MARCH 2008 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


1st DRIVER Summit report

10 Museums and Libraries Receive National Medal

16th BOBCATSSS 2008 Proceedings

ARL libraries: Celebrating research collections

B. Godin (2008), The Knowledge-Based Economy: Fritz Machlup's Construction of a Synthetic Concept.

COMMUNIA: public domain and alternative licensing for knowledge-sharing

Computer Literacy Doesn't Mean Information Literacy

Emerald website upgrade and Emerald Backfiles launch

Facebook Use on Campus

Foundations of Informing Science: Volume I

            Call for Chapters

Horizon Report



IFLA-PAC Mailing List

IFLA Publication

            Genealogy and Local History

            World Guide to Library, Archive and Information Science Education

IMLS Board Members Confirmed

Index Translationum

Indian Books Update

      T*/IBU: ~Library/Information Sciences/7G

            T*/IBU: ~Library/Information Sciences/7H

            T*/IBU: ~Library/Information Sciences/7I
            T*/IBU: ~Library/Information Sciences/7J

            T*/IBU: ~Library/Information Sciences/7K

In passing…

            Dr. Maria Chavez-Hernandez

            Prof. William Z. Nasri

Internet's Impact on Museums and Libraries

Joint use conference proceedings now available

JSC document 2008/01/25

Knowledge 2008: Map of Human Knowledge

LC releases final report on future of bib control

Library of Congress Subject Headings report

OpenDoc Society

Pioneers in Information Management Scoop Top Awards

Proceedings of the 1st African Information Ethics Conference

Publishing trade associations issue clear rules for Orphan works "safe harbor" for users of academic and scholarly journals

RDA Vocabularies work begun

SOCRS (Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section) - proceedings


TAPE publishes audio tape digitisation workflow

UNESCO grants USD 5,000 for information for development success stories

Web Search: Multidisciplinary Perspectives