NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION 

MARCH 2003     issue

Table of Contents

 Editorial note:

This section contains items culled from various Internet news services, discussion lists and other announcements.  Unless specifically noted, I have not visited the sites, used any of the software, reviewed the literature, or written the news items.  I present this digest to you in good faith but cannot vouch for the accuracy of its content.

 Kerry Smith

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3D INTERFACES FOR E-JOURNALS? 

ALL THAT JAS: JOURNAL ABBREVIATION SOURCES 

DIGITAL REFERENCE SERVICES BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATE 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION BILL 2002-INDIA 

FREEWARE FOR WORD AND COWORD ANALYSIS 

IFLA           

Concise UNIMARC bibliographic format 

IFLA Statement On Indigenous Traditional Knowledge 

IFLA/UBCIM Core Activity And Office – Closure 

INDIAN LIS ASSOCIATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS – WEBSITES 

INFORMATION RETRIEVAL:  A HEALTH AND BIOMEDICAL PERSPECTIVE (SECOND EDITION) 

INFORMATION STUDIES BOOK  

The INFORMED LIBRARIAN ONLINE 

International training program on INFORMATION in Brussels 

ISBD FOR CONTINUING RESOURCES PUBLISHED ON IFLANET 

ISMIR 2002 Proceedings 

KINETICA COVERAGE INCREASED WITH BLACKWELL'S BOOK SERVICES TABLE OF CONTENTS 

LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS AROUND THE WORLD WEBSITE CREATED 

            Library Associations Around the World: More Information 

LIBRARYEVENTS.COM 

THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 

LIS RESEARCH DIRECTION NOW ONLINE 

LITERATI CLUB NEWSLINE 

NATIONAL LIBRARIES OF AUSTRALIA AND SINGAPORE SIGN  MOU TO SHARE ON PROGRAMMES AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS 

NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD DRAFT REPORT ON INFRASTRUCTURE 

NSB's flawed Infrastructure Report 

NEW AGE OPACS: INNOVATIVE PUBLIC ACCESS SYSTEMS 

NEW ALA WEBSITE - April 7, 2003 

NEW INTERNATIONAL LITERARY AWARD IN MEMORY OF ASTRID LINDGREN 

NISO

NISO and EDItEUR to Set Serials Exchange Standard    

Free Access to NISO standards 
Guide to Standards for Library Systems 

Networked Reference Standard 

RESEARCH METHODS SITE  

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR SUMMER SCHOOL COURSE 

SECURITY POLICY FOR DIGITAL PRESERVATION 

SLIM co-hosts Sofia 2002 "Libraries, Civil Society, and Social Development" 

STATEMENT BY THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE BLUE SHIELD ON THE DESTRUCTION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY IN THE MIDDLE EAST 

TEACHING AND ASSESSING INFORMATION SKILLS IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE 

VRD 2002 CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS AND VRD 2003 CONFERENCE INFORMATION 

W3C XML QUERY WORKING GROUP 

WEB-ARCHIVING REPORTS NOW AVAILABLE 

WORLD BOOK CAPITAL 2004 

WORLD SUMMIT ON THE INFORMATION SOCIETY (WSIS) - PREPCOM2 

The Z39.50 NEXT GENERATION INITIATIVE