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Wednesday, 27th April 2005

A New Search Engine for JSTOR

Professional Reading Shelf
Librarianship
Source: MLA
The April 2005 Issue (Vol.93 No.2) of the Journal of the Medical Library Association is Now Online
Articles Include:
+ Information-seeking behaviors of practitioners in a primary care practice-based research network
+ Information-seeking behavior of nursing students and clinical nurses: implications for health sciences librarian
+ Personal digital assistant-based drug information sources: potential to improve medication safety
+ Book Review: Collaborative Collection Development: A Practical Guide for Your Library
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JSTOR
Source: JSTORNEWS
A New Search Engine for JSTOR
JSTOR is now using Lucene open-source search technology.
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Censorship
Source: CBS News
Alabama Bill Targets Gay Authors
Three words describe what's discussed in this story, Awful, pathetic, and sad. From the article, "Republican Alabama lawmaker Gerald Allen says homosexuality is an unacceptable lifestyle. As CBS News Correspondent Mark Strassmann reports, under his bill, public school libraries could no longer buy new copies of plays or books by gay authors, or about gay characters."
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National Libraries--Europe
Digitization Projects
Source: Turkish Press
European libraries join forces against Google global virtual library
"The 19 [Eurepean national] libraries are backing instead a multi-million euro counter-offensive by European nations to put European literature online...The statement was signed by national libraires in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden." The more digitization (if done properly) the better. However, instead of disparate projects it would be better if Google, national libraries, and others could work together to avoid duplication, resources, and time. Oh well.

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