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William Y. Arms
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Cornell University

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Cornell University

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Carrie Barnett
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[spacer] May; Volume 6 Number 5; ISSN: 1082-9873
To the Editor: Letters

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If Information Wants to Be Free . . . Then Who's Going to Pay for It?
Richard T. Kaser, National Federation of Abstracting & Information Services

A Question of Access: SPARC, BioOne, and Society-Driven Electronic Publishing
Richard K. Johnson, SPARC

Who Is Going to Mine Digital Library Resources? And How?
Lawrence Rudner, University of Maryland, College Park

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CNRI Announces New Version of the Handle System
Constance McLindon, Corporation for National Research Initiatives

New Knowledge Database for Virtual Heritage
Scot Thrane Refsland, Gifu University, Japan

All That JAS: Journal Abbreviation Sources
Gerry McKiernan, Iowa State University Library

Asking the Experts: Digital Reference and the Virtual Reference Desk
Joann M. Wasik, The Virtual Reference Desk

JSTOR's General Science Collection Gains 220 New Participating Libraries
Carol MacAdam, JSTOR

Report on the "Managing the Digital Future of Libraries" Conference Held in Moscow
George Andrew Spencer, Indiana University Digital Library Program

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Clips & Pointers
  • In Print
  • New Digital Library Federation Report (Press Release)
  • HEDS Papers
  • Creating and Documenting Electronic Texts: A Guide to Good Practice
  • Papers from Museums and the Web 2000
  • ERCIM News
  • RLG DigiNews
  • Point to Point
  • Inventory of Primary Web Resources in the Distributed Digital Research Library Germany (Retrodigitization)
  • Memory of the World: Directory of Digitized Collections
  • ELITE Project Web Site for Distance Learners
  • Electronic Journals: A Selected Resource Guide
  • New Horizons in Scholarly Communication
  • Version 30, Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography
  • Subject Index to Literature on Electronic Sources of Information
  • Deadline Reminders
  • ACM SIGIR 2000 - Information Retrieval in Context
  • 6th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia
  • IEEE Advances in Digital Libraries 2000
  • ACM SIGWEB HyNIC Workshop
  • Preservation 2000: An International Conference on the Preservation and Long Term Accessibility of Digital Materials
  • 28th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science
  • ECDL 2000
  • Hypertext 2000: 11th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia
  • CHArt - Computers and the History of Art - Sixteenth Annual Conference
  • Helping People Find What They Want: Implementing the Dublin Core in Museums
  • National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) Initiative to Broaden the Base of Archival Expertise in the Area of Electronic Records Issues
  • Eleventh Australasian Conference on Information Systems
  • Introduction to Digital Imaging Technologies
  • ACM Digital Libraries 2000: the Fifth ACM Digital Libraries Conference
  • The Seventh International Conference - Crimea 2000
  • Digital Reality II: Preserving Our Electronic Heritage
  • Removing Barriers: Advanced Internet Applications for Education, Research, and E-Business
  • IASSIST 2000: Data in the Digital Library
  • International Forum cum Conference on Information Technology and Communication at the Dawn of the New Millennium
  • Special Libraries Association 91st Annual Conference
  • AusWeb2K - The Sixth Australian World Wide Web Conference
  • JISC/CNI Conference - Bringing Coherence to Networked Information for the New Century
  • International Symposium on Music Information Retrieval
  • Two EDUCAUSE Institute Programs
  • ACM Multimedia 2000
  • Concurrent Conferences of the Canadian Library Association, Association of Canadian Archivists, and Region VIII (Canada) of the Association of Records Managers and Administrators
  • 12th Conference of the European Map Curators Group
  • PAKM 2000: Third International Conference on Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management
  • Calls for Participation
  • Digital Futures 2000. Call for papers. The deadline for submission is 30 June 2000.
  • Semantic Web: Models, Architectures and Management. Call for papers. The deadline for submission is 3 July 2000.
  • North American Serials Interest Group 16th Annual Conference. Call for papers. The deadline for submission is 1 August 2000.
  • Goings On
  • CRIDALA 2000: First Conference on Research in Distance & Adult Learning in Asia, 21 - 24 June 2000, Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • DECOMATE II: Final Conference, 22 - 23 June 2000, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 15th Annual NASIG Conference: Making Waves: New Serials Landscapes in a Sea of Change, 22 - 25 June 2000, San Diego, California, USA.
  • 12th Conference - Ligue des Bibliotheques Europeennes de Recherche Groupe des Cartothécaires de LIBER (European Map Curators Group), 27 June - 1 July 2000, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Digital Cultural Heritage II: Interoperability of Content - MEDIA-1, 29 June - 1 July 2000, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • ICML 2000: 8th International Congress on Medical Librarianship, 2 - 5 July 2000, London, United Kingdom.
  • IATUL Down Under - 21st Annual Conference: Virtual Libraries, Virtual Communities, 3 - 7 July 2000, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Digitisation for Cultural Heritage Professionals - HATII Third International Digitisation Summer School, 3 - 8 July 2000, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
  • CaTaC - 2nd International Conference on Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication, 12 - 15 July 2000, Perth, Australia.
  • American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference 2000, 8 - 12 July 2000, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Human Computing Unit (HCU) Summer Seminars at Oxford, 10 - 14 July 2000, Oxford, United Kingdom.
  • 9th UKOLUG Conference - Information for Empowerment: Resource Discovery & Management, 12 - 14 July 2000, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  • INET 2000, 18 - 21 July 2000, Yokohama, Japan.
  • IV2000 (Information Visualsation 2000), 19 - 21 July 2000, London, United Kingdom.
  • SIGIR 2000 - Twenty-third Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 24 - 28 July 2000, Athens, Greece.
  • EVA Scotland 2000: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts, 26 - 29 July 2000, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
  • International Summer School on the Digital Library, 30 July - 11 August 2000, Tilburg, The Netherlands.
  • Museums, Libraries, and Archives: Summer Institute for Knowledge Sharing, 31 July - 4 August, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • Third International Conference on Virtual Communities, 19 - 20 September 2000, London, United Kingdom.
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