Weblog Archive (December 2001)

December 21, 2001

Next Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog update will be on 1/7/02.

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 2 (January 2002): Walt Crawford continues his insightful commentary on the evolving e-book scene, new articles worth reading, and other topics.

Free Online Scholarship Newsletter, 19 December 2001: Interesting news about scholarly electronic publishing.

Learned Publishing 15 (January 2002): Includes "African Journals Online: Improving Awareness and Access," "Archiving of Electronic Publications—Some Thoughts on Cost," "Authors and E-Delivery," "Instant Linking—Delayed Use: Setting Provider Expectations," "New Practices for Electronic Publishing 2: New Forms of the Scientific Paper," "The Rapid Evolution of Scholarly Communication," "A Year Without Print at Princeton, And What We Plan Next," and other articles.

Librarian's eBook Newsletter 2 (December 2001): Includes "eBook Obituaries in Abundance," "Report from NIST/NISO Electronic Book 2001 Conference," and other articles.

Vine (December 2001): Includes "Digitising Slides for the DNER—A Case History," "Electronic Books for Everyone: Designing for Accessibility," "Electronic Journals in the Real World: A Practical Approach to Cataloguing," "A Library Odyssey: Electronic Journals Management in an Academic Institution," "Opening the Book: Developing E-Book Resources at the Open University Library," "Open Archives: Institutional Issues," "Shaping a Strategy for E-Books: The Role of the DNER," "XML for Discovering Resources in Libraries, Museums and Archives," and other articles.

December 20, 2001

ARL: A Bimonthly A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC (October 2001): Includes "Beyond Core Journals and Licenses: The Paths to Reform Scientific Publishing," "The Impact of Serial Costs on Library Collections," and other articles.

Brockman, William S., Laura Neumann, Carole L. Palmer, Tonyia J. Tidline. Scholarly Work in the Humanities and the Evolving Information Environment. Washington, DC: Digital Library Federation, Council on Library and Information Resources, 2001.

December 19, 2001

D-Lib Magazine 7 (December 2001): Includes "Distributed Interoperable Metadata Registry," "A Framework for Building Open Digital Libraries," "How Do Physicists Use an E-Print Archive? Implications for Institutional E-Print Services," and "Implementing Digital Sanborn Maps for Ohio: OhioLINK and OPLIN Collaborative Project."

December 18, 2001

Dames, K. Matthew. "Court Decisions Tilt DMCA Balance Away From Libraries, Users." LLRX.com, 17 December 2001.

RLG DigiNews 5, no. 6 (2001): Includes "Collaboration Between RLG and OCLC With Digital Archiving Initiatives," "Emulation vs. Migration: Do Users Care?," and other articles.

Statement of Marybeth, Peters Register of Copyrights, before the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property Committee on the Judiciary United States House of Representatives 107th Congress, 1st Session, December 12-13, 2001: Testimony about the DCMA.

December 17, 2001

Colorado Digitization Project—Digital Audio Standards: Two drafts are available: Digital Audio Guidelines and Simplified Steps to Digitizing and Distributing Digital Audio.

December 14, 2001

Developing Nations Initiatives: Liblicense list of projects to provide developing nations with free or low-cost access to scientific journals.

Free Online Scholarship Newsletter, 12 December 2001: Interesting news about scholarly electronic publishing.

3rd e-ICOLC (International Coalition of Library Consortia in Europe) Programme: Conference presentations (in PowerPoint format) on licensing, linking, use statistics, and other topics.

December 13, 2001

FAQs Regarding the Closure of MightyWords, Inc.: Adios, MightyWords.

30th Accession to Key Copyright Treaty Paves Way For Entry Into Force: WIPO press release about Gabon's accession to the WIPO Copyright Treaty, which will result in its coming into force on March 6, 2002.

December 12, 2001

E-Journal Archive DTD Feasibility Study: Report to the Harvard University Library by Inera Incorporated about a DTD to be used for e-journal preservation purposes.

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (Version 40): New version includes over 1,500 articles, books, and other printed and electronic sources that are useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet. An article about SEPB that describes its ten-year development and provides an analysis of use statistics from 1996-2000 was recently published by The Journal of Electronic Publishing.

TDNETUSERS@LISTSERV.BOISESTATE.EDU: New list for libraries that utilize TDNET.

December 11, 2001

AALL Spectrum 6 (November 2001): Includes "The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Collection Development in the 21st Century," "Law Librarians Must Redefine Their Roles in the Era of Information Technology," "Metadata: An Overview," and other articles.

Program 35 (October 2001): Includes "Digitisation Projects at Durham University Library—An Overview," "Librarians in the Digital Age: Planning Digitisation Projects," and other articles.

December 10, 2001

Bulletin of the Medical Library Association 89 (October 2001): Includes "Electronic Journal Access: How Does It Affect the Print Subscription Price?," "Online Journals: Impact on Print Journal Usage," and other articles.

December 7, 2001

Tools and Resources for Online Journal Editing & Publishing: Resource directory for e-journal publishers, which includes a section on peer review and manuscript management systems.

XMCL.org: Initiative sponsored by media and technology companies to develop the eXtensible Media Commerce Language (XMCL), which is "an open XML-based language designed to establish industry-wide standards for Internet media commerce."

December 6, 2001

Colford, Paul D. "Time Warner Closing Book On E-Publishing." New York Daily News, 4 December 2001: Adios, iPublish.com.

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

SPARC E-News (October-November 2001): News about the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC).

December 5, 2001

ERPANET: "The European Commission funded ERPANET Project will establish an expandable European Consortium, which will make viable and visible information, best practice and skills development in the area of digital preservation of cultural heritage and scientific objects."

Currier, Sarah, Sharron Brown, and F. Cuna Ekmekioglu. INveStigating Portals for Information Resources And Learning. Final Report: Report from the INSPIRAL project, which examined the integration of digital libraries and virtual learning environments.

December 4, 2001

The Journal of Electronic Publishing 7 (December 2001): Includes "Electronic First: The Upcoming Revolution in the Scholarly Communication System," "Evolution of an Electronic Book: The Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography," "The Indexing of Scholarly Journals: A Tipping Point for Publishing Reform?," "The More Things Change . . . Paper Is Still With Us," "Note to Self: Print Monograph Dead; Invent New Publishing Model," and other articles.

Guidelines for Statistical Measures of Usage of Web-Based Information Resources: December 2001 revision of this document from the International Coalition of Library Consortia.

Statement of Current Perspective and Preferred Practices for the Selection and Purchase of Electronic Information. Update No. 1: New Developments In E-Journal Licensing: December 2001 update of this document from the International Coalition of Library Consortia.

December 3, 2001

ASSIGNation 19 (October 2001): Special issue on e-books.

High Energy Physics Libraries Webzine (November 2001): Includes "From Fulltext Documents to Structured Citations: CERN's Automated Solution"; "LDL (Landscape Digital Library): A Digital Photographic Database of a Case Study Area in the River Po Valley, Northern Italy"; "The NASA Astrophysics Data System: Free Access to the Astronomical Literature On-line and Through Email"; and other articles.

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Bailey, Charles W., Jr. Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography. Houston: University of Houston Libraries, 1996-2004. <URL:http://info.lib.uh.edu/sepb/sepb.html>.