[Humanist] 22.626 new on WWW: D-Lib for March/April

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Tue Mar 17 07:32:49 CET 2009

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 626.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 17:16:45 +0000
        From: Bonnie Wilson <bwilson at cnri.reston.va.us>
        Subject: The March/April 2009 issue of D-Lib Magazine is now available


The March/April 2009 issue of D-Lib Magazine (http://www.dlib.org/) is 
now available.

This issue contains five articles, an opinion piece, two conference 
reports, the 'In Brief' column, excerpts from recent press releases, and 
news of upcoming conferences and other items of interest in 'Clips and 
Pointers'.  This month, D-Lib features the Washington College of Law 
Historical Collection, courtesy of
Susan McElrath, American University and Allison B. Zhang, Washington 
Research Library Consortium.

The opinion piece is:

What's Wrong with Citation Counts?
Jose H. Canos Cerda and Manuel Llavador Campos, Technical University of 
Valencia, Spain; and Eduardo Mena Nieto, University of Zaragoza, Spain

The articles include:

Going Grey? Comparing the OCR Accuracy Levels of Bitonal and Greyscale 
Tracy Powell and Gordon Paynter, National Library of New Zealand

How Good Can It Get?  Analysing and Improving OCR Accuracy in Large 
Scale Historic Newspaper Digitisation Programs
Rose Holley, National Library of Australia

Profiling Social Networks: A Social Tagging Perspective
Ying Ding and Elin K Jacob, Indiana University; James Caverlee, Texas 
A&M University; Michael Fried, University of Innsbruck, Austria; and 
Zhixiong Zhang, Chinese Academy of Science

Digitization Education: Courses Taken and Lessons Learned
Mats Dahlstrom and Alen Doracic, Swedish School of Library and 
Information Science

Toward Digitizing All Forms of Documentation
George V. Landon, Eastern Kentucky University

The Conference Reports include:

International Data curation Education Action (IDEA) Working Group: A 
Report from the Second Workshop of the IDEA
Carolyn Hank, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Joy 
Davidson, University of Glasgow

Report on the 2nd Ibero-American Conference on Electronic Publishing in 
the Context of Scholarly Communication (CIPECC 2008)
Ana Alice Baptista, University of Minho, Portugal

D-Lib Magazine has mirror sites at the following locations:

UKOLN, University of Bath, Bath, England

The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

State Library of Lower Saxony and the University Library of Goettingen, 

Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

BN - National Library of Portugal, Portugal

(If the mirror site closest to you is not displaying the March/April 
2009 issue of D-Lib Magazine at this time, please check back later.  
There is a delay between the time the magazine is released in the United 
States and the time when the mirroring process has been completed.)

Bonnie Wilson
D-Lib Magazine

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