NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION

MARCH 2007  issue

 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

Australian Memory of the World: The big search is on!

Alan Howell [ahowell@alanhowell.com.au]                   Thu 1/03/2007 1:20 PM                       amwlist@alanhowell.com.au

Dear colleagues

 

Australian Memory of the World: the big search is on! New inscriptions to the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register are being sought.

 

With apologies for the cross-posting of this message to a number of discussion lists, members of this list may be interested to know that owners and custodians of nationally significant documentary heritage material are invited to submit nominations for entry on the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register for 2008.

 

Nominations will be professionally assessed against selection criteria.

Custodians of material deemed to be of national significance will be presented with certificates of inscription at a ceremony early in 2008.

 

The UNESCO Australian Memory of the World program, which operates under the auspices of the Australian National Commission for UNESCO, is part of an international UNESCO program that aims to preserve and provide access to the world's most significant documentary heritage, and to raise awareness of its existence and significance.

 

International, regional and national registers comprise important components of the program. They list precious items of world significance in the same way as the UNESCO World Heritage List identifies precious natural sites and buildings.

 

Documentary heritage reflects the diversity of peoples, languages and cultures. It is the mirror of the world and its memory.  Communities are dependent on their memories to survive and advance.  Much of this has been recorded in an increasing variety of documentary formats. And increasingly these original documents are at risk. Information has never been created and lost as quickly as it is today.

 

Nineteen outstanding collections and documents, deemed by UNESCO to comprise precious and irreplaceable parts of Australia 's national memory, have already been inscribed on the UNESCO Australian Register. They include:

 

The Endeavour Journal of Captain James Cook.

 

The Mabo Case Manuscripts.

 

The Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin Design Drawings of the City of Canberra .

 

The archival records of the Australian Agricultural Company, one of Australia¹s oldest surviving commercial entities.

 

The Cinesound Movietone collection of weekly cinema newsreels from 1931 to

1975: a living record of Australia 's life and times.

 

Constitutional documents: an assembly of key items charting the development of Australian democracy.

 

Convict records.

 

Ned Kelly papers.

 

Yirrkala drawings ­ a collection of unique historical cultural materials from Northern Australia .

 

Captain Cook's Journal and the Mabo papers are also on the UNESCO Memory of the World International Register along with 128 other entries from 59 countries including the New Zealand 1893 Women's Suffrage Petition; Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll House" and the Leprosy Archives of Bergen both from Norway; the Human Rights Archive from Chile and Fritz Lang's 1927 motion picture METROPOLIS from Germany.

 

To qualify for inclusion on the register, documentary heritage - on paper, in books and recordings, on film, photographs or in a digital format - must be authentic, unique and irreplaceable.

 

Inscription confers many benefits - it enables the use of the prestigious UNESCO logo, it brings the material to public attention, and it strengthens advocacy for improved care and preservation of the material.

 

Nominations close on 22 June 2007 and full details are available at http://www.amw.org.au

 

 

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Alan Howell

Website Manager, UNESCO Australian Memory of the World program PO Box 822 , Port Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia

Telephone: +61 3 9646 7446

Mobile :    +61 0437 078 568

Facsimile: +61 3 9646 3014

Email:     alan.howell@preservationsolutionsaustralia.com.au

Website:   http://www.amw.org.au

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British Chapter of International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO)

Federation for Information & Documentation [LIS-FID@JISCMAIL.AC.UK]; on behalf of; Aida Slavic [aida@ACORWEB.NET]                    Tue 20/02/2007 12:57 AM

LIS-FID@JISCMAIL.AC.UK

Dear colleagues,

 

We are pleased to inform you that the ISKO (International Society for Knowledge Organization) members in the United Kingdom have decided to establish a UK ISKO Chapter.

 

ISKO UK wishes to establish collaborative relationships with bodies, discussions fora, workgroups and individuals with similar or overlapping interests.

 

You can find more information about the Chapter at http://www.iskouk.org/

 

Regards

 

Aida Slavic

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Canadian Legal Deposit over-rules DRM

Mark Perkins lists [lists@markperkins.info]                   Wed 17/01/2007 12:42 AM                 ifla-l@infoserv.inist.fr

Centuries-Old Library Program Enters the 21st Century Tuesday January 16, 2007 http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/1612/159/

 

Appeared in the Ottawa Citizen on January 16, 2007 as Centuries-Old Library Program Enters the 21st Century

 

In 1537, French King Francis I launched an ambitious initiative to collect and preserve all documents published in France .  To achieve his objective, he enacted a law requiring all publishers to submit copies of their publications to the Crown. The practice of mandatory publication deposits, which later became known as legal deposit, caught on as many countries sought to preserve their heritage by establishing similar requirements.

 

Canada introduced mandatory legal deposit in 1953, requiring publishers to provide copies of all published books to the National Library of Canada.

Over the past 54 years, the system has gradually expanded, adding serial publications in 1965, sound recordings in 1969, multi-media kits in 1978, microforms in 1988, CD-ROMs and video recordings in 1993, and electronic publications on all types of physical formats in 1995. While enforcement of legal deposit is viewed as a last resort, the Criminal Code includes

provisions for those publishers that fail to comply.  

 

With little fanfare, the rules for legal deposit have gradually been adapted to the Internet and digital technologies.  In 2004, the government granted the Library and Archives Canada, the successor the National Library, the right to sample web pages in an effort to preserve noteworthy Canadian websites.  The Internet sampling provision has been used to gather copies of political party websites as well as a handful of notable blogs.

 

As of January 1st of this year, the rules have changed yet again as Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda introduced new regulations to accommodate the emergence of online publications and to address the concerns raised by digital technologies that potentially impede access.

 

The regulations broadly define publisher as any person "who makes a publication available in Canada that the person is authorized to reproduce or over which the person controls the content." In order to avoid thousands of bloggers rushing to submit their blog postings to the LAC, the regulations do not require publishers to deposit blog postings, email correspondence or other press releases (though the LAC has the right to request these documents or such content could be submitted voluntarily). 

 

Instead, the rules focus on online material that is considered to be in "publication" form.  The LAC notes that online publications usually have a distinct title, a specific author or authoring body, a specific date and are intended for public consumption.  Examples include books, magazines, annual reports, research papers, and scholarly journals. 

 

As part of the deposit process, publishers can choose between open access, which allows the public to view and download the publication through the Internet, or restricted access, which limits public access to selected computer terminals at the LAC's main building in Ottawa .  The LAC encourages publishers to select open access whenever possible.

 

The latest changes will require many online-only publishers to begin submitting their publications to the LAC.  The rules disappointingly stop short of requiring all publishers to submit electronic versions of paper-based documents, however.  Such a requirement should be considered in the future to facilitate the creation of a national digital library.

 

The new rules also address mounting concern about the potential impact of digital locks (known as digital rights management or DRM) to deny future generations access to the publications in digital form.  DRM has been viewed as a threat by many within the library community, who fear that they and their patrons may literally be locked out of digital works as DRM systems are used to restrict otherwise legitimate access or become obsolete.

 

In response, Ottawa has implicitly acknowledged that the DRM-related concerns necessitate legal intervention.  The regulations now require publishers to decrypt encrypted data contained in a publication and to remove or disable systems designed to restrict or limit access to the publication before submitting it to the LAC.  Moreover, publishers are required to also provide the LAC with a copy of the software necessary to access the publication, the technical information necessary for access, and

any "meta-data" associated with the electronic publication.  

 

These regulations mark the first time that the Canadian government has stepped in to protect the public interest against the potential negative consequences of DRM.  Given these new legal deposit program provisions, thousands of libraries across Canada may soon demand similar protections for their electronic publication collections, which now account for as much as

25 percent of library budgets.

 

The policy goal of legal deposit - namely preservation of a country's published heritage for present and future generations - has remained largely unchanged over the past 470 years.  The latest developments help ensure that the program is as effective in the digital world as it was in the day of King Francis I.

 

Michael Geist holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law at the University of Ottawa , Faculty of Law. He can reached at mgeist@uottawa.ca or online at www.michaelgeist.ca.

 

This web site is licensed under a Creative Commons License (Attribution 2.0 Canada), although certain works referenced herein may be separately licensed.

 

Mark Perkins MLIS, MCLIP

www.markperkins.info

 

https://keyserver.pgp.com/

 

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CERL and ECPA publish report that explains persistent identifier schemes

Federation for Information & Documentation [LIS-FID@JISCMAIL.AC.UK]; on behalf of; Ecpa [Ecpa@BUREAU.KNAW.NL]                       Thu 21/12/2006 12:14 AM

LIS-FID@JISCMAIL.AC.UK

Traditionally, references to web content have been made by using URL hyperlinks. However, as links are 'broken' when content is moved to another location, a reference system based on URLs is inherently unstable and poses risks for continued access to web resources. To create a more reliable system for referring to published material on the web, from the mid-1990s a number of schemes have been developed that use name spaces to identify resources, enabling retrieval even if the location on the web is unknown.

 

A recently published report explains the principle of persistent identifiers and helps institutions decide which scheme would best fit their needs. It discusses Handles, Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs), Archival Resource Keys (ARKs), Persistent Uniform Resource Locators (PURLs), Uniform Resource Names (URNs), National Bibliography Numbers (NBNs), and the Open URL, providing examples and extensive references for each.

 

The report was written by the Research and Development Department of the Goettingen State and University Library (Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen) at the request of the Advisory Task Group (ATG) of the Consortium of European Research Libraries. It is co-published by CERL and ECPA.

 

Ordering information:

 

Implementing Persistent Identifiers. Overview of concepts, guidelines and recommendations Hans-Werner Hilse and Jochen Kothe ISBN 90-6984-508-3

http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:gbv:7-isbn-90-6984-508-3-8

 

Copies can be ordered from the ECPA Secretariat at the address below or through the ECPA website.

The price is 40 euros, exclusive of postage and handling.

You will also find the report as a PDF file on the website of each of the publishers:

http://www.cerl.org and http://www.knaw.nl/ecpa

 

European Commission on Preservation and Access (ECPA) c/o Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences P.O. Box 19121, NL-1000 GC  Amsterdam, The Netherlands visiting address: Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29,

NL-1011 JV  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

tel. ++31 - 20 - 551 08 39   fax  ++31 - 20 - 620 49 41

URL: http://www.knaw.nl/ecpa/

 

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Classical Library Buildings of the World/Book Information

liboc [liboc@libnet.sh.cn]                      Thu 15/02/2007 2:42 PM                     ifla-l@infoserv.inist.fr

This is to announce for the seconde time the publication of our new book: Classical Library Buildings of the World:

 

        Library buildings are treasures of our human civilization. From the existing classical library buildings, we can feel and experience the unique artistic styles and architectural functions presented by these buildings.

        To display the architectural styles and features of classical library buildings constructed by various countries and nations, the IFLA Library Buildings and Equipment Section suggested that the Shanghai Library be responsible for the editing and publication of the book Classical Library Buildings of the World, based on the book New Library Buildings of the World. In August 2005, an editorial board was established, with Dr. WU Jianzhong as General Editor. The editorial board invited experts from IFLA and China to be its members, and Mr. Stephen Parker as advisor of the board. The editorial board has made a selection of library buildings after a survey of classical library buildings all over the world and has finally decided to include 47 libraries from 22 countries.

 

Book Information

Publisher: Shanghai Scientific & Technological Literature Publishing House

Price:     US$60 (including packing and postage for surface mail)

ISBN:     7-5439-3005-6/Z.1109

Contact:  Ms. Liang Su

              Acquisitions and Cataloging Center

              Shanghai Library

              1555 Huai Hai Zhong Road

              Shanghai, 200031, China

              Tel: 021-54560585

               Email: sliang@libnet.sh.cn

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eIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues for Libraries

Teresa Hackett (eIFL) [teresa.hackett@eifl.net]                        Sat 13/01/2007 6:12 AM                    

Dear friends,

 

The eIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues for Libraries has recently been launched. Sponsored by the UNESCO Information for All Programme, this is a practical guide to topical legal questions affecting the information work of libraries in the fast moving digital environment. Each topic is described briefly, the main policy aspects for libraries are outlined, and there are links to library policy statements for further reading. Where there are special issues for developing or transition countries, these are covered. The topics are

 

- the Relationship between Copyright and Contract Law: Electronic Resources and Library Consortia;

- Technological Protection Measures - the "triple lock";

- Copyright, the Duration of Protection and the Public Domain;

- Orphaned works;

- Collective Rights Management;

- Public lending right;

- the Database Right - Europe 's Experiment;

- Creative Commons: an "open content" licence;

- Open Access to Scholarly Communications;

- Copyright and Trade Agreements;

- International Policy Making: a Development Agenda for WIPO;

- National Policy Making: Advocating for Fair Copyright Laws.

 

Please circulate this message to your lists. The complete Handbook, as well as the individual topics, are available for download on the eIFL

website: http://www.eifl.net/services/handbook.htm

 

We encourage translations and re-use.

 

I hope the Handbook is useful and I will be glad of any feedback.

 

Teresa Hackett

 

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Emerald Literati Club Newsline 

November 2006

Literati Network [literatinetwork@emeraldinsight.com]             Fri 3/11/2006 6:38 PM

           

       1. Emerald research award winners

           

       2. Information and opportunities  

           

       3. New journals for 2007    

           

       4. Emerald Literati Network People      

           

       5. Join a worldwide research community  

           

       6. An interview with Sir Tim Berners-Lee      

           

       7. Journal special issue    

           

       8. Articles of interest     

 Announcing the winners of the Emerald research awards<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/pics/nd_image/icon_award.gif> Research award winners    

The winners of all three Emerald research awards have been announced. We would like to congratulate them all - many are relatively new researchers, which makes the high standards even more impressive and we look forward to hearing more from these researchers in future. Most prizes include consideration for publication by the sponsoring journal so a number of these projects could appear as articles or research notes over the coming year.

 

2005/6 Emerald Research Fund Award Winners <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/researchers/funding/researchfundawards/2005_2006_winners.jsp>

 

2006 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award Winners <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/researchers/funding/odra_winners.jsp>

 

Emerald/CEEMAN Doctoral Research Prize for Central and Eastern Europe <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/researchers/funding/ceeman_winner.jsp>

 

 

 Latest ISI figures<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/pics/nd_image/icon_marketing.gif> Latest ISI statistics

for Emerald journals     Preventing authors' work from being copied<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/pics/nd_image/icon_information.gif> Emerald partners with

anti-plagiarism service      

More Emerald journals than ever before have seen their impact factors improve, and by greater amounts, in the latest round of figures from Thomson Scientific. There is also a first-time impact factor for Supply Chain Management.

 

See the latest figures <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/authors/literati_news/isi_2005.jsp>

 

As a means of protecting authors' work Emerald recently agreed a partnership with iParadigms, LLC, developers of the Turnitin plagiarism detection service, which has now been expanded to include Emerald content.

 

Read the announcement <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/about_emerald/News/press/antiplagiarism.jsp>

 

 

 New journals for 2007<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/pics/nd_image/icon_researchers.gif> New journals for 2007  

Following the successful launch of six titles in 2006, Emerald will publish a further eight titles for the first time in 2007. Each one reflects the latest developments in the fields of business and management. Expert editorial teams and Emerald's publishing experience will quickly ensure these titles become essential reading for anyone involved in these exciting new areas.

 

Find out about the new titles and how to contribute to them <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/products_services/new_journals/2007.jsp>

 

 

 Interview with Tom Redman, outgoing editor of Personnel Review<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/pics/nd_image/icon_article.gif> With thanks to Tom Redman

       best paper awards at conferences<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/pics/nd_image/icon_conference.gif> Best paper awards at

summer conferences     

After 11 years, Tom is stepping down as editor of Personnel Review. Under his guidance the journal has become highly respected by both authors and researchers. In tribute, we reproduce this recent interview from Emerald Management Xtra.

 

Read the interview <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/authors/literati_news/tom.jsp>

 

Emerald journals sponsored a number of best paper awards at major conferences this summer, including the Academy of Management annual meeting and, closer to home, the British Academy of Management.

 

See the winning papers and authors <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/authors/literati_news/prizes.jsp>

 

 

Visit Emerald Research Connections <http://connections.emeraldinsight.com/>

 

 ISI citations<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/pics/nd_image/icon_interview.gif> Emerald Now interview

with Sir Tim Berners-Lee       Best of Biz<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/pics/nd_image/icon_policies.gif> Introducing

Best of Biz      

In the past, Emerald Now has interviewed such luminaries as CK Prahalad, Jim Collins, Edgar Schein, and Warren Bennis. This month, the spotlight falls on Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web

 

Interview and supporting articles <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/about_emerald/emeraldnow/spotlight.jsp>

 

Emerald has joined with London Business School and A&C Black to offer the comprehensive management resource BestofBiz - "a rich treasury of information" according to the Harvard Business Review

 

Visit the BestofBiz website <http://www.bestofbiz.com/>

 

 

 Read all about it<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/pics/nd_image/icon_papers.gif> Journal special issue    

Women's advancement in universities <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do?containerType=Issue&containerId=24339>

<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do?containerType=Issue&containerId=22825> Employee Relations vol. 28 no. 6

 

The papers in this issue were drawn from the Fourth European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education. The event was supported by the European Network on Gender Equality in HE, whose members' research has, in many cases, been used to inform policy developments in universities.

 

 

 featured article<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/pics/nd_image/icon_help.gif> HR perspectives on addiction to technology and work        featured article<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/pics/nd_image/icon_librarians.gif> Developing successful technology-based services

 

A good deal of recent press attention from around the world has focused on this article from the Journal of Management Development vol. 25 no. 6

 

View details of this article <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/02621710610670119>

 

How to identify and involve innovative users in the development process. An article co-authored by A. Parasuraman in the Journal of Services Marketing.

 

View details of this article <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/08876040610679909>

 

The next issue of the Emerald Literati Network Newsline will be produced during December 2006. We are always keen to publicise the work and achievements of contributors to Emerald journals. Please let us know if there is anything you would like us to draw to readers' attention. If you would like to discuss any other aspect of our service to authors and editors, please contact us <mailto:literatinetwork@emeraldinsight.com> .

 

With best wishes,

 

Mark Hindwell, Jim Bowden and Rachel Wood Emerald Literati Network

 

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Global IP royalty flows Map    

Mark Perkins lists [lists@markperkins.info]       Fri 26/01/2007 10:19 PM                    ifla-l@infoserv.inist.fr

If a picture tells a thousand words, this chart, which graphically demonstrates global royalty flows, instantly demonstrates why the development agenda deserves our support and why Canada - alongside virtually every other country - will continue to face enormous pressure from the U.S.

on IP policy.  Note in particular the shrinking of Canada , South America, Africa, most of Asia, and Australia , all of which represents significant outflows of royalty fees.

 

Why the WIPO Development Agenda Matters

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1633&It

emid=125   

Wednesday January 24, 2007

 

Thanks to Michael Geist's Blog

Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Canada

 

Mark Perkins MLIS, MCLIP

www.markperkins.info

 

https://keyserver.pgp.com/

 

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Greynet 

            Associate Membership                     

GreyNet [info@greynet.org]                 20 Wed 10/01/2007 10:14 PM07

Dear Colleague,

 

This year marks the 15th Anniversary of GreyNet's founding, 1992-2007.

Organizations in more than 50 countries worldwide both in the public and private sector have affiliation with the Grey Literature Network Service.

This affiliation is either through individuals or teams of professionals working on behalf of their respective organizations.

 

Over the last years, GreyNet’s main activity has evolved to 'corporate authorship' of electronic and print publications as well as web resources.

Among these include:

 

· The Grey Journal (TGJ), An International Journal on Grey Literature · GL-Conference Proceedings · GL-Conference Program and Abstract Books · GL-Conference Memoranda · GreySource Index, A Selection of web-based resources in Grey Literature · GreyText Archive, E-documents in the Field of Grey Literature · Whois in the Field of Grey Literature · Project Information Documents, PIDs · Etc.

 

GreyNet is conscious of the fact that these valuable resources are made possible only through the intellectual and financial contributions of leading organizations in the field of grey literature. These organizations fulfill a role that is beyond sponsorship, because they are responsible for the continuity and further development of GreyNet’s content base.

 

If your organization is actively involved in the field of grey literature or is interested in becoming more involved in this field of information, please consider Associate Membership early on in this Anniversary Year!

http://www.greynet.org/images/GreyNet_Associate_Membership_2007.pdf

 

 

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Director

 

GreyNet

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            |Now in Print| GL8 Conference Proceedings

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  INIST-CNRS, NLE, and NYAM are corporate authors and associate members of

  GreyNet. The plenary and parallel sessions contain the full text of 15

  papers presented during the two-day conference. The print copy has been

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H-Memory: Memory Studies

H-Net Network on Information and Information Institutions [H-INFO@H-NET.MSU.EDU]; on behalf of; Matthew Gilmore [vp-net@MAIL.H-NET.MSU.EDU]

Wed 7/03/2007 4:27 AM                     H-INFO@H-NET.MSU.EDU

ANNOUNCING: H-Memory: Memory Studies

<http://www.h-net.org/~memory/>

Member of: H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online <http://www.h-net.org>

 

H-Memory is a discussion network open to all academics and researchers concerned with Memory Studies. This inter-disciplinary field interests itself in how humans remember and represent that memory, be it through literature, monuments, historical works, or in their own private lives. It is closely related to the studies of genocide and the Holocaust, collective memory and testimony, war and colonialism, nationalist myth-making, oral history, trauma, and it incorporates such disciplines as: History, Art History, Psychology, Sociology, Literature, and Anthropology.

 

The aim of this list is to bring together the diverse group of people working on topics relating to Memory Studies that might not otherwise find each other due to the wide scope and myriad of disciplines that the field covers. Through informal but thoughtful email-based discussions, memory academics can bounce ideas and questions off of each other, as well as review the myriad of new works that are emerging in the field, in order to give context and perspective to them. The network is also a valuable resource for distributing various calls for papers and other announcements related to Memory Studies. We hope that such a central and open resource will be valuable to those of us working in this diverse and sometimes scattered field, and from which new thought and literature emerges daily.

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Like all H-Net lists, H-Memory is moderated to edit out material that, in the editors' opinion, is not germane to the list, involves technical matters (such as subscription management requests), is inflammatory, or violates evolving, yet common, standards of Internet etiquette. H-Net's procedure for resolving disputes over list editorial practices is Article II, Section 2.20 of our bylaws, located at: <http://www.h-net.org/about/by-laws.php> Logs and more information can also be located at: <http://www.h-net.org/~memory/>

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H-Net Vice President, Networks

H-Net: Humanities & Social Sciences Online vp-net@mail.h-net.msu.edu <http://www.h-net.org>

 

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IMLS Invites Proposals for Conservation Bookshelf

Open Lib/Info Sci Education Forum [JESSE@LISTSERV.UTK.EDU]; on behalf of; Jeannine Mjoseth [JMjoseth@IMLS.GOV]                     Wed 14/03/2007 1:57 AM                   JESSE@LISTSERV.UTK.EDU

 

The following is a text only press release from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). An HTML version of this release can be read on the agency's Web site at www.imls.gov/news/2007/031307.shtm

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 13, 2007

 

Press Contacts

202-653-4632

Jeannine Mjoseth, jmjoseth@imls.gov

Mamie Bittner, mbittner@imls.gov

 

IMLS Requests Proposals to Purchase, Promote, and Distribute a Conservation Bookshelf

 

Deadline: April 12, 2007

 

Washington , DC --The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) invites proposals to purchase and distribute a set of conservation-related books, bibliographies, DVDs, and on-line resources as part of its Connecting to Collections initiative (see www.imls.gov/about/collections.shtm). The grant winner will also mount a promotional campaign about the Connecting to Collections initiative and the Conservation Bookshelf, with special attention to raising awareness and soliciting requests for the bookshelf from small to medium-sized museums, libraries, and archives. Download the RFP at www.imls.gov/pdf/ConsBookshelfRFP.pdf (PDF, 73KB).

 

The Conservation Bookshelf will address topics such as guidance for conservation of specific types of objects; conservation treatment; planning; disaster readiness; culturally specific conservation issues; and conservation of living collections. The Institute's goal is to provide basic texts and resources free of charge to a broad spectrum of library, museum, and archive staff based on a simple application.

 

"Libraries and museums that apply for the Conservation Bookshelf, an important collection of reference materials, demonstrate their commitment to conservation and preservation. This will inspire others to undertake this serious work and help us continue to fight the good fight," said IMLS Director Anne-Imelda Radice, Ph.D. The IMLS launched its Connecting to Collections initiative in response to the Heritage Health Index, a 2005 study on the dire state of the nation's collections conducted by Heritage Preservation in partnership with the IMLS (see www.heritagepreservation.org/hhi). In addition to the Conservation Bookshelf, the initiative includes:

 

    * A national conservation summit to be held in Washington , DC , June 27-28, 2007. This summit will be open to invitees, all of whom will receive the Conservation Bookshelf.

    * Four conservation forums to take place in cities across the nation beginning in the fall of 2007 and continuing through the summer of 2009.

    * Planning grants to each state and territory for the purpose of creating conservation/preservation plans that address the recommendations of the Heritage Health Index.

 

About the Institute of Museum and Library Services The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation's 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums.

The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. The Institute works at the national level and in coordination with state and local organizations to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge; enhance learning and innovation; and support professional development. To learn more about the Institute, please visit: www.imls.gov.

 

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IMLS Launches New Conservation Initiative

Open Lib/Info Sci Education Forum [JESSE@LISTSERV.UTK.EDU]; on behalf of; Kevin OConnell [KOConnell@IMLS.GOV]                  Tue 21/11/2006 7:19 AM

JESSE@LISTSERV.UTK.EDU                     

 

The following is a text only press release from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  An HTML version of this release can be read on the agency's Web site at: www.imls.gov/news/2006/112006.shtm

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 20, 2006

 

Press Contacts

202-653-4628

Kevin O'Connell, koconnell@imls.gov

Mamie Bittner, mbittner@imls.gov

 

IMLS Launches New Conservation Initiative

 

Washington , DC --Anne-Imelda M. Radice, Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), today launched Connecting to

Collections: The IMLS Conservation Initiative. In her keynote address to the annual meeting of Heritage Preservation, Dr. Radice described key components of the initiative, which will be the centerpiece of the Institute's tenth anniversary year.

 

"Our nation's collections are an essential part of the American story, and I feel a profound responsibility to make care of collections as much a part of the nation's consciousness as the care of our natural environment," said Dr. Radice. "With this new initiative, we will raise public awareness about the value of these collections and provide momentum that can be leveraged in leadership activities by other federal agencies, state and local officials, and private funders. If we work together, the next time we take the temperature of our heritage's health we will find the patient much improved."

 

The launch of Connecting to Collections follows the release earlier this year of "A Public Trust at Risk: A Report of the Heritage Health Index,"

a study conducted by Heritage Preservation in partnership with IMLS that identified severe inadequacies in current collections care practices and outlined steps to help remedy the problem.

 

Dr. Radice outlined three components of the new IMLS initiative:

 

    * A national conservation summit to be held in Washington , DC June

2007 followed by regional summits which will begin in the fall of 2007 and continue through the fall of 2008.

    * A "conservation bookshelf" that will comprise core texts in collections care and be made available to all summit participants and, through a streamlined competitive process, be distributed annually.

    * $500,000 in grants to create statewide plans to address the issues raised in the Heritage Health Index.

 

View the full text of Dr. Radice's keynote address at www.imls.gov/news/speeches/111506.shtm.

 

About the Institute of Museum and Library Services The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation's 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums.

The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. The Institute works at the national level and in coordination with state and local organizations to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge; enhance learning and innovation; and support professional development. To learn more about the Institute, please visit: www.imls.gov

 

 

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Indian Books Update

Library/Information Sciences & relatedtitles/6C6FT*/

kkagencies@vsnl.com; on behalf of; kkagencies [kka1996@vsnl.net]   

Thu 5/10/2006 2:10 PM                      

 

Dear Research/Information Specialist:

                                        T*/IBU: ~Library/Information Sciences/6C6F

 

Here are some recent titles on the area/s of your specialisation added to our database.

 

We have a **special discounted price shown against each item facing 'Your Price' applicable on all orders reaching us till 10 November 2006**. Also, we _make all shipments by registered AIRMAIL with no additional charges_.

You may give a reference to this bulletin while ordering. For ordering details please refer at the end.

 

1.    Ashraf, Tariq,

Library Services in Electronic Environment : Changes, Challenges, Issues and Strategies / Dr. Tariq Ashraf.  1st ed. New Delhi , Kaveri Books.  2004.  xvi, 231 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 30.00     Your Price: $ 27.00

ISBN: 8174790659        KK-43622

 

2.    Chilana, Rajwant Singh,

Digital Information Resources and Networks on India : Essays in Honour of Professor Jagindar Singh Ramdev on his 75th Birthday / Chief Editor: Dr.

Rajwant Singh Chilana.  1st ed. New Delhi , UBS Publishers' Distributors Ltd.  2006.  264 p. ills. (partly col.). 25 cm.

List Price: $ 39.70     Your Price: $ 35.70

ISBN: 8174765603        KK-43861

 

3.    Iyengar, S. Anju,

Directory of All India Life Sciences and Agricultural Sciences Periodicals / Compiled by S. Anju Iyengar.  1st ed. New Delhi , Intarsia Overseas Corporation.  2005.  xiv, 527 p. ills. (col.). 29 cm.  (Indian Universe of Knowledge : Library and Information Science Series - vol. 1, part 2).

List Price: $ 150.00    Your Price: $ 135.00

ISBN: 8190265822        KK-43875

 

4.    Rastogi, K. G.,

Acquisition and Collection Development in Library Science / Edited by Dr.

K. G. Rastogi.  1st ed. New Delhi , Alfa Publications.  2006.  viii, 375 p.

23 cm.

List Price: $ 50.00     Your Price: $ 45.00

ISBN: 8189582305        KK-43734

 

5.    Yadav, Upendra Pd.,

Library and Librarianship in India : Socio-Psychological Study / Dr.

Upendra Pd. Yadav.  1st ed. Patna , Janaki Prakashan.  2002.  106 p. 22 cm.

List Price: $ 13.30     Your Price: $ 12.00

            KK-44169

 

Prices indicated are in US dollars.

 

Libraries & institutions may straight raise their purchase orders thru our website, e-mail, fax or post and pay routinely after receipt of materials & their corresponding invoices.

 

Individual orders may be pre-paid conveniently thru credit cards or their personal checks drawn in US dollars (favouring <K.K.AGENCIES>) and while so doing kindly select title/s in such a way that a one time order totals US $ 20 or above.

 

Our comprehensive catalog can be browsed at <www.kkagencies.com>.

 

We at KK are dedicated to making your experience with us more enjoyable and convenient.

New Delhi-110015 / India                   Phone: (+0091/11)25465925

 

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2 Indian Books On Library/Information Sciences / EP 2396T*/

 

kkagencies@vsnl.com; on behalf of; kkagencies [kka1996@vsnl.net]                 Mon 30/10/2006 1:59 PM                 

 

Dear Research/Information Specialist:

                                                         T*/Editor's Pick

(EP): 2396

 

Here are two newly-added publications on Library/Information Sciences which could be of interest to you.

 

1. Collection Development in Academic Libraries / Dr. Ajay K. Srivastav and Dr. Sanjiv Saraf

 

2. Digital Libraries : From Technology to Culture / Edited by Dr. C.

Anandan and M. Gangatharan

 

 

                                       --(Further details on these titles are given below)

 

We have a **special discounted price shown in our offer against 'Your Price' applicable on all orders reaching us till 20 November 2006**. Also, we _make all shipments by registered AIRMAIL with no additional charges_.

 

 

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1. Collection Development in Academic Libraries / Dr. Ajay K. Srivastav and Dr. Sanjiv Saraf.  1st ed. New Delhi , Shree Publishers & Distributors.  2006.  viii, 269 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 50.00     Your Price: $ 45.00

ISBN: 8183291511        KK-44719

 

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"The goal of a library is to assist users by satisfying their needs and requirements for management, access, storage, and manipulation of the variety of information stored in the collection of material that represents the holdings of the library. The key to effective library collections management is to implement simple structural organizations and be able to present those organizations in a way that library users find useful and can understand easily.

 

The present book provides a comprehensive description of collection management principles and practices followed in modern library situations.

It attempts to forecast the increasingly complex and dynamic interplay between the evolving system of scholarly communication and the collection management function of libraries."

                                                                        [from Blurb]

 

                                           Contents

 

Preface

 

1. Collection Development

 

2. Selection of Library Collections

 

3. Evaluation of Library Collections

 

4. Acquisition Process

 

5. Cataloguing

 

6. Subject Analysis

 

7. Library Automation

 

8. Collection Security

 

9. Preservation of Library Collections

 

10. Responsibilities of Collection Managers

 

Bibliography

 

Index

 

"Dr. Ajay Kumar Srivastav started his career as Librarian, Anthropological Survey of India at Kolkata in 1978-85 and later as founder Librarian at Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, Govt. of India, New Delhi , he established IGNCA--Information System and Data Bank for Humanities and Arts (Kala-Nidhi). Presently he is Deputy University Librarian, Central Library, Banaras Hindu University , Varanasi .

 

Dr. Sanjiv Saraf is at present Dy. Librarian, Central Library, Banaras Hindu University , Varanasi ."

                                                                       [from Blurb]

 

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2. Digital Libraries : From Technology to Culture / Edited by Dr. C.

Anandan and M. Gangatharan.  1st ed. New Delhi , Kanishka Publishers, Distributors.  2006.  xviii, 391 p. ills. 25 cm.

List Price: $ 62.50     Your Price: $ 56.30

            KK-44846

 

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"Gone are the days when libraries were storehouses of books. Information Technology has changed the today's environment of libraries in a big way with the current thrust on digital information. With the development of digital information and a knowledge society, libraries are changing their role from document provider to information provider. The need of the hour is to provide authentic information in split second. Internet explosion paves the way for the same. The impact of information technology has led to a paperless society, digital libraries and virtual libraries.

 

Digital Technology has been making such an impact on different sectors of human activity which leads the present period as paperless society. Its impact on libraries and their services is no less."

                                                                         [from Blurb]

 

                                          Contents

 

Acknowledgements

 

Preface

 

                                           Part 1

                        Digital Library : Technologies and Services

 

1. Boundaries for the Boundless: Organising Digital Libraries / Dr. A.

Ganesan, Mrs. Padma Udayakumar and Srikamal Srimurugan

 

2. Role of Digital Libraries in Engineering Colleges / M. Murugesan and R.

Jawahar Babu

 

3. System Architectures, Integration and Interoperability / G. D. Kesavan

 

4. Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Useful Tool for Modern Digital Library / Atin Nandi

 

5. Digital Library Technologies and Services / J. Ramesh

 

6. Digital Library Use / M. Tamizhchelvan and P. Abhilashan

 

7. Digital Library Concepts, Documents and Preservation / A. Chitra Dhavaputhalvi

 

8. Need for Digitization: Problems and Prospects in College Libraries of Coimbatore / M. Mariraj

 

9. Digital Repositories Using D Space in Indian Libraries: A Case Study / S. Valarmathimaran and M. Surulinathi

 

10. Building Digital Library Resources / O. Seshaiah

 

11. Digital Library Technologies and Services / R. U. Ramasamy

 

12. Building Digital Libraries by Using Open Source Software: Opportunities and Challenges / G. Rathinasabapathy

 

                                           Part 2

                             Usage of E-Resources in Libraries

 

13. Usage of E-Resources and Academic Libraries in Chennai / E. Kanniyppan, Dr. C. Muthusamy and P. Sankar

 

14. Electronic Information Resources: A Free Electronic Documents Collection/Service for the CAT Library Users / P. Rajendiran

 

15. Open Source Gateway at Indian Institute of Science Library / T. M.

Devendrappa and B. Obaiah

 

16. Basics of E-Learning: An Overview / M. Arockia Lourdu Raj

 

17. E-Publishing and Its Utilisation Among Research Scholars of Arts and Science Colleges in Erode: A Case Study / P. Annadurai

 

18. Medical E-Resources: An Introduction / V. P. Ramesh Babu, Dr. A.

Ganesan and D. Uma Maheswari

 

19. E-Learning in the ICT Era: A Study in the Indian Context / A. Manimekalai

 

20. E-Learning and Its Role in E-Society / M. Chandrashekara, K. R. Mulla and A. S. Shivakumara

 

21. E-Publishing: A Challenge for the Contemporary Libraries / Ms.

Smrutirekha Dash and Dr. K. C. Panda

 

                                           Part 3

                          Marketing of Information Products and Services

 

22. Marketing of Library and Information Products and Services / S.

Ramkumar and M. Mariraj

 

23. Marketing Resources and Services in Business School Libraries: A Plan for SMS Library, CUSAT / Surendran Cherukodan

 

24. Marketing of Information Products and Services in Libraries / M. Kannan

 

25. Immaculate Approach Towards Marketing of Library and Information Services and Products / K. Vinitha and Dr. S. Kanthimathi

 

                                           Part 4

                                Consortia on E-Journals Subscription

 

26. Access to Scholarly Technical E-Journals through Consortium / S. Rajendran

 

27. Consortia on E-Journal Subscriptions / B. A. Rajeev, S. Jayaprakash, B.

Ravi Venkat and P. V. Govinda Reddy

 

28. Electronic Journals for Library and Information Science Professionals / R. Ramesh, M. Mariraj and Robert William

 

29. E-Journal Consortia: A Gateway to Future Knowledge / B. Jagadeesh, N.

Nagaraj Vaidya and Smt. S. S. Jewargikar

 

30. Sharing E-Journals in Consortia Environment: Development in Digital Era / N. Vasanth and Dr. V. Mahesh Mudhol

 

31. E-Journal Consortia: A Boon to Indian Libraries / Jesudoss Manalan, A.

Senthamil Selvi and J. Lisa Sheba Rani

 

32. Creation of a Database for E-Journal Collection of Kerala University Library / B. Mini Devi

 

                                           Part 5

                      Information Technology and its Usage in Libraries

 

33. Information Technology and Its Usage in Libraries / Mrs. R. Selvam

 

34. Open Access Initiative (OAI) for Greater Access to Scholarly Information on the Web / Sangita Sahu and Bulu Maharana

 

35. Web Based Services in Library and Information Centers / M. Umesh, M. V.

Satish and S. Krishnamurthy Hegde

 

36. RFID Technology Infrastructure for Library Service: A Case Study of Its Implementation at JRDTML at IISc / M. Surulinathi and Dr. K. S. Chudamani

 

37. The Competence and Changing Role of the Informational Professionals in the Internet Era / Mrs. Gracy V. Monteiro

 

38. Professional Quality Improvement: Need of the Hour / N. Suresh Kumar

 

39. Effective Tools to Navigate for Digital Information on the World Wide Web / Dr. Shailendra Kumar and K. Anas

 

40. Information Technology and Its Usage in Public Libraries / R. R.

Saravana Kumar

 

41. Role of Information Technology in Business School Libraries: A Special Focus on SVPITM Library / M. Gangatharan and S. N. Vignesh

 

                                           Part 6

                              Knowledge Management in Library

                                and Information Services

 

42. Knowledge Management in University Libraries / N. Thirunavukkarasu

 

43. Knowledge Management: A Growing Realization in Organizations / Nagaraj N. Vaidya and B. Jagadeesh

 

44. Knowledge Management for LIS Professionals / Mrs. Prativa Acharya and Prof. Amitav Pani

 

45. Roadmap to Implement Knowledge Management in Indian Universities / P.

Arumugam and M. Arockia Lourdu Raj

 

46. Knowledge Management in Libraries: An Indian Perspective / G. Dhanasegaran

 

47. Knowledgement Organisation Management (KOM) in LESA in Digital

Environment: A Citation Study Approach in Leather Industrial Development / Dr. V. Kasirao

 

                                           Part 7

                          Total Quality Management in Library

                             and Information Services

 

48. Total Quality Management in Digital Libraries / Mrs. A. Aruna and R.

Mary Carol

 

49. Total Quality Management in Modern Libraries: Initial Implementation Efforts / S. Sridhar

 

50. Total Quality Management in Library and Information Services / Smt. S.

S. Jewargikar and Mr. T. S. Somashekar

 

51. Total Quality Management in Library and Information Services / K. Mythili

 

52. Total Quality Management in Library and Information Services: An Overview / A. N. Janardhana Rao

 

                                           Part 8

                           Information Organising and Preserving

                                  Methods in Libraries

 

53. Rashid Medical Library: Building the Information Society within DOHMS and Beyond / G. T. Shakeel Ahmed and K. R. Mulla

 

54. Tools and Techniques for Effective Organization of Information in Libraries in the 21st Century / M. Prakash

 

55. Digital Preservation: A Doorstep for Librarians to Enter into Modern Era / T. Arul

 

56. Digital Preservation / Nazneen Banu

 

57. Digital Preservation / Dr. C. Muthusamy, E. Kanniyappan and M. Amutha

 

58. Preserving Electronic Information in University Libraries: An Action Plan for CUSAT Library / N. K. Sheeja

 

Index

 

"Dr. C. Anandan is currently the Director of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Textile Management, Coimbatore .

 

Mr. M. Gangatharan is presently working as a Librarian in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Textile Management, Coimbatore ."

                                                                           [from Blurb]

 

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Prices indicated are in US dollars.

 

Libraries & institutions may straight raise their purchase orders thru our website, e-mail, fax or post and pay routinely after receipt of materials & their corresponding invoices.

 

Individual orders may be pre-paid conveniently thru credit cards or their personal checks drawn in US dollars (favouring <K.K.AGENCIES>) and while so doing kindly select title/s in such a way that a one time order totals US $ 20 or above.

 

Our comprehensive catalog can be browsed at <www.kkagencies.com>.

 

We at KK are dedicated to making your experience with us more enjoyable and convenient.

 

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Library/Information Sciences & relatedtitles/6G6HT*/

 

kkagencies@vsnl.com; on behalf of; kkagencies [kka1996@vsnl.net]        Tue 16/01/2007 4:36 PM

 

Dear Research/Information Specialist:

                                            T*/IBU: ~Library/Information Sciences/6G6H

 

Here are some recent titles on the area/s of your specialisation added to our database.

 

We have a **special discounted price shown against each item facing 'Your Price' applicable on all orders reaching us till 10 February 2007**. Also, we _make all shipments by registered AIRMAIL with no additional charges_.

You may give a reference to this bulletin while ordering. For ordering details please refer at the end.

 

1.    Ali, Amjad,

Introducing News Media / Dr. Amjad Ali.  1st ed. New Delhi , Ess Ess Publications.  2006.  xxx, 253 p. 22 cm.

List Price: $ 41.70     Your Price: $ 37.50

ISBN: 8170004918        KK-45275

 

2.    Ali, Amjad,

Libraries and Librarians of the World / Dr. Amjad Ali.  1st ed. New Delhi , Ess Ess Publications.  2006.  xviii, 237 p. 22 cm.

List Price: $ 36.70     Your Price: $ 33.00

ISBN: 8170004829        KK-45326

 

3.    Anandan, C,

Digital Libraries : From Technology to Culture / Edited by Dr. C. Anandan and M. Gangatharan.  1st ed. New Delhi , Kanishka Publishers, Distributors.  2006.  xviii, 391 p. ills. 25 cm.

List Price: $ 62.50     Your Price: $ 56.30

            KK-44846

 

4.    Aswal, Rajendra Singh,

Library Automation for 21st Century / R. S. Aswal.  1st ed. New Delhi , Ess Ess Publications.  2006.  xii, 243 p. ills. 22 cm.

List Price: $ 38.30     Your Price: $ 34.50

ISBN: 8170004926        KK-45526

 

5.    Ballabh, Anand,

Development of Library Management / Dr. Anand Ballabh.  1st ed. New Delhi, SBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.  2006.  viii, 316 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 41.70     Your Price: $ 37.50

            KK-45136

 

6.    Ballabh, Anand,

Training in Library and Information Science / Dr. Anand Ballabh.  1st ed.

New Delhi, SBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.  2006.  viii, 313 p.

ills. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 41.70     Your Price: $ 37.50

            KK-45027

 

7.    Bavakutty, M.,

Research on Library Computerisation / Editors: Prof. Dr. M. Bavakutty, Dr.

Muhammed Salih T. K. and Dr. Mohamed Haneefa K.  1st ed. New Delhi , Ess Ess Publications.  2006.  xiv, 562 p. ills. maps. 22 cm.

List Price: $ 61.30     Your Price: $ 55.10

ISBN: 8170004780        KK-45443

 

8.    Bhushan, A.,

Collection Management in Libraries / A. Bhushan.  1st ed. New Delhi , Cyber Tech Publications.  2007.  viii, 318 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 50.00     Your Price: $ 45.00

ISBN: 8178842645        KK-45325

 

9.    Das, Bhagwan,

Current Tools and Techniques in Library Science / Bhagwan Das.  1st ed. New Delhi , Cyber Tech Publications.  2007.  viii, 260 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 40.00     Your Price: $ 36.00

ISBN: 8178842432        KK-45428

 

10.   Das, S. R.,

Modern Encyclopaedia of Library Science / Editor: Dr. S. R. Das.  1st ed.

New Delhi , Arise Publishers & Distributors.  2006.  23 cm.

5 Vols. Contents: vol. 1. Handbook of Library Science. viii, 276 p. ills.

vol. 2. Manual of Library and Information. viii, 288 p. ills. vol. 3.

Managing Library Information Systems. viii, 320 p. ills. maps. vol. 4.

Management and Development of Public Library. viii, 304 p. ills. maps. vol.

5. Library Automation and Information Technology. viii, 272 p. ills.

List Price: $ 224.80 (5-vol. Set)   Your Price: $ 202.30 (5-vol. Set)

ISBN: 8189557467 (Set)        KK-44733

 

11.   Disouza, John,

Dictionary of Library Science / Dr. John Disouza.  1st ed. New Delhi , Cyber Tech Publications.  2007.  ii, 334 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 50.00     Your Price: $ 45.00

ISBN: 8178842408        KK-45397

 

12.   Kapoor, S. K.,

A Handbook of Staff Development in Libraries / S. K. Kapoor.  1st ed. New Delhi , Cyber Tech Publications.  2007.  vi, 253 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 40.00     Your Price: $ 36.00

ISBN: 8178842521        KK-45369

 

13.   Kashyap, Madan Mohan,

Computer-Based Library Information Systems : Designing Techniques / Madan Mohan Kashyap, edited by A. Neelameghan and K. N. Prasad.  Revised ed. New Delhi , Ess Ess Publications.  2006.  xxii, 521 p. ills. 22 cm.

In association with Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science, Bangalore .

List Price: $ 58.80     Your Price: $ 52.90

ISBN: 8170004845        KK-45445

 

14.   Khan, Riyazuddin,

Introduction to Library Science / Riyazuddin Khan.  1st ed. New Delhi, SBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.  2006.  x, 360 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 50.00     Your Price: $ 45.00

ISBN: 8189741004        KK-45424

 

15.   Kumar, Ashwini,

Library Management / Dr. Ashwini Kumar.  1st ed. New Delhi, SBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.  2006.  viii, 349 p. ills. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 48.30     Your Price: $ 43.50

ISBN: 8189741012        KK-45429

 

16.   Lal, C.,

Practical Cataloguing AACR-2 / C. Lal and K. Kumar.  1st ed. New Delhi , Ess Ess Publications.  2006.  viii, 376 p. 22 cm.

List Price: $ 50.00     Your Price: $ 45.00

ISBN: 8170004896        KK-45406

 

17.   Mohanraj, V. M.,

The Multifaceted Librarian / V. M. Mohanraj.  1st ed. New Delhi , Ess Ess Publications.  2006.  xii, 172 p. 22 cm.

List Price: $ 26.70     Your Price: $ 24.00

ISBN: 8170004799        KK-45343

 

18.   Murty, S.,

Information Services, Library Education and Research in India / Dr. S.

Murty and Dr. Sonal Singh.  1st ed. Jaipur, RBSA Publishers.  2006.  x, 257 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 43.30     Your Price: $ 39.00

ISBN: 8176113107        KK-45475

 

19.   Rajagopalan, A.,

Libraries of the Digital Age : Issues and Challenges / A. Rajagopalan.  1st ed. New Delhi, SBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.  2006.  x, 330 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 41.70     Your Price: $ 37.50

ISBN: 8189741047        KK-45000

 

20.   Ranganathan, S. R.,

The Five Laws of Library Science / Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, introduction by W. C. Berwick Sayers.  Reprint ed. New Delhi , Ess Ess Publications.  2006.  xxiv, 458 p. ills. 22 cm.

In association with Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science, Bangalore .

List Price: $ 50.00     Your Price: $ 45.00

ISBN: 8170004985        KK-45502

 

21.   Ranganathan, Shiyali Ramamrita,

Classified Catalogue Code : With Additional Rules for Dictionary Catalogue Code / Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, assisted by A. Neelameghan.  Reprint ed. New Delhi , Ess Ess Publications.  2006.  644 p. 22 cm.  (Ranganathan Series in Library Science - 2).

In association with Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science, Bangalore .

List Price: $ 67.50     Your Price: $ 60.80

ISBN: 8170004934        KK-45515

 

22.   Ranganathan, Shiyali Ramamrita,

Library Administration / Dr. S. R. Ranganathan.  Reprint ed. New Delhi , Ess Ess Publications.  2006.  678 p. 22 cm.  (Ranganathan Series in Library Science - 3).

In association with Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science, Bangalore .

List Price: $ 70.00     Your Price: $ 63.00

ISBN: 8170004950        KK-45513

 

23.   Rastogi, K. G.,

The Functions of Cataloguing in Library Science / Edited by Dr. K. G.

Rastogi.  1st ed. New Delhi , Alfa Publications.  2006.  viii, 255 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 40.00     Your Price: $ 36.00

ISBN: 8189582283        KK-44518

 

24.   Rastogi, K. G.,

Reference Services in Library Science / Edited by Dr. K. G. Rastogi.  1st ed. New Delhi , Alfa Publications.  2006.  vi, 370 p. ills. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 50.00     Your Price: $ 45.00

ISBN: 8189582291        KK-44521

 

25.   Sangwan, Ravikanth,

Encyclopaedia of Library and Information Science / Ravikanth Sangwan.  1st ed. New Delhi, Anmol Publications Pvt. Ltd.  2006.  vi, 331 p. 25 cm.

List Price: $ 75.00     Your Price: $ 67.50

ISBN: 8126128984        KK-45278

 

26.   Seth, Mahendra Kumar,

A Guide to Library and Information Science Jobs / Dr. Mahendra Kumar Seth.  1st ed. Delhi , Abhijeet Publications.  2006.  viii, 152 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 25.30     Your Price: $ 22.80

ISBN: 8188683922        KK-45501

 

27.   Sharma, C. K.,

Reference Service and Sources / Dr. C. K. Sharma.  1st ed. New Delhi , Atlantic Publishers and Distributors.  2006.  xii, 228 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 33.00     Your Price: $ 29.70

ISBN: 8126906235        KK-45563

 

28.   Srivastav, Ajay Kumar,

Collection Development in Academic Libraries / Dr. Ajay K. Srivastav and Dr. Sanjiv Saraf.  1st ed. New Delhi , Shree Publishers & Distributors.  2006.  viii, 269 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 50.00     Your Price: $ 45.00

ISBN: 8183291511        KK-44719

 

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Here are three newly-added publications on Library/Information Sciences which could be of interest to you.

 

1. Bibliometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics : Opening New Vistas of Information Science / Dr. Ashwini Tiwari

 

2. Information Generation and its Use by Agricultural Scientists : A Critical Study / Dr. Rakesh Mani Sharma

 

3. Natural Language Processing : An Information Access Perspective / Kavi Narayana Murthy

 

 

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Information Science / Dr. Ashwini Tiwari.  1st ed. Jaipur, RBSA

Publishers.  2006.  xx, 284 p. ills. 23 cm.

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ISBN: 8176113247        KK-46627

 

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"The advanced field of Library and Information Science deals with the

overall management of libraries and information centres of various kinds of

various disciplines. The library and information science personnel are now

more competitive with the western world with their upgraded qualifications.

The growth of literature in the field of library and information science

research is growing at a faster rate. The research contribution of Indian

Library and Information Science personnel for the last few decades is

enormous. This Research Literature is multidisciplinary in nature.

 

This book explores bibliometric investigations to identify the patterns of

publication, authorship, citations and/or secondary journal coverage in the

hope that such regularities can give an insight into the dynamics of the

area under consideration. This consequently leads to a better organisation

of literature. Bibliometric investigation includes statistics, operations

research, bibliometric distribution and laws, citation analysis,

circulation theory, information theory and theoretical aspects of

information retrieval, explicitly presented in this book. It has practical

applications in library management or in measuring the quality of journals.

Bibliometric research has developed a body of theoretical knowledge and a

group of techniques and applications based on the distribution of

bibliographic data elements. The wider application of bibliometric

techniques is leading to the development of new and more precise techniques

for greater economical and efficient management of the material and the

bibliometric studies are carried out on well established subject areas.

 

The book presents bibliometric investigation to analyse the Indian

contributions in the field of library and information science in the form

of periodical literature. The implied objective is to develop a brief

profile of the multidisciplinary subjects, as emerging from the country."

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                                           Contents

 

Preface

 

Foreword

 

List of Tables

 

List of Figures

 

1. Bibliometrics : Concepts, Genesis, Coverage

 

2. Technique of Bibliometric Investigation

 

3. Scenario of Bibliometric Investigation : Establising New Vistas of

Information

 

4. Analysing Research : The Bibliometric Way

 

5. Analysing Citations : Author Dispersion

 

6. Analysing Citations : Form Dispersion

 

7. Analysing Citations : Subject Dispersion

 

8. Analysing Citations : Time Dispersion

 

9. Established Profile of Indian Contributions : Conclusion and Wings for

Further Research

 

Bibliography

 

Index

 

Appendices

 

"Dr. Tiwari obtained his M.L.I.Sc., Ph.D. in Library and Information

Science from University of Rajasthan , Jaipur, qualified UGC-NET in 1996

filling a long gap from University of Rajasthan , at that time; also

qualified M.A. (Eco), DCA."

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2. Information Generation and its Use by Agricultural Scientists : A

Critical Study / Dr. Rakesh Mani Sharma.  1st ed. Jodhpur , Scientific

Publishers.  2006.  xvi, 268 p. ills. 22 cm.

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ISBN: 8172334443        KK-47277

 

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"The book dealt exhaustively about "Information" in general and

"Agricultural Information" in Particular. It provides panoramic view of

agricultural information, its nature, generation and use by agricultural

scientists. The impact of different important factors like Cadres, Age,

Sex, Educational qualification, Professional trainings, Working

environment, Work experience, Discipline of Research, First appointment,

and Membership to scientific societies/association etc of agricultural

scientists over theirs information productivity and use of information have

been studied in depth and presented in lucid manners."

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"Dr. Rakesh Mani Sharma did his Ph.D. (Library and Information Science) in

2005 from Utkal University , Bhubaneshwar. Presently Dr. Sharma is a

Technical Officer (Librarian) and Incharge of Library and Documentation

Services at CPRI, Shimla."

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3. Natural Language Processing : An Information Access Perspective / Kavi

Narayana Murthy.  1st ed. New Delhi , Ess Ess Publications.  2006.  xvi, 371

p. ills. 22 cm.

In association with Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science,

Bangalore .

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ISBN: 8170004853        KK-47015

 

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"This is an introductory book on Natural Language Processing, also know as

Computational Linguistics and Language Engineering. This is a highly

multi-disciplinary field, borrowing as it does, from such varied

disciplines as Linguistics, Psychology, Cognitive Science, Artifical

Intelligence, Computer Science, Mathematices, Statistics, Physics and

Engineering. This book is aimed at beginners in any of the related

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will be useful for all those interested in human language computing.

 

The book covers foundations of natural language processing as also

applications such as information Retrieval, Information Extraction, Text

Categorization, Automatic Summarization and Machine Translation. Linguistic

as well as statistical view points are included. Examples and

illustrations are drawn from Indian languages. Current state and future

directions are indicated.

 

There is enough material in the book to be used as a text book for a first

course on the topic within library and information sciences, artificial

intelligence and other related disciplines."

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"Kavi Narayana Murthy obtained his bachelors degree in Mechanical

Engineering from Bangalore University in the years 1983, Master of

Technology in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics from University of

Hyderabad in the year 1988, and PhD in Computer Science from University of

Hyderabad in the year 1996. He has over 5 years of experience in reputed

private and public industries and over 15 years of post graduate teaching

and research experience at the department of computer and information

sciences, University of Hyderabad ."

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1.    Kumar, Satyendra,

Documentation and Information Services in Cyber Age / Dr. Satyendra Kumar.  1st ed. Delhi , Gagandeep Publications.  2006.  xx, 547 p. ills. 23 cm.

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ISBN: 8188865125        KK-46505

 

2.    Kumbhar, Rajendra,

Information Retrieval Thesaurus : An Annotated Bibliography / Compiled by Dr. Rajendra Kumbhar.  1st ed. New Delhi , Ess Ess Publications.  2006.  vi,

397 p. 22 cm.

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ISBN: 8170004837        KK-45661

 

3.    Paslithil, A.,

Public Library Movement : Kerala / Dr. A. Paslithil.  1st ed. Delhi , Kalpaz Publications.  2006.  284 p. 23 cm.

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ISBN: 8178355795        KK-45876

 

4.    Phadke, Dattatray Narayan,

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in Library and Information Services / Dr. D. N. Phadke.  1st ed. New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company.  2006.  xx, 162 p. ills. maps. 23 cm.

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ISBN: 818069271X        KK-46466

 

5.    Satyanarayana, V. V. V.,

Modern Librarianship Ushering in Digital Library / V. V. V.

Satyanarayana.  1st ed. Delhi , Authorspress.  2006.  xii, 158 p. 22 cm.

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ISBN: 8172733674        KK-45846

 

6.    Sharma, Anil,

A Guide for U.G.C. Examination for Library and Information S  cience / Dr.

Anil Sharma.  1st ed. New Delhi , KSK Publishers & Distributors.  2006.  xiv, 286 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 33.30     Your Price: $ 30.00

ISBN: 817524349X        KK-45850

 

7.    Singh, Ajit,

Cataloguing Procedure Manual : A.A.C.R-2 and C.C.C. / Dr. Ajit Singh and Arunjeet Singh.  1st ed. Patiala , Krishna Publications.  2006.  viii, 762 p. 22 cm.  ( Krishna Series in Library and Information Services - 5).

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8.    Sinha, Kamla,

Changing Role of Digital Librarian / Kamla Sinha.  1st ed. Delhi , Vista International Publishing House.  2007.  viii, 285 p. ills. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 46.30     Your Price: $ 41.70

ISBN: 8189652869        KK-46507

 

9.    Srivastav, Ajay Kumar,

Digital Library Environment and Networking / Dr. Ajay K. Srivastav.  1st ed. New Delhi , Shree Publishers & Distributors.  2006.  viii, 264 p. ills.

23 cm.

List Price: $ 50.00     Your Price: $ 45.00

ISBN: 818329149X        KK-46196

 

10.   Tiwari, Ashwini,

Bibliometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics : Opening New Vistas of Information Science / Dr. Ashwini Tiwari.  1st ed. Jaipur, RBSA Publishers.  2006.  xx, 284 p. ills. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 43.30     Your Price: $ 39.00

ISBN: 8176113247        KK-46627

 

11.   Tiwari, Purushotham,

Digital Library / Purushotham Tiwari.  1st ed. New Delhi , A. P. H.

Publishing Corporation.  2006.  viii, 285 p. 23 cm.

List Price: $ 39.70     Your Price: $ 35.70

ISBN: 8131300366        KK-46458

 

12.   Tiwari, Purushotham,

Information Technology and Library Evolution / Purushotham Tiwari.  1st ed.

New Delhi, A. P. H. Publishing Corporation.  2006.  viii, 271 p. ills. 23 cm.

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ISBN: 8131300374        KK-46408

 

13.   Venkatappaiah, Velaga,

Public Library Legislation in the New Millennium : New Model Public Library Acts for the Union, States and Union Territories / Dr. Velaga Venkatappaiah and Dr. M. Madhusudhan.  1st ed. Delhi , Bookwell.  2006.  xvi, 312 p. ills.

23 cm.

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ISBN: 8189640216        KK-46167

 

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Jin's AR-index

Ronald Rousseau [ronald.rousseau@khbo.be]              Mon 19/03/2007 12:14 AM

Dear friends and colleagues,

 

May I draw your attention to the following excellent idea proposed by my colleague Jin Bihui. The AR-index generalizes in a clever way the well-known h-index (Hirsch index) by taking the number of citations as well as the age of the publications into account. Her note concerning the AR-index can be found in the attachment of this message. May I encourage you to study this interesting measure further and publish about it?

 

Some more articles about the h-index can be found on the first page of my website.

 

Friendly greetings,

 

Ronald Rousseau

 

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KHBO (Association K.U.Leuven)- Industrial Sciences and Technology

Zeedijk 101    B-8400  Oostende   Belgium

Guest Professor at the Antwerp University School for Library and Information

   Science (UA - IBW)

Honorary Professor Henan Normal University ( Xinxiang , China ) Guest Professor at the National Library of Sciences CAS ( Beijing ) Guest Professor at Dalian University of Technology

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Knowledge Map of Information Science

chaim Zins [chaim.zins@gmail.com]                  Fri 2/03/2007 8:17 PM                                    IFLA-L

 

Dear Colleagues,

 

In 2003-2005 I conducted a mapping study, " Knowledge Map of Information Science <http://www.success.co.il/is/index.html> ", which was supported by a research grant from the Israel Science Foundation <http://www.isf.org.il/english/default.asp>  (an organ of the Israel Academy of Science and Humanities). This was a Critical Delphi study with an interdisciplinary panel composed of 57 leading scholars from 16 countries.

 

The panel. The following scholars participated in the panel:  Dr. Hanne Albrechtsen, Institute of Knowledge Sharing, Denmark; Prof. Elsa Barber , University of Buenos Aires, Argentina; Prof. Aldo de Albuquerque Barreto, Brazilian Institute for Information in Science and Technology, Brazil; Prof. Shifra BaruchsonArbib , Bar Ilan University, Israel; Prof. Clare Beghtol , University of Toronto, Canada; Prof. Maria Teresa Biagetti, University of Rome 1, Italy; Prof. Michael Buckland, University of California, Berkeley, USA; Manfred Bundschuh , University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany; Dr. Quentin L. Burrell, Isle of Man International Business School, Isle of Man; Dr. Paola Capitani, Working Group Semantic Web, Italy; Prof. Rafael Capurro , University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart, Germany; Prof. Thomas A. Childers , Drexel University, USA; Prof. Charles H. Davis, Indiana University; the University of Illinois, USA; Prof. Anthony Debons , University of Pittsburgh, USA; Prof. Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic , Mälardalen University, Sweden; Prof. Henri Dou, University of Aix-Marseille III, France; Prof. Nicolae Dragulanescu , Polytechnics University of Bucharest, Romania; Prof. Carl Drott, Drexel University, USA; Prof. Luciana Duranti , University of British Columbia, Canada; Prof. Hamid Ekbia , University of Redlands, USA; Prof. Charles Ess, Drury University, USA; Prof. Raya Fidel , University of Washington, USA; Prof. Thomas J. Froehlich, Kent State University, USA; Alan Gilchrist, Cura Consortium and TFPL, UK; Dr. H.M. Gladney , HMG Consulting, USA; Prof. Glynn Harmon, University of Texas at Austin, USA; Dr. Donald Hawkins, Information Today, USA; Prof. Caroline Haythornthwaite , University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA; Ken Herold, Hamilton College, USA; Prof. William Hersh , Oregon Health & Science University, USA; Prof. Birger Hjorland , Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark; Sarah Holmes*, the Publishing Project, USA. Prof. Ian Johnson *, the Robert Gordon University, UK; Prof. Wallace Koehler , Valdosta State University, USA; Prof. Donald Kraft, Louisiana State University, USA; Prof. Yves François Le Coadic , National Technical University, France; Dr. Jo Link-Pezet, Urfist, and University of Social Sciences, France; Michal Lorenz , Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic; Prof. Ia McIlwaine, University College London, UK; Prof. Michel J. Menou, Knowledge and ICT management consultant, France; Prof. Haidar Moukdad , Dalhousie University, Canada; Dennis Nicholson, Strathclyde University, UK; Prof. Charles Oppenheim, Loughborough University, UK; Prof. Lena Vania Pinheiro , Brazilian Institute for Information in Science and Technology, Brazil; Prof. Maria Pinto, University of Granada, Spain; Prof. Roberto Poli, University of Trento, Italy; Prof. Ronald Rousseau , KHBO, and University of Antwerp, Belgium; Dr. Silvia SchenkolewskiKroll , Bar Ilan University, Israel; Scott Seaman*, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA; Prof. Richard Smiraglia, Long Island University, USA; Prof. Paul Sturges , Loughborough University, UK; Prof. Carol Tenopir , University of Tennessee, USA; Dr. Joanne Twining, Intertwining.org <http://intertwining.org/> , a virtual information consultancy, USA; Prof. Anna da Soledade Vieira, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil; Dr. Julian Warner , Queen's University of Belfast, UK; Prof. Irene Wormell , Swedish School of Library and Information Science in Borås, Sweden; Prof. Yishan Wu , Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (ISTIC), China.

* An observer (i.e., those panel members who did not strictly meet the criteria for the panel selection and terms of participation.)

 

Harvest. The study was presented at the ASIST (American Society for Information Science & Technology) 2005 Annual Meeting <http://www.ils.unc.edu/asist2005/wiki/index.php?title=Knowledge_Map_of_Information_Science:_A_Report_on_a_Delphi_Study> , and at the Ninth ISKO <http://isko.univie.ac.at/cms2/index.php> (International  Society for Knowledge Organization) Conference in Vienna, 2006.

 

Four articles resulted from the study:

1. Zins, C., (2007).Conceptual approaches for defining "Data", "Information", and "Knowledge".  <http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/114083668/ABSTRACT>  Journal of the American Society for Information Science (JASIST ), 58 (4). pp. 479-493 <http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/114083668/ABSTRACT> .

2. Zins, C., (2007). Conceptions of Information Science  <http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/114030860/ABSTRACT>  Journal of the American Society for Information Science (JASIST), 58 (3), pp. 335-350 <http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/114030860/ABSTRACT>  . 

3.  Zins, C., (2007). Classification Schemes of Information Science: 28 Scholars Map the Field  <http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/114111358/ABSTRACT>  Journal of the American Society for Information Science (JASIST), 58 <http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/114111358/ABSTRACT> .

4. Zins, C., (2007) Knowledge Map of Information Science. Journal of the American Society for Information Science (JASIST), 58 (4), pp. 526-535 <http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/114071693/ABSTRACT>  .

 

 

Website & Forum. The following website <http://www.success.co.il/is/index.html>  summarizes the findings of the study. You are invited to visit the website <http://www.success.co.il/is/index.html> , refer your students and colleagues, and participate in an academic discussion (Forum) <http://www.success.co.il/is/forum.html>  on the theoretical foundations of the field.

 

 

Knowledge 2007. On this occasion I invite you to visit 2 other R&D projects:

 

Knowledge 2007: Map of Human Knowledge <http://www.success.co.il/knowledge/index.html>

http://www.success.co.il/knowledge/index.html

 

Currently, the most updated version of the map can be found in Knowledge 2007: Encyclopedic Portal to Wikipedia <http://www.success.co.il/knowledge/encyclopedia/index.html>

http://www.success.co.il/knowledge/encyclopedia/index.html

 

Looking forward to your response.

 

With kind regards,

Mit freundlichen Gruessen,

Sincères salutations,

 

Chaim Zins

 

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Knowledge Mapping Research

26 Hahaganah St , Jerusalem 97852 , Israel ;

Tel/Fax: 972-2-5816705

Email: chaim.zins@gmail.com <mailto:chaim.zins@gmail.com>

Homepage: www.success.co.il <http://www.success.co.il/> Knowledge 2006: Map of Human Knowledge ( http://www.success.co.il/knowledge/index.html <http://www.success.co.il/knowledge/index.html> )

 

 

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Knowledge Mapping Research

26 Hahaganah St , Jerusalem 97852 , Israel ;

Tel/Fax: 972-2-5816705

Email: chaim.zins@gmail.com <mailto:chaim.zins@gmail.com>

Homepage: www.success.co.il

Knowledge 2006: Map of Human Knowledge

(http://www.success.co.il/knowledge/index.html )

 

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Libraries in the sand reveal Africa 's academic past

 

Open Lib/Info Sci Education Forum [JESSE@LISTSERV.UTK.EDU]; on behalf of; Easun, Sue (GPG) [Sue.Easun@LU.COM]                       Wed 22/11/2006 1:18 AM

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Libraries in the sand reveal Africa 's academic past

 

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IMBUKTU, Mali (Reuters) - Researchers in Timbuktu are fighting to preserve tens of thousands of ancient texts which they say prove Africa had a written history at least as old as the European Renaissance. Private and public libraries in the fabled Saharan town in Mali have already collected 150,000 brittle manuscripts, some of them from the

 

13th century, and local historians believe many more lie buried under the sand.The texts were stashed under mud homes and in desert caves by proud Malian families whose successive generations feared they would bestolen by Moroccan invaders, European explorers and then French colonialists.

 

EDUCATIONAL CYBERPLAYGROUND http://www.edu-cyberpg.com NetHappenings copyright

 

Sue

 

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519.390.9803 (fax)

sue.easun@lu.com

 

"Diplomacy isn't the ability to circumvent a difficult subject.  Diplomacy and tact enable you to tell people things they don't want to hear but that they are happy to hear from you."  Mark Jaffe, "The Real World," Fast Company, August 2004, p.88.

 

 

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NCLIS Urges Congress to take all necessary action to ensure Net Neutrality - 11/7/06

 

asis-l-bounces@asis.org; on behalf of; Kim Miller [kmiller@nclis.gov]               Wed 8/11/2006 5:09 AM                     asis-l@asis.org

[Asis-l] NCLIS News Release: NCLIS Urges Congress to take all necessary action to ensure Net Neutrality - 11/7/06

 

News Release 11/7/06 can be also be viewed by linking to this URL:

 

http://www.nclis.gov/news/pressrelease/pr2006/NCLISNetNeutrality-2006-14.pdf

 

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News Release

Contact:

Information Officer

1 202 606 9200

info@nclis.gov

 

For Immediate Release

 

                             NCLIS Urges Congress to take all necessary action to ensure Net Neutrality

 

Washington , DC . USA November 7, 2006-The U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) today announced its position on Internet neutrality ("net neutrality"), currently being debated in the Congress.

 

"The current discussion centers on whether content transmission on the Internet should be subject to a system of prioritization known as 'tiered service'," said Commission Chairman Beth Fitzsimmons. "So far, the underlying transmission of information treats all packets of information equally but this could change unless Congress acts to prevent a move to a tiered service."

 

A tiered system of transmission would permit a substantial shift in Internet operations, allowing Internet service providers to charge the content creators. Thus higher fees would make content more available, since that content would be more accessible, but those paying lower fees would have access to their content downgraded, as Dr. Fitzsimmons put it, "to the slow lane of the Internet highway."

 

"Content created by organizations with deep pockets would rise to the top of a search, with the higher fees essentially enabling a content provider to 'buy' a higher position in a search," Dr. Fitzsimmons continued. "Content created by organizations with limited funding for such costs; community groups, schools and other educational institutions, non-profits, and the scholarly publishing field, for example, would be greatly restricted in having their materials available in the early stages of a search."

 

With today's announcement, the Commission takes the position that - with respect to Internet neutrality - Congress should take action to assure the tiered access is prevented. In fact, according to a study done under contract for the Commission, the government has already taken a stand. In 1992, when Congress permitted commercial traffic on the Internet, the Committee report on the legislation noted that the change did not alter the "goals or characteristics" of the network. Congressman Rick Boucher, the Chairman of the House subcommittee that developed the legislation, explained during a hearing on the legislation: "It is essential as the network is structured that all commercial providers of network services receive equal treatment and that Government policy in managing the network not favor any provider or set of providers over others."

 

It has also been suggested that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) handle net neutrality in a regulatory manner, but a position has been taken by the FCC as well. In August, 2005, the FCC adopted and published four principles "to encourage broadband deployment and preserve and promote the open and interconnected nature of [the] public Internet." While the principles have no legal force and have not been codified, the FCC Chairman stated at the time that these principles will be incorporated into the policymaking activities of the FCC. The four principles are:

 

1. Consumers are entitled to access the lawful Internet content of their choice.

 

2. Consumers are entitled to run applications and services of their choice (subject to the needs of law enforcement).

 

3. Consumers are entitled to connect their choice of legal devices that do not harm the network.

 

4. Consumes are entitled to competition among network providers, application and service providers, and content providers.

 

"The Commission is in full support of the FCC's principles," Dr. Fitzsimmons said, "and we as a Commission - with a statutory responsibility to advise the President and Congress in matters having to do with libraries and information science - respectfully encourage Congress to reiterate strongly the position it took when legislation permitting commercial traffic on the Internet was developed. Equal treatment of content is important to all information seekers. "

 

ABOUT NCLIS

 

The U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) is a permanent, independent agency of the Federal government charged by Public Law 91-345 to advise the President and Congress on national and international library and information policies, to appraise and assess the adequacies and deficiencies of library and information resources and services, and to develop overall plans for meeting national library and information needs.

 

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Kim A. Miller

Special Assistant - Technical

U.S. National Commission on Libraries & Information Science 1800 M Street, N.W.; Suite 350 North Tower Washington, DC 20036-5841 202-606-9200; Fax: 202-606-9203 www.nclis.gov <http://www.nclis.gov/>

 

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New Publications from IFLA

            Librarianship as a Bridge to an Information and Knowledge Society in Africa

Sjoerd Koopman [Sjoerd.Koopman@IFLA.nl]                        Thu 22/03/2007 11:44 PM                   IFLA-L

Librarianship as a Bridge to an Information and Knowledge Society in Africa

 

 

Knowledge Management was the theme of the Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African Library and Information Associations (SCECSAL XVII) in 2006.

 

This selection of conference papers provides a cross-disciplinary approach to knowledge, information and development and how the three together can mould a new and more informed society. The challenge is to make our libraries more people-centered and Afro-centric, not simply serving the interests of the elite and paying little attention to the plight of the less well off. This needs to change, with libraries becoming more inclusive and serving the needs of all.

 

These papers raise provocative questions, and provide an insight into the struggle of information services in this part of Africa to be part of an emerging information and knowledge society.

 

 Librarianship as a Bridge to an Information and Knowledge Society in Africa / Edited by Alli Mcharazo and Sjoerd Koopman

 

 

München: K.G. Saur, 2007, 248 p.

 

(IFLA Publications; 124)

 

ISBN-13: 978-3-598-22031-6

 

ISBN-10: 3-598-22031-6

 

Price: EUR 78.00 (IFLA-Members: EUR 58.00)

 

 

Order:

 

K.G. Saur Verlag

 

P.O. Box 701620

 

81316 Munich , Germany

 

Tel: +49-89-76902-300

 

Fax: +49-89-76902-150/250

 

info@saur.de

 

www.saur.de <http://www.saur.de/>

 

 

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            UNIMARC & Friends: Charting the New Landscape of Library Standards

 

Sjoerd Koopman [Sjoerd.Koopman@IFLA.nl]         Thu 22/03/2007 11:55 PM       IFLA-L

 

UNIMARC & Friends: Charting the New Landscape of Library Standards

 

With the expansion of the World Wide Web during the last decade, libraries and their standards face an ever more complex environment, with new types, genres and forms of information resources. Changing information network structures and the emergence of new retrieval methods all play their roles.

 

A three day conference was held in Lisbon , Portugal in March 2006, in order to review the current state of bibliographic standards and to discuss a number of questions in charting a future for their development.

 

 

UNIMARC & Friends: Charting the New Landscape of Library Standards; Proceedings of the International Conference Held in Lisbon , 20-21 March 2006

 

 

Edited by Marie-France Plassard

 

München: Saur, 2007, 133 p.

 

ISBN-13: 978-3-598-24279-3

 

ISBN-10: 3-598-24279-4

 

(IFLA Series on Bibliographic Control; vol. 30).

 

Price: EUR 68 (IFLA Members EUR 48)

 

 

 

Order:

 

K.G. Saur Verlag

 

P.O. Box 701620

 

81316 Munich , Germany

 

Tel: +49-89-76902-300

 

Fax: +49-89-76902-150/250

 

info@saur.de

 

www.saur.de <http://www.saur.de/> 

 

 

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Project Greylink

GreyNet [info@greynet.org]                 Wed 27/12/2006 10:41 PM                 info@greynet.org

 

Project Greylink

Proposal for a Project within the Greynet Community by Keith G. Jeffery

 

 

Introduction

At the GL8 Conference the idea came up that current metadata standards for describing, managing, discovering, restricting access to grey literature are inadequate.

 

What’s the problem?

Put simply, the current use of DC (Dublin Core) or even MARC means that the metadata is machine readable but not machine-understandable.  The end-result is that the input, update and retrieval processes are human-intensive. With increasing availability of repositories of grey literature this will not scale.

 

The proposed Solution

At GL8 (and indeed at previous GL Conferences) the CERIF (Common European Research Information Format) model was presented.  It can be used both as data and metadata.  It is a European Union Recommendation to member states (i.e. an international standard).  It is developed and maintained by EuroCRIS (www.eurocris.org)

 

The proposed Project

The purpose of the proposed project is to demonstrate that repositories of grey (and by analogy other) literature utilising CERIF as their metadata standard out-perform those using DC in the following ways:

 

A. For local (institutional repositories):

   (a) quality of input/update

   (b) ease of input/update

   (c) quality of query/retrieval

   (d) ease of query/retrieval

 

B. For across-repository interoperability

   (e) quality of query/retrieval

   (f) ease of query/retrieval

 

Requirements of Project Partners:

1. become familiar with CERIF and DC

2. assuming a DC repository exists already, set up a (test) repository

   with CERIF as metadata

3. test the two repositories locally as in (A) above 4. test across both kinds of partner repositories as in (B) above

 

Administrative Contact:

For the project proposal; formation stage the contact is:

Prof. Keith G. Jeffery, keith.g.jeffery@rl.ac.uk, +44 1235 44 6103

 

 

GreyNet

Grey Literature Network Service

Javastraat 194-HS

1095 CP Amsterdam

The Netherlands

 

Tel/Fax +31(0)20-331.2420

info@greynet.org

journal@greynet.org

http://www.greynet.org

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Publishers Against Open Access

 

Mark Perkins lists [lists@markperkins.info]       Fri 26/01/2007 10:17 PM                    ifla-l@infoserv.inist.fr

 

Nature has a disturbing story on publisher plans to fight open access.

http://www.nature.com/news/2007/070122/full/445347a.html

 

Thanks to Michael Geist's Blog

Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Canada

 

Publishers Against Open Access

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1636&It

emid=196   

Thursday January 25, 2007

 

Mark Perkins MLIS, MCLIP

www.markperkins.info

 

https://keyserver.pgp.com/

 

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Using Technology to Teach Information Literacy – book: call for chapters

asis-l-bounces@asis.org; on behalf of; Thomas P Mackey [TMackey@uamail.albany.edu]        Tue 6/03/2007 7:48 AM       asis-l@asis.org

 

CALL FOR CHAPTERS

 

We are soliciting chapter proposals for a book entitled Using Technology to Teach Information Literacy, to be published in early 2008 by Neal-Schuman. This is a follow-up to our recently published book Information Literacy Collaborations That Work (2007).  For the next book we would like to include chapters co-authored by librarian and faculty teams that applied technology to teach information literacy.  We are especially interested in novel approaches to information literacy and technology instruction that may include: video, multimedia, course management systems, Web-based tools, and emerging social computing formats such as blogs, wikis, RSS, YouTube, etc.  The book will include innovative case studies from different academic institutions and disciplinary perspectives.  The pedagogical dimension is especially important and may involve problem-based learning, constructivism, and social and community informatics. 

 

The relationship between information literacy and information technology has been a relevant concern for some time.  The American Library Association’s ( ALA ) Presidential Committee on Information Literacy: Final Report (1989) argued for the development of lifelong learning skills in part to address “the complexities of life in today's information and technology dependent society.”   In addition, the Middles States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) addressed this dynamic in Characteristics of Excellence in Higher Education (2002).  Middle States closely aligns the two skill areas in Standard 12 for General Education by arguing for a curricular design in general education that includes “oral and written communication, scientific and quantitative reasoning, critical analysis and reasoning, technological competency, and information literacy” (p. 37).  In a guidebook for information literacy entitled Developing Research & Communication Skills: Guidelines for Information Literacy in the Curriculum (2003) Middle States emphasizes the importance of “producing new information” in writing, oral presentations, and student-centered Web, hypertext, and multimedia projects (pp. 35-36).  Further, the Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) document, Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, addresses the connection between information literacy and technology by stating that “Information literate individuals necessarily develop some technology skills” (p. 3).

 

This book will raise one central question:  how did the faculty-librarian partners overcome specific collaborative and/or technological obstacles to effectively teach information literacy in a creative and innovative manner?  The authors will provide a valuable context for instructors at other institutions interested in initiating or expanding information literacy efforts through technology instruction.  The techniques covered in the book will be inventive yet manageable for others to follow and will be portable to a variety of institutional contexts.

 

Chapters need to be co-authored by a librarian and a faculty member. In addition, each chapter must follow this outline:

 

Introduction

Related Literature

Institutional Context

Disciplinary Perspective

Discussion of Case Study Model and Faculty/Librarian Collaboration Contribution of technological innovation and pedagogical approach to student learning Assessment of the Instruction Conclusion

 

This book will be co-edited by Thomas P. Mackey, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Studies, College of Computing and Information, at the University at Albany and Trudi E. Jacobson, Coordinator of User Education Programs, University Libraries.

 

Please send proposals of 1-2 pages to Tom Mackey at mackey@albany.edu no later than April 16, 2007. First drafts of the completed chapters (25-30 pages) will be due on July 1, 2007. Final drafts will be due by September 1, 2007.

 

If you have any questions about proposal ideas or about the book please contact Tom.

 

 

Thomas P. Mackey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Information Studies

College of Computing and Information

University at Albany , SUNY

http://www.albany.edu/~mackey

 

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Yale Library ME Projects & International Partnership Agreements

Ann Okerson [ann.okerson@yale.edu]        Thu 4/01/2007 11:40 AM        ifla-l@infoserv.inist.fr

 

YALE LIBRARY NEWS RELEASE

 

   AMEEL - Arabic and Middle Eastern Electronic Library

   Yale University Library

   130 Wall Street

   P. O. Box 208240

    New Haven , Connecticut 06520 -8240

 

YALE LIBRARY SIGNS DIGITAL LIBRARY AGREEMENTS WITH INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS

 

New Haven , CT.   November 2006.  The Yale University Library today announced key international collaborations with partners in Egypt , Germany , and the Netherlands in two granted projects:  Project AMEEL (Arabic and Middle Eastern Electronic Library) and Iraq ReCollection.

 

Project AMEEL is developing a Web-based portal, which will integrate new or existing scholarly digital content covering the history, culture, and development in this vibrant region.  The Iraq ReCollection project will digitize a select group of the most important scholarly humanistic Iraqi journals held by Yale and the University of Pennsylvania .  These digitized journals, digitally preserved and accessible via the Internet, will form part of the AMEEL electronic archive.  Both projects propose to develop "best practices" for scanning Arabic language-based humanistic content and to share this expertise with academic libraries worldwide.

 

* The Bibliotheca Alexandrina ( Alexandria , Egypt ) is the modern recreation of that city's ancient and formidable library.  Today, the BA is a world leader in library and cultural technological innovations and contributes its considerable expertise to Yale's digital projects, particularly in the digitization of Arabic texts.

 

* The Universitäts-und Landesbibliothek of Sachsen-Anhalt ( Halle , Germany ) has a long and significant history of contributions to and library leadership in Middle Eastern studies.  Halle 's university library will contribute to the AMEEL portal with digital fulltext materials created from printed documents of its Middle East collection and with data from its electronic database called ALMISBAH.

 

* Brill Publishers, founded in the 17th century ( Leiden , the Netherlands ) produces essential scholarly materials concerning the Middle East , including the notable Encyclopedia of Islam.  Brill will share its metadata holdings with AMEEL, thus expanding searchable information for Middle Eastern scholars.

 

About Project AMEEL:

 

This grant was awarded under the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI TICFIA Program, which fosters innovative techniques or programs that address national teaching and research needs in international education and foreign languages by using technologies to access, collect, organize, preserve, and widely disseminate information on world regions and countries other than the United States. <http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsticfia/index.html>

 

About Iraq ReCollection:

 

In response to the damage sustained by museums, libraries, and other cultural institutions in Iraq , the National Endowment for the Humanities funded an initiative called "Recovering Iraq's Past," to preserve and document resources which, because of their intellectual content and cultural value, are deemed vital for research and education.

<http://www.neh.gov/news/archive/20051221.html>

 

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

 

Ann Okerson

Associate University Librarian, Collections & International Programs Yale University 130 Wall Street P. O. Box 208240 New Haven, CT 06520-8240

Phone: 01-203-432-1764

Fax: 01-203-432-8527

E-mail: ann.okerson@yale.edu

 

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