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GPO: Acting Public Printer Presents Appropriations Request for Fiscal Year 2013

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From a GPO Announcement: Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks presented the FY 2013 appropriations request for the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) today before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Legislative Branch Appropriations. GPO is requesting no increase over the level of funding the agency is receiving for FY 2012 due to savings garnered from […]

New Video from CNI: “Preservation Status of e-Resources: A Potential Crisis in Electronic Journal Preservation”

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The video was recorded during the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall 2011 Membership Meeting. Title: “Preservation Status of e-Resources: A Potential Crisis in Electronic Journal Preservation” Direct to Video (59 minutes) Direct to Slides (.ppt) Presenters: Oya Y. Rieger Associate University Librarian Digital Scholarship Services Cornell University Robert Wolven Associate University Librarian Bibliographic Services […]

Kansas: Johnson County Library to Consider Closing Three Branches

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Johnson County, KS borders Kansas City, MO and includes Overland Park, Leawood, Mission Hills, and others suburbs. From KansasCity.com: Johnson County Library officials are considering reducing hours at three branch libraries and possibly closing them altogether because of budget cuts, they announced Tuesday. The Johnson County Library Board on Thursday will discuss the library staff’s […]

Government Information: A New Issue of the FDLP Connection Newsletter is Now Online (Vol. 2, Issue 2)

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The focus of this issue is collaboration. Direct to Complete Issue Feature Articles From Collaborative Discussion to Questionnaire: GPO Asks the FDLP Community to Help Us Shape the Future of the Program FDsys: A Collaborative Effort Across GPO and Beyond FDsys Training: Coming Soon to a Computer Near You Digitization Guidelines: A Government-Wide Initiative Other […]

EBSCO’s MEDLINE Complete Database Now Available, Full-Text Content From Over 1,800 Journals

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From an Company Announcement: MEDLINE Complete is the largest full-text companion to the MEDLINE index ever assembled and provides full text for more than 1,850 journals. This wide-ranging file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the MEDLINE index — available in MEDLINE Complete with no embargo. [Clip] From the MEDLINE […]

New from Library Copyright Alliance: “Golan v. Holder: A Farewell to Constitutional Challenges to Copyright Laws”

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A summary of the recent Golan v. Holder decision by the Supreme Court of the United States was written for the LCA by attorney/intellectual property expert, Jonathan Band. The Summary Begins: On January 13, 2012, the Supreme Court by a 6-2 vote affirmed the Tenth Circuit decision in Golan v. Holder. (Justice Kagan recused herself, presumably […]

California Digital Library Joins Public Knowledge Project as Major Development Partner in Open Access Publishing

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From a CDL Announcement: As the scholarly publishing landscape heats up with more talk of boycotts and Open Access mandates, research libraries increasingly find themselves at a crossroads between publishers and faculty — and eagerly working to provide new solutions to entrenched problems.  The California Digital Library’s (CDL) latest foray into this space, on behalf […]