Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog Archive
(May 2008)

May 7, 2008

Next Weblog update on 6/4/08.

ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 257 (2008): Includes "Are Journal Publishers Trapped in the Dual-Media Transition Zone?," "The Audacity of SCOAP3," "Bound for Disappointment: Faculty and Journals at Research Institutions," and other articles.

College and Research Libraries News 69, no. 4 (2008): Includes "AAAS and JSTOR: Anatomy of a Successful Initiative" and other articles.

DPC/PADI What's New in Digital Preservation, no. 17 (2008).

The Electronic Library 26, no. 2 (2008): Includes "An Evaluation of the Second Survey on Electronic Databases Usage at Ankara University Digital Library" and other articles.

Fanning, Betsy A. Preserving the Data Explosion: Using PDF. York, UK: Digital Preservation Coalition, 2008.

First Monday 13, no. 4 (2008): Includes "Info-Communism? Ownership and Freedom in the Digital Economy" and other articles.

Foulonneau, Muriel and Jenn Riley. Metadata for Digital Resources: Implementation, Systems Design and Interoperability. Oxford: Chandos Publishing, 2008. (Publisher's description.)

Francke, Helena. "(Re)creations of Scholarly Journals: Document and Information Architecture in Open Access Journals." PhD diss., University College of Borås, 2008.

Hahn, Karla L. Research Library Publishing Services: New Options for University Publishing. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, 2008.

Information Processing & Management 44, no. 3 (2008): Includes "An Examination of the Physical and the Digital Qualities of Humanities Research"; "Exploring Usefulness and Usability in the Evaluation of Open Access Digital Libraries"; "Users' Evaluation of Digital Libraries (DLs): Their Uses, Their Criteria, and Their Assessment"; and other articles.

Information Today 25, no. 5 (2008): Includes "Case Study: Open Access Yields Solid Growth for Hindawi" and other articles.

Innovate 4, no. 4 (2008): Includes "Perspective on Open-Access Publishing: An Interview with Peter Suber" and other articles.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 59, no. 7 (2008): Includes "The Justification of Intellectual Property: Contemporary Philosophical Disputes" and other articles.

Library Resources & Technical Services 52, no. 1 (2008): Includes "Converting and Preserving the Scholarly Record: An Overview," "Mass Digitization: Implications for Preserving the Scholarly Record," and other articles.

Library Resources & Technical Services 52, no. 2 (2008): Includes "Defining and Achieving Success in the Movement to Change Scholarly Communication," "Using Comparative Online Journal Usage Studies to Assess the Big Deal," and other articles.

New Review of Academic Librarianship 13, no. 1/2 (2008): Includes "Developing a Digital Repository for a Humanities Research Network: The Pioneer Project," "In the Kingdom of the Blind: Successfully Implementing Institutional Repositories in the United Kingdom and the SHERPA Partnership Experience," "Supporting the Research Base: The Research Information Network and Scholarly Communications in the United Kingdom," and other articles.

Nguyen, Thinh. Open Doors and Open Minds: What Faculty Authors Can Do to Ensure Open Access to Their Work through Their Institution. Cambridge, MA and Washington, DC: SPARC and Science Commons, 2008.

Online Information Review 32, no. 2 (2008): Includes "The Plausibility of Computing the H-Index of Scholarly Productivity and Impact Using Reference-Enhanced Databases" and other articles.

Open Medicine 2, no. 2 (2008): Includes "An Open Access Mandate for the NIH" and other articles.

Padfield, Tim. Copyright for Archivists and Record Managers, 3rd ed. New York,: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2007. (Publisher's description.)

portal: Libraries and the Academy 8, no. 2 (2008): Includes "Electronic Theses at Ben-Gurion University: Israel as Part of the Worldwide ETD Movement," "Institutional Repositories: The Experience of Master's and Baccalaureate Institutions," and other articles.

Schmitz, Dawn. The Seamless Cyberinfrastructure: The Challenges of Studying Users of Mass Digitization and Institutional Repositories. Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2008.

ScieCom Info 4, no. 1 (2008): Includes "Open Access in Denmark" and other articles.

Suber, Peter. SPARC Open Access Newsletter, no. 120 (2008): Includes "Implementing the New NIH Policy," "Three Principles for University Open Access Policies," and other articles.

———. SPARC Open Access Newsletter, no. 121 (2008): Includes "What We Don't Know about Open Access: Research Questions in Need of Researchers" and other articles.

Swan, Alma. Key Concerns within the Scholarly Communication Process: Report to the JISC Scholarly Communications Group. Truro, UK: Key Perspectives, 2008.

Yu, Holly, and Scott Breivold. Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, 2008. (Publisher's description.)

Zeng, Marcia Lei, and Jian Qin. Metadata. New York,: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2008. (Publisher's description.)