v.25 #5 November 2013 © Katina Strauch
ISSUES, NEWS, & GOINGS ON
Rumors – p. 1
From Your Editor – p. 6
Letters to the Editor – p. 6
Deadlines – p. 6
Our Next Challenge: Integrating Video into the Academy
Guest Editor, Stephen Rhind-Tutt
Our Next Challenge: Integrating Video into the Academy – p. 1
by Stephen Rhind-Tutt — The Library and publishing communities have favored the printed word over newer formats – audio, video, DVD, and microform.
Lessons Learned: Jisc’s Experience in Acquiring Multimedia Resources on Behalf of UK Academic Libraries – p. 16
by Lorraine Estelle — Since 2001, Jisc has licensed moving images and still images for its community and has also funded the digitization of special collections of news film and still images.
Reinventing the Methods Journal: Increasing Reproducibility with Video Journals – p. 18
by Kira Henderson — Scientific publishing has followed essentially the same model since the original scientific journal was published. But simply explaining a technique with text does not always paint a clear enough picture.
Mainstream Patron-Driven Acquisition: Topicality Over the Scholarly Record… and the Cello Suites – p. 22
by Aaron Wood — If unaided by other collection development strategies, PDA puts libraries at risk of eroding the scholarly record.
Feature Topic Interviews
Media Librarianship Q & A with deg farrelly – p. 24
by Jessica Kemp — deg, with experience from the past in librarianship, makes some predictions about media five years from now.
Media Librarianship Q & A with Jane Hutchinson – p. 26
by Jessica Kemp — Jane believes that streaming media is the wave of the future.
Op Ed — Random Ramblings – p. 30
How Special Are Special Collections? by Bob Holley — Bob is concerned about the diversion of funding from STEM research sources to special collections.
Back Talk – p. 94
The IFLA Trend Report by Tony Ferguson — Tony says he is not sure how to react to this report which is filled with dire, hopeful, and exciting predictions.
ATG SPECIAL REPORT
The Natural Limits of Gold Open Access – p. 34
by Joseph J. Esposito — Joe argues for both traditional and Gold OA publishing with the aim of focusing discussion on how to moderate or eliminate limitations in both.
Mark Saunders – p. 38
Director, University of Virginia Press
ATG Luminaries — Comment On … The Charleston Conference – p. 50
by Rachel Fleming — Virginia Bacon, Leah Hinds, Erin Luckett, and Katina Strauch comment.
Mark Saunders – p. 40
Publisher Profile — UVaP – p. 42
Marketing BrowZine in Michigan Universities – p. 28
by Matthew Ismail — CMU Libraries is working on a project with the MCLS and the creator of this tablet-based journal browsing app.
Another Look at Browzine – p. 32
by Angela Flenner — This is an app for your iPad or Android tablet.
From the Reference Desk – p. 52
Reviews of Reference Titles by Tom Gilson — One of Tom’s reviews this month is the Encyclopedia of Politics of the American West.
Book Reviews – p. 56
Monographic Musings by Deb Vaughn — This month, explore Edgar Allen Poe and his relationship with the detective story.
Edited by Bryan Carson, Bruce Strauch, and Jack Montgomery
Cases of Note – p. 58
La-La Land and the Anti-SLAPP Statute by Bruce Strauch
Questions and Answers – p. 60
Copyright Column by Laura Gasaway — Lolly answers several important questions.
Library Marketplace – p. 44
An Interview with the “Library Publishing Toolkit” Authors, Investigators, Sponsors and Editors by John D. Riley — A look inside various library publishing initiatives.
Biz of Acq – p. 62
Student Attitudes Toward Academic Use of eBooks by Beth E. Jacoby — Do students interact with academic texts differently than they do with recreational texts? Beth surveyed YCP students to try to find out.
Media-Centered – p. 67
Sometimes the Best Resources are People by Winifred Fordham Metz — Winifred talks to Anne Gilliland about her ascent to Scholarly Communications Officer at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Blurring Lines – p. 70
Six Key Trends by David Parker — In this column, David reviews the six trends that he sees and asks for our assistance in scrutinizing them.
Decoder Ring – p. 72
Digital Comics: Ownership vs. Access by Jerry Spiller — A new column in which Jerry will focus on the intersection of libraries and newer digital narrative forms.
From A University Press – p. 73
The Publisher as Problem Solver by Leila W. Salisbury — Looking back over 20 years in scholarly publishing, Leila sees our fortunes knitted more closely together as we explore the benefits of electronic content.
The Scholarly Publishing Scene – p. 74
The Art of Editing Engineering Handbooks by Myer Kutz — Do you wonder what an editor does and how he or she decides what to acquire or publish?
And They Were There – p. 76
Reports of Meetings — The final installment of reports from the 32nd Annual Charleston Conference can be found here.
BOOKSELLING AND VENDING
Bet You Missed It – p.12
by Bruce Strauch — What do the Monkees and Superman have in common? Read about it here!
I Hear the Train A Comin’ – p. 80
“Too Much is Not Enough!” by Greg Tananbaum — Open Data, Article-level Metrics, Metadata, and Gold Open Access are topics that Greg says too much discussion is not enough.
Little Red Herrings – p. 82
Is Literacy Still Possible at Our Hyper-connected World? by Mark Y. Herring — Do people not read well online? Will the Web replace libraries? Mark says we can control our future if we begin to work on preserving literacy.
The Peripatetic Browser – p. 83
Bienville Books by James N.R. Walser — Looking in at a small bookstore in Mobile, Alabama.
IMHBCO (In My Humble But Correct Opinion) – p. 84
You Might Be A Zealot If… by Rick Anderson — Am I a zealot? Are you a zealot? Rick outlines some of the tell-tale symptoms.
Analyze This: Usage and Your Collection – p. 86
Undergraduate Student Search Strategies: Findings From A Two-Year Study by Beth Bloom and Marta Deyrup — The authors were recipients of a Google Research Grant which allowed them to conduct research on student online behavior.
Oregon Trails – p. 87
Books to Alaska by Tom Leonhardt — Tom is daydreaming about a cabin in Alaska where he is surrounded by books.
Collecting to the Core – p. 90
Popular Engineering Works by Denise Brush — Books we need to keep in our collections.
TECHNOLOGY AND STANDARDS
Pelikan’s Antidisambiguation – p. 8
Oyster and McLuhan’s Most Important Quotation…. by Michael P. Pelikan — Michael is intrigued by Oyster, called a “Netflix for eBooks,” but he is also concerned about “electronic espionage.”
@Brunning: People & Technology – p. 92
At the Only Edge that Means Anything/How We Understand What We Do by Dennis Brunning — This time we hear about the Blackberry search, research, and the Hyde Park OA Derby!
Future Conference Dates – p. 12
Future Charleston Conference dates through 2017 can be found here!
The Nemesis Returns – p. 42
This anonymous piece is about Green Near Beer. Be sure and read it with @ Brunning!
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.