Archive for June 17th, 2004

IBM Tries to Block Journal Article

Thursday, June 17th, 2004

IBM is interfering with the publication of a scholarly article about a higher incidence of cancer among some of their employees. Now the authors of other articles scheduled to be published in the particular issue of Clinics in Occupational and Evnironmental Medicine are withholding their articles to protest Elsevier’s decision not to publish the article. […]

Password-protected, Secure Blogs?

Thursday, June 17th, 2004

Someone asked me about using password-protected, completely secure blogs. She wants to start a blog for some of her clients, but she’s worried their competitors will be able to get to the content. I replied that I don’t know much about that sort of thing, but would ask around. A friend of mine tried using […]

Rip-Roarin’ Discussion about Blogs on Newslib

Thursday, June 17th, 2004

Some innocent postings about something else deteriorated into a nifty discussion about weblogs and blogging on Newslib, a discussion list for news librarians. It was great. Non-bloggers were asking all sorts of good questions and more bloggers besides me were responding. All this was happening while I’m involved in three or four discussions about professional […]

British Newspaper Digitization Project

Thursday, June 17th, 2004

The Joint Information Systems Committee plans to digitize a number of newspapers from the British Library’s collection. as seen on ResourceShelf

A List of Mac RSS Readers

Thursday, June 17th, 2004

to rival Bob’s aggregator article in PC World. from the Roland Institute at Harvard Library Blog