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Digitization Projects: "Philippine Digital Cultural Heritage Archive Launched"
Digital Preservation, Management and Leadership, News, Preservation, Resources|
From a GMA News Online Article: Filipino netizens may soon be welcomed into the virtual doors of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). Established in 1969 with the mission to promote and preserve Philippine culture and heritage, the CCP is set to undertake an historic digitization of its audio-visual collections, in partnership with EMC […]
"Justice Stephen Breyer Swears-in Susan Hildreth as New Director of IMLS"
Associations and Organizations, Libraries, Management and Leadership, News, Public Libraries|
From an Institute of Museum and Library Services News Release: On February 24, 2011, the Honorable Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, administered a ceremonial oath of office to Susan H. Hildreth, the new Director of the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services before a gathering of library and […]
Roundup: What's the Mainstream Press Writing About the HarperCollins Story?
Companies (Publishers/Vendors), Funding, Journal Articles, Libraries, Management and Leadership, Patrons and Users, Public Libraries, Publishing, Roundup|
UPDATED (Saturday, March 4, 2011): + “Publisher puts new limits on library e-books” (via Chicago Tribune) “This strikes at the heart of what we do,” said Chicago Public Library Commissioner Mary Dempsey, who described electronic media as the new virtual library. “With limited financial resources affecting all libraries across America, people are asking, ‘Why would […]
Archivist of the United States Announces Agency Restructuring and New Appointments
Archives and Special Collections, Management and Leadership, News|
From a NARA Announcement: Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero recently announced several key appointments to begin a major transformation of the National Archives and Records Administration. The new appointments follow an internal report, A Charter for Change: Charting the Course, which recommended changes to the organizational structure and culture of the National […]
Webcast Now Available: "FDsys Helps GPO Provide Access to Federal Digital Publications"
Digital Preservation, Libraries, Management and Leadership, News, Open Access, Patrons and Users, Preservation, Publishing|
From a National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program/Library of Congress Announcement: “It’s like an all-you-can eat buffet, but all the options are healthy for you,” said Kate Zwaard, the Government Printing Office’s Lead Program Planner for Digital Preservation, in a visit to the Library of Congress on November 16, 2010. Zwaard was talking about […]
Congratulations to Karen Coyle! Recipient of 2011 ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award
Associations and Organizations, Awards, Data Files, Digital Collections, Interactive Tools, Journal Articles, Libraries, Management and Leadership, News, Preservation, Reports|
UPDATE: The full text of the report mentioned below is available online (free). Direct to: Understanding the Semantic Web: Bibliographic Data and Metadata (January, 2010) Congrats and Kudos to Karen! From an ALA Announcement: The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services Outstanding Publication Award recipient for 2011 is Karen Coyle for her “Understanding the […]
Research Paper: "Digital Technology Innovation in Scholarly Communication and University Engagement"
Journal Articles, Libraries, Management and Leadership, News, Publishing|
From a Recently Published Paper From the Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing: Authors: Rowland Lorimer (Simon Fraser University), Johanne Provençal (Simon Fraser University), Brian Owen (Simon Fraser University), Rea Devakos (University of Toronto), David Phipps (York University), and Richard Smith (Simon Fraser University). Canada has earned worldwide attention for its general level of digital […]
The E-Book User's Bill of Rights
Companies (Publishers/Vendors), Management and Leadership, Patrons and Users, Publishing|
The eBook User’s Bill of Rights is a statement of the basic freedoms that should be granted to all eBook users. The eBook User’s Bill of Rights Every eBook user should have the following rights: the right to use eBooks under guidelines that favor access over proprietary limitations the right to access eBooks on any […]
Clearwater High program putting Kindles in students' hands attracts national attention — and Shirl offers some commentary
Academic Libraries, Companies (Publishers/Vendors), Funding, Libraries, Management and Leadership, Public Libraries, School Libraries|
Clearwater High program putting Kindles in students’ hands attracts national attention As experiments go, Clearwater High School’s pilot program to put a Kindle e-reader in the hands of every student, with the hope of replacing textbooks entirely, was a bold one. At stake: Can kids learn as well as they play on digital devices? Will […]
IGI Global Announces Launch Of Advances in Library Information Science (ALIS) Newsletter
From an IGI Global News Release (via E-Mail): IGI Global, an international publishing company specializing in high-quality research publications on all aspects of information technology management, is proud to announce the launch of its Advances in Library Information Science (ALIS) Newsletter. To be updated on a quarterly basis, the newsletter will draw attention to high-quality, […]