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Date:         Thu, 11 Sep 2008 01:59:53 +0100
From: Humanist Discussion Group <willard.mccarty-AT-MCCARTY.ORG.UK>
Subject: 22.202 new on WWW: Scholarly e-pub bibliography; Ubiquity Classic
To: humanist-AT-Princeton.EDU

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 202.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to:

   [1]   From:    Humanist Discussion Group                         (104)
         Subject: Version 73, Scholarly Electronic Publishing

   [2]   From:    Humanist Discussion Group                          (16)
         Subject: UBIQUITY CLASSIC

         Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2008 01:52:40 +0100
         From: Humanist Discussion Group <>
         Subject: Version 73, Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography

Version 73 of the Scholarly Electronic Publishing
Bibliography is now available from Digital Scholarship.
This selective bibliography presents over 3,350 articles,
books, and other printed and electronic sources that are
useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing
efforts on the Internet.

The Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography: 2007
Annual Edition (PDF file) is also available.

For a discussion of the numerous changes in my digital
publications since my resignation from the University of
Houston Libraries (, see:

Changes in This Version

The bibliography has the following sections (revised
sections are marked with an asterisk):

Table of Contents

1 Economic Issues*
2 Electronic Books and Texts
       2.1 Case Studies and History*
       2.2 General Works*
       2.3 Library Issues*
3  Electronic Serials
       3.1 Case Studies and History*
       3.2 Critiques
       3.3 Electronic Distribution of Printed Journals*
       3.4 General Works*
       3.5 Library Issues
       3.6 Research*
4 General Works*
5 Legal Issues
       5.1 Intellectual Property Rights*
       5.2 License Agreements*
6  Library Issues
       6.1 Cataloging, Identifiers, Linking, and Metadata*
       6.2 Digital Libraries*
       6.3 General Works*
       6.4 Information Integrity and Preservation*
7 New Publishing Models*
8 Publisher Issues
       8.1 Digital Rights Management*
9 Repositories, E-Prints, and OAI*
Appendix A. Related Bibliographies*
Appendix B. About the Author
Appendix C. SEPB Use Statistics

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Resources includes
the following sections:

Cataloging, Identifiers, Linking, and Metadata*
Digital Libraries*
Electronic Books and Texts
Electronic Serials*
General Electronic Publishing*
Repositories, E-Prints, and OAI*
SGML and Related Standards

Further Information about SEPB

The XHTML version of SEPB is designed for interactive use.
Each major section is a separate file.  There are links
to sources that are freely available on the Internet.
It can be searched using a Google Search Engine.  Whether
the search results are current depends on Google's
indexing frequency.

In addition to the bibliography, the XHTML document

(1) Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog (monthly list of
new resources; also available by e-mail--see second
URL--and RSS Feed--see third URL)

(2) Scholarly Electronic Publishing Resources (directory
of over 330 related Web sites)

(3) Archive (prior versions of the bibliography)

New versions of SEPB are also announced on DigitalKoans:

Related Article

An article about the bibliography has been published
in The Journal of Electronic Publishing:


Best Regards,

Charles W. Bailey, Jr.
Publisher, Digital Scholarship

DigitalKoans, Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Bibliography, Google Book Search Bibliography, Open Access
Bibliography, Open Access Webliography, Scholarly Electronic
Publishing Bibliography, and Scholarly Electronic Publishing

A Look Back at Nineteen Years as an Internet Digital

         Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2008 01:55:15 +0100
         From: Humanist Discussion Group <>
         Subject: UBIQUITY CLASSIC

This Week in Ubiquity:

/September 9 //=C2=96 15, 2008///

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       * *

       *The Cucumber Season: Reflections on the Nature of Information
       When There Isn't Any <>* by Espen=20

  From time to time, Ubiquity is pleased to reach in to its archives and
bring you a classic.   This piece by associate editor Espen Anderson
fits perfectly with the end-of-summer mood being experienced by many
people.   What do chronic sufferers of information glut do when there is
a shortage of information?

Peter Denning


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