D-Lib Magazine
March 2005

Volume 11 Number 2

ISSN 1082-9873

Authors in the March 2005 Issue of D-Lib Magazine

Laura M. Bartolo

Laura M. Bartolo is Associate Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University and Principal Investigator of the Materials Digital Library project, a part of the National Science Foundation's National Science Digital Library program (NSDL). Laura's research focuses on development and implementation of markup languages, metadata, and data formats in science digital libraries.

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Sharon C. Glotzer

Sharon C. Glotzer is Associate Professor in the Departments of Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering, and Physics at the University of Michigan and Co-PI of the Materials Digital Library project, a part of the National Science Foundation's National Science Digital Library program (NSDL). She is a leading expert on soft material simulation and computational nanoscience.

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Stevan Harnad

Stevan Harnad ( Born: Hungary, (BA McGill; Ph.D. Princeton), Canada Research Chair, Cognitive Science,Université du Québec à Montréal; adjunct Professor Southampton University, UK. Research: categorisation, communication and cognition. Founder Behavioral and Brain Sciences journal (, Psycoloquy journal ( and CogPrints archive ( Past President, Society for Philosophy and Psychology; Corresponding Member, Hungarian Academy of Science; author and contributor to over 150 publications.

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Shirley Hyatt

Shirley Hyatt is currently Communications and Business Transitions Director of OCLC's Office of Research. Her responsibilities include recognizing the potential of technologies and innovations, and ushering them into OCLC's development and marketing environments. Prior to joining OCLC's Office of Research, Ms. Hyatt served as Director of Distributed Systems, and Manager of OCLC's Access Services product line. Shirley has over 20 years' experience in library access services. She holds an M.A. in Philosophy from Notre Dame University, an M.L.S. from Case Western Reserve University School of Library Science, and a B.A. from John Carroll University.

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Wilbert Kraan

Wilbert Kraan is the web journalist of the UK Centre for Educational Technology Interoperability Standards (CETIS). His main task at CETIS involves monitoring all e-learning interoperability specifications and standards and reporting on all aspects of their adoption and implementation. Wilbert also represents CETIS at the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee, and is involved in the specification work of the IMS Global Learning Consortium. Before joining CETIS, Wilbert researched the negotiation of conceptual models in help desk calls between computer users and experts.

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Cathy S. Lowe

Cathy S. Lowe is Research Associate at Kent State University and Project Manager of the Materials Digital Library project, a part of the National Science Foundation's National Science Digital Library program (NSDL). She received both an M.A. in Experimental Psychology and an M.L.I.S from Kent State University.

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Jon Mason

Jon Mason is an Executive Consultant at limited, a non-profit Australian government agency that manages nationally scoped collaborative projects and services associated with the Internet for the education and training sector. Since 2000 he has played a pivotal role in developing Australian engagement in international e-learning specifications and standards development. He chairs the Standards Australia IT-019-1 Committee and heads the Australian delegation to ISO/IEC JTC1 SC36, IT in Learning, Education and Training and is also an active participant in the IMS Global Learning Consortium and the IEEE LTSC. Jon is also the Associate Editor for the International Journal of Learning Technology.

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Adam C. Powell

Adam C. Powell is Thomas B. King Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering at MIT and Co-PI of the Materials Digital Library project, a part of the National Science Foundation's National Science Digital Library program (NSDL). He is a recognized expert in solder interconnects and boundary element programming, and the development of computational materials science tools.

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Donald R. Sadoway

Donald R. Sadoway is MIT John F. Elliott Professor of Materials Chemistry, MacVicar Faculty Fellow, and Co-PI of the Materials Digital Library project, a part of the National Science Foundation's National Science Digital Library program (NSDL). He has 25 years' experience in teaching and curriculum development in undergraduate materials science subjects. The overarching theme of his research is electrochemistry in nonaqueous media.

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Theo van Veen

Theo van Veen is a member of the research and development department of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands. After getting his degree in physics at the Technical University Delft and working in the area of psychophysics and later in process automation, he started in 1988 his ICT/library career at the University Library in Utrecht. Since 2001 he was involved in The European Library project as leader of the work package on metadata development, and he contributed to the development of the SRU protocol in The European Library project. Currently he is participating in the renewal of the infrastructure of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek.

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Jeffrey A. Young

Jeffrey A. Young received his B.S. in computer science from Ohio State University and graduated Beta Phi Mu with an M.L.S from Kent State University. He has worked for OCLC since 1987 and in the Office of Research since 1996. In addition to his involvement with OAI and NDLTD, other areas of research include authority control and web services.

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Lee L. Zia

Lee Zia is the Lead Program Director for the NSF National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library (NSDL) Program. He served as a "rotator" in the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education during calendar years 1995 and 1996 while on leave from the Department of Mathematics at the University of New Hampshire. Zia rejoined the NSF as a permanent staff member in the fall of 1999. He holds degrees in mathematics from the University of North Carolina (B.S.) and the University of Michigan (M.S.), and applied mathematics from Brown University (Ph.D.).

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