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View Resource 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
View Resource Buildings, Books, and Bytes: Libraries and Communities in the Digital Age

The Benton Foundation, with funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, has recently made this study available at their website. It "compares library leaders' visions for the future with the public's prescriptions for libraries, derived from public opinion research that forms the backbone of this study." Using libraries as a focal point, it should provoke much thought about how other institutions...

https://www.benton.org/archive/publibrary/kellogg/buildings....
View Resource D-Lib Magazine June 1998: A Distributed Architecture for Resource Discovery Using Metadata

The Internet Scout Project Research Team, charged with investigating and developing Internet resource discovery tools, has published an article in the June 1998 issue of D-Lib Magazine. The Scout Research Team's first project involves linking geographically distributed metadata collections into one unified, searchable collection. Their article, entitled "A Distributed Architecture for Resource...

http://www.dlib.org/dlib/june98/scout/06roszkowski.html
View Resource University of Florida Smathers Libraries: Subject Guides

The Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida offer Internet subject guides for a wide array of topics in the social sciences and humanities. There are 22 subject guides posted in the humanities and 28 in the social sciences. Not all of the subject guides are constructed the same, but the majority feature links to subject guides and indices, databases, bibliographies, e-texts,...

http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/subguide.html
View Resource Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative

The Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI) is an international group of Assyriologists, museum curators and historians making available cuneiform tablets dating from the beginning of writing, ca. 3200 B.C., until the end of the third millennium. Led by a team at the University of California at Los Angeles, with initial National Science Foundation funding, this ambitious project seeks expose...

https://cdli.ucla.edu/
View Resource 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
View Resource 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
View Resource Core Services in the Architecture of the National Digital Library for Science Education (NSDL)

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 by Carl Lagoze et al. describes the interoperability structure for this initial stage of NSDL's development. Issues of heterogenous metadata management in a central repository,...

https://arxiv.org/abs/cs/0201025
View Resource OAlster

The description section of the OAIster Project offers a detailed introduction of the project and its primary objectives. Standing for Open Archives Initiative, OAIster is an ongoing, collective effort on the part of librarians and other information service professionals to increase access to Web-based resources not currently retrievable by existing search engines. While of critical interest to...

https://www.oclc.org/en/oaister.html
View Resource 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/
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