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  December 1998 Issue

From the Publisher: Two Views of Interoperability
To the Editor: Hypernews

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Book Review

The Mirage of Continuity
Brian L. Hawkins and Patricia Battin, eds.,
Council on Library and Information Resources
and the Association of American Universities, 1998

By John Ober: "...perceptive and very useful syntheses covering digital libraries and information resource management in higher education"

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Languages for Dublin Core
Thomas Baker, Asian Institute of Technology

The NCSTRL Approach to Open Architecture for the Confederated Digital Library
Barry M. Leiner, Corporation for National Research Initiatives

Linking Electronic Journals: Lessons from the Open Journal Project
Steve Hitchcock, Les Carr, Wendy Hall and Steve Harris, University of Southhampton; Steve Probets, David Evans, and David Brailsford, University of Nottingham

Evaluating Search Engine Models for Scholarly Purposes: A Report from the Internet Applications Laboratory
Anthony Beavers, The University of Evansville

The Arts and Humanities Data Service Three Years’ On
Daniel Greenstein, Arts and Humanities Data Service

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Clips and Pointers

  • Enhancing Infrastructure for the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Program Announcement NSF 99-32
  • The Historic American Sheet Music Project
    Contributed by Paul Mangiafico, Director, The Digital Scriptorium, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library,
    Duke University
  • The 1998 National Survey of Information Technology in Higher Education
    Contributed by Kenneth C. Green, The Campus Computing Project
  • Journal of the American Society for Information Science (JASIS)
    Contributed by Richard Hill, American Society for Information Science
  • Also in Print
  • Guidelines for Statistical Measures of Usage of Web-based Indexed, Abstracted, and Full Text Resources
  • Final Report of the Library of Congress Manuscript Document Digitization Demonstration Project (October 1998)
  • The Need for an International Z39.50 Profile for Searching Virtual Catalogues
  • Computerization of the Archivo General de Indias: Strategies and Results
  • Point to Point
  • TEI and XML in Digital Libraries
  • Library of Congress and Ameritech-National Digital Library Competition: Lessons Learned
  • ARL Digital Initiatives Database
  • Virtual Libraries in Probability and Statistics
  • The Spire Project
  • Deadline Reminders
  • Advances in Digital Libraries, IEEE ADL '99, 19 - 21 May 1999, Baltimore, MD, USA. Deadline for papers is 21 December 1998.
  • Digital Libraries '99 The Fourth ACM Conference on Digital Libraries, Sponsored by ACM SIGIR and SIGWEB. Deadline for paper submission 8 February 1999. (Please note: new details, dates, etc.)
  • Special Issue of the Journal for Global Information Management, Libraries and the Internet: an International Agenda. Submissions due 10 January 1999.
  • Racing Toward Tomorrow: ACRL 9th National Conference. Earlybird registration by 18 January 1999.
  • New Frontiers in Grey Literature, GL'99. Abstracts due 1 February 1999.
  • Goings On
  • IASSIST/CAPDU 1999, 17 - 21 May 1999, Toronto, Canada. Call for papers. Submission due 31 December 1998.
  • Information Science: Where has it been, where is it going? 26th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science, 9 - 11 June 1999, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. Call for papers. Abstracts due 15 January 1999.
  • ACM Hypertext '99, 10th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, 21 - 25 February, Darmstadt, Germany
  • 3rd Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services, "Value and Impact", 27 - 31 August 1999, Northumberland, England. Call for papers. Deadline 1 March 1999.
  • 1st IEEE Conference on Standardisation and Innovation in Information Technology, SIIT '99, 15 - 17 September 1999, Aachen, Germany. Call for papers. Deadline is 5 March 1999.
  • Racing Toward Tomorrow: ACRL 9th National Conference, 8 - 11 April 1999, Detroit, MI, USA
  • On the Threshold of the 21st Century: Libraries as Gateways to an Enlightened World: 65th IFLA General Conference, 19 - 28 August 1999, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Books and bytes: technologies for the hybrid library: 10th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibitiion, 16 - 18 February 2000, Melbourne, Australia Call for papers.
  • Pointers in this Column
  • Correction made to submission deadline for the Fourth ACM Conference on Digital Libraries, The Editor, December 17, 1998 8:58 AM.

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