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[spacer] January; Volume 6 Number 1; ISSN: 1082-9873
Editorial: Content and Users
To the Editor: Letters

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Digital Libraries and the Problem of Purpose
David Levy, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center

On DigiPaper and the Dissemination of Electronic Documents
Dan Huttenlocher, Xerox PARC and Angela Moll, Cornell University

DFAS: The Distributed Finding Aid Search System
MacKenzie Smith, Harvard University

Best Practices for Digital Archiving: An Information Life Cycle Approach
Gail M. Hodge, Information International Associates, Inc.

Mapping and Converting Essential Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Metadata into MARC21 and Dublin Core: Towards an Alternative to the FGDC Clearinghouse
Adam Chandler and Dan Foley, Energy and Environmental Information Resources Center, and Alaaeldin M. Hafez, University of Louisiana

Evaluating Website Modifications at the National Library of Medicine through Search Log Analysis:
Aaron Redalen and Naomi Miller, National Library of Medicine

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Campus Computing, 1999: The Continuing Challenge of Instructional Integration
Kenneth C. Green, Ph.D., The Campus Computing Project

Openly Informatics Unveils Virtual Linking Service (Press Release)
Eric Hellman, Openly Informatics

Applications Are Being Accepted for the MOST International Ph.D. Award (2000-2001)
Carlos R.S. Milani, Sector of Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO

"One Stop" Scholarly Searching Unveiled in New Release of the California Digital Library (Press Release)
John Ober, California Digital Library

The JUBILEE Observatories
Patricia Gannon-Leary, University of Northumbria at Newcastle

American Memory Fellows Program Applications Sought
Judith K. Graves, Library of Congress

American Meteorological Society Joins the PubSCIENCE Partnership
Wanda Parks, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Announcement of the Library of Congress Meeting of Frontiers Web Site
Michael Neubert, Library of Congress

Reports Now Available from the UK Electronic Libraries Programme
Elizabeth Graham, University of Warwick

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Clips & Pointers
  • In Print
  • The Making of America II Testbed Project: A Digital Libary Service Model
  • Building Preservation Knowledge in Brazil
  • Journal of the American Society for Information Science (JASIS)
  • The National Digital Library Program Writer's Handbook
  • E-LAM Reports
  • Point to Point
  • Background Papers and Technical Information
  • Subject Index to Literature on Electronic Sources of Information
  • Deadline Reminders
  • C.I.R. 2000: The Challenge of Image Retrieval
  • SIGIR 2000: Information Retrieval in Context, 23rd Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval
  • Electronic Collections - Local, Regional, National
  • ACM SIGCOMM 2000
  • CaTaC 2000: Cultural Collisions and Creative Interferences in the Global Village
  • TREC-9 Text Retrieval Conference
  • Managing the Digital Future of Libraries International Conference
  • Access: The DMCA and Digital Copyright Issues
  • ACM Digital Libraries 2000
  • BIELEFELD 2000 Conference
  • CSS2000: Eighth Annual Conference of the Association for Computers and the Social Sciences
  • Calls for Participation
  • TREC-9 Text Retrieval Conference, January 2000 - November 2000, conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA. Call for papers. Deadline for submission is 1 February 2000.
  • Managing the Digital Future of Libraries International Conference, 18 - 19 April 2000, Moscow, Russia. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 1 February 2000
  • CSS2000: Eighth Annual Conference of the Association for Computers and the Social Sciences, 15 April - 15 May 2000. An online conference. Call for papers. Deadline 15 February 2000.
  • WebNet 2000 World Conference, 30 October - 4 November 2000, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 23 February 2000.
  • Sixth ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, 20 - 23 August 2000, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Call for papers. The submission deadline for electronically submitted abstracts is 28 February 2000.
  • International World-Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2 WWW9 International Conference, 15 - 19 May 2000, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Call for workshop participation. Deadline 1 March 2000.
  • 66th IFLA General Conference, 13 - 18 August 2000, Jerusalem, Israel. Call for poster proposals. Deadline for submission is 1 March 2000.
  • DAC 2000: 3rd International Digital Arts & Culture Conference, 2 - 4 August 2000, Bergen Norway. Call for papers. The deadline for proposal submission is 1 March 2000.
  • DRH 2000: Digital Resources for the Humanities, 10 - 13 September 2000, Sheffield, England, United Kingdom. Call for proposals. The submission deadline is 6 March 2000.
  • Seventh International Conference: Crimea 2000, 3 - 11 June 2000, Sudak, Crimea, Ukraine. Call for papers. The deadline for submissions is 15 March 2000.
  • DRH 2000: Digital Resources for the Humanities, 10 - 13 September 2000, Sheffield, England, United Kingdom. Call for proposals. The submission deadline is 6 March 2000.
  • Goings On
  • OCLC Institute Winter/Spring Schedule of Classes
  • National Federation of Abstracting & Information Services (NFAIS) Annual Conference - Y2Content: The Battle for the Desktop, 20 - 23 February 2000, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • ICLT 2000: Does Technology Make a Difference, 8 - 10 March 2000, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Computers in Libraries 2000, 15 - 17 March 2000, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • German Classification Society GfKl 24th Annual Conference, 15 - 17 March 2000, University of Passau, Passau, Germany.
  • Information Strategies for the Next Century, 15 - 17 March 2000, Fort Myers, Florida, USA.
  • Third International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Applying New Media to Scholarship, 16 - 18 March 2000, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
  • Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS) 28th Annual Conference: Links to the Past, Bridges to the Future, 16 - 22 March 2000, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Internet Librarian International featuring Libtech 2000, 20 - 22 March 2000, London, England, United Kingdom.
  • The Economics and Use of Digital Library Collections, 23 - 24 March 2000, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
  • Sixteenth International Unicode Conference: Unicode and the Web - The Global Connection, 27 - 30 March 2000, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts: EVA 2000 Florence, 27 - 31 March 2000, Florence, Italy.
  • Public Library Association Eighth National Conference - PLA 2000, 28 March - 1 April 2000, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
  • The Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII) Digitisation Summer School 2000, 3 - 8 July 2000, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
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