Monday, June 20, 2005

update: PCI Fulltext

Please note that our subscription to Periodical Contents Index has been upgraded to the fulltext version: PCI Full Text.

From the vendor "About" page: "

There are currently three complete collections, PCI Full Text
Collection 1 and 2 each contain 100 journals with full page images and index records. PCI Full Text Collection 3 also includes 100 journals with full page images and index records, and 50 of these journals also have searchable full text...The first journals from PCI Collection have just been made available. When complete, this collection will feature 75 journals, all with searchable full

More information:
ERC: Bob Scott, for more details.

Film literature Index (FLI)

FLI annually indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200
other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television. The periodicals range from the
scholarly to the popular. The FLI Online contains approximately 700,000 citations to articles,
film reviews and book reviews published between 1976-2001. You can search the citations or browse by subject headings, browse by person names, browse by production titles, or browse
by corporate names.

ERC: Nancy Friedland

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation

Transcriptions and facsimiles of documents, including papal and synodal decrees, catechisms and inquisitorial manuals, biblical commentaries, theological treatises and systems, liturgical writings, saints' lives, and devotional works by Catholic authors of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Learn more:

ERC: Bob Scott

Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Digital Library Seminar Series: July 15 & 29

Please hold the date/time for the Digital Library Seminar Series
presentations described below. Additional information about these
presentations will be provided as soon as it becomes available.


Digital Library Seminar Series presentation #1:

TOPIC: Authentication/Authorization for Libraries Services: Kerberos, LDAP,
WIND, Shibboleth
SPEAKERS: David Millman, Benn Oshrin, Breck Witte
WHEN: Friday, July 15 ~ 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
WHERE: 203 Butler Library


Digital Library Seminar Series presentation #2:

TOPIC: Course Management at Columbia, Present & Future: CourseWorks & Sakai
SPEAKER: Rob Cartolano
WHEN: Friday, July 29 ~ 10:00-11:30 AM
WHERE: 203 Butler Library


Catherine M. Thomas
Libraries Digital Program Division
Columbia University Libraries
212-854-8355 ~

Thursday, June 02, 2005

E-Resources News: Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (ELIS)

The second edition of the ELIS covers numerous new topics as well as updates of critical articles from the first edition, including competitive intelligence, decision support systems, digital library projects, electronic records preservation, ethical issues in information, online library instruction, software reliability, the user-centered revolution, and more. Entries also cover the activities of selected national and academic libraries, as well as library and information professional associations.

Learn more:

ERC: Kate Harcourt

Wednesday, June 01, 2005

Bulletin Boards

Some of you may not know that I have initiated two bulletin boards: one on art exhibition catalogs (above the NINJA printer); the other posts new faculty and alumnae book covers (or photocopies of), to the left of the stairs. As always, feedback is welcome and encouraged.

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