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D-Lib Magazine: The Magazine of Digital Library Research, September 1996

The September 1996 edition of D-Lib Magazine is a special issue devoted to "digital libraries" and education. Articles are based on the themes of: "what makes this generation of technology in the classroom different from earlier efforts; what does education have to contribute to the digital libraries research discussion; and what does education need from digital libraries?" Most of the articles...

http://www.dlib.org/dlib/september96/09contents.html
Building Digital Collections: Technical Information and Background Papers

Announced on May 9, this newly updated site from the Library of Congress National Digital Library Program (NDLP) documents "technical activities relating to the procedures and practices employed by the NDLP, and its precursor American Memory Program, over the past decade." Of use to anyone involved in digital library projects, the highlight of the site is probably the Building Digital Collections...

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/about/techIn.html
LC21: A Digital Strategy For the Library of Congress

This report, commissioned by the National Research Council and made available by the National Academy Press (last mentioned in the February 6, 1999 Scout Report) takes a hard look at the impact of digital information on the Library of Congress's traditional mission (and by implication, the mission of all US libraries) to collect, preserve, and make accessible the intellectual work of the American...

https://www.nap.edu/read/9940/chapter/1
Moving Theory into Practice: Digital Imaging Tutorial

The World Wide Web gives us an unprecedented opportunity to provide people around the globe with access to significant historical and cultural works. However, the Web, by its very nature, requires those works to be in some electronically transmittable form before they can be made available, and most historical documents, by their very nature, are in a form well-removed from the computerized world...

http://preservationtutorial.library.cornell.edu/
Bibliographic Control of Web Resources: A Library of Congress Action Plan

The Library of Congress is seeking input for the next two weeks on this draft of their action plan. The plan grows out of last November's conference, Bibliographic Control for the New Millennium: Confronting the Challenge of Networked Resources and the Web, and also takes into account LC21: A Digital Strategy for the Library of Congress, the National Academy of Sciences report commissioned by the...

https://www.loc.gov/catdir/bibcontrol/draftplan.html
Attributes of a Trusted Digital Repository: Meeting the Needs of Research Resources

In March 2000, Research Libraries Group and OCLC formed a collaboration to establish attributes of digital repositories for research institutions. These organizations sought to build on the work of the Open Archival Information System (OAIS) model and the 1996 report Preserving Digital Information: Report of the Task Force on Archiving of Digital Information (discussed in the June 14, 1996 Scout...

https://www.webjunction.org/home.html
A Spectrum of Interoperability: The Site for Science Prototype for the NSDL

The National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library (NSDL) is the National Science Foundation's (NSF) ongoing effort to build a comprehensive science digital library. In this article (published in January 2002 D-Lib Magazine) the Cornell University team lead by William Arms describes the preliminary work done to develop a working model for NSDL. Note: For...

http://www.dlib.org/dlib/january02/arms/01arms.html
Components of an NSDL Architecture: Technical Scope and Functional Model

The National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library (NSDL) is the National Science Foundation's (NSF) ongoingeffort to build a comprehensive science digital library. This resource authored by David Fulker and Greg Janée (published in January 2002 arXiv Report) outlines the technical architecture for NSDL and defines the "technical scope and a functional model."...

https://arxiv.org/abs/cs/0201027
Usage and Usability Assessment: Library Practices and Concerns

The most recent offering from the Digital Library Federation (DLF), this report (99 pages) covers the best management and design strategies for digital library services. Authored by Denise Troll Covey, Associate Librarian, Carnegie Mellon University, the report "offers a survey of the methods that are being deployed at leading digital libraries to assess the use and usability of their online...

https://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub105/
Creating a Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections

In the fall of 2001, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) published the "Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections" on their Web site. The report, which was done in collaboration with participants from the National Science Foundation's Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library program, highlights "digitization collection practices...

https://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/955
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