Weblog Archive (October 2002)

October 31, 2002

Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services 26, no. 3 (2002): Includes "A Digital Library Project on a Shoestring," "Distributing Non-MARC Metadata: The CUGIR Metadata Sharing Project", "Economics as if Science Mattered: The BioOne Business Model and the Transformation of Scholarly Publishing," "E-Journal Aggregation Systems: Only Part of the Big Picture," "Metadata and Reference Linking," and other articles.

October 29, 2002

Next Weblog update on 10/31/02.

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 2 (November 2002): Walt Crawford continues his incisive commentary on current issues, new articles worth reading, and other topics. Highly recommended.

Digital Library of Information Science and Technology: New e-print archive.

EP Topic News, 24 October 2002: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

ShelfLife, 24 October 2002: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

October 28, 2002

Foster, Andrea L. "Legal Scholars and Library Groups Seek Clarification From Court on Software Licenses" The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 2002: ARL, ALA, and other groups and individuals seek a change in the Harold L. Bowers v. Baystate Technologies Inc. ruling. Mark A. Lemley, author of the brief the groups submitted, says: "What we want is for the court to acknowledge the importance of reverse-engineering, and to change its opinion so that it doesn't hold that shrink-wrap licenses can automatically ban reverse-engineering."

Reference Services Review 30, no. 3 (2002): Includes "Blurring Services and Resources: Boston College's Implementation of MetaLib and SFX" and other articles.

October 25, 2002

Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 9 (October/November 2002): Includes "What Can You Do with XML Today?" and other articles.

McCullagh, Declan. "P2P Hacking Bill May Be Amended." CNET News.com, 23 October 2002: The P2P Piracy Prevention Act may undergo major revisions.

XML and Digital Preservation: Technical report from the Digital Preservation Testbed Project.

October 24, 2002

OAI-eprints: Mailing list about "any issues relating to the management of eprint servers that are OAI compliant."

A Self-Archiving Thematic Bibliography: January-September 2002: Short bibliography about self-archiving by Sarah Faraud.

SPARC-IR@arl.org: SPARC Institutional Repositories Discussion List.

October 23, 2002

Gateway for Resources and Information on Preservation: This resource directory is a joint project of Nationaal Archief and the European Commission on Preservation and Access.

McCullagh, Declan. "Judge: Disabilities Act Doesn't Cover Web." CNET News.com, 21 October 2002: U.S. District Judge Patricia Seitz rules in favor of Southwest Airlines and does not require that its Web site be redesigned for blind users.

XOBIS: This project by the Lane Medical Library at Stanford University "endeavors to restructure bibliographic and authority data in a consistent and unified manner using XML."

October 22, 2002

Journal of Digital Information 3, no. 2 (2002): Includes "CHANT (CHinese ANcient Texts): A Comprehensive Database of All Ancient Chinese Texts Up to 600 AD," "Chinese Buddhist Texts for the New Millenium—The Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association (CBETA) and Its Digital Tripitaka," "Linking Chan/Seon/Zen Figures and Their Texts: Problems and Developments in the Construction of a Relational Database," and "Moving into XML Functionality: The Combined Digital Dictionaries of Buddhism and East Asian Literary Terms."

Foster, Andrea L. "A Bookworm's Battle" The Chronicle of Higher Education, 25 October 2002: Provides background on Eric Eldred and Eldred v. Ashcroft.

Library & Information Science Research 24, no. 3 (2002): Includes "Exploring Behavior of E-Journal Users in Science and Technology: Transaction Log Analysis of Elsevier's ScienceDirect OnSite in Taiwan" and other articles.

October 21, 2002

EP Topic News, 17 October 2002: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

Fausett, Bret A. "Into the Deep: How Deep Linking Can Sink You." New Architect (October 2002): Overview of current deep linking issues.

Festa, Paul. "XML Spec Moves Ahead Despite Gripes." CNET News.com, 17 October 2002: W3C releases XML 1.1 as a candidate recommendation, but some wonder if IBM has had too much influence on it.

Koman, Richard. "Riding Along with the Internet Bookmobile." Salon.com, 9 October, 2002: Brewster Kahle distributes print books made from e-books.

ShelfLife, 17 October 2002: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

October 18, 2002

Computers in Libraries 22 (October 2002): Includes "Alice in E-Book Land: A Primer for Librarians," "The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Your Virtual Libraries," and other articles.

Limitations and Exceptions to Copyright and Neighbouring Rights in the Digital Environment: An International Library Perspective: Copyright critique by IFLA's Committee on Copyright and Other Legal Matters says: "Despite the attempts in a few jurisdictions to maintain the balance, it is increasingly apparent to IFLA that the traditional copyright balance is under serious threat in the digital environment from a variety of sources. Recent expanded use of technological protection measures (and the laws that protect them) and the emerging licensing environment are converging to shift the use of copyright materials to a pay per view environment, which limits access to those who can pay."

Sherman, Cary. "RIAA Response—You're Dead Wrong." ZDNet, 16 October, 2002: The president and general counsel of the RIAA diasagrees with a recent speech by Gary Shapiro (CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association) on peer-to-peer file sharing.

October 17, 2002

inCite (October 2002): Includes "E-Prints: The Future of Scholarly Communication?," and other articles.

Library Hi Tech 20, no. 3 (2002): Includes "METS and the Metadata Marketplace" and other articles.

RLG DigiNews 6, no. 5 (2002): Includes "Developing a 3D Digital Library for Spatial Data: Issues Identified and Description of Prototype," "The National Science Foundation Digital Government Research Program's Role in the Long-Term Preservation of Digital Materials," and other articles.

Tennant, Roy. "MARC Must Die." Library Journal, 15 October 2002: Latest "Digital Libraries" column from Roy Tennant.

October 16, 2002

Borland, John. "Copyright Law Open for Comment." ZDNet, 14 October 2002: The United States Copyright Office is inviting public comment on exemptions for the circumvention of technological access controls on copyrighted works.

Journal of Internet Cataloging 5, no. 3 (2002): Includes "CCF and INFLIBNET Standard Metadata to Dublin Core Crosswalk," "Hindrances in Semantic Mapping Involving Thesauri and Metadata: A Linguistic Perspective," and other articles.

McCullagh, Declan. "It's Time to Fix Copyrights—Permanently" ZDNet, 14 October 2002: Compares current copyright law to Prohibition, "when booze was illegal, but bootlegging was common."

October 15, 2002

D-Lib Magazine 8 (October 2002): Includes "Comparing Library and User Related Costs of Print and Electronic Journal Collections: A First Step Towards a Comprehensive Analysis"; "Open Citation Linking: The Way Forward"; "Report on the Sixth European Conference on Digital Libraries, 15-18 September 2002, Rome, Italy"; "Toward a Global Digital Library: Generalizing US-Korea Collaboration on Digital Libraries"; and other articles.

Mangan, Katherine S. "Colleges Could Face Lawsuits Over Illegal File-Sharing." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 14 October 2002: Reports on a forum sponsored by U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, a member House Judiciary Committee.

Webb, Jon. Digital Rights Management or DRM—Does (It) Really Matter?: An analysis of DRM for the International Association of Scientific, Technical, and Medical Publishers.

October 14, 2002

Ariadne, no. 33 (2002): Includes "Climbing the Scholarly Publishing Mountain with SHERPA," "Collaboration, Integration and 'Recombinant Potential,'" "Utilizing E-books to Enhance Digital Library Offerings," "Web Focus: Let's Get Serious About HTML Standards," and other articles.

EP Topic News, 10 October 2002: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

Kiernan, Vincent. "Higher-Education Organizations Urge a Crackdown on Illegal File Sharing." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 10 October 2002: The presidents of the American Association of Community Colleges, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, the Association of American Universities, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges have written a letter about file sharing issues to the presidents of U.S. institutions.

ShelfLife, 10 October 2002: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

October 11, 2002

First Monday 7, no. 10 (2002): Includes " Hypertext Links: Whither Thou Goest, and Why," "Letter from San Francisco: The Internet Bookmobile", and other articles.

Foster, Andrea L. "U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Copyright-Protection Case." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 10 October 2002: Describes Wednesday's oral arguments from the Eldred v. Ashcroft case.

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (Version 45): SEPB turns six with this version, which includes over 1,700 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.

"Response to Walt Crawford": FOS Forum message from Peter Suber that replies to a Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large article.

October 10, 2002

Against the Grain 14 (September 2002): Includes "Aggregation, Integration and the Library Without Walls?," "Libraries in the Cyberage—Filtering, Censorship and the First Amendment: Libraries at the Crossroads," "Would You Like Print With That? Will Electronic Reference Packages Supplant Print?," and other articles.

Musgrove, Mike. "Microsoft Easing Up On DVD Restrictions." TechNews.com, 9 October 2002: Microsoft changes its mind about restricting the playback of DVDs recorded using Windows XP Media Center Edition.

"Research Library Trends": Introduction from ARL Statistics 2000-01.

SPARC E-News (August-September 2002): News about the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC).

October 9, 2002

Crews, Kenneth D. New Copyright Law for Distance Education: The Meaning and Importance of the TEACH Act: Detailed analysis of the Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act.

Reid, Calvin. "E-Book Vendors Look to Libraries for Growth." Publishers Weekly, 7 October 2002: Discusses marketing efforts targeted at libraries by Adobe, Fictionwise.com, and netLibrary.

Vangelova, Luba. "Internet Libel Laws In Limbo." Online Journalism Review, 26 September 2002: Examines the implications of Dow Jones v. Gutnick.

October 8, 2002

"Copyright Extension Act Is Debated in Briefs for Upcoming Supreme Court Case" Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal 64, no. 1590 (2002): Recap of the Eldred v. Ashcroft case, including the briefs.

McCullagh, Declan. "Verizon, RIAA in Copyright Showdown." CNET News.com, 4 October 2002: The Recording Industry Association of America asks for a court order to force Verizon to reveal the name of a Kazaa subscriber.

Online Librarian Survey—Response and Results: Results of a survey on the first draft of the COUNTER Usage Reports.

October 7, 2002

EP Topic News, 3 October 2002: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

Library Resources & Technical Services 46 (April 2002): Includes "Technological Change and the Scholarly Communications Reform Movement: Reflections on Castells and Giddens" and other articles.

Science & Technology Libraries 20, no. 4 (2001): Includes "Digitizing Scientific Articles: Special Challenges" and other articles.

ShelfLife, 3 October 2002: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

October 4, 2002

Carlson, Scott. "Students and Faculty Members Turn to Online Library Materials Before Printed Ones, Study Finds". The Chronicle of Higher Education, 3 October 2002: Discussion of the results of an Outsell study for the Digital Library Federation.

Library Application Profile: New draft, which "clarifies the use of the Dublin Core Metadata Element Set in libraries and library-related applications and projects."

October 3, 2002

Bowman, Lisa M. "Professor Posts Digital Device Hit List." ZDNet News, 1 October 2002: Ed Felten has created a list of devices affected by the Consumer Broadband and Digital Television Promotion Act.

Current Cites 13 (September 2002): Annotated references for information technology literature written by a team of librarians.

Fun with XML: Updated notes from Eric Lease Morgan.

Phillips, Heather Fleming. "New Bills Aim to Protect Consumers' Use of Digital Media." Mercury News, 1 October 2002: Rep. Zoe Lofgren's bill is called the Digital Choice and Freedom Act.

October 2, 2002

ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC (August 2002): Includes "The Case for Institutional Repositories: A SPARC Position Paper (Excerpts)" and other articles.

Carlson, Scott. "On Behalf of Film Studios, Company Searches for Students Downloading Movies." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 1 October 2002: MediaForce is sending higher education institutions cease-and-desist letters.

Tenopir, Carol. "Online Serials Heat Up." Library Journal, 1 October 2002: Discusses recent United Kingdom Serials Group and Charleston Conference meetings.

October 1, 2002

Black, Jane. "A Case to Define the Digital Age." BusinessWeek Online, 27 September 2002: Discusses the copyright implications of Eldred v. Ashcroft.

College & Research Libraries 63 (September 2002): Includes "Toward Developing a Framework of Cost Elements for Preserving Authentic Electronic Records into Perpetuity" and other articles.

Digital Document Quarterly 1, no. 3 (2002): Electronic serial on digital preservation issues from H. M. Gladney.

RLG Best Practice Guidelines for Encoded Archival Description: Guidelines from the RLG EAD Advisory Group.

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