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Reading About Digital Libraries: Bibliographic
See also Bibliographic Resources: Books and Internet/Web
- Electronic Serials Search
- Selected Individual Titles
Academic: An Academic Clearinghouse. All Academic, Inc. " The service indexes over 200 refereed journals and provides a browseable list of
350 academic journals listed by discipline or alphabetically. All Academic
catalogs abstracts and full-text scholarly publications. In addition to the more
than 200 indexed journals, All Academic also indexes scholarly works in the form
of books, magazines, convention papers, working papers, scholarly projects,
editorials, and book reviews. The index is updated regularly and includes
thousands of potential resources to choose from." Date accessed: 2002-12-14.
Date added: 2002-12-14.
- Ejournal SiteGuide: a MetaSource (Produced by Joseph Jones, University of British Columbia Library, Vancouver, BC).
- Electronic Journal
Miner (Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries).
- Electronic Journals Resource Directory (Peter Scott, University of Saskatchewan Libraries). This site allows you to add or modify Web resources relating to electronic journals.
- DIEPER: Digitised
European Periodicals. Göttingen, Germany: Niedersaechsische Staats- und Universitaetsbibliothek.
Multilingual interface: English, French, and Greek. A central registry of
restrospectively digitized periodicals in Europe and around the world, DIEPER
also researches standards for such collections. Date added: 2002-09-08.
- FindArticles.com (LookSmart and the Gale
Group). Searchable database to Web versions of periodical articles (popular and
scholarly) dating back to 1998 from more than 350 publications. Articles can be
printed or e-mailed.
An international effort organized by the World Health Organization to provide
free access to health sciences literature to developing countries, this
site includes links to other free collections of medical and health publications.
The bibliographic databases can be searched by anyone. Date accessed: 2005-02-27.
Date added: 2005-02-27.
- Health Sciences Ejournals
(National Network of Libraries of Medicine).
- MagPortal.com (Hot Neuron
LLC). Search for free, Web-based (electronic) magazine articles.
Locate thousands of online newspapers by country, continent, region or
alphabetically by title.
Bethesda, MD: National Library of Medicine. Locate and view abstracts for
medical and health sciences literature. PubMed also provides links to free
full-text Web resources. Date added: 2005-02-27.
- PubMed Central: An Archive
of Life Science Journals. Bethesda, MD: National Library
of Medicine. " A digital archive of life sciences journal literature." Access
to the journals is free and they can be browsed by issue date or keyword
searched.   In some cases, such as the Bulletin of the Medical Library
Association, a complete run of a serial and its successor title can
be viewed online or downloaded as Adobe Acrobat PDF files. Date accessed: 2005-02-27. Date added: 2005-02-27.
- Scholarly Journals Distributed Via the World Wide Web (Robert Spragg, University of Houston Libraries, Houston, Texas). All of these journals are supposed to be free or do not require user registration.
Index to Literature on Electronic Sources of Information (Compiled by
Marian Dworaczek hosted by the University of Saskatchewan Libraries,
- Ariadne (ISSN
1361-3200 UK Office for Library and Information Networking [UKOLN]). Issue 1
(Jan. 1996)-. Searchable Internet/Web journal with many articles on digital
libraries and electronic publishing. Each issue includes a
news and events section of upcoming conferences, seminars and workshops.
Date updated: 2004-08-08.
Interactive (Digital heritage and Cultural Content [DIGICULT]
Programme, The European Commission).
Awareness Application of New Technologies in Libraries (Maintained by
Erik Arfeuille distributed by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Central Library, Belgium). Week 1
(Jan. 1-5, 1996)-. Electronic current awareness service based on periodicals
received by the library. date updated: 2004-08-09.
Cites: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Articles, Books, and
Digital Documents on Information Technology. (ISSN 1060-2356 Library,
University of California, Berkeley hosted by the Berkeley Digital Library
SunSITE). Vol. 1, no. 1 (August 1990)-. Electronic current awareness service
available on the Web or by e-mail subscription. All issues can be searched or
browsed only issues published since 1994 are available as either plain-text or
Thematic Issue. Luxembourg: European Commission, DigiCULT Forum.
No. 1 (August 2002)-. ISSN 1726-3484. Requires registration in order to
view or download individual issues. Date accessed: 2002-08-30. Date added:
A  Newsletter on Digital Culture. Luxembourg: European Commission,
DigiCULT Forum. No. 1 (July 2002)-. ISSN 1609-3941. Requires registration
in order to view or download individual issues. For a related title see: e-Culture:
A Newsletter on Cultural Content and Digital Heritage. Date accessed: 2002-07-30.
Date added: 2002-12-14.
- Digital Document
Quarterly: Perspectives on Trustworthy Information.
Saratoga, CA: HMG Consulting, Vol. 1, no. 1 (1st Quarter 2002)-. Self-published by independent
consultant and inventor H.M. Gladney. Date accessed: 2002-06-21. Date added:
Magazine: The Magazine of the Digital Library Forum (ISSN 1082-9873
Corporation For National Research Initiatives sponsored by Defense Advanced
Research Projects Agency [DARPA]). July 1995-. Searchable/browsable electronic
journal devoted to digital library issues. Each issue also
includes conference and workshop announcements relating to digital libraries
and  digitization. Date updated: 2004-08-08.
- eBook Web News Channel:
A Newsletter on Cultural Content and Digital Heritage (Luxembourg: DG Information Society, The
European Commission). Vol. 1, no. 1 (January-February 2000)-. Also known as: DigiCULT Newsletter. Each
issue includes an Events section with announcements of upcoming conferences,
seminars, and workshops. Note: This is not the same publication as DigiCULT.Info: A Newsletter on Digital Culture. Date updated: 2004-08-09.
- Exploit Interactive
(Telematics for Libraries Programme, The European Commission). Ceased
publication, Issue no. 7, October 2000. Site content may not be available after
- First Monday (ISSN
1396-0466 University of Illinois at Chicago Library). Vol. 1, no. 1 (May
1996)-. Peer-reviewed Internet/Web journal with many articles on electronic
publishing and digital libraries.
- High Energy Physics
Libraries Webzine (ISSN 1424-2729 CERN Scientific Information Service,
Switzerland). Issue 1 (March 2000)-. Web magazine devoted to the management of
high-energy physics electronic libraries.
- Info@UK. London, England:
British Council. Issue 1 (April 2001)-. Compiled by the Information Management Research
Institute, University of Northumbria Monthly, for the British Council, this
monthly  newsletter about aspects of the " Information Society"
in the UK and around the world is available in Adobe Acrobat PDF or Microsoft
Word. Date accessed: 2002-10-07. Date added: 2002-10-07.
Highways Magazine. Toronto, ON: e-Content Institute.
Bi-monthly. Canadian magazine for Internet/Web
producers with partial online content back to December 1999/January
2000. Date updated: 2004-08-09.
Research: An International Electronic Journal (ISSN 1368-1613 Tom
Wilson). Vol. no. 1 (April 1995)-. Peer-reviewed Web journal established and
published by a Professor Tom Wilson at University of Sheffield, UK. Contents
can be searched by author, title, keyword and subject. Site includes a set of
Digital Resources links to other information research Web sites.
Journal on Digital Libraries. Berlin, Germany: Springer Verlag.
ISSN 1432-1300 (electronic edition) ISSN 1432-5012 (printed edition). Vol.
1, no. 1 (1997)-. The table of contents and issue abstracts can be browsed
for free, but the articles themselves are only available by subscription
or on a pay-per-view basis.  Date accessed: 2002-10-07. Date added:
- The Journal of
Electronic Publishing (ISSN 1080-2711 University of Michigan Press).
Vol. 1, no. 1-2 (Jan.-Feb. 1995)-vol. 8, no. 1 (August 2002)
University of Columbia Press, vol. 8, no. 2[?] (December 2003)-. Peer-reviewed Web journal about electronic
publications. Site-search engine is available along with author, title and
volume lists. Date updated: 2004-08-09.
- Journal of Digital
Information (ISSN 1368-7506 supported by the British Computer Society
and Oxford University Press hosted by the Hosted by the University of
Southampton, UK). Vol. 1, no. 1 (1997)-. Peer-reviewed searchable Web journal
on " the management, presentation and uses of information in digital
- Journal of Internet
Cataloging: The International Quarterly of Digital Organization,
Classification and Access (ISSN 1091-1367 Haworth Press). Vol. 1, no. 1
(1997)-. Table of contents for each issue of this hardcopy journal and some
online content. Copies of articles can be ordered through the Haworth Document
- LIBRES: Library and Information Science Research Electronic Journal.
Australia: Curtin University of Technology. Vol. 1, issue 1, 1990[?]-. ISSN 1058-6768. Date
- LTWorld (ISSN
1475-018X Library Information Technology Centre (LITC), South Bank University,
London, UK). The focus of this online news service is library systems and
elecronic publishing, including e-books. Site includes links to e-books
and e-libraries. Date added: 2001-12-18.
- New Review of
Hypermedia and Multimedia. This journal was acquired by Taylor & Francis and appears in both print and digital forms. Taylor & Francis journal URL: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13614568.asp. Date updated: 2004-08-09.
DigiNews (ISSN 1093-5371 Research Libraries Group and Cornell
University Library, Department of Preservation and Conservation). Vol. 1, no. 1
(Apr. 15, 1997)-. Searchable/browsable newsletter about the digital library
field. Includes a calendar of events. Date updated: 2004-08-09.
- Russian Digital
Libraries Journal (ISSN 1562-5419 Institute of the Information
Society, Russia). Articles are in English and Russian from 1998 to 2000.
- SIG-IRList. Special Interest Group
Retrieval (SIG-IR), Association for Computing Machinery. Vol. 1, no. 1 (1985)-.
Newsletter on information retrieval issues, including ones relating to digital
libraries. Date accessed: 2002-10-25. Date added: 2002-10-25.
- TICER Digital
Library Literature Service (Tilburg Innovation Centre for Electronic
Resources [TICER], Tilburg University Library, Tilburg, Netherlands). A current
aware service available by e-mail and at the Web address.
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