The Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology is a bi-monthly news magazine packed with developments and issues affecting the field, pragmatic management reports, opinion, and news of people and events in the information science community.

BulletinThis Issue
April/May 2009
Vol. 35, No. 4
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  SPECIAL SECTION                                                                                   

     Institutional Repositories: The Great Debate

by Helen R. Tibbo, Rachael Green Clemens and Carolyn Hank
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Topic 1:  All Universities Should Have an Institutional Repository
Affirmative: Soo Young Rieh
Negative: Kevin Smith

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Topic 2:  Libraries Should Lead the Institutional Repository Initiative and Development at Their Institutions
Affirmative: Jim Ottaviani
Negative: Carolyn Hank

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Topic 3: Institutional Repositories Should Be Built on Open Source Software
Affirmative: Paul Jones
Negative: Michael Day and Alexander Ball

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Topic 4:  Institutional Repository Success is Dependent Upon Mandates
Affirmative: Steve Harnad
Negative: Nancy McGovern

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Apple, IKEA and Their Integrated Architecture
by David Potente and Erika Salvini
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Web 2.0 Applications of Geographic and Geospatial Information
by Alan Oxley

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What's New?
Selected Abstracts from JASIST

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President's Page | Full Text:  HTML | PDF (Size: 119k)

Editor's Desktop | Full Text:  HTML | PDF (Size: 110k)

Inside ASIS&T | Full Text:  HTML | PDF (Size: 116k)

Obituary: Robert S. Taylor
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2008 ASIS&T Annual Audit | PDF (Size: 789k)