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v.22 #5 Table of Contents

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v.22 #5 November 2010 © Katina Strauch

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Rumors – p. 1

From Your Editor – p. 6

Letters to the Editor – p. 6

Deadlines – p. 6


Managing Our Collections in a Digital Age
Guest Editor, Roger Schonfeld

Managing Our Collections in a Digital Age – p. 1     FULL TEXT (Subscribers Only)
by Roger C. SchonfeldRoger’s objective for this issue is to highlight some key initiatives that collectively provide a broad overview of community directions for print collections management and preservation.

Heading West: Circling the Wagons to Ensure Preservation and Access – p. 18     FULL TEXT (Subscribers Only)
by Emily Stambaugh — Research libraries are seeking ways  to make informed decisions about what to preserve and what to withdraw.

The UK Research Reserve (UKRR) — Challenging Identities, Nurturing Collections and Delivering Service – p. 24     FULL TEXT (Subscribers Only)
by Frances Boyle — The UKRR is a coordinated, collaborative, systematic approach to collection management for low use print research journals.

A College Library, Its Print Monograph Collection, and the New Information Ecology – p. 28     FULL TEXT (Subscribers Only)
by Bob Kieft — What is the future of the college library print collection?

Challenges and Opportunities for Federal Depository Libraries in the Digital Age – p.  32     FULL TEXT (Subscribers Only)
by Judith C. Russell — What implications does the move of federal government documents from print to electronic have for public access without charge?

A Rock and a Hard Place: Print Collections and Faculty Attitudes – p. 36     FULL TEXT (Subscribers Only)
by Ross Housewright — Important questions must be answered as libraries evaluate the role of print collections in an increasingly digital world.

Op Ed — Little Red Herrings – p.  40     FULL TEXT (Subscribers Only)
Hacked Off in the Web by Mark Y. Herring — According to a new report, if you are on the Web at all, you’re not safe from hackers, phishers, and spammers (oh my!).

Back Talk – p.  94     FULL TEXT (Subscribers Only)
Reminiscences and Looking Forward by Tony Ferguson — Librarians were all sure that research would grind to a halt if their hallowed catalogs could not be accessed but today’s library is a beehive of IT activity that makes life much easier.


How the Emergence of Digital Content is Transforming the Publishing Industry – p. 42
by Delores Meglio — In this rapidly evolving technological world how do publishers stay relevant?


Dave Kochalko – p. 58
ORCID Director; Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, Thomson Reuters

Tina Feick – p. 60
Director of Sales and Marketing, HARRASSOWITZ Booksellers & Subscription Agents


Karl Debus-López – p. 38

Tina Feick – p. 60

Dave Kochalko – p. 61


From the Reference Desk – p. 46
Reviews of Reference Titles by Tom Gilson — This month two of Tom’s reviews include the Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, and Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East.

Book Reviews – p. 48
Monographic Musings by Deb Vaughn — This month, in a slight change-of-pace, read about a recent fiction title that explores disability rights and the little-known environmental impact of World War II in the Pacific.


Edited by Bryan Carson, Bruce Strauch, and Jack Montgomery

Legally Speaking – p. 52     FULL TEXT (Subscribers Only)
The Legal Basis for Library Video Surveillance by Bryan Carson — In this issue, Bryan talks about the legal basis for monitoring the library with security cameras.

Questions and Answers – p. 56     FULL TEXT (Subscribers Only)
by Laura Gasaway — Editors of an academic volume that will be published in October 2010 ask why the publisher wants to include in the copyright notice the year 2011 rather than 2010.


Booklover – p. 50
Age of Iron by Donna JacobsDonna writes about South Africa, soccer, the World Cup, and J. M. Coetzee’s Age of Iron.

Random Ramblings – p. 64
The Myth of the Unique User by Bob HolleyThe library can’t provide services that perfectly match the wants of all users.

Biz of Acq – p.  66
Where’s Web by Aline Soules — This is about deciding whether or not to add free Web resources to the library collection.

Group Therapy – p. 69
Acquiring Self-published Books by Jack Montgomery — Join Jack as he helps a reference librarian who is seeking policies on acquiring self-published books.

@Brunning: People & Technology – p. 71
At the only Edge that Means Anything/How We Understand What We Do by Dennis BrunningDennis always takes us on a tour of the new and different.

And They Were There – p. 73
Reports of MeetingsMore reports from the 2009 Charleston Conference.


Notes from Mosier – p. 10
Back to the Future, Part 1 by Scott A. SmithHow long will the gradual shifting of vendor offerings go on?

Bet You Missed It – p.  12
by Bruce Strauch — What do Apple, Amazon, and the French have in common?  Read it here.

Something To Think About – p. 63
Libraries are Dangerous Places by Mary (Tinker) MasseyTinker had an encounter with a Kik-Step.

Library Marketplace – p.  78
Patron Driven Acquisitions from the Point of View of a Traditional Vendor by John D. Riley — John muses on the futures of publishers, vendors, and librarians, but not the patron or the book.

The Grass is Often Greener – p.  80
Newbie by Forrest E. Link — Forrest is learning how to change from being a vendor to a librarian.

Building Library Collections in the 21st Century – p. 80
The Finer Points of Being an Acquisitions Librarian/Library Liaison by Arlene Mooore Sievers-Hill — Arlene has taken over the duties of being a library liaison.

Library Perspective, Vendor Response – p. 82
by Robin Champieux and Steven CarricoWhat is the role of the library for the end  user when the library’s original role is no longer required?

Lost in Austin – p. 83
The Last of the Mohicans by Tom LeonhardtTom loves books but he says he may not go to a library after he retires.

Acquisitions Archaeology – p. 84
Was the CD-ROM DOA? by Jesse HoldenJesse submits that the CD-ROM distracted us from developing more promising technology.

Issues in Vendor/Library Relations – p. 86
That’s Entertainment by Bob NardiniExpense reports are a fact of business life.


Earthly Paradise – p. 89
by Rita Ricketts — Rita continues her history of the Blackwells.


Pelikan’s Antidisambiguation – p. 14
Blio by Michael P. PelikanMichael has a Blio and lets us in on some of its features and the upcoming fireworks among eReaders.

Standards Column – p.  16     FULL TEXT (Subscribers Only)
Is the World Wide Web Dying? And Where Are the Standards for “Apps?” by Todd CarpenterTodd says we are entering a world where devices, applications, and services are our entry point to content on the Internet.

Wandering on the Web – p. 88
“A-wandering through Children’s and Young Adult Literature Blogs” by Roxanne SpencerRoxanne says these blogs vary as much in style and content as the genres and subgenres of titles they promote.

I Hear the Train A Comin’ – p.  92
Anything Goes by Greg TananbaumGreg has used Cole Porter classics to organize his column this time.


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