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This column will highlight new books published on different topics of interest to LHTN readers including library systems, digital libraries, metadata analysis, the Internet and its development, technology training, wireless technologies, hand-held information devices and personal appliances, copyright and legal implications of publishing and distribution, and other timely subjects. We hope to establish a group of book reviewers to explore more fully the content of books and if you are interested in writing reviews we ask that you please contact Julia Gelfand, co-editor (firstname.lastname@example.org), with your interests and mailing address, so materials can be sent to you.
Abernethy, Ken, Exploring the Digital Domain: An Introduction to Computing with Multimedia and Networking, Brooks/Cole Publishing Co., Pacific Grove, CA, 1999.
Bazellion, Richard J. and Connie L. Braun, Academic Libraries as High-Tech Gateways: AA Guide to Design and Space Decisions, 2nd ed., American Library Assoc, Chicago, IL, 2001, ISBN: 083890792x.
Berdayes, Vicente and John W. Murphy, Computers, Human Interaction and Organizations, Praeger, Westport, CT, 2000, ISBN: 0275963853.
Bowers, C.A., Let Them Eat Data: How Computers Affect Education, Cultural Diversity and the Prospects of Ecological Sustainability, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, 2000.
Furht, Borko (Ed.), Handbook of Internet Computing, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2000, ISBN: 084930086X.
Gurstein, Michael (Ed.), Community Informatics: Enabling Communities with Information and Communications Technologies, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA, 2000, ISBN: 1878289691.
Harel, David, Computers Ltd: What They Really Can't Do, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 2000, ISBN: 019850558.
Hester, D. Micah and Paul J. Ford, (Eds), Computers and Ethics in the Cyberage, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2001, ISBN: 0130829781.
Jacob, Merle and Tomas Hellstrom (Eds), The Future of Knowledge Production in the Academy, Open University Press, London, 2000, ISBN: 0335206166.
Khosrowpour, Mehdi, Challenges of Information Technology Management in the 21st Century: Information Resources Management Association International Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, Idea Group Publishing, Hersey, PA, 2000, ISBN: 18788189845.
Klosek, Jacqueline, Data Privacy in the Information Age, Quorum Books, Westport, CT, 2000, ISBN: 156720368x.
Koepsell, David R., The Ontology of Cyberspace: Philosophy, Law and Intellectual Property, Open Court Publishing Co, Peru, IL, 2000, ISBN: 0812694236.
Magedanz, T., A. Mullery, S. Rao and P. Rodier (Eds), On the Way to Information Society: Five Years of European ACTS Research on Intelligence in Services and Networks, IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2000, ISBN: 1586030008.
Mann, Steve and Scott Sbihli, The Wireless Application Protocol (WAP): a Wiley Tech Brief, John Wiley, New York, NY, 2000.
Petrides, Lisa Ann, Case Studies on Information technology in Higher Education: Implications for Policy and Practice, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA, 2000, ISBN: 1878289748.
Rankl, W. and W. Effing, Smart Card Handbook, 2nd ed., translated by Kenneth Cox, John Wiley, Chichester, UK, 2000, ISBN: 0471988758.
Rosenberg, Donald K., Open Source: The Unauthorized White Papers, IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., Foster City, CA, 2000, ISBN: 0764546600.
Rosenberg, Marc J., E-Learning: Strategies for Delivering Knowledge in the Digital Age, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2001, ISBN: 00713262581.
SCN, Education B.V. (Ed.), Mobile Networking with WAP: The Ultimate Guide to the Efficient Use of Wireless Application Protocol, Gabler, Braunschweig, 2000.
Trend, David (Ed.), Reading Digital Culture, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK, 2001, ISBN: 0631223010.
Webb, Terry, D., Re-Membering Libraries: Essays on the Profession, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2000, ISBN: 0-786408715.
Zboray, Ronald J., Handbook for the Study of Book History in the United States, Center for the Book, Washington, DC, 2000, ISBN: 0844410152.
New Articles or Journal Issues
Information Technology and LibrariesVolume 19 Number 4December 2000ISSN 0730-9295Special Issue: User-Customizable Library PortalsGuest Editor: Eric Lease Morgan
Table of Contents includes:
GUEST EDITORIAL"The Challenge of User-Centered, Customizable Interfaces to Library Resources," by Eric Lease Morgan.
FEATURE ARTICLES"Personalized Library Portals as an Organizational Culture Change Agent: Reflections on Possibilities and Challenges," by Amos Lakos and Chris Gray."Too Many Channels: Making Sense out of Portals and Personalization," by Debra S. Ketchell."My Gateway at the University of Washington Libraries," by William Jordan."VCU's My Library: Librarians Love It ... Users? Well, Maybe," by Jimmy Ghapery and Dan Ream."Pioneering Portals: MyLibrary@ NCState," by Keith Morgan and Tripp Reade."The Development and Launch of the HeadLine Personal Information Environment," by Anne Gambles.
TUTORIAL"Open the Fortress: A New Proposal for Public Access Workstation Security," by Darshan Gencarelle and Linda Matson.
Library TrendsVol. 49 No. 2Fall 2000
"Assessing Digital Library Services," edited by Thomas A. Peters. This thematic issue is available as a single copy for $18.00 from the University of Illinois Press, Journals Dept, 1325 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820. ISSN 0024-2594. Table of Contents includes:
"Evaluating Digital Libraries for Teaching and Learning in Undergraduate Education: A Case Study of the Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype (ADEPT)," by Christine L. Borgman, Anne J. Gilliland-Swetland, et al.
"Unobtrusive Data Analysis of Digital Reference Questions and Service at the Internet Public Library: An Exploratory Study," by David S. Carter and Joseph Janes.
"Bundles in the Wild: Managing Information to Solve Problems and Maintain Situation Awareness," by Paul Gorman, Joan Ash et al.
"Digital Libraries and Their Challenges," by Daniel Greenstein.
"Evaluating Digital Libraries: A Longitudinal and Multifaceted View," by Gary Marchionini.
"Current Opportunities for the Effective Meta-Assessment of Online Reference Services," by Thomas A. Peters.
"Project Ethnography: An Anthropological Approach," by Michael Seadle.
MartianusCapella.comA new online metajournal is calling for papers in all disciplines. The site's purpose is to promote cross disciplinary research, open discussion and synthesis, as well as to provide an easy way to search through multiple documents for specific keywords and topics. Consult http://www.MartianusCapella.com for details.
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Portal: Libraries and the AcademyVolume 1 2001ISSN: e1530-7131p. 1531-2542http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/portal_libraries_and_the_academy/
Editorial, "Communication in Learning and Scholarship," by Gloriana St Clair."The Entrepreneurial Imperative Advancing from Incremetal to Radical Change in the Academic Library," by James Neal."The Case for a Scholars Portal to the Web: A White Paper," by Jerry Campbell."Understanding Accreditation: The Librarian's Role in Educational Evaluation," by Prudence W. Dalrymple."Technical Services: The Other Reader Service," by Christian Boissonnas."When is a Use a Fair Use? University Liability for Educational Copying," by Samuel E. Trosow."Time and the Academic Librarian," by Jeanne M. Brown."E-books: Some Concerns and Surprises," by Susan Gibbons."The Future of Scientific Publishing on the Web: Insights from Focus Groups of Chemists," by Susan E. Searing and Leigh S. Estabrook."Isn't Life Great? A Dot Com Delivers Access to the Wealth of Human Knowledge," by Robert E. Dugan."The Search for New Measures: The ARL LibQUAL+Project A Preliminary Report," by Colleen Cook, Fred Health, Bruce Thompson and Russell Thompson.
Reference and User Services QuarterlyVol. 40 No. 2Winter 2000
Table of Contents includes:"Has the Internet Changed Anything in Reference? Library Visit Study, Phase 2," by Catherine Ross and Kirsti Nilsen."Measuring the Accessibility of Public library Home Pages," by Erica Lilly and Connie Van Fleet.
SpectraSpecial Digital Imaging Issue, the Museum Computer Network's (MCN) publicationReleased in December 2000Individual issue available from Membership Services Office,1550 S. Coast Hwy, Suite #201, Laguna Beach, CA 92650or from firstname.lastname@example.org
Table of Contents includes:"Digital imaging: The New Photographic Research Tool," by Jill Marie Koelling."Building a Digital Archive," by Carol Hernandez and Robin Lilien."What are Digital Image Managers," by S.K. Hastings."Light Exposure to Sensitive Artworks During Digital Photography," by Ben Blackwell."Conservation Issues in Digital Imaging," by Norobert Lossau and Martin Liebetruth."A Holistic Approach to Digital Assets Management," by Guenter Waibel."The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Assets Management," by Eileen Mathias."Practical Approach to Color Management," by Andrew Long."Do You See What I See?," by Trudy Levy"Issues in Digital Archiving," by Bruce Fraser."Content Based Image Retrieval," by Colin Venters and Mathew Cooper.
Specific ArticlesBurnett, Peter P., "Emerging from the Bibliographic Wilderness: Catalogue Automation in the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, Vol. 30 No. 1 2000, pp. 51-72.Kgosiemang, Rose Tiny, "Role Changes: Cataloging, Technical Services and Subject Librarianship at the University of Botswana Library," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, Vol. 30 No. 1 2000, pp. 91-109.Lewis, Peter H., "Read 'em and Weep: Read any Good E-books Lately? The newest models pack a library into your pocket, and their story is getting better, but our reviewer finds it easy to put them down," Fortune, Vol. 143 No. 3 2001, February 5, pp. 219-22.Lopez, Carlos Garcia, "Technical Processes and the Technological Development of the Library System in the National Autonomous University of Mexico," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, Vol. 30 No. 1 2000, pp. 73-90.Yu, Peter, "From Pirates to Partners: Protecting Intellectual Property in China in the Twenty-first Century," at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=245548
9th International World Wide Web Conference. The Web: The Next Generation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 15-19 2000, Elsevier, Amsterdam, http://www9.org
Web Sites of Interest
World Wide Web Displays of Bibliographic Records: An Evaluation, by Joan M. Cherry and Joseph P. Cox. www.fil.utoronto.ca/research/programs/displays/caispck1.htm
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