SEPTEMBER 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



7th IFLA International Marketing Award for 2009 – winners

10 Pillars Map of Human Knowledge

Carol Tenopir honored with 2009 ASIST Award of Merit

Charles R. McClure – hurricane expert

Digital curation curriculum symposium:  DigCCurr 2009

Electronic Theses and Dissertations Bibliography, Version 4

Emerald LIS Book Series Editor

Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions

Google Book Search Bibliography,

            Version 4

            Version 5

Google book settlement

Hurricane Web Portal

IFLA Publications Series

          Nr 136/137 in the IFLA Publications Series: Global Library and Information Science: a Handbook (sic) for Students and Educators

          Nr 138 in the IFLA Publications Series: Library Statistics for the 21st Century World

          Functional Requirements for Authority Data

          Nr 37 in the IFLA Series on Bibliographic ControlIFLA Cataloguing Principles

          Nr 38 in the IFLA Series on Bibliographic Control:  UNIMARC Manual – Authorities Format

          Nr 39 in the IFLA Series on Bibliographic Control: National Bibliographies in the Digital Age: Guidance and New Directions

           Library Statistics Manifesto


IMLS Museum Grants for African American History and Culture

Indian Books Update - Library/Information Sciences & related titles





Institutional Repository Bibliography, version 1

Library and Information Science Research in the 21st Century: A Guide for Practicing Librarians and Students

Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data

Library of Congress has opened a new site --

Library Official Picked For Archivist [US]

LIS education list "StanleyK"

OECD White Paper: We Need Publishing Standards for Datasets and Data Tables

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography

            Version 75

            Version 76




            Ronald Benge, 1918-2009

            William Brace 1929-2008

            E. J. Josey

            Judith Krug

            Paul Wasserman


Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland – update


World Book Capital 2011

            Call for applications 2012


Youth-serving library conditions: in Japan, in Russia, and in the U.S. – call for book chapters.