Weblog Archive (January 2005)

January 31, 2005

Next Weblog update on 2/14/05.

Ariadne, no. 42 (2005): Includes "Fast-Forward on the Green Road to Open Access: The Case against Mixing Up Green and Gold," "Shibboleth Installation Workshop," "Tracing Help with Copyright: New AHDS Case Studies on Copyright Issues," "A Tradition of Scholarly Documentation for Digital Objects: The Launch of the Digital Curation Centre," and other articles.

CLIR Issues, no. 43 (2005): Includes "Scholars' Panel Explores Digital Scholarship Needs" and other articles.

College & Research Libraries 66, no. 1 (2005): Includes "H-Net Book Reviews: Enhancing Scholarly Communication with Technology" and other articles.

EDUCAUSE Review 40, no. 1 (2005): Includes "A Diamond in the Rough: Divining the Future of E-Content" and other articles.

Information Research 10, no. 2 (2005): Includes "A Review of Web Information Seeking Research: Considerations of Method and Foci of Interest" and other articles.

Journal of the Medical Library Association 93, no. 1 (2005): Includes "Knowledge and Use of Electronic Information Resources by Medical Sciences Faculty at the University of the West Indies," "Life and Death on the Coral Reef: An Ecological Perspective on Scholarly Publishing in the Health Sciences," "Seize the E-Journal: Models for Archiving Symposium: Report," "Trends in Academic Health Sciences Libraries and Their Emergence as the 'Knowledge Nexus' for Their Academic Health Centers," "The Virtual Naval Hospital: The Digital Library as Knowledge Management Tool for Nomadic Patrons," and other articles.

Suber, Peter. "How to Facilitate Google Crawling: Notes for Open-Access Repository Maintainers": This document provides ". . . a set of tips to help configure open-access scholarly repositories for full-text Google crawling."

________. "A Very Brief Introduction to Open Access": Short OA overview.

January 18, 2005

Next Weblog update on 1/31/05.

SEPB Use Statistics Update: The 2004 numbers are in: 1,208,252 file requests; 3,301 average daily file requests; 796,953 page requests; and 2,177 average daily page requests. File requests are up by 184,633 from 2003. There were 128,218 distinct hosts served, which is up by 10,441 from 2003. From October 1996 to December 2004, there were 4,236,933 file requests. A description of data analysis procedures (and detailed use data for the 1996-2000 period) can be found in:

Bailey, Charles W., Jr. "Evolution of an Electronic Book: The Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography." The Journal of Electronic Publishing 7 (December 2001).

ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 237 (2004): Includes "Balancing Stakeholder Interests in Scholarship-Friendly Copyright Practices," "The Development of an Open Source Publishing System at Cornell and Penn State Universities," "Libraries and Changing Research Practices: A Report of the ARL/CNI Forum on E-Research and Cyberinfrastructure," "SPARC Presents Workshop on Institutional Repositories," and other articles.

The Charleston Advisor 6, no. 3 (2005): Includes "Enhanced Public Access to NIH Research Information: Implications for Open Access," "OpenURL: The Challenge of Success," and other articles.

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 5, no. 2 (2005): Walt Crawford continues his incisive commentary on current issues, new articles worth reading, and other topics. Highly recommended.

College & Research Libraries News 66, no. 1 (2005): Includes "Preparing Tomorrow's Professionals: LIS Schools and Scholarly Communication" and other articles.

D-Lib Magazine 11, no. 1 (2005): Includes "Building Educational Portals atop Digital Libraries," "Transparent Format Migration of Preserved Web Content," "Understanding Faculty to Improve Content Recruitment for Institutional Repositories," and other articles.

DPC/PADI What's New in Digital Preservation, no. 9 (2004): Digital preservation news from the Digital Preservation Coalition and PADI (Preserving Access to Digital Information).

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 56, no. 1 (2005): Includes "Worldwide Use and Impact of the NASA Astrophysics Data System Digital Library" and other articles.

Learned Publishing 18, no. 1 (2005): Includes "Critical Issues in the Development of STM Journal Publishing"; "Developing a Model for E-Prints and Open Access Journal Content in UK Further and Higher Education"; "Information Objects Are Hot, Documents Are Not: The Use of Identifiers in Online Publishing"; "Open Access: What Comes Next?"; "Spreading the Word: Who Profits from Science Publishing? A Symposium Held at the Euroscience Open Forum"; and other articles.

ONLINE 29, no. 1 (2005): Includes "Open Access Forum: Many Roads to Open Access" and other articles.

Science & Technology Libraries 25, no. 1/2 (2004): Includes "Challenges and Opportunities for Bibliometrics in the Electronic Environment: The Case of the Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science," "For Better or Worse: The Joys and Woes of E-Journals," "The Impact of Electronic Bibliographic Databases and Electronic Journal Articles on the Scholar's Information Seeking Behavior and Personal Collection of 'Reprints,'" "Preserving Digital Libraries Determining 'What?' before Deciding 'How?,'" "Scientific Communication: New Roles and New Players," "The Use of Online Supplementary Material in High-Impact Scientific Journals," and other articles.

January 3, 2005

Next Weblog update on 1/18/05.

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 5, no. 1 (2005): Walt Crawford continues his incisive commentary on current issues, new articles worth reading, and other topics. Highly recommended.

D-Lib Magazine 10, no. 12 (2004): Includes "Metadata Development in China: Research and Practice," "A Repository of Metadata Crosswalks," "Resource Harvesting within the OAI-PMH Framework," "The Role of RSS in Science Publishing: Syndication and Annotation on the Web," and other articles.

Data Science Journal 3 (2004): Includes "Appraising Digital Records for Long-Term Preservation"; "The Selection, Appraisal, and Retention of Social Science Data"; "Some Challenges and Issues in Managing, and Preserving Access to, Long-Lived Collections of Digital Scientific and Technical Data"; and other articles.

E-JASL: The Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship 5, no. 2-3 (2004): Includes "Language-Related Open Archives: Impact on Scholarly Communities and Academic Librarianship" and other articles.

The Electronic Library 22, no. 6 (2004): Includes "Access in an Increasingly Digital World"; "Developing a Digitisation Framework for Your Organisation"; "Libraries, Copyright and the Global Digital Environment"; "Open Access Gains Momentum"; and other articles.

FreePint, no. 173 (2004): Includes "The Open Archive Initiative (OAI) and Google Scholar" and other articles

High Energy Physics Libraries Webzine, no. 10 (2004): Includes "Cuban Science and the Open Access Alternative," "Science and Technology Committee Report on Scientific Publications," "Science and Technology Committee Report on Scientific Publications—The UK Government's Response," and other articles.

Interlending & Document Supply 32, no. 4 (2004): Includes "E-Books: Are They the Interlibrary Lending Model of the Future?" and other articles.

Online Information Review 28, no. 6 (2004): Includes "Assessment of Full-Text Sources Used by Serials Management Systems, OpenURL Link Resolvers, and Imported E-Journal MARC Records" and other articles.

Open Access Now, 20 December 2004: Includes "Google Gets Scholarly," "NIH Director Inundated with Comments," "Open Access Declarations in Messina and St. Petersburg," "Science Commons Makes Sharing Easier," "Wellcome Throws Its Weight behind Open Access," and other articles.

SPARC Open Access Newsletter, no. 81 (2005): News and commentary about the open access movement by Peter Suber.

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