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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
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....
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
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/
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
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
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
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/
Summary Report of the Series on Joint NSF-EU Working Groups on Future Directions for Digital Libraries Research: October 12, 1998

The European Union and the National Science Foundation have been collaborating on a joint international project to identify future research directions and funding priorities for digital libraries. Five working groups were established to explore specific research areas: Intellectual Property and Economics, Global Resource Discovery, Interoperability, Metadata, and Multilingual Information Access....

https://www.ercim.eu/publication/ws-proceedings/DELOS-B/dl_s...
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