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Monday, October 30, 2006

Version 64 of the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliographyis

Version 64 of the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliographyis now available.
This selective bibliography presents about2,780 articles, books, and other printed and electronic sourcesthat are useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishingefforts on the Internet. is the 10th anniversary version of SEPB, whose first versionwas published in October 1996:
The PDF version of SEPB is produced annually. The 2005 PDFfile is available (Version 60, published 12/9/2005).
The Open Access Bibliography: Liberating ScholarlyLiterature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals, by thesame author, provides much more in-depth coverage of theopen access movement and related topics (e.g., disciplinaryarchives, e-prints, institutional repositories, open accessjournals, and the Open Archives Initiative) thanSEPB does.
The Open Access Webliography (with Ho) complements the OAB,providing access to a number of Websitesrelated to open access topics.
Changes in This Version
==================The bibliography has the following sections (revised sections aremarked with an asterisk):
Table of Contents
1 Economic Issues*2 Electronic Books and Texts2.1 Case Studies and History*2.2 General Works*2.3 Library Issues3 Electronic Serials3.1 Case Studies and History*3.2 Critiques3.3 Electronic Distribution of Printed Journals*3.4 General Works*3.5 Library Issues*3.6 Research*4 General Works*5 Legal Issues5.1 Intellectual Property Rights*5.2 License Agreements*6 Library Issues6.1 Cataloging, Identifiers, Linking, and Metadata*6.2 Digital Libraries*6.3 General Works*6.4 Information Integrity and Preservation*7 New Publishing Models*8 Publisher Issues*8.1 Digital Rights Management*9 Repositories, E-Prints, and OAI*Appendix A. Related BibliographiesAppendix B. About the AuthorAppendix C. SEPB Use Statistics
Scholarly Electronic Publishing Resources includesthe following sections:
Cataloging, Identifiers, Linking, and MetadataDigital Libraries*Electronic Books and Texts*Electronic SerialsGeneral Electronic Publishing*Images*Legal*Preservation*PublishersRepositories, E-Prints, and OAI*SGML and Related Standards
The HTML version of SEPB is designed for interactive use. Eachmajor section is a separate file. There are links to sourcesthat are freely available on the Internet. It can be can besearched using Boolean operators.
The HTML document includes three sections not found inthe Acrobat file:
(1) Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog (biweekly list ofnew resources; also available by mailing list--see secondURL--and RSS Feed--see third URL) Scholarly Electronic Publishing Resources (directory ofover 270 related Web sites)
(3) Archive (prior versions of the bibliography)
The 2005 annual PDF file is designed for printing. The printedbibliography is over 210 pages long. The PDF file isover 560 KB.
Related Article
An article about the bibliography has been publishedin The Journal of
Electronic Publishing: