SEPTEMBER 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


4th Northumbria conference held in Pittsburgh in August 2001

ASLA / ACER research review

Benchmarks in Distance Education: The LIS Experience

Bertelsmann Foundation's International Network of Public Libraries

Current Data and Key Literature on UnCited Scholarship

Design and Usability of Digital Libraries : Case Studies in the Asia Pacific: call for book chapters

Draft CETF report available

EU projects in Latin America

Google Answers

GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service, re-launched!

History of Online Information Services

IMS/CNI Draft White Paper on Learning Management & Digitial Libraries

Indexing and Abstracting in Theory and Practice

Information Literacy Weblog

ISBN press release

IS2003 Conference Proceedings Now Available Online Free at

LAP Library Directory

"List of Portal Application Functionalities for the Library of Congress".

Literati Club Newsline

Mellon foundation funds collaborative librarian recruitment program

Metasearch press release

Music Information Retrieval Bibliography Updated

New Archiving DTDs released by National Library of Medicine

New Report Profiles Biblored, the 2002 Gates Award Recipient

NISO Registration Process is Launched

Official Notice sent by The Hague Service Convention

Open Access Journals Directory

OpenURL Standard Launched

Proceedings of the Aug. 2002 IFLA preconference "Statistics in Practice"

Project INISS

Proposal for Preparing 21st Century Catalogers

"The public library: new challenges and strategies in the information society" report

Subject Index to Literature on Electronic Sources of Information

Thesaurus press release

"Towards a Semantic Web for Heritage Resources" - Now Available

UNESCO and the IFLA Internet Manifesto

Use and Users of Electronic Library Resources: An Overview and Analysis of Recent Research Studies