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  September 1998 Issue

From the Editor: Mentoring in a Distributed World, a guest editorial by Louis J. Gross, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
To the Editor: Hypernews

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Book Review

Minimalism Beyond the Nurnberg Funnel
John Carroll, ed., MIT Press, 1998

By Andrew Dillon: "Meaningful human learning once again becomes a mainstream psychological concern -- and about time too!"

Pierre Baldi and Søren Brunak, MIT Press, 1998

IJsbrand Jan Aalbersberg: "It is a sign of the times and of the evolution of the medium that the twelfth and final section provides a 15-page list of URL's that are relevant to bioinformatics."

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More than Pharmocopaeia: Biomedical Resource Discovery in Context
John Kirriemuir
OMNI: Organising Medical Networked Information
Greenfield Medical Library, Queens Medical Centre

Sue Welsh
IT consultant

Access Management of Web-based Services: An Incremental Approach to Cross-organizational Authentication and Authorization
Ariel Glenn and David Millman
Columbia University

Multilingual Federated Searching Across Heterogeneous Collections
James Powell and Edward A. Fox
Virginia Tech

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Clips and Pointers

  • Report on Multimedia Education Workshop, September 12, 1998, Bristol, UK
    Contributed by Edward A. Fox, Virginia Tech, and Rachelle Heller, The George Washington University
  • Metadata Tools and Free Demo of WebTide Available
    Contributed by Cheryl Croft, Tidal Zone Associates, Inc.
  • Journal of the American Society for Information Science (October 1998): Social Informatics in Information Science
    Contributed by Richard Hill, American Society for Information Science
  • In Print
  • Guidelines for Cataloging VIVA Electronic Collections
  • RDF Model and Syntax Draft Specification
  • Library Services for Distance Education
  • Digital Formats for Content Reproductions, Carl Fleischhauer, Technical Coordinator, National Digital Library Program, Library of Congress
  • Australian Government Locator Service (AGLS) and Manual for Users
  • Middle English Compendium
  • Economic and Social Impacts of Computing and Communications
    Contributed by Eileen Collins, National Science Foundation
  • The Nordic Metadata Project; Final Report
  • Dublin Core Metadata for Resource Discovery
  • EC DECOMATE II project: End of specification phase. Reports available.
    Contributed by Jos� Luis Copete, Universitat Aut�noma de Barcelona
  • Point-to-Point
  • Digitisation Forum Online
  • The New Athenaeum, a global depository for Internet Resource Guides
  • Goings On
  • Reminder! The Second European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries will be meeting in Crete on September 19-23, 1998.
  • Electronic Publishing of Datasets on the World Wide Web, October 12 - 14, 1998, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia USA
  • 1999 Information Resources Management Association International Conference; May 16 - 19 , 1999; Hersey, Pennsylvania, USA. Call for papers closes October 16, 1998
  • Third IEEE Meta-Data Conference April 6 - 7, 1999; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Call for papers closes October 15, 1998.
  • ASIS 1998 Annual Meeting: Information Access in the Global Information Economy; October 24-30, 1998; Pittsburgh Hilton, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA
  • Fall Workshop by the Northeast Document Conservation Center: School for Scanning - New Orleans: Issues of Preservation and Access for Paper-Based Collections, December 7-9, 1998
    Contributed by Gay S. Tracy, Northeast Document Conservation Center
  • Pointers in this Column
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