FW: [SERIALST] Haworth Press Andrea Imre 20 Jan 2009 21:20 UTC

I tested the Haworth site and could not find any problems. I contacted
University of Kentucky's Electronic Resources Librarian, Stephanie
Nicely Aken since the original problem was reported by a UK library
professor.  Stephanie is not on SERIALST but she said that they
investigated the reported problem and "could find no evidence that the
Vundo virus was transmitted through the Haworth site".

Andrea Imre
Electronic Resources Librarian
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Morris Library
605 Agriculture Dr
Carbondale, IL 62901
phone: 618-453-4339
fax:  618-453-3452
e-mail: aimre@lib.siu.edu

-----Original Message-----
From: Beth Cox
Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 11:13 AM
To: Andrea Imre
Subject: FW: [SERIALST] Haworth Press
Importance: High


See below!

Beth Cox
Special Formats Cataloger
Morris Library, Mail Code 6632
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[mailto:SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of Stephen Clark
Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 10:24 AM
Subject: [SERIALST] Haworth Press

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From: Fritsche, Erma (fritscej)
Sent: Friday, January 16, 2009 10:08 AM
To: UCL All Staff
Subject: FW: Haworth Press
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Please be aware of the following message forwarded by our colleagues:

Department Head
Library Technology Services
University Libraries
Langsam Library, Room 476A
University of Cincinnati
P.O. Box 210033
Cincinnati, OH   45221-0033
Phone:  513-556-1437
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From: Maggard, Suzanne (maggarsm)
Sent: Friday, January 16, 2009 8:24 AM
To: Saxton, Elna (saxtonel)
Cc: Fritsche, Erma (fritscej)
Subject: FW: Haworth Press

I don't know if we have any electronic journals through Haworth Press,
but I received this email about a virus on their website through the
University of Kentucky's library school listserv.  I thought you might
want to know about this if you hadn't heard already.

Suzanne Maggard
Reference/Collections Librarian
Archives and Rare Books Library
University of Cincinnati
P.O. Box 210113
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0113
(513) 556-7016

From: Suzanne Maggard [mailto:maggardsm@gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, January 16, 2009 8:15 AM
To: Maggard, Suzanne (maggarsm)
Subject: Fwd: Haworth Press

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Miller Banner, Rebecca <r.miller@uky.edu<mailto:r.miller@uky.edu>>
Date: Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 12:49 PM
Subject: Haworth Press
To: SLIS@lsv.uky.edu<mailto:SLIS@lsv.uky.edu>

Hello everyone,

Be VERY careful as you start collecting readings for a new semester.
Haworth Press, one of the major publishers of library journals, is
infected with a Trojan virus.  Avoid its website.  However, this is
easier said than done, because if you request access to a Haworth
publication through a database, such as Library Lit, the bridge software
that provides access to the article will send you directly to the
Haworth website.  You will then be infected if your machine is
vulnerable.  I know from personal experience yesterday.   :-(

I have spoken to the tech folk at Young Library and alerted them to this
and they are now working on a work-around with the bridge software.  In
the meantime, Haworth was recently bought by Taylor & Francis, which has
made the collection of journals available *for free* on this website:
d.com>.  The problem then is that the Informaworld website does not
group library journals into its own category, so there is no easy way to
find them - you must search for each journal title.

Here is a list of Haworth publications covered by the Library Lit

Australian & New Zealand Journal of Serials Librarianship
Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian
Cataloging & Classification Quarterly
College & Undergraduate Libraries
Community & Junior College Libraries
Internet Reference SErvices Quarterly
Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship
Journal of Interlibrary Loan & Information Supply
Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Information Supply
Journal of Library Administration
Legal Reference Services Quarterly
Library & Archival Security
Medical Reference Services Quarterly
Music Reference Services Quarterly
Public Library Quarterly
The Reference Librarian
Resource Sharing and Information Networks
Science & Technology Libraries
The Serials Librarian
Technical Services Quarterly

So if your courses require readings from any of the above, use the
Informaworld website to access them.

Let's start off the semester without a massive virus infection.   :-)

Prof RM

Rebecca L. Miller, MLS, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Library & Information Science
University of Kentucky
329 Little Fine Arts Library Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0224