference held on September 29-30, 2003 in Te Papa, New Zealand.

Open Access Now, 19 January 2004: Includes "Journalists Speak Out for Open Access" and other articles.

Rosenblatt, Bill. "2003 in Review: DRM Technology." DRM Watch, 31 December 2003: Summary of digital rights management developments in 2003.

Searcher 12, no. 1 (2004): Includes "If at First You Don't Succeed, Stop!: Proposed Legislation to Set Up New Intellectual Property Right in Facts Themselves" and other articles.

ShelfLife 22 January 2004: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

January 19, 2004

Next Weblog update on 1/26/04.

Bergstrom, Carl T., and Theodore C. Bergstrom. "The Costs and Benefits of Library Site Licenses to Academic Journals." PNAS Online, 8 January 2004: "If a journal is priced to maximize the publisher's profits, scholars on average are likely to be worse off when universities purchase site licenses than they would be if access were by individual subscriptions only."

Bishoff, Liz, and Nancy Allen. Business Planning for Cultural Heritage Institutions. Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2004: "This document presents a framework and resource guide to help cultural heritage institutions plan sustainable access to their digital cultural assets and to do so by means that link their missions to planning modes and models."

Brogan, Martha L. A Survey of Digital Library Aggregation Services. Washington, DC: The Digital Library Federation, Council on Library and Information Resources, 2003: "This reports provides an overview of a diverse set of more than thirty digital library aggregation services, organizes them into functional clusters and then evaluates them more fully from the perspective of an informed user."

CLIRinghouse, no. 19 (2003): Includes "New Digital Initiatives Have Import for All Higher Education."

Digital and Preservation Dispatch, 13 January 2004: E-newsletter about digitization and preservation issues from the OCLC Digitization & Preservation Online Resource Center.

D-Lib Magazine 10, no. 1 (2004): Includes "The Cost per Article Reading of Open Access Articles," "Identifiers and Identification Systems: An Informational Look at Policies and Roles from a Library Perspective," "Library Periodicals Expenses Comparison of Non-Subscription Costs of Print and Electronic Formats on a Life-Cycle Basis," "Report on the 6th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL 2003): 8-11 December 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia," and other articles.

A Guide to Institutional Repository Software, Version 2.0: Updated description of repository software from the Open Society Institute.

The Journal of Academic Librarianship 29, no. 6 (2003): Includes "Being a Library of Record in a Digital Age," "The Climate of Distance Education in the 21st Century: Understanding and Surviving the Changes Brought by the TEACH (Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization) Act of 2002," "A Survey on the Use of Electronic Databases and Electronic Journals Accessed Through the Web by the Academic Staff of Israeli Universities" and other articles.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 55, no. 1 (2004): Includes "Mapping Information Policy Frames: The Politics of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act" and other articles.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 55, no. 2 (2004): Includes "Do the Web Sites of Higher Rated Scholars Have Significantly More Online Impact?," "The Real Stakes of Virtual Publishing: The Transformation of E-Biomed into PubMed Central," and other articles.

Library Hi Tech News 20, no. 9 (2003): Includes "Open Archives Initiative Service Providers. Part I: Science and Technology" and other articles.

Library Hi Tech News 20, no. 10 (2003): Includes "Open Archives Initiative Service Providers. Part II: Social Sciences and Humanities" and other articles.

Serials Reloaded: Cataloging, Management, and Access: Presentations from the NELINET conference held on November 21, 2003.

ShelfLife 15 January 2004: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

The 2003 OCLC Environmental Scan: Pattern Recognition: This report "provides a high-level view of the information landscape, intended both to inform and stimulate discussion about future strategic directions."

Vine 33, no. 4 (2003): Includes "Small but Perfectly Formed, and Uniquely Tailored to Nurses' Needs: The Royal College of Nursing's Electronic Journals Service" and other articles.

Wittenborg, Karin, Chris Ferguson, and Michael A. Keller. Reflecting on Leadership. Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2003: "CLIR invited three leaders in librarianship to write personally and candidly about what they believe leadership is, how they developed an understanding of their own leadership styles, and how they apply that self-understanding to their daily responsibilities."

January 12, 2004

Next Weblog update on 1/19/04.

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 4, no. 1 (2003): Walt Crawford continues his incisive commentary on current issues, new articles worth reading, and other topics. Highly recommended. See also: Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 4, no. 2 (2003).

College & Research Libraries News 65, no. 1 (2004): Includes "Electronic Journal Publication: A New Library Contribution to Scholarly Communication" and other articles.

Computers in Libraries 24, no. 1 (2004): Includes "The Many Facets of Managing Electronic Resources," "Where Does That Electronic Resource Fit on the Library Web Page?," and other articles.

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

DASER Summit: Presentations from the American Society for Information Science & Technology New England Chapter's conference on Digital Archives for Science and Engineering Resources.

Digital Document Quarterly 2, no. 4 (2003): Electronic serial on digital preservation issues from H. M. Gladney.

D-Lib Magazine 9, no. 12 (2003): Includes "Comparing Library Resource Allocations for the Paper and the Digital Library: An Exploratory Study," "NEP: Current Awareness Service of the RePEc Digital Library," "Open Archives Data Service Prototype and Automated Subject Indexing Using D-Lib Archive Content as a Testbed," and other articles.

Fedora: Version 1.2 of this open-source digital repository management system is available.

Hansen, Evan. "Will DVD Acquittal Mean Tougher Copyright Laws?" CNET News, 24 December 2003: Discusses the potential impact of Jon Johansen's acquittal by a Norwegian appeals court.

"How to Digitize Eight Million Books: A Conversation with Michael Keller." The Book & the Computer, 2003: Keller discusses Stanford University's digitization efforts.

ICSTI Forum, no. 44 (2003): Includes "CrossRef After Three Years," "The Practicalities of Reference Linking from a Secondary Publisher's Perspective," "Reference Linking: A Basic Overview," and other articles.

Information Today 21, no. 1 (2004): Includes "The Latest Developments in Open Access, E-Books, and More"; "Open Access Expands Its Reach"; and other articles.

Interlending & Document Supply 31, no. 4 (2003): Includes "Does Electronic Journal Access Affect Document Delivery Requests? Some Data from Glasgow University Library," "Inter-Library Loan Services and Access to Electronic Resources in French University Libraries: A Marriage of Reason," and other articles.

Jekyll.comm, no. 7 (2003): Includes "Maximizing University Research Impact Through Self-Archiving" and other articles.

Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries 1, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Analyzing Electronic License Agreements: Strategies for Success," "Evolving Electronic Journals: Accomplishments and Challenges," "Linking Across the Digital Landscape: Issues Confronting Ovid Technologies and Other Vendors," and other articles.

Journal of Librarianship and Information Science 35, no. 4 (2003): Includes "Electronic Book Use in a Public Library" and other articles.

New Library World 104, nos. 11/12 (2003): Includes "Stone Buildings, Cyberspace, and the Library User" and other articles.

Open Access Now, 15 December 2003: Includes "Open Access in the Developing World" and other articles.

"Ruling Sounds Sour Note for Record Industry." CNET News, 2003: Roundup of news stories about a ruling that the RIAA could not "send out subpoenas asking Internet service providers for the identity of file swappers on their networks without a judge's consent."

Serials 16, no. 3 (2003): Includes "Assignment of International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSNs) to Online Resources: A Research Project"; "The COUNTER Code of Practice—A Report on Progress"; "The DAEDALUS Project"; "E-Journals in the NHS: Pushing the Boundaries"; "Electronic Information Resources: Integration-Integration-Integration"; "Electronic Journals and Users: The CIBER experience in Italy"; "The Impact of OAI-based Search on Access to Research Journal Papers"; "IPR Issues Facing Open Access"; "Licensing, Organizing and Accessing E-Journals in the Catalan University Libraries"; "Scholarly Communication and OAI—What Are the Issues for Journal Publishers?"; "SHERPA and Institutional Repositories"; and other articles.

Serials Review 29, no. 4 (2003): Includes "Administrative Metadata to Support the Acquisition of Continuing E-Resources"; "Electronic Journal Holdings Data Usage: Results of a Survey"; "An Interview with Edward J. Valauskas"; "Journal Finder, A Second Look: Implications for Serials Access in Today's Library"; "Using a Standard License for Individual Electronic Journal Purchases: Results of a Pilot Study in the MIT Libraries"; and other articles.

ShelfLife, 18 December 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue. See also the 8 January 2004 issue.

SPARC Open Access Newsletter, no. 69 (2004): News and commentary about the open access movement by Peter Suber.

Symposium on Electronic Scientific, Technical, and Medical Journal Publishing and its Implications: Presentations from the National Academy of Sciences conference.

To Have and to Hold: Metadata and Institutional Repositories: Presentations from the RLG Members' Forum, December 9 and 12, 2003.

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