D-Lib Magazine

December 1997
ISSN 1082-9873


From the Editor: Of Hammers and Responsibility
To the Editor: HyperNews

Stories and Briefings

Serving Users in Many Languages: Cross-Language Information Retrieval for Digital Libraries
Douglas W. Oard
University of Maryland, College Park

Quantitative Literacy: New Website for Federal Statistics Provides Research Opportunities
Alan R. Tupek
National Science Foundation
Cathryn S. Dippo
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Digital Libraries and Special Libraries: Initial Concerns of Special Libraries in the Social Welfare Sector
Mark Watson
National Institute for Social Work
David Streatfield
Information Management Associates

Dublin Core Metadata in the RLG Information Landscape
Willy Cromwell-Kessler
Research Libraries Group

Safeguarding Digital Library Contents and Users: Digital Watermarking
Fred Mintzer, Jeffrey Lotspiech, Norishige Morimoto
IBM Research Division

Clips and Pointers

  • Report on the EU-NSF Working Group on Multilingual Information Access
    Judith L. Klavans, Columbia University
    Peter Schäuble, ETH Zurich
  • New D-Lib Working Group on Digital Library Metrics Formed
    Barry Leiner, CNRI
  • In Print
  • Building the Digital Research Library: Preservation and Access at the Heart of Scholarship, Peter S. Graham, 1997
  • Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography, Version 14, November 26, 1997
  • Point-to- Point
  • LibLicense: Licensing Digital Information, A Resource for Librarians
  • Museo Picasso Virtual
  • Building the Global Information Society for the 21st Century: New Applications and Business Opportunities - Coherent Standards and Regulations, October 1-3, 1997, Reports
  • Goings On
  • ALA Midwinter Meeting 1998, January 10-12, 1998, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Seventh United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, January 13-22, 1998, New York
  • Euro-Med Net 98 Conference: The Role of Internet and the World Wide Web in Developing the Euro-Mediterranean Information Society, March 4-7, 1998, Nicosia, Cyprus. Call for Papers closes January 15, 1998.
  • The Information Connection: Implementing Effective Technologies in Healthcare, January 28-30, 1998, University of Vermont, Burlington.
  • IBERAMIA-98: Sixth Iberoamerican Conference on Artificial Intelligence, October 5-9, 1998, Lisbon, Portugal. Call for papers closes Wednesday, January 28, 1998 for e-mail submissions, and Monday, February 2, 1998 for surface mail submissions
  • 4th European Bielefeld Colloquium: Libraries and Publishers as Main Players in the Information Society, February 10-12, 1998, Stadthalle Bielefeld
  • JFA '98: Thirteenth French-speaking Conference on Machine Learning, Arras, May 18-20, 1998. Call for papers closes February 13, 1998
  • Pointers in This Column
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