D-Lib Magazine
May 2005

Volume 11 Number 5

ISSN 1082-9873

Authors in the May 2005 Issue of D-Lib Magazine

Sean Fox

Sean Fox is the technical lead at the Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College (SERC). He is responsible for the direction and development of the technical infrastructure that underpins the websites hosted by SERC. He is a participant in the NSDL Technical Committee including involvement in their webmetrics pilot. His professional interests center on how to appropriately align the affordances of information technology with the needs of educators. Prior to joining SERC he was the Academic Computing Coordinator for the Natural Sciences at Carleton College.

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Ellen Iverson

Ellen Iverson is an evaluator and programmer at the Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College. Her work includes the usability and evaluation efforts that ground SERC projects and websites in the reality of educator practice. Her professional interests include understanding how faculty use the web and digital libraries in their class preparation, and the assessment of these resources. Prior to her work with SERC she spent 14 years in industry working with IBM and as the Technology Manager for Marathon Multimedia.

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George V. Landon

George V. Landon received the BS degree in computer science from the University of Kentucky in 2003. Currently, he is a Ph.D. student in computer science at the University of Kentucky. His main areas of research are computer vision and image processing with a specific focus on automated digital content acquisition and creation.

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Monica Landoni

Monica Landoni holds a Ph.D. in Information Science and has been a lecturer in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde since 1997. Her research interests lie mainly in the fields of information retrieval and electronic publishing, particularly in the area of user interface aspects. She has worked on, and still is involved in, a number of major projects see <> for details.

Dr. Landoni is a member of the British Computer Society's Information Retrieval Specialist Group committee. She has published numerous papers in the eBook and information retrieval area and won the Dynix prize for best paper in the Electronic Library (co-authored) and the Literati Club Highly Commended Award in 2001 (co-authored).

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Chrysanthi Malama

Chrysanthi Malama is Art Librarian at the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki, Greece. She received her Bachelor of Arts from American College of Thessaloniki, her Master degree in History of Art from Edinburgh University and her Master in Information and Library Studies from Strathclyde University. Her research interests, while a student at Strathclyde University, focused on electronic books and usability issues.

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Cathy Manduca

Cathy Manduca is the Director of the Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College where she is involved in a variety of projects that support improvements in geoscience and science education. Her work includes serving as a community leader, organizing workshops and other activites for faculty and educators of all types, and developing web-resources that link teaching resources, pedagogy and discussion. She is President of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers and the 2004 recipient of AGU's Excellence in Geophysical Education Award.

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Flora McMartin

Flora McMartin is Director of Membership Services and Evaluation, MERLOT - the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning Online and Teaching ( MERLOT is a consortium of institutions of higher education, digital libraries and industry working together to support access to high quality, free and open learning materials for faculty and students of higher education. Flora's research background is in evaluation of innovative educational practices with a focus on student learning, effectiveness of adoption of innovative practices and use of technology in education. She has written papers on institutionalization of assessment practices in higher education, and effective practices in use of technology, collaboration and peer review in digital libraries.

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Jeffrey A. Rydberg-Cox

Dr. Jeffrey A. Rydberg-Cox is Director of the Classical Studies Program and an Associate Professor in the Departmentof English, the Religious Studies program, and the Computer Science department at the University of Missouri Kansas City. After completing his Ph.D. from the Committee on the Ancient Mediterranean World at the University of Chicago in 1998, he worked for two years as a programmer and computational lexicographer with the Perseus Digital Library at Tufts University before taking up his current position in 2000.

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W. Brent Seales

W. Brent Seales received the BS degree in computer science from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and the MS and PhD degrees in computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 1991, he joined the Computer Science Faculty of the University of Kentucky and now holds the post of associate professor. His central research interest is in computer vision and image processing, with applications in digital libraries, medical visualization, and multimedia.

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Ruth Wilson

Ruth Wilson is a freelance proofreader and researcher, living and working on the island of Berneray in the Scottish Western Isles. Prior to this, she worked for five years as a researcher in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde, focusing on electronic book design, digital libraries and e-learning. She holds an MSc in Information and Library Studies and an MA in English Language and Literature.

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