Weblog Archive (December 2002)

December 16, 2002

Next Weblog update on 1/6/03.

EP Topic News, 5 December 2002: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

Journal of Archival Organization 1, no. 1 (2002): Includes "Building Digital Collections at the OAC: Current Strategies with a View to Future Uses," "The Impact of EAD Adoption on Archival Programs: A Pilot Survey of Early Implementers," "Nuts and Bolts: Implementing Descriptive Standards to Enable Virtual Collections," "Prospecting Virtual Collections," and other articles.

ShelfLife, 12 December 2002: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

ZING: Z39.50 International: Next Generation: This Web site: "covers a number of initiatives by Z39.50 implementors to make the intellectual/semantic content of Z39.50 more broadly available and to make Z39.50 more attractive to information providers, developers, vendors, and users, by lowering the barriers to implementation while preserving the existing intellectual contributions of Z39.50 that have accumulated over nearly 20 years."

December 13, 2002

Carnevale, Dan. "Security Lapses on Campuses Permit Theft From JSTOR Database." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 12 December 2002: Using public college proxy servers, hackers downloaded around 50,000 JSTOR records.

ePrints-UK: Project to provide access to UK Open Archive repositories.

December 12, 2002

Reuters. "Australian Court to Hear Net Case." CNET News.com 9 December 2002: A defamation case in Australia against Dow Jones about a Web version of a Barron's magazine article will proceed.

Interlending & Document Supply 30, no. 4 (2002): Includes "Document Delivery—Breaking the Mould," "The ELectronic Society for Social Scientists: From Journals as Documents to Journals as Knowledge Exchanges," "Improving Access: Is There Any Hope?," "Interlending and Document Supply: A Review of Recent Literature—XLIII," and other articles.

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (Version 46): This new SEPB version includes over 1,750 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.

December 11, 2002

"Code Cracking in Court." CNET News.com, 10 December 2002: Roundup of recent news stories on the U.S. v. Elcomsoft case.

Issues in Scholarly Communication: Open Access: Overview, analysis, and resource directory from ARL.

December 10, 2002

portal: Libraries and the Academy 2 (October 2002): Includes "Council on Library and Information Resources Internet Use Study"; "Developing a Concept of Collection for the Digital Age"; "Electronic Metrics, Performance Measures, and Statistics for Publishers and Libraries: Building Common Ground and Standards"; "Electronic Resource Librarians in Academic Libraries: A Position Announcement Analysis, 1996-200"; "Toward a Framework for Assessing Library and Institutional Outcomes"; and other articles.

December 9, 2002

EP Topic News, 28 November 2002: Electronic publishing news from El.pub.

Science.gov: New U.S. Government Web site is a "gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results."

ShelfLife, 5 December 2002: A weekly e-newsletter from RLG. Click on "Read Past Issues" to access the current issue.

Technology Review (December 2002/January 2003): Includes "MIT's Superarchive" and other articles.

December 6, 2002

CLIR Issues (November/December 2002): Includes "Electronic Resource Management: A New Digital Library Federation Initiative" and other articles.

"SPARC Partner Documenta Mathematica Contributes E-Publishing Savings to New Prize for Mathematicians": The e-journal Documenta Mathematica saved money publishing the ICM'98 Proceedings electronically for the German Math Society, and it used the savings to fund a new math prize.

A Web Hub for Developing Administrative Metadata for Electronic Resource Management: DLF Electronic Resource Management Initiative steering group's Web site.

December 5, 2002

Caplan, Priscilla. Metadata Fundamentals for All Librarians. Chicago: ALA, forthcoming: This book will be available in February 2003 according the ALA Editions Web site.

Metadata: Mapping Between Metadata Formats: Michael Day's list of metadata mapping resources.

Syllabus (December 2002): Includes "Academic Publishing in the Digital Realm: An Interview with Clifford Lynch" and other articles.

December 4, 2002

Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, no. 36 (2002): Includes "Building Digital Archives for Scientific Information," "Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe as a Cooperative Archiving Solution for E-Journals," "Scholarly Communication: The Use and Non-Use of E-Print Archives for the Dissemination of Scientific Information," and other articles.

Newly Revamped Journal to Publish Again in Spring: Starting with the Spring 2003 issue, The Journal of Electronic Publishing will be published by Columbia University Press. The journal will be redesigned and enhanced. Judith Axler Turner and Eve Trager will continue as editors.

Timeline: A History of Copyright in the United States: U.S. copyright history by Amy Masciola of the Association of Research Libraries.

December 3, 2002

Digital Library Technology Trends: Sun Microsystems white paper.

OCLC Systems & Services 18, no. 4 (2002): Includes "The ALCTS Networked Resources and Metadata Committee: Setting Course in a Sea of Change," "Celebrating History and Innovation: The Louisiana Purchase Digital Library Project at Louisiana State University," and other articles.

Online Information Review 26, no. 5 (2002): Includes "The Design of Metadata for the Digital Museum Initiative in Taiwan," "The Internet as a New Medium for the Sciences? The Effects of Internet Use on Traditional Scientific Communication Media Among Social Scientists in Germany," and other articles.

Open Journal Systems: Public Knowledge Project's journal management software, which is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

Publisher Copyright Policies & Self-Archiving: List of publisher copyright policies from Project RoMEO.

The Serials Librarian 43, no. 1 (2002): Includes "Do We Catalog or Not? How Research Libraries Provide Bibliographic Access to Electronic Journals in Aggregated Databases," "Step One in Formalizing the Rules in AACR2 for Cataloguing E-Serials: Chapter 9 and the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules Amendments 2001 Package," "Tracking Aggregator Coverage with Spreadsheets," "Utilization of a Set of Vendor-Supplied MARC Records to Provide Access to Journals in an Aggregator Database," and other articles.

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