Archive for May, 2013

DigitalKoans Posts Resume on 6/3/2013

Posted in Announcements on May 10th, 2013 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

DigitalKoans posts will resume on 6/3/2013.

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DigitalCurationNews (5/10/2013) #digitalpreservation

Posted in Digital Curation News on May 10th, 2013 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

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Current News: DigitalKoans Twitter Updates for 5/10/2013

Posted in Current News: DigitalKoans Twitter Updates on May 10th, 2013 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

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Associate University Librarian for Information Resources and Scholarly Communication at Wilfrid Laurier University Libraries

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 9th, 2013 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Wilfrid Laurier University Libraries are recruiting an Associate University Librarian for Information Resources and Scholarly Communication.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The AUL IRSC provides library-wide leadership,management, policy and planning responsibility in the areas of Information Resources, Metadata Initiatives, Scholarly Communication, Data and Government Information and Assessment and Evaluation, with an emphasis in advancing digital initiatives and services.

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"Educational Fair Use Brief in Support of Georgia State University on Behalf of Amici Curiae Academic Authors and Legal Scholars"

Posted in Copyright, E-Reserves, Publishing, Research Libraries on May 9th, 2013 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

David R. Hansen et al. have self-archived "Educational Fair Use Brief in Support of Georgia State University on Behalf of Amici Curiae Academic Authors and Legal Scholars" in SSRN.

Here's an excerpt:

In this case, Plaintiff Publishers accuse GSU and its faculty of violating their copyrights through this practice. But, as the district court correctly found, such uses are fair, especially because they primarily use factual information to promote the purposes of education and teaching, the amount taken was reasonable in light of its purpose, and because Plaintiffs' evidence of a cognizable copyright market harm was speculative at best. However, the district court erred when it incorrectly concluded that these uses are not transformative. Using an unduly narrow definition of the concept, it failed to consider how educators repurpose scholarly works in productive ways that bring new meaning to and understanding of the works used.

As scholars and educators who produce and repurpose such works, amici urge this Court to affirm that these uses constitute a transformative use under the first fair use factor, and to reaffirm the findings under the other factors that these uses are fair. A finding of fair use in this case not only furthers the underlying goals of scholarship and education – access to knowledge – but also the very purposes of the Copyright Act itself.

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Coordinator, Information Technology at Iowa City Public Library

Posted in Library IT Jobs on May 9th, 2013 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

The Iowa City Public Library is recruiting a Coordinator, Information Technology .

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Iowa City Public Library seeks an Information Technology Coordinator to manage all aspects of library technology including online library systems, productivity systems, internet access, website, access cable channel, telephone and other IT hardware, software and networks. Manages all aspects of library technology supporting both staff and public. Participates in ongoing library management. Functional direction is exercised over permanent and temporary staff assigned to work in the IT department. Directly supervises five staff. Assists in the development of the budget and makes recommendations for purchases, capital items or additional employees during the annual budget process.

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"Trends in Image Use by Historians and the Implications for Librarians and Archivists"

Posted in Digitization, Scholarly Communication on May 9th, 2013 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Valerie Harris and Peter Hepburn have published "Trends in Image Use by Historians and the Implications for Librarians and Archivists" in the latest issue of College & Research Libraries.

Here's an excerpt:

For years, libraries have offered reproduction services to users, with historians being the core audience. More recently, archives and special collections have developed digitization programs to make primary sources widely available through the Internet. The authors tracked image use from 2000 through 2009 in journals from the discipline of history to discover whether use of images has increased with the growing availability of digital images through libraries, or from social media sites such as Flickr. The study discusses the results, which show no increase in the inclusion of images in the literature, and the implications for librarians and archivists.

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Current News: DigitalKoans Twitter Updates for 5/8/2013

Posted in Current News: DigitalKoans Twitter Updates on May 8th, 2013 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

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DigitalCurationNews (5/8/2013) #digitalpreservation

Posted in Digital Curation News on May 8th, 2013 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

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Web Application Programmer/Analyst, Digital Library Applications at Indiana University Libraries

Posted in Library IT Jobs on May 8th, 2013 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Indiana University Libraries are recruiting a Web Application Programmer/Analyst, Digital Library Applications.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Performs software design, programming, database administration, and other tasks required for the ongoing maintenance and enhancement of Library Technologies (LT) software systems, primarily in support of web-based digital content delivery.

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"Remarkable Growth of Open Access in the Biomedical Field: Analysis of PubMed Articles from 2006 to 2010"

Posted in Open Access, Publishing on May 8th, 2013 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Keiko Kurata, Tomoko Morioka, Keiko Yokoi, and Mamiko Matsubayash have published the "Remarkable Growth of Open Access in the Biomedical Field: Analysis of PubMed Articles from 2006 to 2010" in PLOS One.

Here's an excerpt:

This study clarifies the trends observed in open access (OA) in the biomedical field between 2006 and 2010, and explores the possible explanations for the differences in OA rates revealed in recent surveys. . . .

OA articles in the biomedical field have more than a 50% share. OA has been achieved through OAJs. The reason why the OA rates in our surveys are different from those in recent surveys seems to be the difference in sampling methods and verification procedures.

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Web Specialist at University of Nevada, Reno Libraries

Posted in Library IT Jobs on May 8th, 2013 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

The University of Nevada, Reno Libraries are recruiting a Web Specialist.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The position is responsible for the ongoing technical management, updating, and repair of all server-side and client-side code on which the libraries' website is built. This includes routine maintenance and content upkeep, as well as design and quality assurance activities. The position maintains public access to the databases underlying the libraries' various web services. The position works closely with the Web Development Librarian to implement new aspects of the website, such as new pages, new functionalities, and new design.

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