Featured Link

Featured Link: World Book Trade (e-books, awards, videos)

Sunday, July 30, 2006

meta/morphosis: a University of Kentucky film-to-digital institute

meta/morphosis: a University of Kentucky film-to-digital institute - September 6-7 2006

Scientific Journals International

Scientific Journals International's open access electronic journals are available free of charge to over 800 million Internet users from around the world. Unlike other online journals SJI does not limit access through registration or subscription

Library Technology NOW 2.0

Library Technology NOW has announced its beta 2.0 release

2006 Marshall Cavendish Scholarship winner named

The American Library Association has announced Kate Napolitano of Ringwood, New Jersey as the 2006 recipient of the Marshall Cavendish Scholarship. The $3,000 scholarship was established with a donation from the Marshall Cavendish Corporation in Tarrytown, N.Y., publishers of illustrated reference books for libraries. It is awarded to a person pursuing a master's degree in library and information studies

Friday, July 28, 2006

The Friday Brain-teaser from Xrefer

The Friday Brain-teaser from Xrefer - this week: The letter "A". Answers here.

1. The capital and largest city of Algeria.
2. The title of a Shakespeare play about the Queen of Egypt and her love affairs.
3. The name of an Australian heavy-metal group featuring Angus Young in schoolboy cap and short trousers.
4. A 1977 film comedy written by, directed by and starring Woody Allen, and featuring Diane Keaton.
5. A macabre family in cartoons by a US artist, including Morticia and Uncle Fester.
6. A musical instrument consisting of a rectangular bellows expanded and contracted between the hands.
7. Surname of the actress who played Dana Scully in the television series "The X-Files".
8. An orthodox Anabaptist sect that separated from the Mennonites in the late 17th century and exists today primarily in southeast Pennsylvania.
9. A town in the Czech Republic - the site of Napoleon's victory over the Russian and Austrian armies in 1805.
10. Surname of a 20th-century Nigerian writer whose works include "Things Fall Apart" and "Arrow of God".

EDUCAUSE Review July/August 2006

EDUCAUSE Review July/August 2006 is now available

Librarians' Internet Index New This Week

Librarians' Internet Index New This Week - July 27, 2006 is now available

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Cites & Insights 6:10 postponed

Walt Crawford writes: The special "design and typography" mini-issue of Cites & Insights for August has been cancelled on account of heat. The plan had been that most people would skip this issue; now everyone will! Cites & Insights 6:10, August/September 2006, will appear some time in August, most likely late August. It will be a "real" issue

Wiley announces major redesign of online Reference Works interface

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has announced a major redesign for new and select backlist reference works on Wiley InterScience, the company's online publishing platform. As part of an ongoing effort to aid researchers and professionals by providing more efficient search capabilities and new options, the redesign is the first step of a new initiative to upgrade the company's online reference works over the next two years

Online Northwest 2007

Online Northwest 2007 - A one-day conference focusing on the use of technology within libraries, attracting librarians from the Pacific Northwest and around the USA. It is sponsored by the Oregon University System Library Council - February 16, 2007

ARL Bimonthly Report Issue 246

ARL Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC - June 2006 Issue 246

Ex Libris to be acquired by Francisco Partners

The Ex Libris Group, a leading worldwide developer and provider of high-performance applications for libraries and information centers, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Francisco Partners, one of the world's largest technology-focused private equity funds, for the acquisition of 100% of the Company's shares. This acquisition will enable Ex Libris to continue expanding its geographical reach and explore acquisition opportunities for complementary products in the library automation and e-resource markets

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

FreePint Newsletter 210

FreePint Newsletter 210 - 27 July, 2006 - now available

2007 ALPSP Learned Journals Collection

The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers and Swets Information Services have announced the launch of the 2007 ALPSP Learned Journals Collection

Turpion subscription rates for 2007

Turpion subscription rates for 2007 are now available

Executive Briefing: Managing Change in the e-Enabled Library

Executive Briefing: Managing Change in the e-Enabled Library - 8 September 2006 - London, UK

NAG Annual Conference 2006

NAG Annual Conference 2006 - Reading the Future: Turning Goals into Reality - September 13-14, 2006 - University of Reading, UK

Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research

Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research. The electronic journal is a practitioner's journal of The Partnership published twice a year. Articles may be contributed at any time for publication consideration. Potential articles are reviewed by members of an editorial review committee. Articles fall into several categories. Feature articles on theory & research and on innovations in practice are in-depth, peer-reviewed articles and fall in the range of 1,000 to 5,000 words. Other types of articles include viewpoints, conference presentations, profiles, news& announcements, professional development and reviews

The Kirkus 2006 Autumn & Winter US Preview

The Kirkus 2006 Autumn & Winter US Preview is now available in 16 PDF pages

Carnival of the Infosciences #47

Carnival of the Infosciences #47 hosted by The Medium is the Message

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

NASIG 22nd Annual Conference - Call for Proposals and Program Ideas

Call for Proposals and Program Ideas - NASIG 22nd Annual Conference - "Place Your Bet in Kentucky: The Serials Gamble" - May 31-June 3, 2007 - Louisville, KY

New England Journal of Medicine RSS feeds

The New England Journal of Medicine offers feeds for its current issue, and for the three most recent issues. For each issue, the RSS feed contains article titles, brief summaries for select articles, and links to the full online version. The current issue feed will be updated with information about Early Release articles when they are published

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2006

The Torment of Others by Val McDermid has won the 2006 Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

2006 Quill Awards

Consumer voting for the 2006 Quill Awards will take place August 22 through September 30. Established with the support of Reed Business Information, the Quills brings a Hollywood-style glamour to publishing as it is the only televised book awards program currently in existence. The focus in 2006 is to bring more and more readers to the voting process and to interest more and more people in making reading a larger part of their lives

Google Librarian Newsletter July 20, 2006

Google Librarian Newsletter July 20, 2006 issue now available

D-Lib Magazine July/August 2006

D-Lib Magazine July/August 2006 is now available

Society of Indexers: 50th Anniversary Conference

Society of Indexers: 50th Anniversary Conference - 13-16 July 2007 - Roehampton, UK

Sunday, July 23, 2006

96% of British Library Readers rate services as excellent

Of the readers using the British Library Reading Rooms, 96% rated the services and facilities as "excellent" or "good" as reported in the British Library Annual Report 2005/6

IMLS Calls for 2007 Conservation Project Support Grant Applications

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting grant applications to the agency's FY 2007 Conservation Project Support program. "Roughly 190 million objects held in America’s collecting institutions are in need of treatment," said agency director Dr. Anne-Imelda M. Radice citing the Heritage Health Index, the first comprehensive survey of the condition of preservation at museums, libraries, and archives. "We must do better. I strongly encourage museums to apply for these grants."

Saturday, July 22, 2006

New Review of Information Networking Call for Papers

New Review of Information Networking presents groundbreaking research and discussion on the potential of computer networks to integrate and transform information provision, communication and learning. It is essential reading for all within the library and information science community who wish to keep abreast of the benefits computer networks can bring to information provision. The journal is currently seeking contributions from both library and information science researchers and practitioners

LITA 2006 National Forum

LITA 2006 National Forum - NetVille in Nashville: Web services as library services - October 26-29, 2006 - Nashville, Tennessee

Friday, July 21, 2006

The Friday Brain-teaser from Xrefer

The Friday Brain-teaser from Xrefer - this week: Jobs. Answers here.

1. What does a glazier do as an occupation?
2. What does a milliner do?
3. What does a cutler make or sell?
4. What does a couturier do?
5. What does a haberdasher deal in?
6. What is an actuary?
7. What does a cooper make or repair?
8. What does a fletcher make or deal in?
9. What does a wainwright make and repair?
10. In the old days, what was a potboy or potman?

The Dylan Thomas Prize longlist

The Dylan Thomas Prize longlist has been announced

Bringing Text Alive registration

Bringing Text Alive: The Future of Scholarship, Pedagogy, and Electronic Publication - September 14-17, 2006 - Ann Arbor, MI. Registration now available

Open Access to S. R. Ranganathan at dLIST

The dLIST Classics Project has received permission from the Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science to provide open electronic access to fundamental works by Dr. S. R. Ranganathan

Google Accessible Search

Accessible Search "is an early Google Labs product designed to identify and prioritize search results that are more easily usable by blind and visually impaired users. Regular Google search helps you find a set of documents that is most relevant to your tasks. Accessible Search goes one step further by helping you find the most accessible pages in that result set"

Library Camp East 2006

Library Camp East 2006 - September 25, 2006 - Darien Public Library, CT

Librarians' Internet Index New This Week

Librarians' Internet Index New This Week - July 20, 2006 is now available

Thursday, July 20, 2006

In Pictures: Computer books based on pictures, not text

In Pictures: Computer books based on pictures, not text. Free downloads

Future Museum

Future Museum is built around the key areas that make the south-west so distinctive from the rest of Scotland – its people, industries and arts. Each of the themes will develop and grow as we continue to explore our shared heritage and history and learn more about the unique and exciting stories our area has to tell. Future Museum provides free access to the museum collections of Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway and creates a valuable resource for people of all ages

Information Research July 2006

Information Research Volume 11 No 4 July, 2006 now available

Carnival of the Infosciences #45

Carnival of the Infosciences #45 hosted by Baby Boomer Librarian

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Digital Humanities Initiative

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has launched a new digital humanities initiative aimed at supporting projects that utilize or study the impact of digital technology

Exploiting medical history resources: a practical approach

Exploiting medical history resources: a practical approach - Two day regional conference - 23-24 October 2006 - Univeristy of Birmingham, UK

DLF Fall Forum 2006 call for papers

DLF Fall Forum 2006 - November 8-10 - Boston, Massachusetts. Call for papers

2006 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award Shortlist

The 2006 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award Shortlist has been announced


LivRe! is the portal developed by CNEN - Comissao Nacional de Energia Nuclear (Brazilian National Nuclear Energy Commission), through its CIN - Centro de Informacoes Nucleares (Nuclear Information Center), aiming to ease the identification and the access to free journals available on the Internet

Winner of Elsevier/LIRG award announced

David McMenemy, a Lecturer at Strathclyde University, was announced the winner of this year's Elsevier/Library and Information Research Group (LIRG) Award. Mr McMenemy was awarded 1000 pounds to apply to new research activities

Learned Publishing July 2006

Learned Publishing - Volume 19, Number 3, July 2006 now available

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press launches CSH Protocols

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press has announced the launch of CSH Protocols, a new, online methods journal in molecular and cell biology

The International Information Industry Awards 2006

Nominations for The International Information Industry Awards 2006 are now open. Deadline is 30 September 2006

LLRX.com July 15, 2006 update

LLRX.com July 15, 2006 update is now online. LLRX.com is a unique, free Web journal dedicated to providing legal, library, IT/IS, marketing and administrative professionals with the most up-to-date information on a wide range of Internet research and technology-related issues, applications, resources and tools, since 1996

Manitoba reserve opens first public library

The Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation on Monday became the first reserve in Manitoba to open a public library branch. The branch, located in the new Atoskiwin Training and Employment Centre on the northern reserve at Nelson House, is a partnership with the public library in Thompson, 65 kilometres to the east

Focussing on users

Focussing on users: evaluating the impact of libraries and information services on users and potential-users - A pair of action workshops: 21 September 2006 and 23 January 2007 - Launch event: King's College London

Monday, July 17, 2006

Unknown Shelley poem discovered

An unknown poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley has been discovered nearly 200 years after it was written. The 172-line poem was included in Shelley's pamphlet Poetical Essay on the Existing State of Things, which was printed in Oxford in 1811 - BBC

Sunday, July 16, 2006

Scanning Forum 2006

Scanning Forum 2006 - Balancing Quality, Automation, and Service - November 6-7, 2006 - Charlottesville, Virginia

Saturday, July 15, 2006

LMS titles moving to OUP in 2007

The three London Mathematical Society journals (Bulletin, Journal, Proceedings) will be moving from Cambridge UP to Oxford UP in 2007. The move will bring complete archival coverage for the journals into the institutional subscription. The current backfiles at Cambridge provide access from 1997. Oxford's implementation will push the limits back to: Proceedings (1865), Journal (1926), and Bulletin (1969)

CrossRef and Microsoft agreement

CrossRef, the cross-publisher linking network with over 1,600 participating publishers, has announced that it had reached an agreement with Microsoft Corp. who will become the first official CrossRef Web Services Search Partner. CrossRef will provide Microsoft with a bulk feed of metadata from hundreds of participating CrossRef member publishers

Fixing Library Discovery by Roy Tennant

Fixing Library Discovery by Roy Tennant - Regular readers of this column know that I've often taken library catalogs to task for being the "wrong solution" for most user needs. I also haven't taken kindly to making small changes to what I believe to be systemically broken. We are now finally seeing some major new interface initiatives by libraries and vendors to address this problem - from Library Journal

Friday, July 14, 2006

The Friday Brain-teaser from Xrefer

The Friday Brain-teaser from Xrefer - this week: Books on Film. Answers here.

1. Name the 1965 film, starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie, which was adapted from a 1957 book by the Russian writer Boris Pasternak.
2. Who wrote "The Jungle Book", which was turned into a Walt Disney cartoon in 1967?
3. Which 1975 film about a great white shark was based on a novel by US writer Peter Benchley?
4. Which 1962 futuristic novel by Anthony Burgess was turned into a film by Stanley Kubrick in 1971?
5. Who wrote the thriller "The Maltese Falcon", which was made into a 1941 film starring Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade?
6. Which 1956 thriller by Patricia Highsmith was filmed by Anthony Minghella in 1999 with Matt Damon in the title role?
7. Who starred as Atticus Finch in the film version of Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird"?
8. Who directed film versions of Charles Dickens's "Great Expectations" in 1946 and "Oliver Twist" in 1948?
9. Who wrote the novels "Get Shorty", "Rum Punch" and "Out of Sight", which were all turned into films?
10. What title was given to the 1960 film version of John Wyndham's novel "The Midwich Cuckoos"?

THE JISC/CNI Meeting presentations

THE JISC/CNI Meeting - Envisioning future challenges in networked information - 6-7 July 2006 - Park Inn York, UK. Presentations are now available

Resolvers and the Serials Supply Chain

Resolvers and the Serials Supply Chain - This document invites tender proposals to undertake a study to identify the new relationships and information exchange requrements between publishers, resolver software and knowledge base suppliers, subscription agents and librarians to maximise the benefit of OpenURL linking. The deadline for the proposal is 7 August 2006

2006 26th Annual Charleston Conference

2006 26th Annual Charleston Conference - November 8-11, 2006. The Charleston Conference is an informal annual gathering of librarians, publishers, electronic resource managers consultantants, and vendors of library materials in Charleston, SC, in November, to discuss issues of importance to them all

Information Today July/August 2006 issues

The July/August 2006 issues of Computers in Libraries, Information Today, and Searcher, are now available

Librarians' Internet Index New This Week

Librarians' Internet Index New This Week - July 13, 2006 is now available

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Wales Book of the Year 2006 winners announced

Wales Book of the Year 2006 winners announced. Robert Minhinnick's To Babel and Back was named as English language 2006 Book of the Year. Rhys Evans won the Welsh language 2006 Book of the Year prize for Gwynfor: Rhag Pob Brad

ALA and Scholastic Library Publishing announce 2007 National Library Week Grant

Libraries across the United States are invited to apply for the $5,000 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant, which will be awarded to a single library for the best public awareness campaign incorporating the 2007 National Library Week theme' "Come together @ your library®."


Calisphere is the University of California's free public gateway to a world of digitized primary sources. More than 150,000 original photographs, documents, art images, and other historic artifacts ­ selected from UC's many libraries and museums ­ reveal the diverse history and culture of California and its role in national and world history

Sydney eScholarship

Sydney eScholarship is an initiative of the University of Sydney Library. Sydney eScholarship is a set of innovative services for the University of Sydney that integrates the management of digital content with new forms of access and scholarly publication


H-Info focuses on the interdisciplinary, international study of information and information institutions, broadly construed. It includes the foundations and history of print culture; reading and reception histories; the history and foundations of library and information sciences; and the history of libraries, archives, document-based cultural repositories, and other information institutions

Call for papers: 2007 Search Engine Meeting

Call for papers: 2007 Search Engine Meeting - April 23-24, 2007 - Boston, Massachusetts

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Thomson Scientific, ScholarOne and Blackwell Publishing collaborate

The world of scholarly research, in which manuscript review is a vital but sometimes lengthy process, will soon benefit from the collective expertise of Thomson Scientific, ScholarOne and Blackwell Publishing. The three organizations have announced a collaboration that will provide authors, editors and reviewers with tools to enhance each stage of the manuscript review process

Caine Prize 2006 winner announced

Mary Watson from South Africa has won the seventh Caine Prize for African Writing, Africa's leading literary prize, for Jungfrau, from Moss, Kwela Books, 2004. The Chair of the Judges, Dr Nana Wilson-Tagoe, announced the winner of the £10,000 prize at a dinner held in the Bodleian Library in Oxford, UK

Blackwell Publishing Journal News July 2006

Blackwell Publishing Journal News July 2006 is now available online

Carnival of the Infosciences #44

Carnival of the Infosciences #44 hosted by InfoTangle

Carnival of the Infosciences #43

Carnival of the Infosciences #43 hosted by Grumpator

Project MUSE RSS feeds

Project MUSE now has RSS feeds for all of its journals

Monday, July 10, 2006

2005 Citation of Excellence Awards announced

Emerald has announced the winners of its 2005 Citation of Excellence Awards, now in their tenth year. The awards are presented following a thorough and rigorous assessment of the content of the top 400 management journals in the world throughout the whole of 2005

Beyond the Book conference

Beyond the Book: Contemporary Cultures of Reading - 1-2 September 2007 - University of Birmingham, UK

click06 conference

click06, the ALIA Biennial Conference, will be held in Perth, Australia, from 19-22 September 2006 at the new Perth Convention Exhibition Centre

IATUL 2007

IATUL 2007: Global Access to Science - Scientific Publishing for the Future - 11-14 June, 2007 - Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Biblio Tech Review - June 2006

Biblio Tech Review - June 2006 issue now available

Saturday, July 08, 2006

SirsiDynix Institute Web Seminar

SirsiDynix Institute Web Seminar: Wiki: The Ultimate Tool For Online Collaboration - presented by Meredith Farkas, Distance Learning Librarian, Norwich University, Vermont - July 13, 2006

The World Almanac E-Newsletter

The World Almanac E-Newsletter - Volume 06, Number 07 — July 2006 is now available

WorldCat.org coming August 2006

For WorldCat libraries, there's soon to be another benefit: WorldCat.org, a new destination Web site that allows Web users outside the library environment to search WorldCat libraries. To be released August 2006 in beta form, WorldCat.org continues OCLC's efforts — begun with the Open WorldCat program — to make library resources more visible to Web users, and to increase awareness of libraries as a primary source of reliable information and helpful personal assistance

Rare Books Group Conference 2006

Rare Books Group Conference 2006 - Advocates and Entrepreneurs: Demonstrating the value of Special Collections - 6-8 September 2006 - University of Ulster at Coleraine

BBC Audiobooks America

BBC Audiobooks America - Publishes and distributes unabridged audiobooks and radio dramatizations

Friday, July 07, 2006

The Friday Brain-teaser from Xrefer

The Friday Brain-teaser from Xrefer - this week: Towns and Cities. Here's a nice simple idea for a brainteaser, to test your knowledge of geography. All you have to do is say which country each of these towns and cities is part of. For example, if the place was "Vancouver", the answer would be Canada. Answers here.

1. Havana.
2. Bruges.
3. Rimini.
4. Yokohama.
5. Giza.
6. Bergen.
7. Lahore.
8. Guadalajara.
9. Dar es Salaam.
10. Iskenderun.

CMP Technology chooses NXTbook Media

CMP Technology has chosen NXTbook Media as the publisher of digital editions for its magazines. The program will launch with six titles: InformationWeek, EE Times, Embedded Systems Design, Electronics Supply Manufacturing, Dr. Dobb's Journal and Call Center Magazine, enabling over 100,000 readers of CMP publications to receive their issues in a digital format. These digital editions will replicate the look of the print edition while incorporating hyperlinks, audio and videos. The special NXTbook Media format requires no software downloads and can be viewed on any standard Internet browser

BioMed Central journals join Medscape Publishers' Circle

Eighteen open access journals published by BioMed Central have been added to Medscape Publishers' Circle. Up to four clinically relevant articles will be selected per month from each journal and made accessible on Medscape from WebMD, providing physicians and other healthcare professionals with access to current research articles on biology and medicine

Thursday, July 06, 2006

MLA in the international arena

The Museums, Libraries and Archives Council has launched new international pages on its website. Practical information on topics such as funding possibilities and international networks, inspiring case studies, and material to help develop the case for working internationally sit alongside information on MLA's recent activities in the international arena

H.W. Wilson launches free resource for librarians: Standardcatalogs.com

Standardcatalogs.com is a free clearinghouse for tools for collection development: "Best" lists, Editors' picks, hot topics, periodicals lists, best professional books, librarian home pages and blogs, profiles of editors (and others) who shape the Wilson Standard Catalogs, and more

Blackwell Publishing and Le Jacq announce strategic partnership

In an effort to strengthen Blackwell Publishing's medical outreach program, Blackwell has acquired the assets of Le Jacq. Together, Blackwell and Le Jacq will develop new medical educational products and enhance the current Le Jacq list of peer-reviewed journals, clinical trial review books, Continuing Medical Education projects, and web-based initiatives

Infopeople Webcasts - Collection Policies that Stave Off Lawsuits

Infopeople Webcasts - Collection Policies that Stave Off Lawsuits - July 11, 2006 - Noon - 1:00 PST

FreePint Index

FreePint Index: The complete index to all articles that have appeared in the FreePint Newsletter (1997-2006) is now available

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Cambridge University Press acquires CABI Journals

Cambridge University Press and CABI have announced announce the acquisition by Cambridge University Press of the CABI primary journals list, consisting of 15 titles either owned or published by CABI on behalf of various Learned Societies. The CABI list expands and complements Cambridge University Press's existing journals portfolio of over 200 academic and professional journals and significantly builds its collection in the life sciences. Cambridge will continue to publish the CABI list with current editors and Societies with effect from 1 July 2006


Intute is a free online service providing you with access to the very best Web resources for education and research. The service is created by a network of UK universities and partners. Subject specialists select and evaluate the websites in our database and write high quality descriptions of the resources. The database contains 113927 records

History of Art Libraries in Canada

ARLIS/Canada has announced the launch of a new web resource, the History of Art Libraries in Canada / Histoire des bibliothPques d'art au Canada. The website presents "Essays in the History of Art Librarianship in Canada / Essais sur l'histoire de la bibliothéconomie d'art au Canada", contributed by Canadian art librarians across the country. Texts are accompanied by endnotes, bibliographies and illustrations

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

RDA: Resource Description and Access

RDA: Resource Description and Access is the new standard for resource description and access designed for the digital world. Built on the foundations established by AACR2, RDA will provide a comprehensive set of guidelines and instructions on resource description and access covering all types of content and media

Monday, July 03, 2006

'Climate Change' is NetLibrary eBook of the Month for July

Is climate change really happening, and does it matter? The answer from the scientific community is a resounding 'yes,' yet debates about the reality of climate change and what measures to take are slowing our response. In NetLibrary's July eBook of the Month, leading climate researcher Barrie Pittock argues that we need to act urgently to avoid increasingly severe climate change

Taxonomy Boot Camp 2006

Taxonomy Boot Camp 2006: Organizing Information for Search & Discovery - co-located with KMWorld & Intranets - November 2-3, 2006 - San Jose, CA

The British Library acquires 'My Ladye Nevells Booke' for the nation

My Ladye Nevells Booke, one of the finest music manuscripts of the Elizabethan age, has been acquired by the British Library as a result of a successful fundraising campaign. The manuscript was accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax via the Acceptance in Lieu scheme managed by MLA and allocated to the British Library with substantial additional funding from the National Heritage Memorial Fund, The Art Fund, as well as The Golsoncott Foundation, Friends of the British Library, Friends of the National Libraries and many private donors

SPARC Open Access Newsletter, issue #99

SPARC Open Access Newsletter, issue #99 - July 2, 2006 is now available

Saturday, July 01, 2006

Portland Press Journals Subscription Prices 2007

2007 subscription prices for the journals published by Portland Press, the publishing subsidiary of the Biochemical Society, are now available

Archives Hub Collections of the Month, July 2006

Archives Hub Collections of the Month, July 2006 - Can you dig it? - "July 15-24, 2006, is National Archaeology Week, and so this month we focus on descriptions of the papers of antiquarians, anthropologists, and archaeolologists"

TechKNOW July 2006

TechKNOW - the quarterly review of bright ideas published by the Technical Services Division of the Ohio Library Council - Volume 12, Issue 2, July 2006 is now available

Applications/nominations invited for C&RL editor

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of editor of College & Research Libraries (C&RL), the bimonthly, scholarly research journal of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). The editor is appointed for a three-year term, which may be renewed for an additional three years. Applicants must be members of the American Library Association and ACRL

Moving History

Moving History - Guide to the United Kingdom's public sector moving image archives, presenting detailed information on each collection, selected film clips, guidelines for research, and more