SEPTEMBER 2007 issue

Table of Contents

Editorial note:

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

Kerry Smith



Africa : A Guide to Reference Material


Bilingual Survey on Grey Literature in Education (English-French)


British Library's Endangered Archives Programme - call for applications


Call for Chapters & Reviewers Book on Media and Info Literacy


Caribbean Libraries in the 21st Century: Changes, Challenges and Choices


Continuing Professional Development: Pathways to Leadership in the Library and Information World


Co-Recipients GreyNet Award 2007


Doctoral Studies in Preservation at UT School of Information


Fourth TMG Report Launched Worldwide − “Freedom of Expression in Tunisia : The Siege Holds”


Friends: Social Networking Sites for Engaged Library Services


"Functional Requirements for Authority Data" - 2nd draft


G r e y T e x t  -  Research Archive on Grey Literature, 2004-2007


IFLA Cataloguing Principles: Steps towards an International Cataloguing Code, 4


IFLA Library Building Guidelines: Developments & Reflection


IFLA receives $1M Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant to Support Work for Libraries


Indian Books Update

            Library/Information Sciences & related titles/6KT*/

            Library/Information Sciences & related titles/6L7AT*/

            Library and Literacy Movement for National Development, & other allied titles / EP 2805T*/

            Library/Information Sciences & related titles/7B7CT*/

            Library/Information Sciences & related titles/7D7ET*/


International Publishers and Librarians Agree On Access to Orphan Works


Internet Archive web-based upload


ISBD: International Standard Bibliographic Description – Consolidated Edition


JISC Report: "Dealing with Data: Roles, Rights, Responsibilities, Relationships"


Joint Statement of IFLA and ICA on the security of the Iraq National Library and Archives


Karen Sparck Jones passes away


LibGuides: The Web 2.0 Library Knowledge Sharing System (in Facebook)


Library Management and Marketing in a Multicultural World


Making Library Associations Functional: Theory and Practice with Particular Reference to Eastern, Central and Southern Africa


National Museum and Library Services Board Adopts Resolution on Library and Information Policy


Native American Library Services Receive $1.3 Million in Federal Grants


NetAlert Protecting Australian Families Online


Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO and ECPA publish report on preservation of digital heritage


New grant programs Elsevier


New resource for library holdings worldwide


Registry of open-knowledge projects


Summary paper prompts self archive debate


Wiki-based Bibliography Software and/or Services?


WHOIS in the Field of Grey Literature 2007


World list of departments...