That’s right, it’s that time of year again! Congrats to this year’s Movers & Shakers! First I want to congratulate my friends: Transformer (Peter Bromberg) User-Centered Technologist (David Lee King) Metadata Man (Tim Spalding) Open Source Evangelist (Josh Ferraro) Now, congrats to everyone else!! This is a great honor! Keep shaking up libraries – it’s the only way we’re going to get anything done Grace Under Pressure (Maria Redburn) The [ Read More ]
Archive for the ‘Journals’ Category
Jonathan Brinley, Edward M. Corrado, and Jodi Schneider talked to us about the Code4Lib Journal, a project that had been talked about for years but never implemented until recently. The moral of this story is stop talking and just do it. They decided to use an agile development philosophy, which basically means don’t over-engineer complicated rules and procedures your might never need – just work on what you need now [ Read More ]
The first issue of the Code4Lib Journal has been released and the TOC looks pretty enticing – now I just have to find time to read some of these articles. Editorial Introduction "” Issue 1 Beyond OPAC 2.0: Library Catalog as Versatile Discovery Platform Facet-based search and navigation with LCSH: Problems and opportunities The Rutgers Workflow Management System: Migrating a Digital Object Management Utility to Open Source Communicat: The Next [ Read More ]
I just read via Information Research Weblog that SAGE Publications if offering free access (through September 30th) to current and back issues of the following journals: IFLA Journal Journal of Information Science Journal of Librarianship and Information Science Information Development Business Information Review Journal of Health Informatics If you’re curious, sign up for a free trial to find articles of interest to you.
Today I’ve been listening to (and haven’t finished yet) the Open Access Podcast by Gavin Yamey at MediaBerkman. What an amazing talk – can’t wait to listen to Part two. While we all have probably made the argument for Open Access to knowledge before, Gavin’s talk really renewed my excitement about it. The best part – well, one of the best parts – of his presentation was that copyright was [ Read More ]
Christina quotes an email from Ulrich’s Web: The new Ã¢â‚¬Å“RSS AvailableÃ¢â‚¬Â Advanced Search limiter makes it possible for users to identify the growing number of periodicals that are providing headlines, recent issues or other content via RSS (Really Simple Syndication). An RSS feed provides content via XML files that are then read by an RSS reader or web browser. CSA is adding RSS availability data to thousands of individual Ulrich's [ Read More ]