D-Lib Magazine
January 2006

Volume 12 Number 1

ISSN 1082-9873

Authors in the January 2006 Issue of D-Lib Magazine

Steve Bailey

Steve Bailey currently leads both JISC's own internal Records & Information Management activities and its programme of innovative projects and other initiatives aimed at promoting and supporting the development of institutional records management within the Further and Higher Education Sectors. He has written and presented extensively on a wide range of issues relating in particular to the challenges of electronic records management and the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act. He is a former member of the British Standards Institute BDD/7 Committees on both Data Protection and Freedom of Information and the working group that developed Model Publication Schemes for HE and FE. He also represents JISC on the UK Web Archiving Consortium which has recently announced the launch of the UK Web Archive.

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Timothy W. Cole

Timothy W. Cole is Mathematics Librarian and Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A member of the Library faculty at Illinois since 1989, he has held prior appointments as Systems Librarian for Digital Projects and Assistant Engineering Librarian for Information Services. He is currently principal investigator for an Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant to build a collection registry and metadata repository for digital content developed under the auspices of IMLS grant programs. He is past chair of the National Science Digital Library Technology Standing Committee and a former member of the OAI Technical Committee. He has published widely on OAI-PMH, metadata, and the use of XML and SGML for encoding STM journal literature, and has spoken about these topics at multiple venues including the IMLS Web-Wise Conference, ALA annual meeting, ASIST annual meeting, AALL annual meeting, NSDL annual meeting, JCDL, OAI4, and the Open Archives Forum.

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Muriel Foulonneau

Muriel Foulonneau is project coordinator at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for the CIC-OAI metadata harvesting project, an initiative for developing common best practices for sharing metadata among the CIC group of research universities in the U.S.A. She is part of the American Digital Library Federation and National Science Digital Library best practices expert group on the Open Archives Initiative and shareable metadata. She previously worked as an IT advisor for the French Ministry of culture and was a participant in Minerva project, a collaboration among European ministries of culture on digitization of cultural heritage resources. She also served as an expert for the European Commission for research projects related to digital heritage. She holds a degree from the National School of Library and Information Science in France.

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Ann Green

Ann Green is an independent research consultant focusing upon the long-term stewardship, delivery, preservation, and management of digital scholarly resources. She is the former director of Social Science Research Services and Statistical Laboratory (Statlab) at Yale University where she coordinated research and instructional technologies, facilities, and services in the social sciences. Ann contributed to campus wide information technology planning as well as initiatives in digital library infrastructure and services at Yale. She is the immediate past President of IASSIST and the outgoing Chair of the Executive Council of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

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Marieke Guy

Marieke Guy is a researcher for UKOLN, a centre of expertise in digital information management, based at the University of Bath, England. She is currently a member of the Interoperability Focus team which publicises and mobilises the benefits and practice of effective interoperability across the library, information, education and cultural heritage communities. Marieke has enjoyed using distributed classification systems for some time, for both work and pleasure.

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Thomas G. Habing

Thomas G. Habing is a Research Programmer at the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where for the past eight years he has worked on various digital library projects. In addition to his technical support for various ongoing OAI-PMH related projects at UIUC, including being the developer of the UIUC OAI Registry, Tom is a technical lead for the Library's NDIIPP ECHO DEPository grant project. Before the OAI-era, Tom was a lead developer on the Library's NSF-funded Digital Library Initiative (DLI I) project, and the CNRI funded D-Lib Test Suite projects. Prior to returning to the midwestern U.S. in 1997, Tom was a Senior Computing Methods and Technology Engineer for The Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington, where he had been employed since 1986 doing systems analysis, programming, and graphical user interface design.

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Neil Holzman

Neil Holzman is employed by Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University as a Staff Associate for DLESE (Digital Library for Earth Systems Education). He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of DLESE's Community Review System (CRS). These operations include a new program that the CRS offers to the community: The Instructor's Individualized Report Service. As a retired high school Earth Science and Biology teacher, he is able to understand the needs and offer assistance to the educators who make use of DLESE resources in their classrooms.

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Kim A. Kastens

Kim Kastens is a Doherty Senior Research Scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, the Earth and environmental research lab of Columbia University. She holds a B.A. in Geology & Geophysics from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Oceanography from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. She chaired the Collections Committee of the Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE) from 1999 to 2004, and served on the DLESE Management Council from 2003 until the present. She has also led the development of DLESE's Community Review System.

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Julie Linden

Julie Linden is a government information librarian at Yale University; from 2000-2004, she was Yale's data librarian. She has been active in IASSIST and served on the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) Expert Committee. As a member of Yale's Economic Growth Center Digital Library project staff, she focused on user interface development and metadata creation. She is currently involved in projects that examine digitization and migration of U.S. federal statistical data.

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Dave Thompson

Dave Thompson joined the Wellcome Library as Web Archiving Project Officer from the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mätauranga o Aotearoa in 2004. As well as managing the Wellcome Library's contribution to the UK Web Archiving Consortium project he is working on ways in which born digital material can be included in Wellcome Library collections. Dave has worked on a number of digital library projects in the UK and New Zealand, including the development of the NLNZ Preservation Metadata Schema and extract tool and the development of a digital workbench for the processing, manipulation and treatment of digital material.

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Emma Tonkin

Emma Tonkin is an Interoperability Focus Officer at UKOLN, based at the University of Bath, England. Following a postgraduate degree in HCI, she is currently pursuing a Ph.D. with the Mobile and Wearable Computing group at the University of Bristol, England. Her research interests include collaborative classification, automated classification and mobile and ubiquitous computing.

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