Category: Web/Internet searching

Web Search Engines versus Bibliographic Databases

by on March 1, 2017 1:17 pm
Please see: Jessica Bates, Paul  Best, Janice  McQuilkin, et. al., “Will Web Search Engines Replace Bibliographic Databases in the Systematic Identification of Research?,”  43(1) Journal of Academic Librarianship 43(1)(January 2017): 8-17 From the abstract: The availability of web search engines offers opportunities in addition to those provided by bibliographic databases for identifying academic literature, but… Read more Web Search Engines versus Bibliographic Databases

Recent U.S. District Court Opinion Is a Blow to Open Access ... But It Is Being Appealed

by on February 19, 2017 12:48 pm
… please see the Memorandum Opinion of U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan dated February 2, 2017 in American Society For Testing and Materials, et al. v. Public Resource.Org, Inc., et al. (D.D.C. no. 13-cv-01215-TSC): here. For reporting on this, and related matters — regarding private copyrights contained in public safety laws, in particular, the proprietary… Read more Recent U.S. District Court Opinion Is a Blow to Open Access ... But It Is Being Appealed

Metadata Permeates Our World, Like It Or Not: So Here Is A Recent Primer On It

by on February 1, 2017 12:49 pm
Please see: Understanding Metadata: What Is Metadata and What Is It For? (2017) Also downloadable here.