SEPTEMBER 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


10 Pillars of Knowledge: Map of Human Knowledge

Digital Dystopia: Overcoming Digital Deprivation in the United States

Emerald Acquires Social Science Series, Serials and Books from Elsevier

Emerald Library Link Newsline

            May 2008

Emerging Issues in Academic Library Cataloging & Technical Services

Full draft of RDA delayed

Global information inequalities: Bridging the information gap


            Award Recipient 2008 - Anne Gentil-Beccot, CERN

            GreyNet via OpenSIGLE, an example of enriched publication

Handbook of Research on Threat Management and Information Security: Models for Countering Attacks, Breaches and Intrusions

            Call for Chapter Proposal

Handbook of Research on Web Log Analysis

Identifying Factors of Success in CIC Institutional Repository Development


            IFLA/FAIFE World Report Series 2007

                        the missing bits?


                        No 131 - Information Literacy – International Perspectives

                        No. 132 – Managing Technologies and Automated Library Systems in Developing Countries: Open Source vs. Commercial Options

            Special Interest Group - International Relations in National Organisations

Images of Russia and the Caucasus Region 1929-1933

Indian Books Update

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            Library/Information Sciences&relatedtitles/8CT*

            Library/Information Sciences&relatedtitles/8DT*

            Library/Information Sciences&relatedtitles/8ET*

The Information Bridge: DOE Scientific and Technical Information

Information Literacy Meets Library 2.0

In memorium

            Steve Cissler

            Homer J. Hall

            Sandra Tung

Interactive Information Retrieval in Digital Environments

International Survey of Library & Museum Digitization Projects Presents Data from More Than 100 Library and Museum Digitization Programs

InterPARES 2 Project book now online

Knowledge Representation  

Melbourne joins Edinburgh as 2nd City of Literature

National Library of China has begun to submit bibliographic records to UNESCO for Index Translationum

No Brief Candle: Reconceiving Research Libraries for the 21st Century [Council on Library and Information Resources]

On the Record

Open Access ALA, ASIS&T, CLA

Open Source Social Networking Software/Sites Facebook Group

Originality, Imitation, and Plagiarism: Teaching Writing in the Digital Age

Recruitment, Development, and Retention of Information Professionals

            Call for chapters

Saur Publication on Government Information

Science Dissemination Using Open Access: A Compendium Of Selected Literature On Open Access

Shera Winners

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

SPARC Europe and the DOAJ Announce the Launch of the SPARC Europe Seal for Open Access Journals

Survey of Academic Libraries 2008-09 Edition

Web 2.0 application for researchers