Weblog Archive (October 2001)

October 31, 2001

Cook, Michael N., John J. Hernandez, and Shawn Nicholson. Numeric Data Products and Services. SPEC Kit 263. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, 2001: Survey of ARL Libraries about numeric data set issues. An executive summary is available.

Electronic Books in Libraries: The Electronic Book Evaluation Project Web site has been moved and renamed (includes the Librarian's eBook Newsletter).

Sturges, Paul, Vincent Teng, and Ursula Iliffe. "User Privacy in the Digital Library Environment: A Matter of Concern for Information Professionals." Library Management 22, nos. 8/9 (2001): 364-370: Examines privacy issues from a UK perspective.

October 29, 2001

Farrell, Elizabeth F., and Florence Olsen. "A New Front in the Sweatshop Wars?" The Chronicle of Higher Education, 26 October 2001, A35: Are library digitizing projects using "sweatshop labor"?

PALS Usage Statistics Working Group: An effort by PALS (the Publishers and Libraries Solutions group of JISC, the Publishers' Association, and the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers) to determine appropriate use statistics for electronic resources.

RIGHTS-L@LISTSERV.UTK.EDU: New mailing list on digital rights management.

Witten, Ian H., David Bainbridge, and Stefan J. Boddie. "Greenstone: Open-Source Digital Library Software with End-User Collection Building." Online Information Review 25, no. 5 (2001): 288-298: Describes the Greenstone system, which provides full-text searching and metadata browsing.

(Note: No update on 10/30/01; back again on 10/31/01.)

October 26, 2001

University of Michigan Digital Library eXtension Service: DLXS provides digital library tools, such as XPAT, to its subscriber institutions.

University of Michigan Scholarly Publishing Office: SPO "supports the traditional constructs of journal and monographic publication in an online environment, as well as publishing scholarly work expressly designed for electronic delivery."

"University Press of Virginia Appoints Manager for New Electronic Imprint": E-mail message on Liblicense-l about Mick Gusinde-Duffy's appointment as Manager of the electronic imprint, which "will create the first electronic imprint devoted exclusively to publishing original, peer-reviewed digital scholarship in the humanities." More at the original Humanist message.

October 25, 2001

Browning, Paul, and Mike Lowndes. JISC TechWatch Report: Content Management Systems: Overview of Web site content management systems.

Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 28 (October/November 2001): Special issue on content management systems with five articles on this topic.

Hawkins, Donald T. "Bibliometrics of Electronic Journals in Information Science." Information Research 7, no 1 (2001): Examines the bibliometric characteristics of twenty-eight information science e-journals (does not consider publication data before 1995, such as that from The Public-Access Computer Systems Review).

October 24, 2001

"netLibrary and OCLC: A Statement from Jay Jordan, OCLC President and CEO October 19, 2001": Liblicense-l message about the OCLC/netLibrary escrow agreement.

The Ohio State Law Journal 62, no. 2 (2001): Includes articles on "Impasse: Distance Learning and Copyright," "The Law of Fair Use and the Illusion of Fair-Use Guidelines," "Libraries in a Digital and Aggressively Copyrighted World: Retaining Patron Access through Changing Technologies."

Peek, Robin. "Forty Editorial Board Members Resign from Kluwer Journal." Information Today NewsBreaks, 22 October 2001: More on the Machine Learning Journal resignations.

October 23, 2001

Digital Preservation: Recently updated Web site of the JISC Digital Preservation Focus.

Tenopir, Carol, and Donald W. King. "Lessons for the Future of Journals." Nature Web Debates, 18 October 2001: Suggests that conflicts between librarians and scientists and publishers are due to an incorrect understanding of the realities of contemporary scholarly journal publishing.

October 22, 2001

Bruce's Australian E-Book Newsletter, 1 (October 2001): E-book news.

Hitchcock, Steve, and Wendy Hall. "How Dynamic E-Journals Can Interconnect Open Access Archives": Presents Perspectives in Electronic Publishing as a new model for e-journals.

October 19, 2001

eVALUEd Project: New HEFCE-funded project at the Centre for Information Research (CIRT) at the University of Central England to "develop a transferable model for e-library evaluation in higher education and to provide dissemination and training in e-library evaluation." Related mailing list: DIGI-EVAL@JISCMAIL.AC.UK.

Ramirez, Diana, and Suzanne D Gyeszly. "netLibrary: A New Direction in Collection Development." Collection Building 20, no. 4 (2001): 154-164: Compares the use of netLibrary by Texas A&M University Libraries with that of the combined use of two consortiums that it is a member of.

Recording Bibliographic Citation Information for Journal Articles in Dublin Core: Second draft proposal of the Dublin Core Bibliographic Citations Working Group.

October 18, 2001

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 1 (November 2001): Walt Crawford continues his insightful commentary on the evolving e-book scene, new articles worth reading, and other topics.

D-Lib Magazine 7 (October 2001): Includes articles on "Greenstone Open-Source Digital Library Software," "Public Access to Digital Material," "Retrieval Issues for the Colorado Digitization Project's Heritage Database."

Free Online Scholarship Newsletter, 14 October 2001: Interesting current news about scholarly electronic publishing.

October 17, 2001

SPARC E-News (August-September 2001): News about the the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition. Includes a review of the Eprints.org software.

Shim, Wonsik, Charles R. McClure, Bruce T. Fraser, John Carlo Bertot, Arif Dagli, Emily H. Leahy, Don L. Latham, Benjamin Keith Belton, and Linda Carruth. Measures and Statistics for Research Library Networked Services: Procedures and Issues. ARL E-Metrics Phase II Report. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, 2001: Recommends statistics and performance measures for library electronic resources and services.

October 16, 2001

"Do You Want to Buy netLibrary? Company For Sale.": Message by Gary D. Price on DIG_REF.

Program 35, no. 4 (2001): Includes articles on "Digitisation Projects at Durham University Library—An Overview" and "Librarians in the Digital Age: Planning Digitisation Projects."

RLG DigiNews 5, no. 5 (2001): Includes articles on "Benchmarking Conversion Costs: A Report from the Making of America IV Project" and "Digital Object Library Products."

October 15, 2001

DCMI Update (October 2001): News about the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative.

The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set: Recently approved ANSI/NISO Z39.85-2001 standard is available.

Library Hi Tech 19, no. 3 (2001): Includes articles on "Copyright in the Networked World: Digital Legal Deposit," "Information Architecture Planning with XML," "Moving to XML: Latin Texts XML Conversion Project at the Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities," "Metadata Harvesting," and "Using XML and XSLT to Process and Render Online Journals."

October 12, 2001

Northern Light Special Edition: XML: Directory of XML resources.

October 11, 2001

Free Online Scholarship Newsletter, 5 October 2001: Interesting current news about scholarly electronic publishing.

Gil, Yolanda, and Varun Ratnakar. Markup Languages: Comparison and Examples: Table that compares XML, RDF, and DAML.

"Letter of Resignation from Machine Learning Journal": E-Mail message from 40 members of the editorial board of the Machine Learning Journal who have resigned in protest over the journal's cost and intellectual property policies.

Primary Source: IMLS' Monthly E-Mail Newsletter (October 2001); News from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, including grant award and grant submission deadline information.

October 10, 2001

Ariadne, no. 29 (2001): Includes "Developing an Agenda for Institutional E-Print Archives," "Establishing a Digital Library Centre," "Evolution of Portable Electronic Books," "Managing Electronic Library Services: Current Issues in UK Higher Education Institutions," and "Migration—A CAMiLEON Discussion Paper."

Vine (September 2001): Includes articles on "Digital Certificates and Public Key Infrastructure," "Linking: The State of Play Today," "Off-Campus Access: A Case Study of South Bank University," and "Security Issues in Online Distance Learning." Issue theme is information security.

October 8, 2001

First Monday 6 (October 2001): Includes articles on "Changes in Metatag Descriptions Over Time," and "Will E-Books Change the World?"

October 5, 2001

Learned Publishing 14 (October 2001): Includes articles on "Electronic Publishing in the New Millennium," "The Importance of Aggregators," "JIME: An Interactive Journal for Interactive Media," "New Practices for Electronic Publishing "1: Will the Scientific Paper Keep Its Form?, and "What Is SFX?"

October 4, 2001

The ADA Monthly Intellectual Property Wrap-Up (September 2001): Copyright and other IP news from the Australian Digital Alliance.

Depot van Nederlandse Elektronische Publicaties (DNEP). Long Term Preservation—Research Study: Description of a digital preservation study with IBM.

October 3, 2001

Bluh, Pamela, ed. Managing Electronic Serials: Essays Based on the ALCTS Electronic Serials Institutes, 1997-1999. Chicago: American Library Association, 2001: Includes "Another New Frontier: Trailblazing Electronically," "Cataloging Electronic Resources: The Practicalities, Electronic Serials into the Millennium," "How Intellectual Property Laws Affecting Libraries Are Changing," "A License to Kill For . . .," "Management and Technical Considerations for Acquiring and Accessing Electronic Serials," "Managing Electronic Serials: An Overview," "Nuts and Bolts: Public Service in an Electronic Environment," "Saddlepoints in Serials, Seriality and the Web," and "Seven Common Myths about Acquiring and Accessing E-Journal."

October 2, 2001

The Internet Public Library. Pathfinder: Digitization: Short, but useful, guide to selected digitization sources.

OCLC Systems & Services 17, no. 3 (2001): Includes articles on "The CORC Experience: Survey of Founding Libraries. Part I"; "Descriptive Metadata Strategy for TEI headers: A University of Michigan Library Case Study"; and "Metadata for E-Commerce: The ONIX International Standard."

October 1, 2001

Moxley, Joseph M. "Universities Should Require Electronic Theses and Dissertations." EDUCAUSE Quarterly 24, no. 3 (2001): 61-63: Suggests that universities should join the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations and mandate electronic theses and dissertations (only five U.S. universities now require this).

Serials Review 27, no. 2 (2001): Includes articles on "ARLO: A Free, Peer-Reviewed Electronic Journal That Is Not Free," "Use of OCLC's CORC at the Library of Congress," and "XML Schema Language: The New Way of Coding XML."

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