D-Lib Magazine
March 2003

Volume 9 Number 3

ISSN 1082-9873

Authors in the March 2003 Issue of D-Lib Magazine

Kenning Arlitsch

Kenning Arlitsch is an Associate Librarian at the Marriott Library, University of Utah. He graduated from Alfred University in 1987 with a BA in English, and received his MLIS from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1993. In 1997 Kenning was one of 12 librarians selected for the American Library Association/U.S. Information Agency's International Fellows program. He spent six months in Cyprus teaching and consulting for the Cyprus Library Network. As Head of Digital Technologies at the Marriott Library, Kenning and his staff are responsible for the creation of digital collections and for the library's application programming needs.

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Paloma Díaz

Paloma Díaz received her undergraduate and doctorate in Computer Science from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Since 1992, she has been working as a lecturer and researcher at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid where she is currently an associate professor in the Computer Science Department. She is the head of the DEI laboratory <>, a research group actively involved in three basic areas: software engineering for hypermedia and web systems, information access systems, and educational applications. In this latter area, the group has been working in the application of different technologies to produce useful and usable educational applications including hypermedia, multimedia, adaptation technologies and human computer interaction (HCI) principles.

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Karen Edge

Karen Edge is Digitization Coordinator for the Utah Digital Newspapers project at the University of Utah. She holds an MLS from Brigham Young University.

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Susan Gibbons

Susan Gibbons is Director, Digital Library Initiatives at River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester. She holds an MLS and MA in History from Indiana University and an MBA from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has presented and published on several topics including electronic books, institutional repositories and library course management systems.

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Carlos Henrique Marcondes

Dr. Carlos Henrique Marcondes is Professor, Information Science Department, Federal Fluminense University, Brazil, where he teaches disciplines related to information technology applied to archives and libraries. He has a Master and a Doctoral degree in Information Science from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He has participated as consultant in various Brazilian projects related to digital libraries, at the Brazilian Digital library of Theses and Dissertation (, at the Historical and Biographical Dictionary of Medical and Health Sciences in Brazil (, and at the PROSSIGA program - Communication and Information for Research ( His areas of research interest are digital libraries, electronic publishing, metadata standards, and scientific communication.

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Stephen Pinfield

Stephen Pinfield is Assistant Director of Information Services at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. He is also Director of the SHERPA project which aims to set up institutional e-print repositories in a number of research led universities in the UK. He is a member of the CURL (Consortium of University Research Libraries) Task Force on Scholarly Communication and also of the SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries) Advisory Committee on Scholarly Communications.

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Luís Fernando Sayão

Luís Fernando Sayão is currently head of the Nuclear Information Center at the Brazilian Nuclear Energy Commission (CIN/CNEN), which has provided information for researchers and scholars in the nuclear area since 1970. He holds both a master and a doctoral degree in Information Science from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and a graduate degree in Physics. Sayão is the alternate Brazilian Liaison Officer at INIS (the International Nuclear Information System), Vienna, Austria, and a member of the Electronic Document Chamber of the Brazilian Council of Archives. He has taught at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), University of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), Santa Úrsula University as well as at the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA). He has participated as consultant in various projects related to digital libraries in Brazil such as the Brazilian Digital Libraries and the Prossiga Program - Communication and Information for Research.

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Ian H. Witten

Ian H. Witten is professor of computer science at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. He directs the New Zealand Digital Library research project. His research interests include information retrieval, machine learning, text compression, and programming by demonstration. He has published widely in these areas, including six books, the most recent being Data mining: practical machine learning tools and techniques with Java implementations (Morgan Kaufmann, 2000). His seventh book, How to Build a Digital Library, (co-authored with David Bainbridge) was published this year by Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.

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L. Yapp

L. Yapp is a software engineer at DiMeMa, Inc. where he is currently working on XML databases and content management systems. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington where he did research on multimedia database systems. He received a patent for his work on content-based indexing of multimedia.

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