MARCH 2010    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


Advances in Library Administration and Organization, Volume 28


Bibliotheca Alexandrina to Receive the Largest Book Gift Ever


Call for Manuscripts: Advances in Librarianship

DART-Europe E-Theses Portal


David Ferriero Confirmed by U.S. Senate as 10th Archivist of the United States


Digitization - preserving born-digital material


FAIFE Announces the Launch of Public Access to Health Information through Libraries Learning Materials


FAIFE Makes Available Translations of Major Training Materials and Policy Documents


GL10 Conference Collection now available in OpenSIGLE


GL11 Conference Proceedings - Now in Print


Grey Milestones in 2009 and Sustained Deliverables in 2010


Groundbreaking Study on Library Use


Guardians of World Treasures Sign Salzburg Declaration on the Conservation and Preservation of Cultural Heritage


Guidelines for Legislative Libraries


The History and Cultural Heritage of Chinese Calligraphy, Printing, and Library Work


IFLA Announces Renewed focal areas, funding for ALP

IMLS Director Anne Radice Recognizes Top Ten Museums and Libraries


IMLS Funds Research on 3D Scanner Technology to Save Endangered Recordings


The Impact of Social Computing on the EU Information Society and Economy


Indian Books Update


            Library/Information Sciences & related titles/9I


            Library/Information Sciences & related titles/9J


Information Policies and Strategies


Information Representation & Retrieval in the Digital Age, 2nd Edition


Institutional Repository Bibliography, Version 2


International Collaboration to Close the Digital Curation Gap


John Y. Cole Honored


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


Michael Gorman receives 2010 Haycock Award


MIREX 2010: Music Information RetrievalEvaluation eXchange


Mobile Technology and Libraries


Multilingual UDC Summary


New Training Programme for Library Association Development

Open Access to some 200 Conference Papers on Grey Literature


President Requests $265,869,000 for Institute of Museum and Library Services


Qualitative and quantitative methods in libraries


Report on the Preservation of World Cultural Heritage


Scholarly Communication Changes in Chemistry


Service Trends in U.S. Public Libraries, 1997-2007


Simmons GSLIS Receives NHPRC Grant for Digital Curriculum Lab


Sister Libraries for Children’s and Young Adult’s reading


Survey of Academic Librarians: Use of Associations, Blogs, Listservs,  Conferences, & Publications about Libraries


Temples of Knowledge - Historical Libraries of the Western World


Toni Carbo Received the Ray von Dran Award at iConference 2010



            Charles Darold Patterson

            Edward G. Holley

            Eliza Atkins Gleason

            Esther Green Bierbaum

            Judith Serebnick

            Kay Poustie, OAM, FALIA

            Mary Alice Hunt