Preserving Information, Not Formats
Handle Records, Rights and Long Tail Economies
John Erickson, Hewlett Packard Laboratories
Repository Librarian and the Next Crusade: The Search for a Common Standard for Digital Repository Metadata
Beth Goldsmith and Frances Knudson, Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library
Perspectives on Teachers as Digital Library Users: Consumers, Contributors, and Designers
Mimi Recker, Utah State University
What Is Needed to Educate Future Digital Librarians: A Study of Current Practice and Staffing Patterns in Academic and Research Libraries
Youngok Choi, The Catholic University of America; and Edie Rasmussen, The University of British Columbia
Computational Science Educational Reference Desk: A Digital Library for Students, Educators, and Scientists
Diana Tanase and Jonathan Stuart-Moore, Shodor Education Foundation; and David A. Joiner, Kean University
The Flower Vase, manufactured by F.C. Rein, London, about 1800, is an early model of a multiple sound receptor hearing device and was designed to be used as an ornate centerpiece for flowers or fruit. Each of the six openings "receptors" acted as sound collectors with the sound conveyed by a tube hidden under a table runner or napkin to the user's ear. This hearing device is from the Central Institute for the Deaf - Max A. Goldstein Historic Devices for Hearing Collection at Washington University Bernard Becker Medical Library in St. Louis, Missouri.
Copyright © Bernard Becker Medical Library. Used with permission.
This month, D-Lib's featured collection is Deafness in Disguise: 19th and 20th Century Concealed Hearing Devices.
Deafness in Disguise: 19th and 20th Century Concealed Hearing Devices
Cathy Sarli, Washington University Bernard Becker Medical Library
Graham Pryor, University of Edinburgh
The REHASH Project
Chara Balasubramaniam and Terry Poulton, University of London
TAPESTREA: A New Way to Design Sound
Ananya Misra, Perry R. Cook, and Ge Wang, Princeton University
A Technology Analysis of Repositories and Services
G. Sayeed Choudhury, The Johns Hopkins University
In the News:
Recent Press Releases and Announcements
Point to Point
- National Digital Newspaper Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 45.149, National Endowment for the Humanities: Division of Preservation and Access. Posted August 10, 2006. Call for proposals. Deadline: November 1 for projects starting after May 2007.
- Electronic Resources & Libraries 2007, 22 - 24 February 2007, Atlanta Georgia, USA. Call for papers. The submission date is 1 November 2006.
- 29th European Conference on Information Retrieval, 2 - 5 April 2007, Rome, Italy. The submission deadline for posters is 6 November 2006.
- Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources, 2007. The application deadline is 15 November 2006.
- ICEIS 2007 - 9th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, 12 - 16 June 2007, in Funchal, Portugal. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 23 November 2006.
- 6th Annual Brick and Click Libraries - An Academic Library Symposium, 3 November 2006, Maryville, Missouri, USA
- ASIS&T 2006 - Information Realities: Shaping the Digital Future for All, 3 - 9 November 2006, Austin, Texas, USA
- International Conference for Global Spatial Data Infrastructure, 3 - 11 November 2006, Santiago, Chile
- The 5th International Semantic Web Conference, 5 - 9 November 2006, Athens, Georgia, USA
- Copyright Education Programs: Teaching the Ethical and Legal Use of Information, 6 - November 2006. Online workshop.
- DLF Fall Forum 2006, 8 - 10 November 2006, Boston, Massachusetts
- Sofia 2006: Globalization, Digitization, Access and Preservation of Cultural Heritage 8 - 10 November 2006, Sofia, Bulgaria
- 34th Museum Computer Network Conference (MCN 2006), Access to Assets: Return on Investment, 8 - 11 November 2006, Pasadena, California, USA
- International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems, 9 - 11 November 2006, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
- RuleML-2006 (Rules and Rule Markup Languages for the Semantic Web), Second International Conference, 10 - 11 November 2006, Athens, Georgia, USA
- 11th International Conference on Information Quality, 10 - 12 November 2006, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
- CORDRA at Work, 13 - 14 November 2006, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
- Axmedis 2006: 2nd International Conference on Automated Production of Cross Media Content for Multi-channel Distribution, 13 - 15 December 2006, Leeds, United Kingdom
- 2nd International Digital Curation Conference: Digital Data Curation in Practice,
21 - 22 November 2006, Glasgow, United Kingdom
- 9th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL) 2006, 27 - 30 November 2006, Kyoto, Japan
- Online Information, 28 - 30 November 2006, London, United Kingdom
- ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN 2006 12th International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 29 November - 1 December 2006, Berlin, Germany
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