Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog Archive
(February 2008)

February 6, 2008

Next Weblog update on 3/5/08.

ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 256 (2008): Includes "New SPARC Campaign Engages Students on Open Access" and other articles.

Aslib Proceedings 60, no. 1 (2008): Includes "Use and Linkage of Source and Output Repositories: Interviews with Chemistry Researchers" and other articles.

Community & Junior College Libraries 14, no. 1 (2007): Includes "Where Do Electronic Books Fit in the College Research Arsenal of Resources?" and other articles.

DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology 28, no. 1 (2008): Includes "Global Access to Indian Research: Indian STM Journals Online"; "India, Open Access, the Law of Karma and the Golden Rule"; "Open Access and Open J-Gate"; "Open Access and Quality"; "Open Access for Indian Scholarship"; "Open Access: Major Issues and Global Initiatives"; "Open Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations"; "Open Access to Publicly Funded Research Information: The Race Is On"; "Open Access to Scientific Knowledge"; and other articles.

D-Lib Magazine 14, no. 1/2 (2008): Includes "Carrots and Sticks: Some Ideas on How to Create a Successful Institutional Repository," "Creating Preservation-Ready Web Resources," "The Current State-of-Art in Newspaper Digitization: A Market Perspective," "Interoperability for Searching Learning Object Repositories: The ProLearn Query Language," "Necessary but Not Sufficient: Modelling Online Archive Development in the UK," and other articles.

EDUCAUSE Review 43, no. 1 (2008): Includes "Learning from E-Databases in an E-Data World" and other articles.

The E-Resources Management Handbook. Newbury, UK: UK Serials Group, 2008.

First Monday 13, no. 1 (2008): Includes "Creative Commons and Contemporary Copyright: A Fitting Shoe or 'a Load of Old Cobblers'?," "In Archiving We Trust: Results from a Workshop at Humboldt University in Berlin," "Open Access Book Publishing in Writing Studies: A Case Study," and other articles.

Foulonneau, Muriel, and Francis Andre. Investigative Study of Standards for Digital Repositories and Related Services. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2008.

International Journal of Digital Curation 2, no. 2 (2007): Includes "Digital Data Preservation for Scholarly Publications in Astronomy," "Digital Preservation Theory and Application: Transcontinental Persistent Archives Testbed Activity," "Emulation for Digital Preservation in Practice: The Results," "Planets: Integrated Services for Digital Preservation," "PRONOM-ROAR: Adding Format Profiles to a Repository Registry to Inform Preservation Services," "The UK LOCKSS Pilot Programme: A Perspective from the LOCKSS Technical Support Service," and other articles.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 59, no. 1 (2008): Includes "Metadata Harvesting for Content-Based Distributed Information Retrieval," "Usage Impact Factor: The Effects of Sample Characteristics on Usage-Based Impact Metrics," and other articles.

Knight, Gareth, and Sheila Anderson. SHERPA DP: Final Report of the SHERPA DP Project. London: JISC, 2008.

Library & Information Science Research 29, no. 4 (2007): Includes "The Use of Online Electronic Information Resources in Scientific Research: The Case of Neuroscience," "The Web Impact of Open Access Social Science Research," and other articles.

Library Technology Reports 4, no. 2 (2008): Includes "The Preservation of Digital Materials."

Macdonald, Stuart. DISC-UK DataShare: Web 2.0 Data Visualisation Tools: Part 1—Numeric Data. London: JISC, 2008.

New Library World 109, no. 1/2 (2008): Includes "Citation Impact of Open Access Journals" and other articles.

Nilsson, Mikael, ed. Harmonization of Metadata Standards. Hannover: PROLEARN, 2008.

Online Information Review 31, no. 6 (2007): Includes "The DeLorean or the Mini?: Digital Imperatives for Publishers, Digital Dilemmas for Repositories"; "An Exploratory Study of Google Scholar"; and other articles.

Pennock, Maureen. JISC Programme Synthesis Study: Supporting Digital Preservation and Asset Management in Institutions: A Review of the 4-04 Programme on Digital Preservation and Asset Management in Institutions for the JISC Information Environment: Part II: Programme Synthesis. Bath: UKOLN, 2008.

Policy Futures in Education 6, no. 1 (2008): Includes "Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Promoting 'Hidden' Research," "SPARC: Creating Innovative Models and Environments for Scholarly Research and Communication," and other articles.

Research Information Network. Stewardship of Digital Research Data: A Framework of Principles and Guidelines: Responsibilities of Research Institutions and Funders, Data Managers, Learned Societies and Publishers. London: Research Information Network, 2008.

Serials Review 33, no. 4 (2007): Includes "Enhancing Access to Rare Journals: Cover Images and Contents in the Online Catalog," "Maximizing Access through Consortial Partnership: Mississippi State University Libraries' Journal Expansion Project," "Web-Exclusive Articles in Traditionally Print Periodicals," and other articles.

Suber, Peter. SPARC Open Access Newsletter, no. 118 (2008): Includes "The Mandates of January" and other articles.

van der Graaf, Maurits, and Kwame van Eijndhoven. The European Repository Landscape: Inventory Study into Present Type and Level of OAI Compliant Digital Repository Activities in the EU. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2008.

Weenink, Kasja, Leo Waaijers, and Karen van Godtsenhoven, eds. A DRIVER's Guide to European Repositories. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2007.