Weblog Archive (April 2004)

April 19, 2004

Next Weblog update on 5/3/04.

AALL Spectrum 8, no. 5 (2004): Includes "PDC: Building a Digital Collection: The Making of Historical Publications of the United States Commission on Civil Rights" and other articles.

Biomedical Digital Libraries: This new open-access journal "will encompass all aspects of digital library content and usage in biomedical settings, including academic medical centers, research and development institutes, and health care institutions."

College & Research Libraries News 65, no. 4 (2004): Includes "Open Access in the Real World: Confronting Economic and Legal Reality" and other articles.

Digital Preservation and Permanent Access to Scientific Information: The State of the Practice: "This report focuses on operational digital preservation systems specifically in science and technology (S&T). It considers the wide range of digital objects of interest to S&T, including e-journals, technical reports, e-records, project documents, scientific data, etc. The report also discusses archiving based on format types—text, data, audio, video, etc. It is, of course, international in scope, and as much as possible crosses organizational sectors (academic, government, commercial, etc.)."

D-Lib Magazine 10, no. 4 (2004): Includes "Implementing Metadata in Digital Preservation Systems: The PREMIS Activity," "nestor: Network of Expertise in Long-Term Storage of Digital Resources—A Digital Preservation Initiative for Germany," "The Return on Investment of Electronic Journals—It Is a Matter of Time," "Virtual Remote Control: Building a Preservation Risk Management Toolbox for Web Resources," and other articles.

First Monday 9, no. 4 (2004): Includes "The State of Copyright Activism" and other articles.

Information Research 9, no. 3 (2004): Includes "My E-Journal—Exploring the Usefulness of Personalized Access to Scholarly Articles and Services" and other articles.

Journal of the Medical Library Association 92, no. 2 (2004: Includes "Connections Between Open Access Publishing and Access to Gray Literature," "Medical Faculty's Use of Print and Electronic Journals: Changes over Time and in Comparison with Scientists," and other articles.

Nature Web Focus: Access to the Literature: The Debate Continues: Includes "Experimenting with Open Access Publishing," "How Journals Can 'Realistically' Boost Access," "Is Free Affordable?," "Open Access By the Article: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?," and other articles.

OCLC Systems & Services 20, no. 1 (2004): Includes "Of Budgets and Boycotts: The Battle over Open Access Publishing," "Streaming Audio from African-American Oral History Collections," "Unqualified Dublin Core Usage in OAI-PMH Data Providers," and other articles.

Open Access Now, 12 April 2004: Includes "Encouraging Results from the Oxford Experiment," "House of Commons Begins Oral Evidence Sessions," and other articles.

portal: Libraries and the Academy 4, no. 2 (2004): Includes "The Development of MyContents, an Enriched Electronic Tables of Contents Service"; "Measurement and Analysis of Electronic Reserve Usage: Toward a New Path in Online Library Service Assessment"; "Navigating the Point of No Return: Organizational Implications of Digitization in Special Collections"; "Physician Heal Thyself: The Library and Information Science Serials Crisis"; "A Wedge in the Door of Scholarly Communication"; and other articles.

RLG DigiNews 8, no. 2 (2004): Includes "Treasuring the Digital Records of Science: Archiving E-Journals at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek" and other articles.

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

April 5, 2004

Next Weblog update on 4/19/04.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, 26 March 2004: Includes "Scientific Societies' Publishing Arms Unite Against Open-Access Movement" and other articles.

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 4, no. 5 (2004): Walt Crawford continues his incisive commentary on current issues, new articles worth reading, and other topics. Highly recommended.

Current Cites 15 (March 2004): Annotated references about information technology literature written by a team of librarians.

EDUCAUSE Quarterly 27, no. 1 (2004): Includes "Disposable Scholarship?" and other articles.

Image Retrieval Benchmark Database Service: A Needs Assessment and Preliminary Development Plan: Draft report by Jennifer Trant for CLIR.

Information Today 21, no. 4 (2004): Includes "The Inevitable and the Optimal" and other articles.

Journal of Access Services 1, no. 3 (2003): Includes "The TEACH Act and Library Services" and other articles.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 55, no. 4 (2004): Includes "Information-Seeking Behavior of Chemists: A Transaction Log Analysis of Referral URLs," "Reconfiguring Control in Library Collection Development: A Conceptual Framework for Assessing the Shift Toward Electronic Collections," and other articles.

Learned Publishing 17, no. 2 (2004): Includes "Institutional Repositories and Scholarly Publishing," "Interactive Journal Concept for Improved Scientific Publishing and Quality Assurance," "The JISC's FAIR Programme: Disclosing and Sharing Institutional Assets," "Open Access: A Medical Association Perspective," "Open Access Publishing Models: Opportunity or Threat to Scholarly and Academic Publishers?," "Scholarly Communication Trends—Voices from the Vortex: A Summary of Specialist Opinion," and other articles.

Library Hi Tech 22, no. 1 (2004): Includes "Copyright in a Networked World: Ethics and Infringement," "An Introduction to the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS)," "An Introduction to the Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS)," "Pulling It All Together: Use of METS in RLG Cultural Materials Service," "Using the Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS) for Resource Description: Guidelines and Applications," and other articles.

Library Hi Tech News 21, no. 1 (2004): Includes "Open Archives Initiative Service Providers. Part III: General" and other articles.

Library Review 53, no. 3 (2004): Includes: "Awareness and Use of Electronic Information Resources at the Health Sciences Center of Kuwait University," "Measurement + Management and the Digital Library," and other articles.

Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services 53, no. 4 (2003): Includes "A Comparison of Print and Electronic Journal Holdings in Academic and Public Libraries," "Long-Term Preservation of Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Algeria," and other articles.

Nature Web Focus: Access to the Literature: The Debate Continues: Includes "Introduction"; "The Myth of 'Unsustainable' Open Access Journals"; "On Being Scientific About Science Publishing"; "Open Access and Learned Societies"; "Open Access and Not-for-Profit Publishers"; "Open Access: Yes, No, Maybe"; "Universities' Own Electronic Repositories Yet to Impact on Open Access"; "Why Electronic Publishing Means People Will Pay Different Prices"; and other papers.

Reference Services Review 32, no. 1 (2004): Includes: "Campus Intellectual Property Policy Development," "STM Publishing Meets NIH Digital Archive: Librarian Service on the PubMed Central National Advisory Committee," and other articles.

ShelfLife, 1 April 2004: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

SPARC E-News (February-March 2004): News about the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC).

SPARC Open Access Newsletter, no. 72 (2004): News and commentary about the open access movement by Peter Suber.

Vine 34, no. 1 (2004): Includes "Building a Digital Preservation Archive: Tales from the Front," "Developing a Digital Preservation Strategy at Edinburgh University Library," "Developing a Trusted Digital Repository: The OCLC Experience," "Digital Preservation in Practice: The e-Depot at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek," "From Rescue to Long-Term Maintenance: Preservation as a Core Function in the Management of Digital Assets," "Significant Property: Digital Preservation at the British Library," and other articles.

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