MARCH 2004 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


Books required by University Libraries in Iraq


CNIB Digital Library and Children's Discovery Portal


DPC/PADI 'What's New in Digital Preservation' Issue 7


Digital Rights Management Year in Review


Fifth International Conference on Grey Literature


Gates Report on Public Libraries Helping to Close the DigitalDivide


Grey Literature Survey 2004


GreySource: A Selection of Web-based Resources in Grey Literature


Guidelines for the Application of the ISBDs to the Description of Component Parts


Hague Convention Second Protocol


ICSTI/INIST/INSERM Seminar on Open Access to Scientific and Technical Information:State of the Art and Future


IEEE imposed a BAN


Information Representation and Retrieval in the Digital Age


Information Technology, Science and Management - New Titles


Innovation v. intellectual property protection


ISMIR Proceedings


Libraries@the Heart of the Information Society


Library of Congress Portals Applications Issues Group (LCPAIG)


Library Online Conference Community


National Library of South Africa introduces new ISBN platform


NCLIS/UNESCO meeting of experts on information literacy


New and Old Articles About Innovative Information Systems


NFAIS Guiding Principles on Reference Linking


NISO-Sponsored INFO URI Scheme Published


Pacific Islands Library Directory


Public Library of Science Launches


Renaissance Library Calendar


Scholar's Portals - workshop


SIS2004 Annual Convention and Conference Report


Stevan Harnad on Open Access to science literature


A Survey of Digital Library Aggregation Services


Thomson ISI and NEC Team Up to Index Web-based Scholarship


The Virtual Reference Desk (VRD)


World-Wide Review of "ISBD(ER): International Standard Bibliographic Description - 2004 revision"