Weblog Archive (June 2001)

June 29, 2001

The Acquisitions Librarian, no 26 (2001): Special issue on "Publishing and the Law: Current Legal Issues." Includes six papers on copyright and licensing issues.

June 28, 2001

Carlson, Scott. "12 Presses Join Online Venture." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 29 June 2001, A31: Twelve university presses will distribute books in PDF format via Ebrary, which will allow users to read books for free, but charge them for downloading and printing pages.

June 27, 2001

Ariadne no. 28, (2001) : Includes articles on "The eLib Hybrid Library Projects," "E-print Services and Long-term Access to the Record of Scholarly and Scientific Research," "The Management of Content: Universities and the Electronic Publishing Revolution," and "Minotaur: Six Proposals for Freeing the Refereed Literature Online: A Comparison."

USAGE: Mailing list about vendor use statistics.

June 26, 2001

Foster, Andrea L. "Publishers Must Seek Authors' Permission for Electronic Reprints, Supreme Court Rules." Chronicle of Higher Education, 26 June 2001: Reports on a major copyright decision about author's electronic reprint rights.

June 21, 2001

ARL Working Group Releases Report on Scholars Portal: The vision: "A single search applied across the wide range of materials available through the Scholars Portal brings in results from the local catalog, other research library catalogs, selected web sites, locally licensed full-text and abstracting/indexing databases, public domain or publicly accessible abstracting and indexing services, finding aids for special collections and archives, and library digitized resources."

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 1 (July 2001): Walt Crawford continues his insightful commentary on the evolving e-book scene and on other issues.

D-Lib Magazine 7 (June 2001): Of special interest are "A Digital Object Approach to Interoperable Rights Management: Fine-Grained Policy Enforcement Enabled by a Digital Object Infrastructure," "Digital Rights Management (DRM) Architectures," and "LOCKSS: A Permanent Web Publishing and Access System."

Lynch, Clifford. "The Battle to Define the Future of the Book in the Digital World." First Monday 6, no. 6 (2001): In-depth examination of critical e-book issues.

RLG DigiNews 5, no. 3 (2001): Includes "3D Culture on the Web" and "A Project on Preservation of Digital Data."

June 18, 2001

Zhang, Yin. "Scholarly Use of Internet-Based Electronic Resources." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 52 (June 2001): 628-654. Research study that examines how library and information science scholars use electronic resources on the Internet.

June 8, 2001

Electronic Resources in Libraries (ERIL): Mailing list about library electronic resources issues. Subscription requires list owner approval. Not open to publishers and vendors.

June 07, 2001

DLI2-ANNOUNCE: Mailing list for announcements related to the Digital Libraries Initiative Phase Two.

Free Medical Journals.Com: A directory of electronic medical journals that can be used at no cost. Some links are to trial subscriptions.

The Free Online Scholarship Newsletter: An electronic newsletter about free scholarly publications on the Internet.

Preprint Resources on the Web, Iowa State University Library: Useful directory of preprint sites in a variety of disciplines.

XML.com: Articles about XML and a directory of related events, news, products, and resources.

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