Weblog Archive (November 2002)

November 26, 2002

Next Weblog update on 12/3/02.

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

Journal of Information Science 28, no. 5 (2002): Includes "Digital Rights Management: A Delicate Balance Between Protection and Accessibility" and other articles.

National Library of Medicine Internet Access to Digital Libraries Awards: NLM has awarded 52 digital library grants.

November 25, 2002

College & Research Libraries 63 (November 2002): Includes "Improving Database Vendors' Usage Statistics Reporting Through Collaboration Between Libraries and Vendors," "Patterns in Electronic Journal Usage: Challenging the Composition of Geographic Consortia," "A Snapshot of Early Adopters of E-Journals: Challenges to Libraries," and other articles.

EP Topic News, 21 November 2002: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

McCullagh, Declan. "Left Gets Nod from Right on Copyright Law." CNET News.com, 20 November 2002: Presents the views of U.S. Appeals Court Judge Richard Posner on the Copyright Term Extension Act.

Read, Brock. "Online Library for Children Aims for 10,000 Titles and Child-Friendly Design, With Professors' Help." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 21 November 2002: Discusses the International Children's Digital Library, a joint project of the University of Maryland at College Park and the Internet Archive.

ShelfLife, 21 November 2002: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

November 22, 2002

DIGGING-FOR-DATA@JISCMAIL.AC.UK: New list for data librarians.

Krim, Jonathan. "Free Web Research Link Closed Under Pressure From Pay Sites." Washington Post, 21 November 2002: Discusses the shutdown of PubScience.

Tennant, Roy. "MARC Exit Strategies." Library Journal, 15 November 2002: Latest "Digital Libraries" column from Roy Tennant.

November 21, 2002

The Electronic Library 20, no. 5 (2002): Includes "Digital Libraries and Organizations for International Collaboration and Knowledge Creation" and other articles.

McCullagh, Declan. "Copyright Law Gets a Second Look." CNET News.com, 20 November 2002: The U.S. Copyright Office is soliciting comments on the anticircumvention aspects of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

November 20, 2002

bIPlog: Intellectual property Weblog from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

Collection Building 21, no. 4 (2002): Includes "Digitised Newspapers at Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library," "Issues in Developing, Managing and Marketing Electronic Journals Collections," and other articles.

The NINCH Guide to Good Practice in the Digital Representation and Management of Cultural Heritage Materials: Digitization project guidelines from the National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage's Working Group on Best Practices.

November 19, 2002

Cultivate Interactive (November 2002): Includes "CHIMER: Children's Heritage Interactive Models for Evolving Repositories," "Not only Shamrocks: Digitising Local Studies Material in Ireland," and other articles.

D-Lib Magazine 8 (November 2002): Includes "The Design and Evaluation of Interactivities in a Digital Library"; "Institutional Repositories: Partnering with Faculty to Enhance Scholarly Communication"; "A Metadata Framework Developed at the Tsinghua University Library to Aid in the Preservation of Digital Resources"; "The NSF National Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Digital Library (NSDL) Program: New Projects in Fiscal Year 2002"; "A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries: The ODU/Southampton Experiments"; "Software for Building a Full-Featured Discipline-Based Web Portal: The Scout Portal Toolkit"; and other articles.

November 18, 2002

EP Topic News, 14 November 2002: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

First Monday 7, no. 11 (2002): Includes "Copyright Contradictions in Scholarly Publishing" and other articles.

Matthews, William. "More Sites Targeted for Shutdown." Federal Computer Week, 13 November 2002: "Delighted" with the PubScience shutdown, the Software and Information Industry Association would like some government agricultural and legal data sites shutdown.

ShelfLife, 14 November 2002: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

What's New in Digital Preservation (July 2002-October 2002): Digital preservation news from the Digital Preservation Coalition and PADI.

November 15, 2002

Carlson, Scott. "Privacy Advocates Warn Colleges Not to Monitor Content of Students' File Sharing." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 8 November 2002: The Electronic Privacy Information Center has sent an open letter to colleges asking that they not monitor students' file-sharing activities.

The Filter, 13 November 2002: Internet news and commentary from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. (Click on "Current Issue.")

November 14, 2002

Ackerman, Elise. "High Court Agrees to Rule on Web Filters in Libraries." Mercury News, 13 November 2002: The U.S. Supreme Court will consider the ALA and ACLU challenge to the Children's Internet Protection Act.

The Modernist Journals Project: Brown University project has digitized Modernist journals.

"[OAI-eprints] DARE: A New Age in the Provision of Academic Information": Message on SEPTEMBER98-FORUM describes Dutch DARE (Digital Academic Repositories) initiative.

Program 36, no. 4 (2002): Includes "Virtually There? E-Books in UK Academic Libraries" and other articles.

November 13, 2002

Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 21, no. 1 (2002): Includes "First Sale, Digital Copyright, and Libraries" and other articles.

EDUCAUSE Review 37, no. 6 (2002): Includes "Building Good Digital Library Collections: A Dynamic Framework," "Identity, Privacy, and Information Technology," and other articles.

Serials Review 28, no. 3 (2002): Includes "E-Journal Management Systems: Trends, Trials, and Trade-Offs"; "Pricing Electronic Information: A Snapshot of New Serials Pricing Models"; and other articles.

November 12, 2002

eJUST: Two-year research study by the Stanford University Libraries of user attitudes towards HighWire Press e-journals.

Library Management 23, no. 8/9 (2002): Includes "Creating a Job Description for an Electronic Resources Librarian," "Research Is The Basis of a Collaborative Solution for Academic Libraries: The Victorian Academic Digital Library (VADL)," and other articles.

Searcher 10, no. 10 (2002): Includes "Just Can't Hardly Give It Away: Generosity Versus Copyright" and other articles.

November 11, 2002

EP Topic News, 7 November 2002: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

ShelfLife, 7 November 2002: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

November 8, 2002

Arts and Humanities Data Service Newsletter (Autumn 2002): Articles on digitization and other topics.

Carlson, Scott. "Scholarly Publishers Aim to Woo Librarians Away From Self-Published Research". The Chronicle of Higher Education, 7 November 2002: The Association of American Publishers will launch a PR campaign this month.

PubSCIENCE Discontinued (November 4, 2002): Web page title says it all.

November 7, 2002

The Journal of Academic Librarianship 28, no. 5 (2002): Includes "Information Commons Redux: Concept, Evolution, and Transcending the Tragedy of the Commons"; "The Changing Economics of Information, Technological Development, and Copyright Protection: What Are the Consequences for the Public Domain?", and other articles.

O'Neill, Robert. "A Digital Library for Scholarly Output Is Born." digitalMASS, 4 November 2002: Discusses MIT's DSpace project. (Also, the source code is now available.)

November 6, 2002

Exploring Charging Models for Digital Cultural Heritage: Higher Education Digitisation Service (HEDS) study funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

"The Next Frontier: 'Intellectual Property' and Intellectual Freedom": Marjorie Heins' Julie M. Boucher Memorial Lecture at the October Colorado Association of Libraries meeting.

"Project COUNTER—A Progress Report": Presentation by Peter Shepherd at the October ARL Statistics and Measurement Committee meeting.

November 5, 2002

Information Today 19 (November 2002): Includes "The Truth About Digital Rights Management," "Where Is DRM Headed Now?," and other articles.

Second Workshop on the Open Archives Initiative (OAI): Gaining Independence with E-Prints Archives and OAI: Presentations from the workshop.

Tennant, Roy, ed. XML in Libraries. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2002: Includes "Building XML Databases with Zope and Castor," "Encoding Digital Objects with METS," "Expediting the Work of the Indexer with XML," "Creating a Unified E-Government Portal," "Harnessing Oracle and XT for Finding Aid," "Improving Interlibrary Loan with XML," "Integrating Systems with XML-Based Web," "Migrating Native Law Cases from HTML to XML," "Publishing Books Online at eScholarship," "Searching and Retrieving XML Records via the Web," "Transforming Word Processing Documents into XML: Electronic Scholarly Publishing at the University of Michigan," "Updating MARC Records with XMLMARC," and "Using XML to Federate Collections: The Legacy Tobacco Documents Library."

"UC Announces Electronic Publications Program for International and Area Studies": Press release from the SEPTEMBER98-FORUM.

November 4, 2002

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

EP Topic News, 31 October 2002: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

GNU EPrints 2: New release of the EPrints software.

Institutional Repositories: A Workshop on Creating an Infrastructure for Faculty-Library Partnerships: Presentations from this ARL, SPARC, and CNI conference.

ShelfLife, 31 October 2002: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

Tenopir, Carol. "Oldies but Goodies." Library Journal, 1 November 2002: Latest "Online Databases" column from Carol Tenopir.

November 1, 2002

Friedlander, Amy. Dimensions and Use of the Scholarly Information Environment: Introduction to a Data Set. Washington, DC: Digital Library Federation and Council on Library and Information Resources, 2002: Selected results from the Outsell, Inc. study mentioned in the October 4, 2002 Weblog entry.
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