Weblog Archive (September 2003)

September 29, 2003

Next Weblog update on 10/6/03.

Associated Press. "File-Sharing Suit Against 66-Year-Old Sculptor Dropped." CNN.com, 24 September 2003: The RIAA has ended its suit against Sara Seabury Ward, whose home Macintosh computer does not support Kazaa.

Ball, Philip. "Electronic Paper Reaches Video Speed." Nature Science Update, 25 September 2003: A Philips Research laboratory has created a new type of e-paper that can support color video display.

Campus Wide Information Systems 20, no. 4 (2003): Includes "Information Portals: Casting a New Light on Learning for Universities," "A Vision of the Internet in 2010," and other articles.

DigiStates: New mailing list "for individuals who are working on collaborative statewide projects for the digitization of cultural heritage resources."

Digital and Preservation Dispatch, 24 September 2003: E-newsletter about digitization and preservation issues from the OCLC Digitization & Preservation Online Resource Center.

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

Interlending & Document Supply 31, no. 3 (2003): Includes "The Impact of Electronic Journals on Academic Libraries: The Changing Relationship Between Journals, Acquisitions and Inter-Library Loans Department Roles and Functions"; "The Potential Role of E-Books in Remote Document Supply"; "A Quick Guide to . . . XML"; and other articles.

Journal of Documentation 59, no. 5 (2003): Includes "Abstracting/Abstract Adaptation to Digital Environments: Research Trends" and other articles.

Library Philosophy and Practice 6, no. 1 (2003): Includes "Geo-Referenced Digital Libraries: Experienced Problems of Purpose and Infrastructure, " "Moving Digits in Serials Life," and other articles.

McCullagh, Declan. "Librarians to P2P Critics: Shhh!" CNET News.com, 25 September 2003: AALL, ALA, ARL, MLA, and SLA plan to file an amicus brief that supports Streamcast Networks and Grokster.

Online Information Review 27, no. 4 (2003): Includes "Copyright: Its Implications for Electronic Information" and other articles.

Open Access Now, 22 September 2003: Includes "Meet the Editors" and other articles.

ShelfLife, 25 September 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

"$13.7 Million to Advance Leadership and Innovation at Nation's Museums and Libraries": Institute of Museum and Library Services press release about grant awards for: "National Leadership Grants for Libraries, Research and Development and Preservation or Digitization categories; National Leadership Grants for Museums, Museums Online and Professional Practices categories; and National Leadership Grants for Museum and Library Collaborations."

September 22, 2003

Next Weblog update on 9/29/03.

Berlind, David. "The Patent Fight That Could Disrupt the Internet." ZDNet Australia, 16 September 2003: A successful suit by Eolas Technologies puts the future of Web browser plug-ins in question.

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 3, no. 12 (2003): Walt Crawford continues his incisive commentary on current issues, new articles worth reading, and other topics. Highly recommended.

D-Lib Magazine 9, no. 9 (2003): Includes "The Digital Preservation of e-Prints," "Generation of XML Records Across Multiple Metadata Standards," "The Intellectual Property Rights Issues Facing Self-Archiving: Key Findings of the RoMEO Project," and other articles.

Digital and Preservation Dispatch, 15 September 2003: E-newsletter about digitization and preservation issues from the OCLC Digitization & Preservation Online Resource Center.

FreePint, 18 September 2003: Includes "Tips on Negotiating Licences for Electronic Products" and other articles.

Gross, Grant. "Congress Scrutinizes RIAA Tactics." PCWorld.com, 17 September 2003: Discusses the Consumers, Schools, and Libraries Digital Rights Management Act of 2003.

LaMonica, Martin. "Debating Digital Media's Future." CNET News.com, 18 September 2003: Summarizes events at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society's Digital Media in Cyberspace conference.

Libraries: How They Stack Up: OCLC report "provides a snapshot of the economic impact of libraries."

"National Library of the Netherlands and BioMed Central Agree to Open Access Archive": BioMed Central press release says that the Koninklijke Bibliotheek: "will act as an official archival agent for BioMed Central."

Notices of the American Mathematical Society 50, no. 8 (September 2003): Includes "The Digital Mathematics Library" and other articles.

OCLC Systems & Services 19, no. 3 (2003): Includes "Digital Library Development in Brazil," "Institutional Repositories: The Library's New Role," "'NOF-Digi': Putting UK Culture Online," "A Pioneering Spirit: Using Administrative Metadata to Manage Electronic Resources," and other articles.

ShelfLife, 18 September 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

September 15, 2003

Next Weblog update on 9/22/03.

AP. "Elderly Man, Schoolgirl, Professor Among File-Swapping Defendants." USATODAY, 9 September 2003: The RIAA has filed 261 federal lawsuits against alleged illegal file swappers.

Borland, John. "Copy-Protected CDs Take Step Forward." CNET News.com, 12 September 2003: Arista Records will release a CD in the US that utilizes copy protection technology from SunnComm Technologies.

Brown, Ian. Implementing the European Union Copyright Directive. Wrestlingworth, UK: Foundation for Information Policy Research, 2003: "This guide describes the debate that has occurred within each of the EU states during this process of implementation. It also describes the options that are available in implementation, and how these options have been exercised across the EU."

Cassavoy, Liane. "Consumers Strike Back, Sue RIAA." PCWorld.com, 11 September 2003: Attorney Ira Rothken has filed a suit against the RIAA regarding its "Clean Slate" amnesty program.

EDUCAUSE Review 38, no. 5 (2003): Includes "The Changing Landscape and the New Academy," "Life after Graduation Day: Beyond the Academy's Digital Walls," "A Revolution in Knowledge Sharing," "Share and Share Alike: The E-Knowledge Transformation Comes to Campus," and other articles.

The Electronic Library 21, no. 5 (2003): Includes "Digital Libraries: Barriers or Gateways to Scholarly Information?" and other articles.

LIBRES 13, no 2 (2003): Includes "Adoption of Online Databases in Public Libraries: An Australian Case Study" and other articles.

"New Version of Open Journal Systems": Message on SPARC-OAForum announces the availability of Open Journal Systems version 1.1.5, an open source journal management and publishing system.

Open Access Now, 8 September 2003: Includes "Data Mining Open Access Research," "Traditional Publisher Experiments with Open Access," and other articles.

Publishing Research Quarterly 19, no. 2 (2003): Includes "Online Library Wants It All, Every Book" and other articles.

ShelfLife, 11 September 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

September 8, 2003

Next Weblog update on 9/15/03.

The Australian Library Journal 52, no. 3 (2003): Includes "A Keyhole to the Collection: The AIATSIS Library Digitisation Pilot Program" and other articles.

Becker, David. "Microsoft Moves Forward on DRM." CNET News.com, 4 September 2003: Microsoft has released the Windows Rights Management Client.

California Digital Library Archival Resource Keys: Resource page on ARK that includes a link to "Towards Electronic Persistence Using ARK Identifiers" by John A. Kunze.

Core Metalist of Open Access Eprint Archives: Update of the article that appeared in ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 227 (2003).

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

Digital and Preservation Dispatch, 29 August 2003: E-newsletter about digitization and preservation issues from the OCLC Digitization & Preservation Online Resource Center.

Emerging Visions for Access in the Twenty-First Century Library. Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2003: Papers from the April 2003 symposium.

Government Record News (May-June 2003): Includes "PDF-A: A New Digital Preservation Format" and other articles.

Hines, Matt. "RIAA Turns Down Some Heat on File Sharers." CNET News.com, 5 September 2003: It is anticipated that the RIAA will offer amnesty to certain individuals involved in illegal file sharing activities who comply with its requirements.

The Multi-Repository Mathematics Collections: Provides access to three digital collections: The Mathematics Collection from Cornell, the Mathematics Collection from Gottingen, and the University of Michigan's Historical Math Collection.

Open Access Now, 25 August 2003: Includes "Sabo Bill Sparks Copyright Controversy" and other articles.

ShelfLife, 4 September 2003: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

Software: Open source software from OCLC, including OAICat and OAIHarvester.

September 1, 2003

Next Weblog update on 9/8/03.

AP. "Music Industry Discloses Some Methods Used to Track Downloaders." USA TODAY, 27 August 2003: The RIAA is using file "hashes" and embedded metadata to identify swapped digital music.

ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 229 (2003): Includes "Opportunities for Research Libraries in the NSF Cyberinfrastructure Program" and other articles.

Brand, Amy, Frank Daly, and Barbara Meyers. Metadata Demystified: A Guide for Publishers. Hanover, PA: The Sheridan Press and NISO Press, 2003: "This guide presents an overview of evolving metadata conventions in publishing, as well as related initiatives designed to standardize how metadata is structured and disseminated online."

CLIR Issues, no. 34 (2003): Includes "Barriers or Stepping Stones? Impediments to Digital Archiving and Preservation Programs," "Digital Library Forum Hears Hopes for Collection Sharing," and other articles.

The Electronic Library 21, no. 4 (2003): Includes "Digital Archive Developments," "Myongji University Digital Library Project: Implementing a KORMARC/EAD Integrated System," "Public Libraries and the Consortium Purchase of Electronic Resources," and other articles.

Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship, no. 38 (2003): Includes "A Fault-Tolerant Architecture for Supporting Large Scale Digital Libraries," "Information-Seeking Behavior of Meteorologists and Other Atmospheric Scientists: Access and Retrieval of Cited References," and other articles.

Journal of Documentation 59, no. 4 (2003): Includes "The WEB Book Experiments in Electronic Textbook Design" and other articles.

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.

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 54, no. 12 (2003): Includes "Bibliomining for Automated Collection Development in a Digital Library Setting: Using Data Mining to Discover Web-Based Scholarly Research Works"; "Changing Use Patterns of Print Journals in the Digital Age: Impacts of Electronic Equivalents on Print Chemistry Journal Use"; "Linking of Errata: Current Practices in Online Physical Sciences Journals"; "Making the Transition from Print to Electronic Serial Collections: A New Model for Academic Chemistry Libraries?"; "Managing Tradeoffs in the Electronic Age"; "New Knowledge Management Systems: The Implications for Data Discovery, Collection Development, and the Changing Role of the Librarian"; and other articles.

National Digital Forum: Website of "a coalition of museums, archives, art galleries, libraries and government departments working together to enhance electronic access to New Zealand's culture and heritage."

OCLC Newsletter, no. 261 (2003): Includes "Interview: Herbert Van de Sompel. Developing New Protocols to Support and Connect Digital Libraries," "University Repositories: An Extension of the Library Cooperative," and other articles.

Principles and Strategies for the Reform of Scholarly Communication: White paper from the ACRL Scholarly Communications Committee.

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (Version 50): This new SEPB version includes over 1,950 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.

Tenopir, Carol, Brenda Hitchcock, and Ashley Pillow. Use and Users of Electronic Library Resources: An Overview and Analysis of Recent Research Studies. Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2003: "This report for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) summarizes and analyzes more than 200 recent research publications that focus on the use of electronic library resources and were published between 1995 and 2003." Highly recommended.

Wave of the Future: NSF Post Digital Library Futures Workshop: Presentations from the National Science Foundation invitational workshop.

Vine 33, no. 1 (2003): Includes "MetaLib and SFX at Loughborough University Library" and other articles.

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