October 6, 2015

E-Journals: NYU’s Fales Library Acquires Triple Canopy’s Archive

From Triple Canopy: Triple Canopy is pleased to announce the acquisition of its archive by New York University’s Fales Library & Special Collections. This novel initiative will guide the renowned library’s future efforts to archive the work of artists, writers, and organizations whose work exists primarily in—but cannot be reduced to—digital formats. A schedule of […]

Standards: NISO Seeks Public Comment on Draft of Recommended Practice, PIE-J: Presentation & Identification of E-Journals

From a Summary by the National Library of Medicine: The National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, has a deep interest in the publishing models used by scientific journals, from the viewpoints of practical and efficient use of titles that are indexed for MEDLINE, […]

Digital Preservation: 480 New Volumes Added to LOCKSS Digital Library and Now Available to LOCKSS Alliance Members

Along with the 480 new volumes, material from 2 new publishers and 10 new titles are now included in LOCKSS. The digital library is now home to more than 9,000 e-journal titles from 510 publishers. You can learn more here and also review a spreadsheet (XLS) with a list of titles and participating publishers. A […]

New Conference Paper: "Unbundling the Big Deal with Patron Driven Acquisition of e-Journals"

This paper will be presented at the World Library and Information Congress: 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly on August 17, 2011. Title: “Unbundling the Big Deal with Patron Driven Acquisition of e-Journals” (9 Pages; PDF) Authors: Maureen Weicher and Tian Xiao Zhang (St. John’s University Library, Queens, NY, USA) Abstract: Many academic libraries subscribed […]