Monday, December 05, 2005

SEPW December 5, 2005

Next Weblog update on 12/19/05.

Armbruster, Chris. "Open Access in Social and Cultural Science: Innovative Moves to Enhance Access, Inclusion and Impact in Scholarly Communication."

Burrell, Robert, and Allison Coleman. Copyright Exceptions: The Digital Impact. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. (Publisher's description)

Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 5, no. 14 (2005): Includes "OCA and GLP 1: Ebooks, Etext, Libraries and the Commons"; "OCA and GLP 2: Steps on the Digitization Road"; "Sony BMG: DRM Gone Bad"; and other articles.

College and Research Libraries 66, no. 6 (2005): Includes "Reassessing Prospects for the Open Access Movement," "Reformatting Preservation Departments: The Effect of Digitization on Workload and Staff," "Using Cited Half-Life to Adjust Download Statistics," and other articles.

Courtney, Nancy. Technology for the Rest of Us: A Primer on Computer Technologies for the Low-Tech Librarian. Westport CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 2005. (Publisher's description)

DLF Newsletter 5, no. 3 (2005): Reports from Digital Library Federation members.

Hudson, Emily, and Andrew T. Kenyon. "Cultural Institutions in the Digital Age: Copyright Law and Digitisation Practices in Museums, Galleries and Libraries."

INDICARE Monitor 2, no. 9 (2005): "DRM Researchers Do Not Disregard Consumer Acceptability Any More"; "Google Book Search: Fostering Public Access in a Controlled Way"; "Intrusive DRM: The Cases of Sony BMG, StarForce and Microsoft"; "Rights Management and the Revolution in E-Publishing"; and other articles.

Information Today 22, no. 11 (2005): Includes "Are Authors and Publishers Getting Scroogled?," "Counting OA Journals," and other articles.

Library Journal, 15 November 2005: Includes "Take the E-Only Test," "What I Wish I Had Known," and other articles.

RLG. Descriptive Metadata Guidelines for RLG Cultural Materials. Mountain View, CA: RLG, 2005.

SPARC Open Access Newsletter, no. 92: Includes "Can Search Tame the Wild Web? Can Open Access Help?"; "Open Access News from WSIS"; "Strengthening the NIH Policy"; and other articles.

Webology 2, no. 3 (2005): Includes "Contractual Solutions in Electronic Publishing Industry: A Comparative Study of License Agreements" and other articles.