MARCH 2009 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


ACRL 2009 Strategic Thinking Guide for Academic Librarians in the New Economy

ARL Report on Current Models of Digital Scholarly Communication

Community Based Research Canada

Creative Commons Licences

Delivering the Best Start: a guide to early years libraries

Digital Repository Federation (Japan) and DRIVER sign Memorandum of Understanding

Digitisation cultural heritage collections comes closer

Dr. Eileen Abels Receives 2008 Thomson ISI Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) incorporated in Singapore

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Science and Metadata Community (SAM)

Electronic Theses and Dissertations Bibliography, Version 3

Emerald African Authorship Project

Emerald Library Link Newsline - November 2008

Emerging Issues in Academic Library Cataloging & Technical Services

Five Museums and Five Libraries to Receive Nation's Highest Honor at White House Ceremony

Google Book Search Bibliography, Version 3

Horizon Report 2009 Profiles Six Key Emerging Technologies for Higher Education

IFLA Chinese Language Centre established at the National Library of China, Beijing

The IFLA/FAIFE World Report 2009

IFLA Publications

           The Impact of Digital Technology on Newspapers

UN Millennium Development Goals

IFLA vouchers

IMLS Publishes FY 2007 State Library Agency Report

Indian Books Update

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Information Literacy Education: A Process Approach. Professionalising the Pedagogical Role of Academic Libraries

Key Indian Research goes open access

Knowledge Map of Information Science

Large Digital Repository Web Site - Cuneiform Objects -Web Site Re-Design Survey

Library of Congress Announces Study of Bibliographic Record Publication

Mapping Library Classification Systems

Memory of the World



MyLanguage Portal takes out National Award

NIH Public Access Policy

Open Access Week declared for 2009

Portal of Francophone national digital libraries launches

RDA Test Website

Reinventing Science Librarianship: Models for the Future, October 2008 | Proceedings

Rethinking Resource Sharing Annual Report 2007 – 2008

A Review of the Feasibility of an International Authority Data Number (ISADN)

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography 2008 Annual Edition

Social Networking Sites and the Surveillance Society. A Critical Case Study of the Usage of studiVZ, Facebook, and MySpace by Students in Salzburg in the Context of Electronic Surveillance

Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics with national and international libraries and library consortia

Sustainable Digital Preservation


           Professor Emeritus William (Bill) Brace  1929-2008 

           Connie Costantino

Johan van Halm 1941-2008

Working Paper on Intellectual Property Implementing the WIPO Development Agenda: Treaty Provisions on Minimum Exceptions and Limitations for Education