Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 156.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2001 07:04:39 +0100
From: Eve Trager <email@example.com>
Subject: The Latest Issue of the Journal of Electronic Publishing
The authors who contributed to this issue of The Journal of
Electronic Publishing wisely recognize that the world has changed,
and they examine what some of those changes mean.
So here is the August 2001 issue of The Journal of Electronic
Publishing -- the first issue of our first three-times-a-year volume
-- for your reading enjoyment: http://www.press.umich.edu/jep/
Returning Scientific Publishing to Scientists
Alison Buckholtz has been involved with SPARC's "Declaring
Independence" project from the beginning, and in her
article she shares with us the reason this library
organization researched and published a manifesto for
scientists who are tired of rising journal prices --
and the reaction to that manifesto in the scientific and
The Impact of the Internet on Teaching and Practicing Journalism
Joanne Teoh Khen Yau and Suliman Al-Hawamdeh, who teach
journalism in Singapore, look at the influence the Internet
has had on print and electronic journalism, and the effect
those changes have had on the teaching of journalism.
Copyright Endurance and Change
Georgia K. Harper, who is a manager of intellectual property
for the University of Texas system, has turned her Copyright
Crash Course into a primer on copyright. You'll definitely
want to bookmark this article.
The Deep Web: Surfacing Hidden Value
Michael K. Bergman, whose BrightPlanet company offers a new
approach to search engines, examines the wealth of
information that is available only on dynamically created
Web sites, those that don't exist except as relational
databases until someone seeks information from them. As more
sites adopt the dynamic approach to pages, they are creating
a challenge for standard search engines. This article looks
at some alternatives.
The More Things Change . . .
Philippa Benson reflects on how this new digital age is
really pretty much like previous times -- only moreso.
Q.A.: How About a Little Privacy?
Contributing editor Thom Lieb notes that in trying to find
out enough about their readers to gear their sites to them,
Web publishers may be alienating the very people they are
trying to reach. While there are no national or international
standards of Internet privacy, there are some commonly
security, and access. Publishers concerned about reassuring
readers about Internet privacy will find much to think
about in this article.
Editor's Gloss: Taking License
This new technology has created unanticipated issues that
cause us anxiety.
And if you want to share your thoughts about these and other JEP
articles electronic publishing to count, contribute to Potpourri:
Judith Axler Turner Editor The Journal of Electronic Publishing http://www.press.umich.edu/jep (202) 986-3463
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