D-Lib Magazine
January 2004

Volume 10 Number 1

ISSN 1082-9873

Authors in the January 2004 Issue of D-Lib Magazine

Sally Jo Cunningham

Sally Jo Cunningham is a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Waikato (Te Whare Wananga o Waikato, located in Hamilton, New Zealand). She is a founding member of the New Zealand Digital Libraries project (, which has produced the Greenstone system ( to support the development and maintenance of digital libraries. Her research focuses on user studies through quantitative transaction log analysis of digital library usage and qualitative studies of information behavior.

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Eileen Gifford Fenton

Eileen Fenton is Executive Director of the Electronic-Archiving Initiative launched by JSTOR and incubated by Ithaka. She is leading the Initiative's effort to develop all of the organizational elements necessary to ensure the long-term preservation of and access to scholarly literature published in electronic form. Previously Eileen was Director of Production at JSTOR, and she has also worked at the Vanderbilt and Yale University libraries. Eileen has earned a Masters of Science in Information from the University of Michigan and a Masters of Arts in English Literature from the University of Kentucky.

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Jonas Holmström

Holmström has a M.Pol.Sc. degree from Åbo Akademi University in Finland. He is working as a research assistant at the Swedish school of Economics and Business Administration in Helsinki, Finland. His main responsibilities relate to the SciX project ( He is also involved in research regarding e-print servers, institutional repositories and grey literature sponsored by the Nordic Council for Scientific Information, NORDINFO. Mr. Holmström has been associated lecturer at the Department of Information Studies at Åbo Akademi University.

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Donald W. King

Donald W. King is Research Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences. His 40-year career has focused on research and description of communication services. He began exploring the potential of electronic publishing in the late 1960s through a series of National Science Foundation projects. He and colleagues have performed cost studies of over 100 academic, special or public libraries since the early 1980s. He has co-authored 18 books and hundreds of formal publications. He was honored as Pioneer in Science Information by the Chemical Heritage Foundation; Research Award and Award of Merit by the American Society for Information Science & Technology; and Fellow, American Statistical Association; among other formal awards and honors.

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Ann Okerson

Since 1995, Ann Okerson has served as Associate University Librarian at Yale University, following 15 years of academic library and library management experience, several years in the commercial sector, and service as a senior program officer at the Association of Research Libraries. At Yale, in 1996, she organized the Northeast Research libraries consortium (NERL), a group of 26 large research libraries that negotiates licenses for electronic information and engages in other forms of cooperative activity. In 1997, with funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources, she and the Yale Library staff mounted an online educational resource about library licensing of electronic content in a project called LIBLICENSE. Ms. Okerson serves as one of the active, founding spirits of the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC) and an advisor to the Soros eIFL project. Ms. Okerson's activities include numerous projects, publications, advisory boards, and speaking engagements around the world, as well as professional awards.

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Roger C. Schonfeld

Roger C. Schonfeld is Coordinator of Research for Ithaka, a non-profit organization that exists to help accelerate the adoption of productive and efficient uses of information technology for the benefit of higher education. His current research is focused on library economics, library history, and new developments in scholarly communication. He is the author of the recently published JSTOR: A History (Princeton University Press). Previously, he was a research associate at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Giuseppe Vitiello

Giuseppe Vitiello is Director of Publishing Activities at the Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Rome), the Italian equivalent of the National Institutes of Health. Before joining the ISS, he worked as Head-Librarian at the European Union Institute for Security Studies (Paris) and was in charge of the Electronic Publishing, Books and Archives Project of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg (from 1994 to 2001). Between 1989 and 1991 he was seconded to the European Commission to assist in the implementation of the "telematics for libraries" programme. Earlier he held positions as Lecturer in Italian and Linguistics respectively at the Universities of Toulouse and Orléans and as Head of the R&D Department of the National Library of Florence. He has been consultant for various firms and governmental agencies in Europe. He is author of five books and contributor to the UNESCO World Information Report (1996) and to Library and Information Work Worldwide (1995 and 2000).

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