Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog Archive
(August 2009)

August 12, 2009

Next Weblog update on 9/16/09.

Advances in Librarianship 31 (2008): Includes "The Development and Impact of Digital Library Funding in the United States" and other articles.

Against the Grain 21, no. 2 (2009): Includes "CRL’s Long-lived Digital Collections Project," "From Dark Archive to Open Access: CLOCKSS Trigger Event Lessons," "The PeDALS Project" "Taking Charge: Preserving Our Digital Heritage Part II," and other articles.

Against the Grain 21, no. 3 (2009): Includes "Interactive Open Access Peer Review: The Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Model," "The Open Scholarship Full Disclosure Initiative: A Subversive Proposal," "PLoS ONE: New Approaches and Initiatives in the Evolution of the Academic Journal," and other articles.

Archival Science 8, no. 2 (2008): Includes "Copyright Issues in the Selection of Archival Material for Internet Access" and other articles.

Ariadne, no. 60 (2009): Includes "Institutional Repositories for Creative and Applied Arts Research: The Kultur Project," "The Norwegian National Digital Library," "Overlay Journals and Data Publishing in the Meteorological Sciences," "Research Data Preservation and Access: The Views of Researchers," "SHERPA to YODL-ING: Digital Mountaineering at York," and other articles.

Bailey, Charles W., Jr. Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography: 2008 Annual Edition. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2009. (Paperback now available on; publisher's description)

Baker, David, and Wendy Evans, eds. Digital Library Economics. Oxford: Chandos, 2009. (Publisher's description)

Callaghan, Sarah. Overlay Journal Infrastructure for Meteorological Sciences (OJIMS)—Final Report. London: JISC, 2009.

Collection Building 28, no. 3 (2009): Includes "Digital Heritage Material Preservation in Botswana: Problems and Prospects," "Use of E-Services by Faculty Members of Business Schools in a State of India: A Study," and other articles.

D-Lib Magazine 15, no. 7/8 (2009): Includes "21st Century Shipping: Network Data Transfer to the Library of Congress," "Measuring Mass Text Digitization Quality and Usefulness: Lessons Learned from Assessing the OCR Accuracy of the British Library's 19th Century Online Newspaper Archive," and other articles.

DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology 29, No 4 (2009): Includes "Access Management for Digital Repository" and other articles.

EDUCAUSE Quarterly 32, Number 2 (2009): Includes "A Campus-Wide E-Textbook Initiative"; "If You Build It, They Will Scan: Oxford University's Exploration of Community Collections"; and other articles.

EDUCAUSE Review 44, no. 4 (2009): Includes "Data-Driven Science: A New Paradigm?" and other articles.

First Monday 14, no. 8 (2009): Includes "Reinventing Academic Publishing Online. Part I: Rigor, Relevance and Practice" and other articles.

Haque, Asif-ul, and Paul Ginsparg. "Positional Effects on Citation and Readership in arXiv." 2009.

Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 21, no. 2 (2009): Includes "The National E-Books Observatory Project: Examining Student Behaviors and Usage," "Strategic Planning for Electronic Resources Management: A Case Study at Gustavus Adolphus College," and other articles.

Library Hi Tech News 26, no. 5 (2009): Includes "Digitizing Projects in Developing Countries: The Case of the University of Nigeria" and other articles.

Library Review 58, no. 7 (2009): Includes "The Antaeus Column: Does the "Open Access" Advantage Exist? A Librarian's Perspective" and other articles.

Malone, Phil. An Evaluation of Private Foundation Copyright Licensing: Policies, Practices and Opportunities. Cambridge, MA: Berkman Center for Internet & Society, 2009.

PLoS Biology 7, no. 8 (2009): Includes "Equity for Open-Access Journal Publishing" and other articles.

portal: Libraries and the Academy 9, no. 3 (2009): Includes "Scholarly Communication: ARL as a Catalyst for Change" and other articles.

Roosendaal, Hans E., Kasia Zalewska-Kurek, Peter A. Th. M. Geurts, and Eberhard R. Hilf, eds. Scientific Publishing: From Vanity to Strategy. Oxford: Chandos, 2009. (Publisher's description)

The Serials Librarian 56, no. 1-4 (2009): Includes "Institutional Repositories—Strategies for the Present and Future," "Is There a Future for the Traditional Subscription-Based Journal?," and other articles.

The Serials Librarian 57, no. 1/2 (2009): Includes "Are 'Least Publishable Unit' Brief Communications Articles Still Appearing Sooner After Acceptance in this Era of E-Publishing Ahead of Print? Evidence from Three Bellwether Pairs of Life Science Journals that Feature Separate Editions for Full-Length Articles and Letters Papers"; "Current Initiatives for E-Journal Archives and Perpetual Access at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals"; "E-Journal Cataloging in an Age of Alternatives: A Survey of Academic Libraries"; "A Newspaper/Periodical Digitization Project in Mongolia: Creating a Digital Archive of Rare Mongolian Publications"; "Open Access Day 2008: Movement Building in a Web 2.0 World"; and other articles.

Suber, Peter. SPARC Open Access Newsletter, no. 136 (2009): Includes "The Return of FRPAA" and other articles.

Tsakonas, Giannis, and Christos Papatheodorou, eds. Evaluation of Digital Libraries: An Insight to Useful Applications and Methods. Oxford: Chandos, 2009. (Publisher's description)

Wells, Paul. "Institutional Repositories: Investigating User Groups and Comparative Evaluation Using Link Analysis." Master's thesis, University of the West of England, 2009.

Zhang, Allison, and Don Gourley. Creating Digital Collections: A Practical Guide. Oxford: Chandos, 2009. (Publisher's description)