NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION

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

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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...