Weblog Archive (February 2003)

February 24, 2003

Next Weblog update on 3/3/03.

Borland, John. "Compromise Copyright Bill in Works." CNET News.com, 19 February 2003: Copyright news from the Digital Rights Summit.

Carlson, Scott. "Library of Congress Aims to Preserve Intellectual Materials Existing in Digital Formats." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 17 February 2003: Discuses the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program.

D-Lib Magazine 9 (February 2003): Includes "Current State of Digital Reference in Primary and Secondary Education," "Question Negotiation and the Technological Environment," "The Technological Challenges of Digital Reference: An Overview," and other articles.

Hamilton, Marci A. "Now that the Supreme Court Has Declined to Limit Copyright Duration, Those Who Want to Shorten the Term Need to Look At Other Options, Including Constitutional Amendment." FindLaw, 13 February 2003: Suggests strategies for limiting copyright terms.

Olsen, Florence. "Control Issues: Microsoft's Plan to Improve Computer Security Could Set Off Fight over Use of Online Materials." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 21 February 2003: Examines the potential effects of Palladium on fair use and other copyright issues.

Peter Scott's Library Blog: New Weblog of note.

RLG DigiNews 7, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Debunking of Specsmanship: Progress on ISO/TC42 Standards for Digital Capture Imaging Performance" and other articles.

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (Version 47): This new SEPB version includes over 1,800 articles, books, and other printed and electronic sources that are useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet. The "Scholarly Electronic Publishing Resources" directory includes over 230 related Web sites.

"SCHOLCOMM—Begins Feb. 24." Liblicense-l messages announces ACRL's new SCHOLCOMM list, which "provides a forum for the examination and analysis of topics such as open access to scholarly information, new models of scholarly publishing, increasing journal prices, copyright law and policy, related technologies, and federal information law and policies that impact the access of scholars, students, and the general public to scholarly information."

Yu, Peter K. "Four Remaining Questions About Copyright Law After Eldred." GigaLaw.com, February 2003: Looks at possible future challenges to the DMCA.

February 17, 2003

Next Weblog update on 2/24/03.

Against the Grain 14 (December 2002-January 2003): Includes "A Bookseller Views the Future of the Book"; "The Future of Books and Libraries"; "The Future of Books and Reading in an Age of Hyperlinks"; "The Future of the Book: Does It Have One?"; "Here Lies The Book, R.I.P"; and other articles.

"Anniversary of the BOAI, Launch of the BOAI Forum" In this SEPTEMBER98-FORUM message, Peter Suber announces a new list (BOAI Forum) and reviews BOAI activities.

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

College & Research Libraries News 64 (February 2003): Includes "Removing Barriers to Research: An Introduction to Open Access for Librarians" and other articles.

Confronting the Challenges of the Digital Era: Proceedings of the 133 Annual ARL Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 14-16, 1998: Includes: "Achieving Maximal Value from Digital Technologies in Scholarly Communication," "The Digital Millennium: What Does It All Mean?," "Moving With Dispatch to Resolve the Scholarly Communication Crisis: From Here to NEAR," "The Impact of Publisher Mergers," and other papers.

Cultivate Interactive (February 2003): Includes "Cultivating Understanding: The Story of Cultivate Interactive" and other articles.

Directory of Open Access Journals: New project funded by the Open Society Institute and SPARC.

EP Topic News, 13 February 2003: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

The Filter, 7 February 2003: Internet news and commentary from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. (Click on "Current Issue.")

First Monday 8, no. 2 (2003): Includes "Collaborative Development of Open Content: A Process Model to Unlock the Potential for African Universities" and other articles.

Foster, Andrea L. "Elsevier Announces New Procedures for Retracting Online Articles." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 10 February 2003: Explains how Elsevier will flag, replace, or withdraw articles in ScienceDirect.

Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services 26 (Winter 2002): Includes "Canceling Print Serials in Favor of Electronic: Criteria for Decision Making," "Collaborative Roles in Managing Electronic Publications," "Incorporating Electronic Products into the Acquisitions Workflow in a Small College Library," "Non-Renewal of Print Journal Subscriptions That Duplicate Titles in Selected Electronic Databases: A Case Study," and other articles.

Plan for the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program: Library of Congress' Preserving Our Digital Heritage: Plan for the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program has been approved by the U.S. Congress.

"Questioning the Economic Justification for (and thus Constitutionality of) Copyright Law's Prohibition Against Unauthorized Copying: S106": This paper "questions whether the current S106 could survive the intermediate scrutiny standards of the First Amendment, given the lack of evidence that the benefits of S106 exceed its costs."

Scientific American (March 2003): Includes "Some Rights Reserved" and other articles.

Searcher 11 (February 2003): Includes "Linking Services Unleashed" and other articles.

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

SPARC E-News (December 2002-January 2003): News about the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC).

"UCITA Fails to Receive American Bar Association Approval": ALA Press release.

February 10, 2003

Next Weblog update on 2/17/03.

Besek, June M. Copyright Issues Relevant to the Creation of a Digital Archive: A Preliminary Assessment. Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2003: "This paper describes copyright rights and exceptions and highlights issues potentially involved in the creation of a nonprofit digital archive."

CLIR Issues (January/February 2003): Includes "Cooperating to Build Collections in the Digital Era," "Optimism and Caution Voiced at Digital Library Forum," and other articles.

"Dublin Core as International Standard": DC-GENERAL message says that the Dublin Core has been approved by ISO TC46 SC4.

EP Topic News, 6 February 2003: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

Journal of Internet Cataloging 5, no. 4 (2002): Includes "Classification Schemes for Internet Resources Revisited," "University of Washington Libraries Digital Registry," and other articles.

Library Journal, 1 Febuary 2003: Includes "Counting on COUNTER," "Keeping Count," and other articles.

portal: Libraries and the Academy 3 (January 2003): Includes "Technology and Copyright Issues in the Academic Library: First Sale, Fair Use and the Electronic Document"; "MODS: The Metadata Object Description Schema"; and other articles.

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

Serials Review 28, no. 4 (2002): Includes "Context-Sensitive Linking: It's a Small World After All"; "Hey! What About Us?! Changing Roles of Subject Specialists and Reference Librarians in the Age of Electronic Resources"; "Staffing for Electronic Resource Management: The Results of a Survey"; and other articles.

February 3, 2003

Next Weblog update on 2/10/03.

ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC (December 2002): Special issue on "Collections & Access for the 21st-Century Scholar: Changing Roles of Research Libraries."

Bulletin of the American Association of Information Science and Technology 29 (December/January 2003): Includes a special section on "Mining the Metadata Quarries."

CARL Institutional Repository Pilot Project: Online Resource Portal: A "Canadian initiative to implement institutional repositories at several Canadian research libraries."

Carnevale, Dan. "6 Institutions Will Help Fine-Tune a Popular New Archiving Program." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 30 January 2003: Discusses the foundation of the DSpace Federation.

The Database Right File: Resource guide to case law related to the European Database Directive.

Foster, Andrea L. "Record Industry Has No Plan to Seek Names of Students Trading Copyrighted Songs." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 16 January 2003: The Recording Industry Association of America's president and general counsel says: "We have no current plans to do that, but that doesn't mean we wouldn't in the future."

Library Review 52, no. 1 (2003): Includes "The Economics of Publishing and the Publishing of Economics."

netConnect (Winter 2003): Includes "Behind Every Great Virtual Library Stand Many Great Licenses" and other articles.

Open Access Journal Business Guides: Two new guides from the Budapest Open Access Initiative.

"The Practical Realities of the New Copyright Laws: A Librarian's Perspective": Presentation by ARL Executive Director Duane Webster at the Modern Language Association Conference, 28 December 2002.

SPARC Institutional Repository Checklist & Resource Guide: Overview of strategies and issues prepared by Raym Crow.

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