It's Time for Wider Acceptance of e-Textbooks
by Bonita Wilson
Establishing Trust in a Chain of Preservation: The TRAC Checklist Applied to
a Data Staging Repository (DataStaR)
Gail Steinhart and Dianne Dietrich, Cornell University; and Ann Green, Yale University
Subject-based Information Retrieval within Digital Libraries Employing LCSHs
Ioannis Papadakis and Michalis Stefanidakis, University of Ionio; and Konstantinos Kyprianos and Rosa Mavropodi, University of Piraeus
Analysing Selection for Digitisation: Current Practices and Common Incentives
Bart Ooghe, Heritage Cell Waasland; and Dries Moreels, Flemish Theatre Institute (BE)
OA Network: An Integrative Open Access Infrastructure for Germany
Uwe Müller, Robin Malitz, and Peter Schirmbacher, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; and Thomas Severiens, Universität Osnabrück
Curriculum for Digital Libraries: An Analytical Study of Indian LIS Curricula
R.S.R.Varalakshmi, Andhra University
Report on OAI 6: CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication, Geneva 17-19 June 2009
Elena Giglia, University of Turin
Purple Cows and Fringy Propositions: The Edinburgh Repository Fringe Festival 2009
Carol Minton Morris, Cornell University
Kenneth Middleton, Middle Tennessee State University; and Tiffani Conner, Lincoln Memorial University
File Information Tool Set (FITS): A New Tool for Digital Preservation Repositories
Spencer McEwen and Andrea Goethals, Harvard University
Meet RODA, an Open-source Repository for Digital Preservation
Luis Faria and Miguel Ferreira, Portuguese National Archives
The New Zealand Public Sector Digital Continuity Action Plan
Stephen Clarke, Archives New Zealand
In the News:
Recent Press Releases and Announcements
Maxine A. Smith at downtown business boycott. Courtesy of Memphis Public Library. Used with permission.
This month's featured collection is Volunteer Voices.
Point to Point
- International Joint Conferences
on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering
(CISSE 09), 4 - 12 December 2009. This is an online conference. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 12 October 2009.
- International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL 2010), 23 - 26 February 2010, New Delhi, India. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 15 October 2009.
- emtacl10 - emerging technologies in academic libraries, 26 - 28 April 2010, Trondheim, Norway. Call for papers. The submission deadline for abstracts is 15 October 2009.
- International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU), 7 - 10 April 2010, Valencia, Spain. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 21 October 2009.
- International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST), 7 - 10 April 2010, Valencia, Spain. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 21 October 2009.
- FOIS 2010 6th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems, 11 - 14 May 2010, Toronto, Canada. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 23 October 2009.
- Electronic Resources & Libraries 2010, 1 - 3 February 2010, Austin, Texas, USA. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 30 October 2009.
- IADIS International Conference e-Society 2010, 18 -21 May 2010, Porto, Portugal. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 30 October 2009.
- IADIS International Conference Mobile Learning 2010, 19 - 21 March 2010, Porto, Portugal. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 30 October 2009.
- IMLS (Institute for Museum and Library Services) Call for 2010 Museums for America Grant Applications. The submission deadline is 2 November 2009.
- Twelfth International Conference on the Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, 9 - 13 May 2010, Toronto, Canada. Call for papers. Submit title and abstract by 20 November 2009 and full papers by 30 November 2009.
- 2nd International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications (IMAGAPP), 17 - 21 May 2010, Angers, France. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 22 November 2009.
- 5th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), 17 - 21 May 2010, Angers, France. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 22 November 2009.
- 5th International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP), 17 - 21 May 2010, Angers, France. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 22 November 2009.
- Joint Technical Symposium 2010: Digital Challenges and Digital Opportunities in Audiovisual Archiving, 2 - 5 May 2010, Oslo, Norway. Call for papers. The preliminary submission deadline is 1 December 2009.
- Internet Librarian International 2009, 15 - 16 October 2009, London, United Kingdom
- Fall Forum: An Age of Discovery: Distinctive Collections in the Digital Age, 15 - 16 October 2009, Washington, DC, USA
- First International Conference on
Cloud Computing, 19 - 21 October 2009, Munich, Germany
- LIBER - Digitization of Library Material in Europe, 19 - 21 October 2009, Copenhagen, The Netherlands
- Digital Preservation Training Programme, 19 - 21 October 2009, London, United Kingdom
- The Fifth Asia Information Retrieval Symposium (AIRS 2009), 21 - 23 October 2009, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
- International Conference on Active Media Technology (AMT 2009), 22 - 24 October 2009, Beijing, China
- 3rd ACM Conference on Recommender Systems, 22 - 25 October 2009, New York City, New York, USA
- The International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym 2009), 25 - 27 October 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA
- 8th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2009), 25 - 29 October 2009, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
- Internet Librarian 2009: Net Initiatives for Tough Times: Digital Publishing, Preservation & Practices, 26 - 28 October 2009, Monterey, California, USA
- 10th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, 26 - 30 October 2009, Kobe, Japan
- E-LEARN 2009 - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education, 26 - 30 October 2009, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- Fifth International Symposium on Digital Libraries (V SIBD), 27 - 28 October 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
- The International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES'09), 27 - 30 October 2009, Lyon, France
- International UDC Seminar 2009: Classification at a Crossroads, 29 - 30 October 2009, The Hague, The Netherlands
- The Universal Repository Library and guarantees for the sustainability of the digital copy, 29 - 30 October 2009, Kuopio, Finland
- Fourth International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2009), 1 - 4 November 2009, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
- The 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, 2 - 6 November 2009, Hong Kong, China
- 2nd International Conference
The Future of Information Sciences (INFuture), 4 - 6 November 2009, Zagreb, Croatia
- RuleML 2009: 3rd International Symposium on Rules, Applications and Interoperability, 5 - 7 November 2009, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
- 9th Annual Brick and Click Libraries, 6 November 2009, Maryville, Missouri, USA
- Thriving on Diversity - Information Opportunities in a Pluralistic World
ASIS&T 2009 Annual Meeting, 6 - 11 November 2009, Vancouver, Canada
- 4th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions 2009 (ICITST-2009), 9 - 12 November, London, United Kingdom
- 2009 Conference and Members' Meeting of the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium, 9 - 15 November 2009, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
- Center for Intellectual Property Online Workshop: Licensing Digital Course Materials, 9 - 20 November 2009, (Register by November 2, 2009.)
- Access Services Conference 2009, 11 - 13 November 2009, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
- 37th Annual Museum Computer Network (MCN) Conference, 11 - 14 November 2009, Portland, Oregon, USA
- International Conference on Information Theory and Engineering (ICITE 2009), 13 - 15 November 2009, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
- Chicago Colloquium on Digital
Humanities and Computer Science (DHCS), 14 - 16 November 2009, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
- Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), 14 - 18 November 2009, San Francisco, California, USA
- Thirteenth International Conference and Exhibition LIBCOM-2009, 16 - 20 November 2009, Moscow Region, Russia
- The Semantic Web: Fact or Myth? (A One-Day Conference Co-sponsored by CENDI, FLICC and NFAIS), 17 November 2009, Washington, DC, USA
- 2009 NSDL Annual Meeting: From Digital Libraries to Cyberlearning, 17 - 19 November 2009, Washington, DC, USA
- IADIS International WWW/Internet 2009 Conference, 19 - 22 November 2009, Rome Italy
- IADIS International Conference: Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2009), 20 - 22 November 2009, Rome, Italy
- National Digital Forum 2009 Conference - Being online now: culture, creativity and community, 23 - 24 November 2009, Wellington, New Zealand
- International Workshop on Greenstone Digital Library Software, 23 - 24 November 2009, Kunnamangalam, Calicut, India
- Alliance for Permanent Access Annual Conference, 24 November 2009, The Hague, The Netherlands
- The 5th International Conference on Signal Image Technology and Internet Based
Systems (SITIS'09), 29 November - 4 December 2009, Marrakech, Morocco
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