VPIEJ-L Discussion Archives

October 1995

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Date:         Sun, 1 Oct 1995 11:01:40 -0400
Reply-To:     F Wilson 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         F Wilson 
Subject:      Re: e-journal costs
X-To:         "Cameron, Leslie" 
In-Reply-To:  <2315E82F01AABBD1@email.apa.org>

Were there any good answers to the question posed below?


F. Leon

On Thu, 22 Jun 1995, Cameron, Leslie wrote:

> I'm curious as well about the actual costs of putting together and
> distributing an electronic journal.   Harnad notes that "the breakdown of
> Psycoloquy's 15K subsidy from the American Psychological Association is
> easy: It all goes into paying Editorial
> Assistants and Copy Editors to (1) handle the refereeing correspondence,
> (2) copy edit and format accepted articles, and (3) maintain the listserv
> version. With the hypertextification grant, there will also be the cost
> of (4) html mark-up."   What kind of other resources do you draw on to
> get Psycoloquy put together and out the door, so to speak?   e.g.,
> volunteer hours from students and others?  support from the university?
> and mind giving a sense of the kind of hours you yourself put in on a
> regular basis?    Leslie Cameron
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Date:         Mon, 2 Oct 1995 09:12:35 -0600
Reply-To:     mzltov@nwu.edu
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Herbert Jacob 
Subject:      Creating a new E-journal

I am on a committee of the American Political Science Association that is
considering electronic publication of a journal.  I edit the Law & Politics
Book Review, which for five years has been publishing on an internet
listserv in ASCII.  The new journal, however, would have tables and figures
and articles longer than could comfortably be transmitted by listserv.

I am about to suggest to them the following initial strategy:
1) Publish abstracts on listserv.
2) Put the articles themselves on WWW, with the text in HTML and tables and
figures in Acrobat with the two linked to one another.

As it becomes easier to convert tables and figures that come in from a word
processor into HTML, they could move to eliminate the Acrobat files.

Does anyone an alternative suggestion? any experience with it?  Many thanks.
 Herbert Jacob, mzltov@nwu.edu
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Date:         Tue, 3 Oct 1995 00:32:30 -0700
Reply-To:     "Thomas P. Copley" 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         "Thomas P. Copley" 
Subject:      ANNOUCEMENT: Fall Links Workshops Still Open

The Make the Link Workshop has been receiving a very enthusiastic
response.  There are still openings left in the workshops scheduled to
begin October 16 and 30.

Make the Link Workshop is an inexpensive, eight-week training course on
the World Wide Web (WWW) and the HyperText Markup Language (HTML).  It
is conducted entirely by e-mail, making it extremely easy to receive
and use.  The workshop is available to the general public.

The cost of the workshop is $20 US.

For more information, please send an otherwise blank message to:

     info@arlington.com

To sign up for the Make the Link Workshop, please send a message to
the e-mail address:

     majordomo@arlington.com

with (type exactly):

     subscribe links3

to sign up for Session III beginning October 16, or

     subscribe links4

to sign up for Session IV starting October 30

(and nothing else) in the body of the message.  Leave the subject
line blank.

TO AMERICA ONLINE USERS ONLY:  Please place a "." (period) in all
blank fields.

TPC


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THOMAS P. COPLEY                           tcopley@arlington.com
Make the Link Workshop               http://www.crl.com/~gorgon/
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Date:         Tue, 3 Oct 1995 18:59:13 BST
Reply-To:     Steve Hitchcock 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Steve Hitchcock 
Subject:      Open Journal project news
X-To:         hyperjournal-forum@mailbase.ac.uk,
              owner-newjour@ccat.sas.upenn.edu, EJRNL@UACSC2.ALBANY.EDU,
              tuttle@gibbs.oit.unc.edu, PACS-P@UHUPVM1.UH.EDU,
              dlib@cnri.reston.va.us

News release

Linking hypermedia journals on the World Wide Web:=20
the Open Journal project

http://journals.ecs.soton.ac.uk/

The main features of the project's link service are:

* Links do not need to be placed when journal papers are authored, thus
realizing the concept of the 'open' journal
* Links can be made _from_ archival journals available electronically,
not only from new publications or new issues
* Links can be made from documents in popular electronic formats, such
as pdf, as well as html
* Links can be created by simple point-and-click mouse operations rather
than embedded, inflexible and costly html code


Powerful and flexible hypermedia linking facilities are being added to
quality scientific journals that are available over the World Wide Web under
a new project supported by the Electronic Libraries (eLib) programme, funded
by the Higher Education Funding Bodies in the United Kingdom.

The Open Journal project based at the University of Southampton will add=
 these
features to electronically distributed versions of the the journal
_Development_ from the Company of Biologists and the British Computer
Society=92s _The Computer Journal_, published by Oxford University Press.
Collaboration on the development of page-based electronic journals between
the University of Nottingham and the publisher John Wiley and Sons - the
CAJUN project - will be extended, and new features will be added to one of
the first wholly electronic refereed journals to be made available over the
Internet, Stevan Harnad's _Psycoloquy_.

The need to place original work in the context of established knowledge is a
vital part of academic research. Adding hypermedia links to journals extends
the ways in which connections can can be made between papers. Potentially,
any feature within a paper can be the starting point for a new thread of
enquiry. An essential element of the project will be to enable links to be
followed _from_ any networked information resources, other journals and
on-line databases for example. Links can also be made from other media such
as sound and video resources that are accessible through the WWW.

Being able to make and follow links from, rather than simply to, other=
 resources
enables more useful link paths to be authored, adding value to the original
link source and avoiding 'dead end' links, a common problem on the WWW.

The innovative feature of the Open Journal project is that the links between
information sources do not need to be explicitly embedded in the journal
papers when they are authored, thus realizing the concept of the 'open'
journal. Links can be initiated by readers, or a set of pre-authored link
databases held separately from the information being read can be created to
guide users through specific resources. In addition, through the development=
 of
subject-expert software 'agents=92 users will be offered a greater range of
relevant resources than they could discover independently.=20

To apply the information-linking process the project will use an open
hypermedia system, Microcosm and its associated Distributed Link Service,
developed at the University of Southampton. Adobe Acrobat will be one of the
formats supported for page presentation. The project's collaborators at the
University of Nottingham are developing `plug-ins' for Acrobat viewers so
that the distributed links can be compiled down into the form required by
Acrobat.

There is scope for publishers committed to the development of electronic
journals, and who have begun to develop an electronic archive of current and
recent journal papers, to collaborate in this work or to obtain a copy of=
 the
Distributed Link Service link-generating software. Contact:

Steve Hitchcock, Department of Electronics and Computer Science,=20
University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK.
Tel. +44 (0)1703 594479 or +44 (0) 181 309 1001; Fax. +44 (0)1703 592865
email sh94r@ecs.soton.ac.uk


A note on the eLib programme

The eLib programme is a =A315 million UK initiative to deal with the=
 pressures
on library resources caused by the rapid expansion of student numbers and
the worldwide =91explosion=92 in academic knowledge. These problems were
recognised in the 1993 report of the Joint Funding Councils' Libraries
Review Group, chaired by Professor Sir Brian Follett.

For further information on the eLib programme contact:

Chris Rusbridge, Programme Director, The Library, University of Warwick,=20
Coventry CV4 7AL. Tel. +44 (0)1203 524979; Fax. +44 (0)1203 524981
email C.A.Rusbridge@Warwick.ac.uk


Useful URLs for Web browsers

The Distributed Link Service  http://wwwcosm.ecs.soton.ac.uk/dls/dls.html
The Computer Journal  http://www.oup.co.uk/computer_journal/
Nottingham University CAJUN project  http://www.ep.cs.nott.ac.uk/cajun.html
Psycoloquy electronic journal  http://cogsci.soton.ac.uk/~harnad/psyc.html
Electronic Libraries (eLib) programme =
 http://ukoln.bath.ac.uk/elib/intro.html


'The human mind ... operates by association. With one item in its grasp, it
snaps instantly to the next that is suggested by the association of
thoughts, in accordance with some intricate web of trails ... the speed of
action, the intricacy of trails, the detail of mental pictures, is
awe-inspiring beyond all else in nature.'
(Vannevar Bush, As we may think)=20





Steve Hitchcock                                     sh94r@ecs.soton.ac.uk=20
Open Journal project                                Tel: +44 (01)703 594479
Department of Electronics and Computer Science      Fax: +44 (01)703 592865 =
 =20
University of Southampton SO17 1BJ,  UK
http://journals.ecs.soton.ac.uk/
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Date:         Wed, 4 Oct 1995 09:59:03 -0500
Reply-To:     Katharine Sharp Review 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Katharine Sharp Review 
Subject:      Katharine Sharp Review Editors needed!
X-To:         Publicity -- ALASC-L ,
              ASIS-L ,
              Electronic Journal on Virtual Culture ,
              LIS-L ,
              LIS-LINK ,
              LISSPS ,
              gslis.student@edfu.lis.uiuc.edu, gslis.general@edfu.lis.uiuc.edu

                 Katharine Sharp Review
                    (ISSN 1083-5261)
                http://edfu.lis.uiuc.edu

The Katharine Sharp Review, the first electronic journal featuring
scholarship and research by students in the field of library and
information science, is seeking an ambitious few to sit on the peer-review
board for the second year of this publication.  The review process needs
reviewers to make this a true 'peer-review' and the opportunity to
participate in the editorial process first hand will be both enjoyable and
educational.

The review board will be responsible for the selection and review of all
submitted articles.  The length of commitment to the editorial board will
be for a full year and will comprise two issues (February and August).
Each reviewer will be responsible fo r returning complete critical reviews
in a timely manner that will provide guidance as to the acceptability of
any one submission.

In order to be considered as a potential board member/reviewer, you must
currently be enrolled in a LIS program (both MLS and PhD students are
encouraged to consider), have ready access to e-mail, as this will be the
primary means of communication, and preferably a WWW browser.  A strong
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If you are interested, please e-mail your name, institution, a description
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For more information regarding The Katharine Sharp Review, please e-mail
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                 +                                   +
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                       The Katharine Sharp Review
                        review@edfu.lis.uiuc.edu
                    http://edfu.lis.uiuc.edu/review
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Date:         Fri, 6 Oct 1995 16:16:11 EDT
Reply-To:     Amira Aaron 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Amira Aaron 
Subject:      EDI Workshop Announcement
X-To:         edi-l@uccvma.ucop.edu, csisac@faxon.com

       WE ARE PLEASED TO ISSUE THIS ANNOUNCEMENT OF A WORKSHOP
    SPONSORED BY:  ACRL/NEC SERIALS INTEREST GROUP, NASIG, and SISAC:

             "EDI AND THE SERIALS BUSINESS CYCLE"
              Wednesday, November 8th, 9:30-3:00
              Library Lecture Room, Clapp Library
              Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass.
              $15.00 per person (includes lunch)

Would you like answers to some of the following questions:  What is EDI
and how can it be used for serials?  How is it implemented?  What roles
do the library, the ILS vendor and the subscription agent play in EDI
implementation?  What are SISAC and ICEDIS and what do they have to do
with EDI?  What are the transport and translation options for EDI data in
the serials community?  What are the benefits of EDI for various segments
of the industry?  What is the SICI and how is it used?  How does the SICI
relate to the SISAC barcode symbol?  Why is it important for the library
community to get more heavily involved in EDI work and to understand
these issues?  Where are we now and where are we going with the
implementation of EDI for serials?

This workshop has as its aim the education of local librarians and
library staff, vendors and publishers in the area of EDI and related
serials standards.  It will address basic definitions and concepts of EDI
(Electronic Data Interchange) for use in the serials business cycle -
from order to check-in.

Speakers at the workshop will attempt to answer many of the questions
posed above for you.  They include knowledgeable representatives from
libraries and vendors who will cover various aspects of the topic.  The
keynote introductory speaker will be Tina Feick of Blackwell Periodicals.
 Also participating will be Julia Blixrud, CAPCON (formerly of CLR), and
Wendy Riedel from the Library of Congress.  Speakers from an ILS vendor
and subscription vendor will make presentations as well.

It is extremely important that all segments of the library, vendor and
publishing communities have a thorough understanding of how EDI will
work, how it is implemented, and how it will benefit their particular
organizations.  Please plan to attend by filling out the registration
form below and sending it with payment to the address noted on the form.
NOTE:  ANNOUNCEMENT OF THIS PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION FORMS WILL BE ONLINE
ONLY.  It is being posted to various lists.  Please feel free to forward
this message and to notify colleagues who might be interested in learning
more about the topic of EDI.  Directions and parking instructions will be
forthcoming.

For further information, contact Becky Breedlove, Chair, ACRL/NEC Serials
Interest Group, at 617-287-5920;  becky@delphinus.lib.umb.edu;  Amira
Aaron, Co-Chair, SISAC Education and Publicity Subcommittee, at
617-860-7224;  aaron@readmore.com;  or Marilyn Geller, Co-Chair, NASIG
Continuing Education Committee, at 617-484-7379;  mgeller@readmore.com.
We hope to see you on November 8th!

** This message has been cross-posted to other lists.  Please excuse the
duplication. **

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Blvd., Boston, MA  02125-3393, with your check made payable to:  ACRL/NEC
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Date:         Mon, 9 Oct 1995 16:51:43 EDT
Reply-To:     Rich Wiggins 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Rich Wiggins 
Subject:      Authentication schemes for individual, campus subscriptions

Our campus is looking at options for placing a print journal on
the Web (in HTML and Acrobat forms) on a for-fee subscription
basis.  Discussions so far have centered on an IP-address based
authentication scheme.  Personally, I am concerned about a number
of shortcomings of IP address schemes, including in particular
the problem of letting a reader's subscription follow the reader
into Internet access points other than the machine on his or her desktop
on campus.

I'm curious if any e-journal publishers are using any schemes
other than IP addresses for identifying subscribers.  For instance,
is anyone using, or considering, the Clickshare service?

I'm also curious if any publishers of scholarly journals are
accepting fees over the Internet.  Are you using First Virtual,
or some other scheme?

My impressions thus far are that:

1) The vast majority of e-journals are freely available on the Net
2) Those that are not freely available are licensed on a campus-wide
or departmental scheme with IP-based authentication

I'd love to be disabused of these impressions.  :-)

/rich
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Date:         Mon, 9 Oct 1995 17:03:09 EDT
Reply-To:     Rich Wiggins 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Rich Wiggins 
Subject:      Re: Creating a new E-journal (Acrobat vs HTML)
X-To:         mzltov@nwu.edu
In-Reply-To:  Your message of Mon, 2 Oct 1995 09:12:35 -0600

>As it becomes easier to convert tables and figures that come in from a word
>processor into HTML, they could move to eliminate the Acrobat files.
>
>Does anyone an alternative suggestion? any experience with it?  Many thanks.

My firm belief is that HTML is for on-screen display, and Acrobat is
for offline printing.  Here's why:

-- HTML document printing is primitive.  Only the most recent versions
of Netscape learned to print useful headers and footers.

-- HTML is inherently well adapted to screen viewing, with text
re-flowed to fit the window and font sizes selected by the reader.

-- PDF documents are inherently well suited for printing.   Layout
is preserved as are standard page numbers (chosen by the publisher
not the reader).  This is vital for any scholarly commentary and
review process.  (Yes, you could have internal anchors within an
HTML page for citation purposes, but there are advantages to
linear documents with ordinal page counts if a community of
scholars is expected to review and cite parts of articles.)

-- PDF documents do not view very well on the screen.  Following columns
isn't always easy, and paging operations can be slow.

And now, the most important point:

-- People do not want to read scholarly-length articles on a computer
screen.   Anything more than a few pages is read more comfortably
off-line.  Display technology, and scrolling technology, are a long
way off from being useful for long reading sessions.  For a long long
time, we'll print articles for careful reading.

So it seems to me a mix of Listserv and the Web for abstracts and
contents, and Acrobat for the full text with tables and graphics,
makes a lot of sense.  Browse the net to find what you want to read.
Then, print only articles of interest for careful offline reading.

/rich
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Date:         Mon, 9 Oct 1995 15:44:04 -0500
Reply-To:     Brian Gaines 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Brian Gaines 
Subject:      Re: Authentication schemes for individual, campus subscriptions

Rich Wiggins asks
>Our campus is looking at options for placing a print journal on
>the Web (in HTML and Acrobat forms) on a for-fee subscription
>basis.  Discussions so far have centered on an IP-address based
>authentication scheme.  Personally, I am concerned about a number
>of shortcomings of IP address schemes, including in particular
>the problem of letting a reader's subscription follow the reader
>into Internet access points other than the machine on his or her desktop
>on campus.

>1) The vast majority of e-journals are freely available on the Net

The best model seems to be that of JAIR which follows 1 above but
charges for the paper version. A second model now emerging is that
of ACM where members of the society will have free electronic access --
however, I don't know any technology yet that can manage the
exclusion of others effectively. Authentication on the Internet will
always be a major problem since passwords get bandied around and
IP addresses do not indicate who is accessing -- I use some 15 IP
addresses every day.

I had a similar problem for a government database where the agency
wanted it on the web but with controlled access, and told them to
forget it for the next year or so.

There are really deep socio-technical problems with authentication
that none of the current proposals seem to address.

b.

Dr Brian R Gaines               Knowledge Science Institute
                                University of Calgary
gaines@cpsc.ucalgary.ca         Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
403-220-5901  Fax:403-284-4707  http://ksi.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/KSI
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Date:         Tue, 10 Oct 1995 10:52:28 +1000
Reply-To:     John Lamp 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         John Lamp 
Subject:      Re: Authentication schemes for individual, campus subscriptions
X-To:         Brian Gaines 

At 3:44 PM 9/10/95, Brian Gaines wrote:
>Rich Wiggins asks

[deleted]

>>1) The vast majority of e-journals are freely available on the Net
>
>The best model seems to be that of JAIR which follows 1 above but
>charges for the paper version. A second model now emerging is that
>of ACM where members of the society will have free electronic access --
>however, I don't know any technology yet that can manage the
>exclusion of others effectively. Authentication on the Internet will
>always be a major problem since passwords get bandied around and
>IP addresses do not indicate who is accessing -- I use some 15 IP
>addresses every day.
>
>I had a similar problem for a government database where the agency
>wanted it on the web but with controlled access, and told them to
>forget it for the next year or so.
>
>There are really deep socio-technical problems with authentication
>that none of the current proposals seem to address.

Part of the problem is the simplistic http protocol. There are much better
protocols around, but they have not yet taken off.

In particular, anyone seriously interested in any form of electronic
publication should look at the Z39.50 protocol, which is compatible with
the ISO search and retrieval protocol and caters for authentication, access
control and a range of other bells and whistles. There are links from my
net page at http://lamp.cs.utas.edu.au/net.html


Cheers
John
--
   _--_|\             John Lamp, originating in Hobart, Tasmania
  /      \                 Phone: 002 20 2375 - Fax: 002 20 2913
  \_.--._/                       email: John.Lamp@cs.utas.edu.au
        v <--<<          http://lamp.cs.utas.edu.au/jw_lamp.html
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Date:         Mon, 9 Oct 1995 21:07:59 -0500
Reply-To:     Brian Gaines 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Brian Gaines 
Subject:      Re: Creating a new E-journal (Acrobat vs HTML)

Rich Wiggins writes:

>My firm belief is that HTML is for on-screen display, and Acrobat is
>for offline printing.  Here's why:
>
>-- PDF documents do not view very well on the screen.  Following columns
>isn't always easy, and paging operations can be slow.
>

Rich's remarks reflect the current situation, but some caveats if Netscape
does make PDF reading simple.

We currently reformat all our conf and journal papers before we put them
up on the web in RTF, ps and HTML formats. It is easy to create screen-
readable PDF docs that has somewhat better formatting than do HTML docs.

However, much more importantly, it is a lot easier to create a PDF file
from a word processor than a HTML file. My guess would be that academics
will move towards papers in PDF rather than HTML once Netscape does support
PDF.

This is unfortunate for indexing purposes since the HTML tags
are very useful, but one can do a pretty good job of guessing headings
inside a PDF file so it's not a disaster.

>And now, the most important point:
>
>-- People do not want to read scholarly-length articles on a computer
>screen.   Anything more than a few pages is read more comfortably
>off-line.  Display technology, and scrolling technology, are a long
>way off from being useful for long reading sessions.  For a long long
>time, we'll print articles for careful reading.
>

The new "slate" technologies with 8 x 11 LCD screens may change that
-- a "long time" may be 2 or 3 years -- technology time scales are
short nowadays.

b.


Dr Brian R Gaines               Knowledge Science Institute
                                University of Calgary
gaines@cpsc.ucalgary.ca         Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
403-220-5901  Fax:403-284-4707  http://ksi.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/KSI
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Date:         Tue, 10 Oct 1995 07:29:57 -0500
Reply-To:     Steve Harter 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Steve Harter 
Subject:      Re: Authentication schemes for individual, campus subscriptions
X-To:         Rich Wiggins 
In-Reply-To:  

In a sample of 134 _peer-reviewed_ ejournals/ that I am currently studying,
just twelve, or about 9%, are fee-based; the rest are free.  It is my
impression that the percentage of fee-based journals is much lower than 9%
for zines and other non peer-reviewed ejournals/.

         Steve Harter,  School of Library and Information Science
         Indiana University                 Voice: (812) 855-5113
         Bloomington, IN 47405                Fax: (812) 855-6166
                            

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

On Mon, 9 Oct 1995, Rich Wiggins wrote:

> Our campus is looking at options for placing a print journal on
> the Web (in HTML and Acrobat forms) on a for-fee subscription
> basis.  Discussions so far have centered on an IP-address based
> authentication scheme.  Personally, I am concerned about a number
> of shortcomings of IP address schemes, including in particular
> the problem of letting a reader's subscription follow the reader
> into Internet access points other than the machine on his or her desktop
> on campus.
>
> I'm curious if any e-journal publishers are using any schemes
> other than IP addresses for identifying subscribers.  For instance,
> is anyone using, or considering, the Clickshare service?
>
> I'm also curious if any publishers of scholarly journals are
> accepting fees over the Internet.  Are you using First Virtual,
> or some other scheme?
>
> My impressions thus far are that:
>
> 1) The vast majority of e-journals are freely available on the Net
> 2) Those that are not freely available are licensed on a campus-wide
> or departmental scheme with IP-based authentication
>
> I'd love to be disabused of these impressions.  :-)
>
> /rich
>
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9393 N. 90th street
Suite 102-289
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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Date:         Tue, 10 Oct 1995 11:45:40 GMT
Reply-To:     foshay elena m 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         foshay elena m 
Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana
Subject:      Sell Our recipes. Participate and make $$$$$$ Try it!

  First of all, yes, this is another one of those "let's try to make some
easy money fast" things that you often see on the NET. If you wish to
find out more and possibly participate, read on. If you do not believe
in this sort of thing, please move on to the next post - BUT DO NOT
FLAME ME FOR "ABUSE" OF THE NET. Fact is, this wonderful electronic
world is for the exchange of ideas and experimentation, so why not try
something new? (at least I'm not posting binaries of 10 year old naked
boys; that is abusive).


Mathmatically it works out, so it is all up to your honesty.


THIS IS LEGIT...............

$$$ FOR YOUR RECIPES $$$

Please do NOT change anything contained in this letter EXCEPT as
directed!

EARN AS MUCH AS $100,000.00 OR MORE IN 30 DAYS, LEGALLY!

EARN MORE THAN EXTRA MONEY!!

YOU WILL BECOME FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT!!


Here's how to do it.

IT WORKS EVERY TIME!  Again, don't change anything.

Follow these instructions exactly and you could make $100,000 in the
next 30 days.  This program REALLY works.  It makes money for those
who use it honestly!  Take the time to read it COMPLETELY!

I know, ordinarily, we disregard these letters because they usually
don't work like they are supposed to, but this ONE is DIFFERENT!

Carl Simmonds used this legal program last year and made $82,360 in cash
the first time he used it.  Needless to say, he quit his job immediately
paid off all debts in full, and started another mailing.

Believe me, this is an EASY opportunity.  You can do this all on your
computer, by "JUST PRESSING A FEW BUTTONS".  You will EASE YOUR
FINANCIAL PRESSURES, and begin to make GOOD things happen for you
 and your family.

READ ON!


* * * * * * * INSTRUCTIONS * * * * * * *


1.      Send $2.00 (cash only) inside a sheet of carbon paper or
        construction paper, and send a *self-addressed*,*stamped*
        envelope to each of the DEALERS (1 thru 4) below for the
        recipes they offer.

2.      Save this letter on disk.  Remove the name, address, and
        recipe title that is in the number 1 position.  Move the
        others up a space.  Put your name, address, and the name
        of your recipe in the number 4 position.

3.      Post this file just as it appears (with your name, etc.)
        in 10 different places online (newsgroups, forums, etc).
        Do the postings between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. Friday, Saturday
        or Sunday to get the highest position and have your posting
        read first. 10 postings should yield about 100 responses,
        which should then yield about $100,000.

4.      When the money begins coming to your HOME MAILBOX, put your
        recipe in the provided SELF-ADDRESSED, STAMPED ENVELOPE -
        sit back, smile, and know that you NOW OWN AN HONEST AND
        EASY SMALL HOME-OPERATED BUSINESS!  KNOW ALSO, THAT YOU HAVE
        DONE SOMETHING SMART TO ACHIEVE FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE!


* * * * * LOOK AT THESE FIGURES WITH ONLY A 15% RESPONSE! * * * * *


Step 1: 15 dealers mail at least 15 letters each with your name in
        position #3 AND send you a request for a recipe and $2 each
        or $30.

Step 2: 225 Dealers mail at least 15 letters each with your name in
        position #2 AND send you a request for a recipe and $2 each
        or $450.

Step 3: 3,375 Dealers mail at least 15 letters with your name in
        position #1 AND send you a request for a recipe and $2 each
        or $6,750.

Step 4: 50,625 Dealers will send you a request for a recipe and $2
        each or $101,250


TOTAL CASH RECEIVED (15% RESPONSE) $108,480.00

ELAPSED TIME: 30 days!  Everyone responding immediately.

ADVANTAGE:      $8 Initial investment.


 Professional care has been taken to insure that this Marketing Plan does
NOT violate any laws! (Reference U.S. Code, Title 18: Section 1302,1343,
and TITLE 39, Section 3005).

The key factor is that we are Mailing Merchandise.. OUR TREASURED RECIPES.

Be honest in every way.  Be sure to keep accurate records of income for
Income Tax purposes.


GOOD FORTUNE TO YOU!



* * * * * * * * DEALERS LISTED * * * * * * * *

1.      C. Niles Cox               (Killer Potato Skins)
        824 1/2 N. Harper Ave.
        Los Angeles, CA 90046

2.      Neil Kalvin                (Indian Fry Bread)
        846 Princeton
        Santa Monica, CA 90403

3.      Tom Brown                  (Chile Cheese Dip) (YUM!)
        3416 - 159th Place NW
        Stanwood, WA  98292

4.      Recipe                     (Strawberry-Topped Cheesecake)
        9393 N. 90th St.
        Suite 102-289
        Scottsdale, AZ  85258


...................Here's what some people are
saying.............................

S. Finch -- I made $141,000 the last time I used this program.  It REALLY
            WORKS!

J. S. Holliman -- I am a skeptical person by nature.  But I knew this
                  program was different. over a period of 1 1/2 months,
                  I received a total of $137,870 in the MAIL!

P.S. Why not try it yourself?  Mathematically it is possible, but ONLY
     IF EVERYONE PARTICIPATES!  This system works for the BENEFIT OF
     ALL, so remember to begin with your name in the #4 position, for
     MAXIMUM SALES AND PROFITS!  THIS IS EASY AND YOU GET LOTS OF MONEY!!

GOOD LUCK !!!!!
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Date:         Tue, 10 Oct 1995 11:04:08 -0500
Reply-To:     Andrew Burday 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Andrew Burday 
Subject:      Recent spams.
In-Reply-To:  <45dmap$q8d@vixen.cso.uiuc.edu>

I just wanted to point out, since everybody else is probably as mad as I
am, that all three of the spams I've gotten so far this morning on vpiej-l
ask you to send money to an address in Arizona.  It's very unlikely that
the apparent email address, which is at the University of Illinois, is
really the account that was used to send the material.  It would probably
be a good idea not to spam that address back, or at least not to flame the
user, who probably had nothing to do with this.

Best,
Andrew Burday
********************************************************************
andy@philo.mcgill.ca                    http://www.philo.mcgill.ca/
*********************************************************************
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Date:         Tue, 10 Oct 1995 12:28:17 -0400
Reply-To:     William Ball 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         William Ball 
Subject:      alternative approach for subscriptions
X-cc:         marks@netscape.com

There may be an easier alternative approach for subscription based
journals that more closely resembles print journals.

Netscape has announced but not distributed an upgrade to their web
browser. Navigator 2.0 and Navigator Gold will supposedly have complete
e-mail interfaces built in. If they can also display pdf files this
creates the following alternative:

Person subscribes by normal means (mails a check, etc). The journal is
then _mailed_ to them via e-mail in html or pdf format. Or even better, the
table of contents is mailed, which contains links to the full articles
that nonsubscribers would not know about. Then person retrieves the
articles that they are interested in.

The security of this arrangement is basically the same as a print
journal--of course copies get passed around. But people are still willing
to buy their own subscription.

Of course, one needs Netscape Navigator with e-mail capabilities or
something similar. I've tried to talk with Netscape about release date
and pricing (it has been free for academic uses) but all I know at this
point is that it will be released sometime in December. Their academic
guy has not responded to my inquiries about academic pricing.

Does this sound like a workable means of e-journal distribution?

Bill
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Date:         Tue, 10 Oct 1995 14:31:17 PST
Reply-To:     NANCY_HAMMERMAN 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         NANCY_HAMMERMAN 
Subject:      Re: **FREE Trial Pack of Middle School - College Essays**
X-To:         foshay elena m 

Why is this being sent to those of us who signed up for what we
          understood to be a discussion of the issues involved in
          electronic publishing?  This is an example of the reams of
          junk we have to wade through.



        ****** 700+ Middle School - College Essays ******

 ** For $1.00 you can order a sample of are 100 best Essays.
 ** Use them for what ever you wish. Ahh, you want some uses
    here are the top 3 uses of these Essays:

1)   Print them up with your name on top and turn in to
     your teachers.
2)   Use them as a source for your written reports.
3)   Sell them individually to kids at school.

 ** All essays have been compiled from Cities across the U.S
 ** The Trial Pack is free the $1.00 is just cost for are time
    that we spend to copy these sample packs.
 ** You get a complete list of All are other essays with your order.
 ** If you would like a Trial Pack Follow the instructions Below:

 Address Envelope to:

 FreeStuff
 9393 N. 90th St.
 Suite 102-289
 Scottsdale, AZ  85258

 Enclose in the envelope:

 Send...

    $1.00 U.S MONEY    *** NO COINS *** NO CHECKS ***
 inside a sheet of carbon paper or construction paper,
 AND 1(ONE) PRE-FORMATED 1.44 MB 3.5" IBM Disk for us
 to copy essays to. And send a *self-addressed*,*stamped*
 envelope to the address above.

Please Dont Forget:
(If these are not included in your
envelope WE WILL NOT SEND ANYTHING)

** A self-addressed*,*stamped* envelope
And...
** 1(ONE) PRE-FORMATED 1.44 MB 3.5" IBM Disk
And...
** $1.00 U.S Money *** NO COINS *** NO CHECKS ***
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Date:         Tue, 10 Oct 1995 18:03:52 -0400
Reply-To:     Mark Steinberger 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Mark Steinberger 
Subject:      posting privileges
In-Reply-To:  <9509108133.AA813360714@SMTPLINK.SAGEPUB.COM> from
              "NANCY_HAMMERMAN" at Oct 10, 95 02:31:17 pm

I suggest that posting privileges be restricted to list members in an
attempt to limit further spams.

It is easy to configure the listserv to do this.

--Mark
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Date:         Wed, 11 Oct 1995 11:04:58 +1000
Reply-To:     John Lamp 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         John Lamp 
Subject:      Re: Recent spams.
X-To:         Andrew Burday 

At 11:04 AM 10/10/95, Andrew Burday wrote:
>I just wanted to point out, since everybody else is probably as mad as I
>am, that all three of the spams I've gotten so far this morning on vpiej-l
>ask you to send money to an address in Arizona.  It's very unlikely that
>the apparent email address, which is at the University of Illinois, is
>really the account that was used to send the material.  It would probably
>be a good idea not to spam that address back, or at least not to flame the
>user, who probably had nothing to do with this.

There's another reason as well:

   ----- The following addresses had delivery problems -----
  (unrecoverable error)

   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
binmail: /var/mail/f/foshay: too big to accept new messages.  Its size is
        400.4 Kbytes which is 0.4 Kbytes over quota.  foshay must delete at
        least 0.4 Kbytes from /var/mail/f/foshay before new mail can be
        delivered.  Postmaster will not notify foshay for you.
554 ... Service unavailable

Cheers
John
--
   _--_|\             John Lamp, originating in Hobart, Tasmania
  /      \                 Phone: 002 20 2375 - Fax: 002 20 2913
  \_.--._/                       email: John.Lamp@cs.utas.edu.au
        v <--<<          http://lamp.cs.utas.edu.au/jw_lamp.html
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Date:         Wed, 11 Oct 1995 07:27:21 -0400
Reply-To:     epentz@APUK.CO.UK
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Ed Pentz 
Subject:      alternative approach to subs

William Ball wrote:
>Person subscribes by normal means (mails a check, etc). The journal is
>then _mailed_ to them via e-mail in html or pdf format. Or even better,
the
>table of contents is mailed, which contains links to the full articles
>that nonsubscribers would not know about. Then person retrieves the
>articles that they are interested in.

Emailing an HTML table of contents is a good idea.  Any browser, not just
Netscape, could be used to get  the abstracts and full articles the user
wants.  Mailing a full journal of PDF files (sometimes 6 MB for one
article)  would jam up a lot of systems.  A username and password could
still be required before downloading.  At JMB Online, users have to
register (no charge at the moment) and can get a weekly table of contents
mailed to them (not in HTML at the moment).  Adding an HTML Table of
Contents would be a small step.

The interesting problems arise when charging comes into it.  The options
are, free subscriptions,  small flat fee or time based subscriptions for
the user, or site licenses for institutions, giving access to many users.
The print version of JMB Online (Journal of Molecular Biology) has mainly
institutional subscriptions, so site licenses for the online version seem
sensible.

It would be interesting to know what other fee-based ejournals/ are doing.


---------------------------------------------------
Ed Pentz

Academic Press London
email: epentz@apuk.co.uk
JMB Online - http://www.hbuk.co.uk/jmb/
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Date:         Wed, 11 Oct 1995 11:02:58 -0400
Reply-To:     "Todd D. Kelley" 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         "Todd D. Kelley" 
Subject:      Re: alternative approach to subs
X-To:         epentz@APUK.CO.UK

Ed Pentz wrote that emailing an HTML table of contents is a good
idea.  I am not sure that I agree, as this approach would use a
considerable amount of resources (sending the TOCs to each
subscriber and having each subscriber store them) for "just in
case use".  I believe that a short notification message would be
preferable if such a service is needed.  The duplication of
effort and materials is what the digital age is supposed to
prevent.  What part of the academic community has the funds for
such extravagance?  One copy of the tables of contents can serve
everyone.

With JHU Project Muse (muse.jhu.edu) we make our (enhanced)
tables of contents freely available to everyone who is on the
Internet.  Any scholar at subscribing institutions can then get
the full text.  Personal subscriptions are not needed for any
scholar (student, faculty, researcher, staff) at a subscribing
institution.

Most libraries that are subscribing to Muse journals
for their colleges or universities are subscribing to the entire
journal list (42 journals) because they like the idea of offering
just in case access at just in time prices.  Even if a journal is
used only a few times a year, it has paid for itself through
avoiding ILL or document delivery costs.

 =======================================================================
Todd D. Kelley
Librarian for Information Technology Initiatives
Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, USA 21218
Todd.Kelley@JHU.EDU
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Date:         Wed, 11 Oct 1995 10:21:34 -0500
Reply-To:     Castro Alfonso 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Castro Alfonso 
Subject:      Sell Our recipes. Participate and make $$$$$$ Try it!
X-To:         foshay elena m 
In-Reply-To:  <45dmd4$qec@vixen.cso.uiuc.edu>

I agree with you: you are abusing the network.  Because
there may be worse crimes it does not mean you are a
very responsible citizen.  You are creating a piramid
(chain letter with an apparent product). The moment I
see several letters like yours, I will be removing
myself from this list.  People like you are killing
the great benefits of the internet.
I am reporting
this to your insitution.
Regretfully, Alfonso Castro.
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Date:         Wed, 11 Oct 1995 12:10:14 -0400
Reply-To:     George 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         George 
Subject:      Re: **FREE Trial Pack of Middle School - College Essays**
X-To:         foshay elena m 
In-Reply-To:  <45dmap$q8d@vixen.cso.uiuc.edu>

Please send me more info.

On Tue, 10 Oct 1995, foshay elena m wrote:

>         ****** 700+ Middle School - College Essays ******
>
>  ** For $1.00 you can order a sample of are 100 best Essays.
>  ** Use them for what ever you wish. Ahh, you want some uses
>     here are the top 3 uses of these Essays:
>
> 1)   Print them up with your name on top and turn in to
>      your teachers.
> 2)   Use them as a source for your written reports.
> 3)   Sell them individually to kids at school.
>
>  ** All essays have been compiled from Cities across the U.S
>  ** The Trial Pack is free the $1.00 is just cost for are time
>     that we spend to copy these sample packs.
>  ** You get a complete list of All are other essays with your order.
>  ** If you would like a Trial Pack Follow the instructions Below:
>
>  Address Envelope to:
>
>  FreeStuff
>  9393 N. 90th St.
>  Suite 102-289
>  Scottsdale, AZ  85258
>
>  Enclose in the envelope:
>
>  Send...
>
>     $1.00 U.S MONEY    *** NO COINS *** NO CHECKS ***
>  inside a sheet of carbon paper or construction paper,
>  AND 1(ONE) PRE-FORMATED 1.44 MB 3.5" IBM Disk for us
>  to copy essays to. And send a *self-addressed*,*stamped*
>  envelope to the address above.
>
> Please Dont Forget:
> (If these are not included in your
> envelope WE WILL NOT SEND ANYTHING)
>
> ** A self-addressed*,*stamped* envelope
> And...
> ** 1(ONE) PRE-FORMATED 1.44 MB 3.5" IBM Disk
> And...
> ** $1.00 U.S Money *** NO COINS *** NO CHECKS ***
>
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Date:         Wed, 11 Oct 1995 14:17:57 GMT
Reply-To:     "T. Chan" 
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         "T. Chan" 
Organization: Point Communications
Subject:      Top Ten Publishing Sites

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Date:         Wed, 11 Oct 1995 21:03:06 +0100
Reply-To:     BLEUEL@MZDMZA.ZDV.UNI-MAINZ.DE
Sender:       Electronic Journal Publishing List 
From:         Jens Bleuel 
Subject:      Re: alternative approach to subs

> Ed Pentz wrote that emailing an HTML table of contents is a good
> idea.

There may be a technical problem, if lines would be broken by
sending, transferring or reading:
theoretically all spaces and line brakes should be ignored by the WWW
browsers, but my experiences are different if the line brake or space
is in a .

1) e.g.

for a paragraph would be broken to:

the result is a paragraph and this is right 2) e.g.

for a paragraph would be broken to: < P> this result is wrong: Netscape (1.2N) shows < P> in the text and Mosaic (old version 1.00.c6.07) shows nothing but blanks Jens > ========================================================================= Date: Wed, 11 Oct 1995 21:03:27 +0100 Reply-To: BLEUEL@MZDMZA.ZDV.UNI-MAINZ.DE Sender: Electronic Journal Publishing List From: Jens Bleuel Subject: Thesis about Online Publishing ready My thesis about online publishing is ready. Unfortunately it is ONLY in GERMAN language available, sorry. I included the following aspects among others: - is the internet a mass communication medium (comparison of communicational theories) - freedom of the press and internet (german law) - international trade and consumer taxes - advertising - copyright (german and international law) - e-cash systems (working and future systems worldwide) - how to cite internet sources - URN - special aspects of online books and journals - costs of online publishing - a practical publication of a book was made and the problems and results were discussed - i also pointed out some projects (books and journals, also PACS Review) - internet catalogs and directories - trends - etc. The complete work is available as a german book. ISBN 3-927960-28-4 (28 DM, about 20 US$) The directory of content, hole appendix (65kB) and guidelines for citing internet sources are available in german from my homepage at: URL: http://www.uni-mainz.de/~bleuj000 (mind the tilde before "bleuj000" if it wasn't transfered) or lifetime URL: http://pobox.com/~bleuel I hope this will give some hints for any student working on that and for all the other interested people. Jens ========================================================================= Date: Wed, 11 Oct 1995 17:24:44 EDT Reply-To: "Peter B. Boyce" Sender: Electronic Journal Publishing List From: "Peter B. Boyce" Subject: Re: alternative approach to subs Todd Kelley states that Project Muse makes journals available to all users at a subscribing institution and that personal subscriptions are not needed. What about users who travel a lot and would like to access the journals while on the road -- or at other institutions? What about enhanced services tailored to individuals? These would seem to be arguments for having the option for a personal subscription. We will be developing our philosophy of charging over the next two months, and we think personal subscriptions will be an important part of our philosophy. But the problem of restricting access to subscribers will not be easy to solve since it has to be effective and not overly intrusive. I hope other people will continue to comment. While I am "on the air" I encourage readers to try out our scientific, peer-reviewed journal, the Astrophysical Journal Letters. http://www.aas.org/ApJ/ (note the caps/lowercase and the final /) Here we show what a useful journal on the Web looks like. We have had very few suggestions for improvement and lots of compoliments, so we must be getting it mostly right. The features to note are: 1. Plenty of navigation buttons. 2. References linked to a database of abstracts (and some scanned pages) of referenced articles. 3. HTML presentations of graphs, math and halftones as thumbnails and full figures. 4. Links back into the articles from the figure and reference pages. 5. PDF files for local printing. 6. Careful formatting for effective on-screen reading (as muc as that is possible). Comments on this are also welcome. Thanks in advance, ____________________________________________________________________ Peter B. Boyce pboyce@aas.org Senior Associate and Past Executive Officer Fax: 202-234-2560 American Astronomical Society Ph: 202-328-2010 ____________________________________________________________________ ========================================================================= Date: Thu, 12 Oct 1995 09:22:53 +0000 Reply-To: ball@Trenton.EDU Sender: Electronic Journal Publishing List From: "William J. Ball" Organization: Trenton State College Subject: Re: why mail table of contents? Todd Kelley asks why mail tables of contents? Isnt it resource wasteful? There is a substantial psychological difference between having a journal/magazine show up in your mailbox and having to go to the library or at web site to look for it. A web site passively awaits visitors, who are unlikely to remember to check there the day the new issue comes out. Sending out a table of contents (TOC) with hyperlinks back to the articles effectively functions the same as mailing the entire journal. Yet an HTML table of contents is not significantly more resource intensive than a much less useful notice of publication (we are talking a few k more or less here). Of course one needs an e-mail program that is integrated with a web browser so that clicking on a title in the TOC accesses the article. Many purveyors of browsers seem to be moving in this direction. Mailing the TOC makes sense for a certain kind of project--one where indiviuals subscribe and have an interest in browsing each issue. It doesn't make sense for journals that are sold as a package to libraries/institutions for research purposes. BTW: Its great that JHU has taken such a leadership position in this field. I hope its so successful they e-publish the titles I'm interested in before '97! Bill Bill Ball, Trenton State College, ball@trenton.edu home page: http://web1.trenton.edu/~ball/ ========================================================================= Date: Fri, 13 Oct 1995 08:47:58 EST Reply-To: ereicker Sender: Electronic Journal Publishing List From: ereicker Subject: libraries and electronic journals I have been reading with interest about the models presented for tables of contents, web access etc. In some I notice an assumption that the institution's library will continue a full subscription to allow individuals' access. Many library are exploring ways of alerting users to these holdings -- point from homepages, catalogue a title, download samples or table of contents pages, etc. We do not have any answers yet. Libraries which are forced to make cancellations in the face of rising costs, may find themselves paying so that professors can get electronic access to a journal, and then cancelling a print journal that could be used by many many students. I have no answers, only questions to consider. elizabeth reicker directrice bibliotheque vanier, universite d'ottawa internet : ereicker@morisset.bib.uottawa.ca telephone / boite vocale : (613) 562-5911 elizabeth reicker directrice bibliotheque vanier, universite d'ottawa internet : ereicker@morisset.bib.uottawa.ca telephone / boite vocale : (613) 562-5911 ========================================================================= Date: Mon, 16 Oct 1995 20:06:52 EDT Reply-To: TIM J CARROLL Sender: Electronic Journal Publishing List From: TIM J CARROLL Subject: Add Me To Mailing List Please add me to your mailing list. Tim Carroll TZRG67A@prodigy.com Thank you ========================================================================= Date: Tue, 17 Oct 1995 09:39:12 -0500 Reply-To: Katharine Sharp Review Sender: Electronic Journal Publishing List From: Katharine Sharp Review Subject: Katharine Sharp Review Call for Papers X-To: ALASC-L , ASIS-L , Electronic Journal on Virtual Culture , LIS-L , LIS-LINK , LISSPS X-cc: gslis.student@alexia.lis.uiuc.edu, gslis.general@alexia.lis.uiuc.edu Please excuse any cross posting, this notice is being widely distributed. Call For Papers Katharine Sharp Review (This information can also be found at http://edfu.lis.uiuc.edu/review) Katharine Sharp Review, the peer-reviewed e-journal devoted to student scholarship and research within the interdisciplinary scope of library and information science, is now accepting submissions for the Winter 1996 issue, due to be released in March, 1996. Purpose Katharine Sharp Review exists as a journal to present articles by student authors who are concerned with topics relevant to library and information science and can consist of work that has been both prepared for coursework and through independent study. The purpose of the review will be to 1) provide an opportunity for other students to examine work that is being performed by their peers; 2) provide an opportunity for students to take part in the publishing process through submission of their own works; and 3) showcase and recognize significant student effort in an academic journal. Recognizing the breadth that library and information science encompasses, submissions may cover a wide variety of topics in the field, and be represented in many forms: research findings and their application, analysis of policies and practices within the industry, thematic textual review, to name but a few. Call for Papers Katharine Sharp Review is currently seeking submissions for the Winter 1996 issue. All submissions must be received by Monday, December 19, 1995. Although it is not required for submission, we would appreciate an abstract (of 150-200 words) or indication of intention to submit. Submitted articles should be accompanied by an abstract of no more than 200 words. Preparation of Manuscripts I. All manuscripts must be received in machine readable form. This can be in one of two ways: As an ASCII text file submitted via e-mail to: sharp-review@edfu.lis.uiuc.edu OR Contained on a 3.5" computer disk, formatted for IBM or compatible. We can accept disks produced with a number of various word processing packages and any files that have been converted to ASCII format. Please provide the name and version of the word processing package used. Disks can be mailed to: Kevin Ward, The Katharine Sharp Review The Publications Office Graduate School of Library and Information Science 501 E. Daniel Street Champaign, IL 61820-6211 II. Figures, diagrams, and other graphical forms must also be provided in electronic format. This can be in any of the standard graphic formats (.gif, .jpg, etc.). If you have any questions regarding this requirement, please e-mail the Review. Editorial Guidelines for Authors III. Use a recognized standard form and style, preferably according to the Chicago Style Manual (14th Edition). IV. If submitting in ASCII format, please use underscoring to indicate italics and asterix to indicate bold face. This will allow for more accurate formatting upon receipt. V. Footnotes should be kept to a minimum, if at all. VI. If citing from a journal that is found in electronic format, please include its site address (i.e. ftp, gopher, etc.) VII. Copyright: The Katharine Sharp Review will not hold copyright permissions for any published article but does reserve the right to grant reprint permissions to non-profit organizations. The submission of any article to the Review is done so in agreement with this provision. Correspondence All submissions and correspondence regarding Katharine Sharp Review should be directed to the editor, Kevin Ward. Receipt of all articles will be acknowledged and authors contacted upon acceptance of their contribution. Any questions or comments? Please direct them to: Katharine Sharp Review (sharp-review@edfu.lis.uiuc.edu). For more information regarding the review, please visit our homepage at: http://edfu.lis.uiuc.edu/review + + Kevin Ward Editor The Katharine Sharp Review review@edfu.lis.uiuc.edu http://edfu.lis.uiuc.edu/review + + ========================================================================= Date: Wed, 18 Oct 1995 15:49:30 -0800 Reply-To: kga@KGA.COM Sender: Electronic Journal Publishing List From: kga@KGA.COM Subject: RE- Marketspace Date 10/18/95 Subject RE- Marketspace >From kga To EJ Publishing List RE: Marketspace PCWeek, Netscape, Sun Microsystems, Ascend Communications and KGA present: "COMPETING IN THE MARKETSPACE: PROFITS ON THE INTERNET AND BEYOND" A nationwide teleconference on October 31, 1995 from 1:00 PM to 5 PM EST For more information: Call: 617-354-0456 Home page: http://www.kga.com E-mail: kga@kga.com To register: Call 1-800-456-9516 Register online and save $40: http://www.kga.com/seminar2.html To purchase a private site license: Call 617-354-0456 (Ask for Cheryl or Dianne) ========================================================================= Date: Sun, 22 Oct 1995 19:16:08 -0400 Reply-To: Ann Okerson Sender: Electronic Journal Publishing List From: Ann Okerson Subject: NEWJOUR archive announcement X-To: humanist@lists.princeton.edu, pacs-l@uhupvm1.uh.edu, aus-epub@adfa.oz.au, serialst@uvmvm.uvm.edu, colldv-l@vm.usc.edu, editor-l@nervm.nerdc.ufl.edu NewJour, the Internet list for reporting and announcing new on-line electronic journals, announces a major improvement in its archive. The result is an important new tool for those who track the explosive growth in on-line Internet serial publishing, or simply for those who wish to see what is available in particular subject areas. The URL is simple: http://gort.ucsd.edu/newjour *The archive is maintained by mhonarc software which not only displays the entries in HTML, but takes all URLs in the messages and turns them into links, so when you read an entry describing a journal that offers a URL, you can immediately click and go to the site described. There is searching software and a reverse chronological index to let visitors check the newest material first. (Suggestions for other ways to improve the presentation are very welcome.)* As of 3 p.m. Pacific Time, Sunday, October 22nd, 1995, the NewJour archive contains 975 items. NewJour distributes its reports to 2200 subscribers on all seven continents (list subscription instructions below). Its archive goes back to August 1993, but the last half year has seen a remarkable boom in initiatives reported. The list began as an activity of the Association of Research Libraries in connection with its famous *Directory of Electronic Scholarly Journals, Newsletters, and Discussion Lists*, now in its fifth edition. ARL has enriched the scope of the Directory project and the partnerships that create it, and NewJour now represents a collaboration between ARL, the Yale University Libraries, the Center for Computer Analysis of Texts (CCAT) at the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of California at San Diego Library with their excellent library and systems staff. To subscribe to NewJour, send e-mail to: majordomo@ccat.sas.upenn.edu with no Subject and include the simple message "subscribe newjour" You may also choose to receive a single daily message compiling all the day's messages in one "digest." 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Original Subject : NEWJOUR archive announcement Helen Witsenhausen is out of the office on vacation. For Information requests please contact Samatha Speights via E-Mail or at extention 6669. ========================================================================= Date: Mon, 23 Oct 1995 21:54:32 EDT Reply-To: "assoc. advancement computers ed." Sender: Electronic Journal Publishing List From: "assoc. advancement computers ed." Subject: ED-MEDIA/ED-TELECOM 96 Final CFP (Boston) According to assoc. advancement computers ed.: >From root Wed Oct 18 17:05:13 1995 From: "assoc. advancement computers ed." Message-Id: <199510182105.RAA217792@poe.acc.Virginia.EDU> Subject: ED-MEDIA/ED-TELECOM 96 Final CFP (Boston) To: AACE Date: Wed, 18 Oct 95 17:05:07 EDT X-Mailer: ELM [version 2.3.1 PL11] ---------------------------------------------------------------- ED-MEDIA / ED-TELECOM 96 Final Call for Papers ** Deadline October 27, 1995 (extended 1 week only) ** The complete Call for Papers may be obtained by returning the information request form below or online on the AACE home page: http://aace.virginia.edu/aace/conf/calendar.html +*************************************************************+ * * * E D - M E D I A & E D - T E L E C O M 96 * * * * WORLD CONFERENCE ON * * EDUCATIONAL MULTIMEDIA AND HYPERMEDIA * * & * * WORLD CONFERENCE ON * * EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS * * * * June 17-22, 1996 * Boston, Mass., USA * * * * FINAL CALL FOR PARTICIPATION * * * * Submission Deadline: October 27, 1995 * * * * Sponsored by * * AACE * * Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education * +*************************************************************+ ---------- INVITATION ---------- ED-MEDIA 96--World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia with ED-TELECOM 96--World Conference on Educational Telecommunications are jointly held international conferences, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). These annual conferences serve as multi-disciplinary forums for the discussion and dissemination of information on the research, development, and applications on all topics related to multimedia/hypermedia and telecommunications in education. These conferences span all disciplines and levels of education. We invite you to attend the ED-MEDIA 96/ED-TELECOM 96 conferences and submit proposals for presentation. All proposals will be reviewed for inclusion in the conference program, proceedings book, and CD-ROM proceedings. PROGRAM ACTIVITIES ------------------ * Keynote Speakers * Invited Speakers * Short Papers * Papers * Panels * Demonstrations * Posters * Workshops * Tutorials * Birds-of-a-Feather * Roundtables * Social Program ED-MEDIA 96 Major Topics ------------------------ Architectures for Educational Technology Systems Authoring Collaborative Computing Computer-Mediated Communication Computer-Supported Collaborative Work Country-Specific Developments Distributed Learning Environments Educational Animations Evaluation of Multimedia/Hypermedia Systems Human-Computer Interface (HCI) Issues Improving Classroom Teaching Interactive Learning Environments Intelligent Environments and Media Integration of Pedagogics, Didactics and HCI Knowledge Structuring Tools Language Learning Learning by Doing Media in Education Methodologies for Development of Educational Technology Systems Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence Multimedia/Hypermedia Applications Multimedia/Hypermedia Systems Navigation Network Software for Large Data Bases Novel Applications/Approaches and Ideas Pedagogical Issues Simulations for Learning Small Dedicated Applications Software for Educational Research Special Area Educational Environments Virtual Reality ED-TELECOM 96 Major Topics -------------------------- Artificial Intelligence and Telecommunications Collaboration (university/school/industry) Cooperative/Collaborative Learning Connectivity and Implementation Strategies Design of Distance Learning Systems Distance Education and Telelearning Evaluation Funding Sources, Costs, and Benefits Global Education Instructional Telecommunications Models Integrated Development Environments Multimedia and Telecommunications Online and Networked Education Pedagogical Foundations Policy, Ethics, Standards, and Legal Issues Rural, Developing, and Remote Areas of the World Social and Cultural Issues Teaching/Learning Strategies Teleconferencing (audio, audiographics, computer, video) User/Student Modeling in Distance Education Note: The Final Call for Short Papers and Work-in-Progress Proposals (not included in proceedings) will be available in December. 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WWW's amazing growth has resulted largely from its ease of use and power to almost instantaneously transport a rich array of text, graphics, sound, programs, etc. to the computer desktop with the click of a mouse button. Having a WWW home page providing one's personal information has become the 1990's version of the business card, resume, telephone answering machine, and on occasion, electronic recreation area, all rolled into one. In fact, WWW provides the opportunity to participate and collaborate with others at many levels. The Make the Link Workshop will focus on how to gain maximum advantage from this simple to use, yet very sophisticated, Internet tool. The final Fall session of the Links Workshop is scheduled for October 30 - December 22. The cost of the workshop is $20 US. 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As a result of this posting (FREE $$$ MAKING SOFTWARE !!!), I will no longer accept submissions for VPIEJ-L from individuals who are not actually subscribed to the list. I had allowed such postings in the past in order to better serve those who preferred Usenet to Listserv. I cannot allow these unwanted postings to continue. Usenet users will no longer be able to post to VPIEJ-L from bit.listserv.vpiej-l, but they can continue to read list traffic. I realize there are other methods of dealing with these problems, but this is the only method our staffing situation allows us to pursue at this time. Moderation is out of the question since we lack the staff to process submissions in a timely manner. Thank you for your patience. James Powell - Programmer/Analyst, University Libraries, VPI&SU jpowell@scholar.lib.vt.edu or jpowell@vt.edu Owner of VPIEJ-L, a discussion list for Electronic Journals Archives: http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ gopher://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ ftp://scholar.lib.vt.edu/pub/