D-Lib Magazine

October 1997
ISSN 1082-9873


From the Editor: Every Person, Every Society, and in Every Part of the Globe: A Conversation with Y.T. Chien about the DLI
To the Editor: HyperNews

Stories and Briefings

A Multilingual Electronic Text Collection of Folk Tales for Casual Users Using Off-the-Shelf Browsers
Myriam Dartois*, Akira Maeda**, Tetsuo Sakaguchi*,
Takehisa Fujita***, Shigeo Sugimoto*, and Koichi Tabata*
*University of Library and Information Science
**Nara Institute of Science and Technology
***Kyoritsu Women's University

The NCSA Astronomy Digital Image Library: The Challenges of the Scientific Data Library
Raymond L. Plante
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Progressive Content-Based Retrieval from Satellite Image Archives
Lawrence D. Bergman, Vittorio Castelli,
and Chung-Sheng Li
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

Clips and Pointers

  • University of California Announces the California Digital Library; Richard E. Lucier to Head the New Service
  • The Virginia Historical Inventory (VHI) Digital Project: The Library of Virginia Wins Mellon Foundation Award
    Elizabeth Roderick, The Library of Virginia
  • In Print
  • PreTextMagazine: Intelligence on the Web devotes its first issue to digital libraries
  • Scholarly Communication and Technology (April 1997)
  • SIGIR Workshop on Networked Information Retrieval, Proceedings (July 31, 1997)
  • Report of the Santa Fe Planning Workshop on Distributed Knowledge Work Environments: Digital Libraries (March 9-11, 1997)
  • Proceedings of the Second IEEE Metadata Conference (September 16-17, 1997)
  • Digital to Microfilm Conversion: A Demonstration Project, 1994-1996
  • Point-to-Point
  • Heinz Electronic Library Interactive Online System (HELIOS) at Carnegie Mellon University Libraries
  • Educom's Instructional Management Systems (IMS) Project: Instructional Software and the Learning Environment
  • The Great National Art Museums of France
  • Goings On
  • DTIC '97: Information in the New Millennium, November 3-6, 1997, Arlington, Virginia
  • Twelfth International Unicode/ISO 10646 Conference and Computing Showcase, "Software and the Internet: Creating a Unicode(r) Foundation," April 8-9, 1998, Tokyo, Japan. Call for Papers closes November 14, 1997.
  • International Symposium on Research, Development & Practice in Digital Libraries : ISDL'97, November 18 - 21, 199, University of Library and Information Science, Tsukuba Science City, Japan
  • NSF-Sponsored Workshop on Electronic Publication in the History of Science, Tufts University, December 6-7, 1997
  • Conference on Scientific and Technical Data Exchange, December 15-17, 1997, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Faxon Institute's Second Annual Colloquium on Scholarly Communication Issues, January 7-8, 1998, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Pointers in This Column
  • The Technology Spotlight

    What's New in the Technology Spotlight?: Instructional Management Systems (IMS) Metadata Tool
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