Weblog Archive (August 2003)

August 25, 2003

Next Weblog update on 9/1/03.

Borland, John. "File Swapper Fights RIAA Subpoena." CNET News.com, 21 August 2003: "Jane Doe" is challenging a subpoena to Verizon Communications that would reveal her identity.

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 3, no. 11 (2003): Walt Crawford continues his incisive commentary on current issues, new articles worth reading, and other topics. Highly recommended.

Dublin Core Metadata Glossary: This document has been updated.

Fedora 1.1: New release of the Flexible Extensible Digital Object and Repository Architecture (Fedora) from the University of Virginia and Cornell University.

Library Journal, 15 August 2003: Includes "Fair Use Under Fire" and other articles.

"New Indiana DL Initiative": Press release posted on JESSE says that Indiana University has been awarded a $450,000 National Science Foundation grant for ENABLE (Extensible Networked Association-based Bioinformatics Learning Environment).

portal: Libraries and the Academy 3, no. 3 (2003): Includes "Knowledge from a Million Books and Palm Leaves," "Migration of Government Information Products to the Internet," and other articles.

Ubiquity, no. 25 (2003): Includes "Redefining the Role of the Library" and other articles.

August 18, 2003

Next Weblog update on 8/25/03.

Copyright and Digital Media in a Post-Napster World: Report on digital copyright issues from GartnerG2 and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

Digital Best Practices: Digital project guide from the Washington State Library.

DSpace 1.1.1 Beta: New version of DSpace.

Dspace-general: New mailing list about DSpace.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 54, no. 11 (2003): Includes "An IP-level Analysis of Usage Statistics for Electronic Journals in Chemistry Making Inferences About User Behavior," "Quality Control in Scholarly Publishing a New Proposal," and other articles.

Library Management 24, nos. 6/7 (2003): Includes "Meeting the Needs of Remote Library Users" and other articles.

"Project Gramophone Discussion Group Started—Do Contribute": CNI-COPYRIGHT message from Jon Noring says that this new project "is envisioned to be a non-profit organization to digitally preserve and freely make available (via one or more online international archives) digitized versions of early sound recordings which have passed into the Public Domain or whose performance copyrights have been donated to the archive."

RLG DigiNews 7, no. 4 (2003): Includes "Building a Digital Library of Kinematics," "The Cost to Preserve Authentic Electronic Records in Perpetuity: Comparing Costs Across Cost Models and Cost Frameworks," and other articles.

Serials 16, no. 2 (2003): Includes "Big Deals: Reflections on Electronic Journal Acquisition 1996-2003;" "Documents in Information Science: A Free Space for Our Profession on the Internet"; "E-Content in the OCLC Global Library Co-Operative"; "From Isolation to Integration: Re-Shaping the Serials Data Silos"; "The Growth and Number of Journals"; "Moving from Print to Electronic: A Survival Guide for Greek Academic Libraries"; "Open Access and the Impact on Publishing and Purchasing"; "Public Funding, Public Knowledge, Publication"; "Scholarly Communication in the 21st Century—The Impact of New Technologies and Models"; "The Turkish National Site License (TRNSL)"; "What's the Big Deal? Journal Purchasing—Bulk Buying or Cherry-Picking?"; and other papers.

ShelfLife, 14 August 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

August 11, 2003

Next Weblog update on 8/18/03.

ACRL 11th National Conference Papers: Includes "An 'All' Electronic Journal Collection in a University Library: Two Years Later," "The Catalog of the Future: Integrating Electronic Resources," "Faculty Views of the Transition from Print to Electronic Formats," and other presentations.

ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 228 (2003): Includes "The Crisis in Scholarly Publishing in the Humanities," "PubMed Central—Three Years Old and Growing Stronger," "Scholarly Tribes and Tribulations: How Tradition and Technology Are Driving Disciplinary Change—An ARL Conference," and other articles.

Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 36, nos. 3/4 (2003): Includes "AACR2 and Metadata: Library Opportunities in the Global Semantic Web," "AACR2 and Other Metadata Standards: The Way Forward," "Cataloguing in an Electronic Age," "Developing a Metadata Strategy," "Digital Resources and Metadata Applications in the Shanghai Library," "MARC and Mark-Up," "Practical Issues in Applying Metadata Schemas and Controlled Vocabularies to Cultural Heritage Information," "Why Metadata? Why Me? Why Now?," and other articles.

EMBO Reports 4, no. 8 (2003): Includes "Revolution or Evolution?" and other articles.

ERPANET ePrints Service: New e-print archive for papers about digital preservation.

Federal Relations E-News (June-July 2003 2003): Legislative news from ARL's Federal Relations and Information Policy program.

Goldman, Eric. "Congress, the New Copyright Bully." CNET News.com, 6 August 2003: Critiques the Author, Consumer and Computer Owner Protection and Security (ACOOPS) Act.

Isenberg, Doug. GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law. New York: Random House, 2002: Overview of a wide range of Internet legal issues by the founder of GigaLaw.com. (For further information, see the description at GigaLaw.com.)

The Journal of Academic Librarianship 29, no. 4 (2003): Includes "Cybertheft, Network Security, and the Library Without Walls" and other articles.

Music Downloading, File-Sharing and Copyright: A Pew Internet Project Data Memo: "Data gathered from Pew Internet & American Life Project surveys fielded during March-May of 2003 show that a striking 67% of Internet users who download music say they do not care about whether the music they have downloaded is copyrighted."

"Press Release: New 'Open Access' Initiative from Oxford Journals": Liblicense-L message says that: "Oxford University Press (OUP) is initiating an Open Access experiment with one of its flagship journals, Nucleic Acids Research (NAR). . ."

ShelfLife, 7 August 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

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

SPARC Open Access Newsletter, no. 64: News and commentary about the open access movement by Peter Suber.

Thibodeau, Patrick. "Sponsor Pulls Support for Controversial UCITA Law." Computerworld, 1 August 2003: The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws will no longer attempt to get states to adopt the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act (UCITA).

August 4, 2003

Next Weblog update on 8/11/03.

Ariadne, no. 36 (2003): Includes "Domesday Redux: The Rescue of the BBC Domesday Project Videodiscs"; "eBank UK: Building the Links Between Research Data, Scholarly Communication and Learning"; "Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Workshop, London—May 2003"; "Mapping the JISC IE Service Landscape"; "The RoMEO Project: Protecting Metadata in an Open Access Environment"; and other articles.

Broersma, Matthew. "ISP Sues Record Industry over Subpoenas." CNET News.com, 31 July 2003: Pacific Bell Internet Services has "challenged the subpoenas served against it by the RIAA."

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 3, no. 10 (2003): Walt Crawford continues his incisive commentary on current issues, new articles worth reading, and other topics. Highly recommended.

First Monday 8, no. 8 (2003): Includes "Open Content and Value Creation" and other articles.

Information Processing & Management 39, no. 6 (2003): Includes "Trends in Transforming Scholarly Communication and Their Implications" and other articles.

Information Research 8, no. 4 (2003): Includes "Access to Electronic Resources by Visually Impaired People," "Evaluation of the JISC Information Environment: Student Perceptions of Services," and other articles.

Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 43, no. 4 (2002): Includes "Digital Libraries: A Frontier for LIS Education" and other articles.

Online Information Review 27, no. 3 (2003): Includes "Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating an Educational Digital Library Resource"; "A Prototype WWW Literature Recommendation System for Digital Libraries"; "A Secure Solution for Commercial Digital Libraries"; and other articles.

Program: Electronic Library & Information Systems 37, no. 3 (2003): Includes "Uptake and Use of Electronic Information Services: Trends in UK Higher Education from the JUSTEIS Project" and other articles.

Vine 32, no. 4 (2002): Includes "Applications of Outsourcing Theory to Collaborative Purchasing and Licensing," "Digital Library and Information Systems: Where Are We Heading?," "Expanding the Role of EAD: Providing Adequate Metadata for Digital as Well as Original Archive Documents," and other articles.

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