SEPTEMBER 2006  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


ACRL Publications in Librarianship (PIL) seeks editor

ALA LRRT Ingenta Research Award

ARL Spec Kit on Institutional Repositories Available

Critical information studies - A bibliographic manifesto

The Digital Black Hole" by Jonas Palm, National Archives of Sweden

Digital Information Resources and Networks on India, &  other related titles / EP 2253T*/

dLIST Information Sciences Digital Archive Announces New Editors

Encyclopedia of digital libraries:  Call for contribution

"A Focus on Informatics"

Informatics portal English version launched by FIZ Karlsruhe in July 2006

Institute of Museum and Library Services Partners with National Endowment for the Arts to Create Largest Book Club Ever

Internet2 Campus Expectations Task Force Report

"ISBD: International Standard Bibliographic Description - 2006 consolidated edition." - review

JSTOR Announces "Open Africa" Initiative

Key Cyberinfrastructure Documents and more

NCLIS Issues Report from Symposium on Mass Digitization

New Books by Pitt Faculty

NHPRC Electronic Records Research Fellowship Program - 2006-2007 Fellows

On Acquisition and Collection Development - Some Select Titles  / EP2263T*/

Open Access to S. R. Ranganathan at dLIST

"Strong Copyright + DRM + Weak Net Neutrality = Digital Dystopia?" Preprint

UC libraries partner with Google to digitize books UC becomes the newest partner in the Google books library project