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[spacer] November 1999; Volume 5 Number 11; ISSN: 1082-9873
Editorial: Archives, Astronomy, and Authentication
To the Editor: Letters

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The NASA ADS Abstract Service and the Distributed Astronomy Digital Library
Michael J. Kurtz, Guenther Eichhorn, Alberto Accomazzi, Carolyn S. Grant, Markus Demleitner, and Stephen S. Murray, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Project Soup: Comparing Evaluations of Digital Collection Efforts
Michael L.W. Jones, Geri K. Gay, and Robert H. Rieger, Cornell University

Cross-Organizational Access Management: A Digital Library Authentication and Authorization Architecture
David Millman, Columbia University

BibRelEx: Exploring Bibliographic Databases by Visualization of Annotated Content-Based Relations
Anne Brüggemann-Klein, Technische Universität München, Germany; and Rolf Klein and Britta Landgraf, FernUniversität Hagen, Germany

Semantics-sensitive Retrieval for Digital Picture Libraries
James Ze Wang, Jia Li, Desmond Chan, and Gio Wiederhold, Stanford University

Encoded Archival Description: An Introduction and Overview
Daniel V. Pitti, University of Virginia

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HCI and the Digital Library Research Institute -- Canadians in the Digital Library Research Arena
Elaine G. Toms, Dalhousie University

Social and Economic Implications of Information Technologies Bibliographic Data Base
Eileen L. Collins, National Science Foundation

Cultural Heritage Informatics
Jennifer Trant, Art Museum Image Consortium

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Clips & Pointers
  • In Print
  • Press Release of the First Meeting of the Universal Preprint Service Initiative
  • IFLA/UNESCO Survey on Digitisation and Preservation
  • Scoping the Future of the University of Oxford’s Digital Library Collections
  • Public Performance of Musical Works, 1996, 1997, 1998, Copyright Act Section 67-2
  • The Bath Profile: An International Z39.50 Specification for Library Applications and Resource Discovery, Draft
  • Digital Archives from Excavation and Fieldwork Guide to Good Practice
  • Freedom of Information? The Internet as Harbinger of the New Dark Ages
  • Open eBookTM Publication Structure (version 1.0)
  • Point to Point
  • A Brief Checklist of Information on Digitizing
  • TEI: The Text Encoding Initiative
  • Deadline Reminders
  • Consolidating the European Library Space
  • IST 99, Information Society Technologies Conference 1999: Exploring the Information Society
  • Open Concertation Day on the Bath Profile for Z39.50
  • OzCHI'99: Interfaces for the Global Community
  • Collaborative Electronic Commerce Technology and Research (CollECTeR) 3rd Annual Conference
  • International Network Conference 2000
  • ACM Digital Libraries '00
  • ACIS'99: The 10th Australasian Conference on Information Systems
  • Mark-up Technologies '99
  • Global 2000: The Information Age Challenges & Opportunities
  • Third International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Applying New Media to Scholarship
  • Eighth Annual Conference of the Association for Computers and the Social Sciences, CSS 2000
  • IEEE Advances in Digital Libraries 2000 (ADL'2000)
  • Calls for Participation
  • International Conference on Learning with Technology, ICLT 2000: Does Technology Make a Difference? 8 - 10 March 2000, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Call for papers. Abstracts due 30 November 1999.
  • Third International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Applying New Media to Scholarship, 16 - 18 March 2000, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. Call for submissions. Deadline for papers is 1 December 1999.
  • Eighth Annual Conference of the Association for Computers and the Social Sciences, CSS2000, an online conference to be held 15 April - 15 May 2000. Call for papers and participation. The deadline for paper proposals is 15 December 1999, but earlier submission will receive priority.
  • IASSIST 2000, Data in the Digital Library: Social, Spatial, and Government Data Services, 7 - 10 June 2000, Evanston, Illinois, USA. Call for papers; submission deadline is 24 December 1999
  • CRIDALA 2000: The First Conference on Research in Distance & Adult Learning in Asia, 21 - 24 June 2000, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Call for papers. The deadline for submission is 14 January 2000.
  • IFLA Section on Regional Activities: Africa, Call for papers from librarians in the African region to be presented at the 66th IFLA Conference in Jerusalem, Israel. Deadline for submission is 15 January 2000.
  • American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference 2000, 6 - 13 July 2000, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Call for papers. Deadline for submission is 15 January 2000.
  • Fourth World Conference on Continuing Professional Education for the Library and Information Professions, 15 - 17 August 2001, Chester, Vermont, USA. Call for papers. Abstracts are due 15 January 2000.
  • The Information Society Technologies Programme. Call for proposals. Submission deadline is 17 January 2000.
  • Goings On
  • Libraries in the Digital Age: Visions for the Future and Road Maps for Change, 6 December 1999, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, USA.
  • Online Information 99, 7 - 9 December 1999, London, United Kingdom.
  • Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS-33, 4 - 7 January 2000, Wailea Maui, Hawaii, USA.
  • ALISE 2000 Annual Conference, 11 - 14 January 2000, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • NLII Meeting, 19 - 21 January 2000, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Online Northwest 2000: Promoting Innovation and Technology in Libraries, 4 February 2000, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • Interdisciplinary Conference on the Impact of Technological Change on the Creation, Dissemination, and Protection of Intellectual Property, 10 - 12 February 2000, Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
  • The Electronic Library: Strategy, Policy and Management Issues (A British Council International Seminar), 13 - 18 February 2000, Loughborough, United Kingdom.
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