Monday, July 18, 2005

SEPW July 18, 2005

Next Weblog update on 8/1/05.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education 33, no. 3 (2005): Includes "HINARI and AGORA: Providing Access for Researchers in Developing Countries" and other articles.

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 5, no. 9 (2005): Walt Crawford continues his incisive commentary on current issues, new articles worth reading, and other topics. Highly recommended.

CLIR Issues, no. 46 (2005): Includes "American Literature E-Scholarship: A Revolution in the Making," "The Promise and Problems of Digital Scholarship," and other articles.

DigitalKoans includes "BMC's Impact Factors: Elsevier’s Take and Reactions to It," "Electronic Theses and Dissertations: A Bibliography," and other postings.

EDUCAUSE Review 40, no. 4 (2005): Includes "Learning Objects: A Rose by Any Other Name . . ." and other articles.

Gorman, G. E., and Fytton Rowland, eds. International Yearbook of Library and Information Management 2004-2005: Scholarly Publishing in an Electronic Era. London: Facet Publishing, 2004. (Publisher description)

Mitchell, Anne M., and Brian E. Surratt. Cataloging And Organizing Digital Resources: A How-to-Do-It Manual For Librarians. New York: Neal Schuman, 2005. (Publisher description)

Morrison, Heather. "The Dramatic Growth of Open Access: Implications and Opportunities for Resource Sharing."

Open Access Archivangelism includes "Applying Optimality Findings: Critique of Graham Taylor's Critique of RCUK Self-Archiving Mandate" and other postings.

portal: Libraries and the Academy 5, no. 3 (2005): Includes "Business Faculty Research: Satisfaction with the Web versus Library Databases," "E-Terminology: Why Do I Need to Know What You Mean?," "Let's Call It the 'Ubiquitous Library' Instead . . .," "OhioLINK Electronic Journal Use at Ohio State University," and other articles.

PREMIS Working Group. Data Dictionary for Preservation Metadata. Dublin, OH: OCLC and RLG, 2005.

Prosser, David C. "The Next Information Revolution—How Open Access Will Transform Scholarly Communications."

Serials: The Journal for the Serials Community 18, no. 2 (2005): Includes "All or Nothing: Towards an Orderly Retreat from Big Deals—Recent Negotiations in the Netherlands"; "Business Models for E-Journals: Reconciling Library and Publisher Requirements?"; "How Usage Statistics Can Inform National Negotiations and Strategies"; "Journal Access Programmes for Developing Countries"; "A Librarian's View of Usage Metrics: Through a Glass Darkly?"; "Open Access and Institutional Repositories: An Evidence-Based Approach"; "Snap, Crackle And Ultimately Pop? The Future for Serials"; and other articles.

Social Studies of Science 35, no. 4 (2205): Includes "Scientific Journal Publications: On the Role of Electronic Preprint Exchange in the Distribution of Scientific Literature" and other articles.

Smith, MacKenzie. "Eternal Bits." IEEE Spectrum Online (2005).