Weblog Archive (June 2003)

June 30, 2003

Next Weblog update on 7/7/03.

Advances in Library Administration and Organization 19 (2002): Includes "eBook Collection Development and Management: The Quandary of Establishing Policies and Guidelines for Academic Library Collections" and other articles.

ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 227 (2003): Includes "Metalist of Open Access E-Print Archives: The Genesis of Institutional Archives and Independent Services" and "On the Transition of Journals to Open Access."

Australian Academic & Research Libraries 34, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Digital Library Services: Perceptions and Expectations of User Communities and Librarians in a New Zealand Academic Library" and other articles.

Becker, David. "New Bill Injects FBI into P2P Battle." CNET News.com, 20 June 2003: The Piracy Deterrence and Education Act of 2003 has been introduced by Representatives Lamar Smith and Howard Berman.

"Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing": Message from Peter Suber on the American-Scientist-E-PRINT-Forum about an "important statement on open access publishing from an April meeting of foundations, scientists, editors, publishers, and open access proponents."

Bowman, Lisa M. "Labels Aim Big Guns at Small File Swappers." CNET News.com, 25 June 2003: The RIAA will "scan the public directories of peer-to-peer networks to reveal files that people are sharing and detect their Internet service providers. . . . then serve subpoenas on the ISPs to identify the individuals."

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 3, no. 8 (2003): Walt Crawford continues his incisive commentary on current issues, new articles worth reading, and other topics. Highly recommended.

Communications of the ACM 46, no. 7 (2003): Includes "Digital Music and Online Sharing: Software Piracy 2.0?" and other articles.

Digitization & Preservation Online Resource Center: Web site for this OCLC program that includes a resource directory.

Ex Libris: An E-Zine for Librarians and Other Information Junkies, 27 June 2003: Includes "Creating an Institutional Repository: A Role for Libraries."

Leary, Warren E. "Measure Calls for Wider Access to Federally Financed Research." The New York Times, 25 June 2003: Discusses the Public Access to Science Act. See also an article about the Public Domain Enhancement Act: "Bill Seeks to Loosen Copyright Law's Grip."

Library and Information Update (July 2003): Includes "Scholarly Publishing on the Road to Damascus" and other articles.

Library Trends 51, no. 4 (2003): Includes "Electronic Publishing: Research Issues for Academic Librarians and Users," "Research Questions for the Digital Era Library," and other articles.

OCLC Systems & Services 19, no. 2 (2003): Includes "The DLF Electronic Resource Management Initiative"; "E-Prints, Institutional Archives, and Metadata: Disseminating Scholarly Literature to the Masses"; "Recommended Best Practices for Digital Image Capture of Musical Scores"; and other articles.

Open Standards and Software for Bibliographies and Cataloging: Directory by Bruce D'Arcus and John J. Lee.

PREMIS (PREservation Metadata: Implementation Strategies): "The OCLC Office of Research, OCLC Member Services, and RLG are pleased to sponsor the formation of a working group aimed at the development of recommendations and best practices for implementing preservation metadata."

Progressive Librarian, no. 21 (2002): includes "Electronic Metaphors and Paper Realities" and other articles.

Publishers Mergers: A Consumer-Based Approach to Antitrust Analysis: White paper from the Information Access Alliance that "describes the issues that have emerged as the industry has become increasingly concentrated and advocates for a new standard of antitrust review that we urge be adopted by state and federal antitrust enforcement agencies in examining merger transactions in the serials publishing industry."

Richey, Warren. "High Court OK's Internet Filters for Public Libraries." The Christian Science Monitor, 24 June 2003: The US Supreme Court has upheld the Children's Internet Protection Act.

ShelfLife, 26 June 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

June 23, 2003

Next Weblog update on 6/30/03.

D-Lib Magazine 9, no. 6 (2003): Includes "DOI: A 2003 Progress Report," "Improving Access to STM Literature: The Need for Continuing Dialogue," "Trends in Use of Electronic Journals in Higher Education in the UK—Views of Academic Staff and Students," "Understanding the International Audiences for Digital Cultural Content," and other articles.

EP Topic News, 19 June 2003: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

First Monday 8, no. 6 (2003): Includes "The Dead Poets Society: The Copyright Term and the Public Domain" and other articles.

Intellectual Property Protection Restoration Act of 2003: This House of Representatives bill is intended: "To restore Federal remedies for infringements of intellectual property by States, and for other purposes."

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 54, no. 9 (2003): Includes "The Myth of Technological Neutrality in Copyright and the Rights of Institutional Users: Recent Legal Challenges to the Information Organization as Mediator and the Impact of the DMCA, WIPO, and TEACH" and other articles.

Journal of Library Administration 37, nos. 1/2 (2002): Includes "Collaboration for Program Enrichment: Exploring JSTOR and Nursing," "Digital Document Delivery to the Desktop: Distance Is No Longer an Issue," "The Virtual Reserve Room: Extending Library Services Off-Campus," and other articles.

Landes, William M., and Richard A. Posner. The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003: "This book demonstrates the fundamental economic rationality of intellectual property law, but is sympathetic to critics who believe that in recent decades Congress and the courts have gone too far in the creation and protection of intellectual property rights." (Quote from the publisher's description.)

Library Resources & Technical Services 47, no. 2 (2003): Includes "Maximizing Metadata: Exploring the EAD-MARC Relationship" and other articles.

McCullagh, Declan. "Why Europe Still Doesn't Get the Internet." CNET News.com, 16 June 2003: The Council of Europe is considering a proposal that would require that "Internet news organizations, individual Web sites, moderated mailing lists and even Web logs (or 'blogs'), must offer a 'right of reply' to those who have been criticized by a person or organization."

"OpenURL Standard Trial Implementation Launched": NISO press release on Diglib about the The OpenURL Framework for Context-Sensitive Services standard (version 1.0).

RLG DigiNews 7, no. 3 (2003): Includes "Like Russian Dolls: Nesting Standards for Digital Preservation," "National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program: An Interview with Laura Campbell," "Saving Digital Heritage—A UNESCO Campaign," and other articles.

Samuelson, Pamela. "The Constitutional Law of Intellectual Property after Eldred v. Ashcroft." This preprint says: "Eldred may, in fact, not be as much of a setback for constitutional discourse about intellectual property law, as it might initially seem."

ShelfLife, 19 June 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

Tennant, Roy. "The Right Solution: Federated Search Tools." Library Journal, 15 June 2003: Latest "Digital Libraries" column from Roy Tennant.

Towards a Semantic Web for Heritage Resources: Thematic Issue 3: "This third Thematic Issue addresses the questions: What is the Semantic Web? What will it do for heritage institutions? And what is the role of certain languages, in particular XML and RDF?"

Zandonella, Catherine. "UC to Launch Open-Access Journals." The Scientist, 16 June 2003: The University of California will give its researchers the ability to establish open-access e-journals in the fall.

June 16, 2003

Next Weblog update on 6/23/03.

Advances in Librarianship 26 (2002): Includes "Collaborative Digitization: Libraries and Museums Working Together"; "Digital Millennium Copyright Act's Impact on Freedom of Expression, Science, and Innovation"; "The Humanities Computing Center and Library Collaboration in New Scholarly Communication Processes"; "Igniting Change in Scholarly Communication: SPARC, Its Past, Present, and Future"; and other articles.

"Alternative Peer Review: Quality Management for 21st Century Scholarship": Presentation by Gerry McKiernan at the International School for Advanced Studies.

Annual Review of Information Science and Technology 36 (2002): Includes "Digital Libraries" and other articles.

Annual Review of Information Science and Technology 37 (2003): Includes "Electronic Journals, the Internet, and Scholarly Communication" and other articles.

Carlson, Scott. "Medical Library Proposes New Standards to Ease Exchanging and Archiving of Journal Articles." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 12 June 2003: Discusses two new DTDs from the National Library of Medicine.

College & Research Libraries News 64, no. 6 (2003): Includes "Widespread Academic Efforts Address the Scholarly Communication Crisis: The Results of a Survey of Academic Institutions" and other articles.

Copyright Conundrum: Legal scholar Lawrence Lessig and RIAA VP Matt Oppenheim answer questions about music file swapping for the PBS Online NewsHour.

Current Cites 14 (June 2003): Annotated references about information technology literature written by a team of librarians.

EP Topic News, 10 June 2003: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

Gibbons, Susan, Thomas A. Peters, and Robin Bryan. E-Book Functionalities: What Libraries and Their Patrons Want and Expect from Electronic Book Technologies. LITA Guide #10.. Chicago: Library and Information Technology Association, 2003. (See the press release for details.)

Information Infrastructure: Backing Australia's Ability: Presentations from the Digital Objects Repository Management Forum at the University of Sydney.

Journal of Digital Information 4, no. 2 (2003): Includes "Building a Business Plan for DSpace, MIT Libraries Digital Institutional Repository"; "Counting the Costs of Digital Preservation: Is Repository Storage Affordable?"; "Emerging Tools for Evaluating Digital Library Services: Conceptual Adaptations of LibQUAL+ and CAPM"; "Strategic Positioning Options for Scientific Libraries in Markets of Scientific and Technical Information—The Economic Impact of Digitization"; and other articles.

JSTORNEWS 7, no. 2 (2003): Includes "Article-Level Linking into JSTOR Reveals Interesting Trends" and other articles.

Library and Information Update (June 2003): Includes "Copyright and Licensing for Digital Preservation" and other articles.

Practical Experiences in Digital Preservation: Presentations from the conference organized by the National Archives (UK) and the International Council on Archives.

Ready to Wear: Metadata Standards to Suit Your Project: Presentations from the RLG-CIMI Forum.

Reilly, Bernard F., Jr., and Barbara DesRosiers. Developing Print Repositories: Models for Shared Preservation and Access. Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2003: Examines existing and new roles for regional and national repositories.

Selection and Collaboration in Digital Preservation: Presentations from the RLG-JISC Symposium.

ShelfLife, 12 June 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

What's New in Digital Preservation (February-May 2003): Digital preservation news from the Digital Preservation Coalition and PADI.

June 9, 2003

Next Weblog update on 6/16/03.

AALL Spectrum 7, no. 8 (2003): Includes "UNC Expands E-Journal Access" and other articles.

ALAWON 12, no. 47 (2003): This issue discusses a "UCITA bomb-shelter" provision of a new Vermont law.

Bowman, Lisa M. "Arguments Made in DVD-Cracking Case." CNET News.com, 29 May 2003: Describes developments in the DVD CCA v. Bunner case.

Bowman, Lisa M., and Evan Hansen. "Verizon to Hand Names over to RIAA." CNET News.com, 4 June 2003: Verizon will give the RIAA the names of four file swappers.

Computers in Libraries 23, no. 6 (2003): Includes "Building a Digital Library of Television News," "Castles Made of Sand: Building Sustainable Digitized Collections Using XML," "Military Medical History Is Being Saved in a Digital Archive," "Preserving the 'Athens of Indiana' Through Digitization," and other articles.

Day, Michael. "Prospects for Institutional E-Print Repositories in the United Kingdom": Discusses the ePrints UK project, which is funded by the JISC Focus on Access to Institutional Resources Programme.

Health Information & Libraries Journal 20, no. 2 (2003): Includes "The Consortium Site License: Is It a Sustainable Model?," "Special Features of Electronic Journals: Do Physicians Want Them?," and other articles.

Information Development 19, no. 1 (2003): Includes "The Development of Digital Libraries in China and the USA" and other articles.

Law Library Journal 95, no. 2 (2003): Includes "The Catalog vs. the Home Page? Best Practices in Connecting to Online Resources" and other articles.

Library and Information Update (May 2003): Includes "E-Books in Public Libraries" and other articles.

Library Trends 51, no. 3 (2003): Includes "Collection Services, Scholarly Materials: Paper or Digital?"; "Library Economic Metrics: Examples of the Comparison of Electronic and Print Journal Collections"; and other articles.

McCullagh, Declan. "Senator Wants Limits on Copy Protection." BusinessWeek Online, 6 June 2003: Senator Sam Brownback may introduce a bill that "would regulate digital rights management systems, granting consumers the right to resell copy-protected products and requiring digital media manufacturers to prominently disclose to consumers the presence of anticopying technology in their products."

Online Information Review 27, no. 2 (2003): Includes "Changes in the Value Chain of Scientific Information: Economic Consequences for Academic Institutions" and other articles.

portal: Libraries and the Academy 3, no. 2 (2003): Includes "Academe, Technology, Society, and the Market: Four Frames of Reference for Copyright and Fair Use"; "Electronic Theses and Dissertations"; "Multilateral Digital Library Partnerships for Sharing and Preserving Instructional Content and Context"; "Scholarly Communication and the Academy: The Importance of the ACRL Initiative"; and other articles.

Reclaim the Public Domain: Petition in support of the proposed Public Domain Enhancement Act.

Register of Vendors Providing COUNTER-Compliant Usage Reports: Indicates which vendors comply with one or more COUNTER report requirements.

Research Information (Spring 2003): Includes "Great Data, But Will It Last?," "Linking Evolved: The Future of Online Research," "A New Model for the Knowledge Economy?," "To Be Useful, It Must Be Open," and other articles.

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (Version 49): This new SEPB version includes over 1,900 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.

Schonfeld, Roger C. JSTOR: A History. Princeton University Press, 2003: This forthcoming book (July 2003) provides an organizational history of JSTOR.

ShelfLife, 5 June 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

SPARC E-News (April-May 2003): News about the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC).

XML Data Formats: National Archives of Australia's RFC for its XML digital preservation formats.

June 2, 2003

Next Weblog update on 6/9/03.

BioOne Publishers & Partners Meeting: PowerPoint presentations from the meeting.

CNI Spring 2003 Task Force Meeting Project Briefings: Abstracts of talks, links to related Web sites, and, in a few cases, PowerPoint presentations.

commons-blog: Covers "intellectual property, the public interest, open source, free speech, networks, commons institutions, and other issues related to access to ideas."

Communications of the ACM 46, no. 6 (2003): includes "Trust in the Preservation of Digital Information" and other articles.

EP Topic News, 29 May 2003: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

Feasibility and Requirements Study on Preservation of E-Prints: Report Commissioned by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC): JISC seeks comments on this draft report.

Hulme, George V. "Colorado Governor Vetoes Piracy Legislation." InformationWeek, 22 May 2003: Governor Bill Owens says: "Although the drafters intended that the bill would only be used to prosecute the new thieves and pirates of the digital age, HB 1303 could also stifle legal activity by entities all along the high-tech spectrum."

The Journal of Academic Librarianship 29, no. 3 (2003): Includes "Changes in Faculty Reading Behaviors: The Impact of Electronic Journals on the University of Georgia," "Copyright Issues Remain Hot in 2003," and other articles.

Library Review 52, no. 3 (2003): Includes "Problems in the Preservation of Electronic Records," "The Strategic Role of Digital Libraries: Issues in E-Learning Environments," and other articles.

METS Implementation Registry: Presents "descriptions of METS projects planned, in progress, and fully implemented."

"New Archiving DTDs released by National Library of Medicine": CNI-Announce message from Clifford Lynch about the Archiving and Interchange DTD and the Journal Publishing DTD.

Oliver, Myrna. "Rob Kling, 58; Specialist in Computers' Societal Effect." Los Angeles Times, 26 May 2003: Obituary for Rob Kling.

Rulemaking on Anticircumvention—Hearing Schedule: Transcripts of the hearings.

ShelfLife, 29 May 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

"Sony Division to Offer Self-Destructing Movie Downloads." ZDNET UK News, 30 May 2003: Sony's So-net ISP will offer self-destructing movie downloads in Japan.

Soules, Aline. "The Interplay of Copyright Acts." Electronic Book Web, 6 May 2003: Discusses the Sonny Bono Term Extension Act, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and the TEACH Act.

Symposium on Electronic Scientific, Technical, and Medical Journal Publishing and its Implications: PowerPoint presentations for selected talks.

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