Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog Archive
(September 2008)

September 3, 2008

Next Weblog update on 10/8/08.

Ariadne, no. 56 (2008): Includes "Institutional Web Management Workshop 2008: The Great Debate," "Integrating Journal Back Files into an Existing Electronic Environment," "Open Repositories 2008," "Persistent Identifiers: Considering the Options," "Versioning in Repositories: Implementing Best Practice," and other articles.

Bejune, Matthew, and Jana Ronan. Social Software in Libraries, SPEC Kit 304. Washington, DC: ARL, 2008.

Canadian Journal of Communication 33, no. 2 (2008): Includes "Online Publishing, Technical Representation, and the Politics of Code: The Case of CJC Online" and other articles.

Council on Library and Information Resources. No Brief Candle: Reconceiving Research Libraries for the 21st Century. Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2008.

Crawford, Walt. Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 8, no. 9 (2008): Includes "Old Media/New Media," "Updating the Book Discovery Projects," and other articles.

Dietrich, J. P. "Disentangling Visibility and Self-Promotion Bias in the arXiv:astro-ph Positional Citation Effect." (2008).

DigitalKoans (2008): Includes "37 Librarians Have Left the University of Houston Libraries Since 2003," "Institutional Repositories at Texas University and Health Science Libraries," and other posts.

Harnad, Stevan. "Are Online and Free Online Access Broadening or Narrowing Research?" Open Access Archivangelism, August 4, 2008.

Housewright, Ross, and Roger Schonfeld. Ithaka's 2006 Studies of Key Stakeholders in the Digital Transformation in Higher Education. New York: Ithaka Harbors, 2008.

Iiyoshi, Toru, and M. S. Vijay Kumar. Opening Up Education: The Collective Advancement of Education through Open Technology, Open Content, and Open Knowledge. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008.

Interlending & Document Supply 36, no. 3 (2008): Includes "Cataloging Free E-Resources: Is It Worth the Investment?," "The Usage and Acceptance of Domestic Preprint Servers in China," and other articles.

International Journal of Digital Curation 3, no. 1 (2007): Includes "Challenges and Issues Relating to the Use of Representation Information for the Digital Curation of Crystallography and Engineering Data," "Curation of Laboratory Experimental Data as Part of the Overall Data Lifecycle," "Data Documentation Initiative: Toward a Standard for the Social Sciences," "Dataset Preservation for the Long Term: Results of the DareLux Project," "Defining File Format Obsolescence: A Risky Journey," "Evolving a Network of Networks: The Experience of Partnerships in the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program," "Moving Archival Practices Upstream: An Exploration of the Life Cycle of Ecological Sensing Data in Collaborative Field Research," "Toward Distributed Infrastructures for Digital Preservation: The Roles of Collaboration and Trust," "Towards a Theory of Digital Preservation," and other articles.

Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, no. 54 (2007): Includes "Comparison of Journal Citation Reports and Scopus Impact Factors for Ecology and Environmental Sciences Journals," "On Impact of OA, the Jury is Still Out," and other articles.

Journal of Librarianship and Information Science 40, no. 3 (2008): Includes "Books in a Virtual World: The Evolution of the E-Book and Its Lexicon" and other articles.

Library Review 57, no. 7 (2008): Includes "Establishing the National Digital Cultural Heritage Repository in Malaysia" and other articles.

Library Trends 56, no. 4 (2008): Includes "Online Systems for Information Access and Retrieval" and other articles.

OCLC Systems & Services: International Digital Library Perspectives 24, no. 3 (2008): Includes "Emerging Alternatives to the Impact Factor"; "From Cuneiform to Digital Text Encodings"; "Harvard, NIH, and the Balance of Power in the Open Access Debate"; "Thinking Outside the Library Box: Considerations in Contextualizing Digital Repositories for the Local Environment"; "Using Faculty Focus Groups to Launch a Scholarly Communication Program"; "Where IR You?: Using 'Open Access' to Extend the Reach and Richness of Faculty Research within a University"; and other articles.

Proffitt, Merrilee, and Jennifer Schaffner. The Impact of Digitizing Special Collections on Teaching and Scholarship: Reflections on a Symposium about Digitization and the Humanities. Dublin, OH: OCLC Programs & Research, 2008.

Suber, Peter. "Online Researchers Have Access to More Articles but Cite Fewer." Open Access News, 17 July 2008.

———. SPARC Open Access Newsletter, no. 125 (2008): Includes "Thinking about Prestige, Quality, and Open Access" and other articles.