Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography

The Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (SEPB) presents over 3800 selected English-language articles books and other printed and electronic sources that are useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet. The bibliography covers a wide range of topics such as digital copyright digital libraries digital preservation digital repositories e-books e-journals license agreements metadata and open access.The first version of the bibliography was published as an article in The Public-Access Computer Systems Review (an e-journal) in 1992. It was followed by a part-two article in 1994. These two articles were then used as the basis for a new bibliography article Network-Based Electronic Publishing of Scholarly Works: A Selective Bibliography which was updated 25 times. In 1996 this bibliography was transformed into an electronic book.SEPB includes Scholarly Electronic Publishing Resources a selective directory of related Web sites and the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog a frequently updated list of new publications and other resources that may be of interest to bibliography readers. The bibliography can be searched using Boolean operators.Most sources have been published from January 1 1990 through October 30 2011; however a limited number of earlier key sources are also included. The bibliography includes links to freely available versions of included works. Such links even to publisher versions and versions in disciplinary archives and institutional repositories are subject to change. URLs may alter without warning (or automatic forwarding) or they may disappear altogether. Inclusion of links to works on authors' personal websites is highly selective. Note that e prints and published articles may not be identical. SEPB versions are cumulative.The bibliography does not include digital media works (such as MP3 files) editorials e mail messages letters to the editor daily newspaper articles presentation slides or transcripts or weblog postings.The Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography was established on October 25 1996. An archive of prior versions of SEPB is available. You can download a compressed file (.zip) that includes all versions of the bibliography.The Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography 2010 is available as a paperback (466 pages $18.95 ISBN-10: 1456453289 and ISBN-13: 9781456453282) and an open access PDF file.

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