D-Lib Magazine
October 2003

Volume 9 Number 10

ISSN 1082-9873

Authors in the October 2003 Issue of D-Lib Magazine

Sarah E. Aerni

Sarah E. Aerni earned her BA in Economics from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. Afterwards, she studied in Freiburg, Germany, on a Fulbright scholarship before going on to work for seven months in the library of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. After returning to the United States, she received her Masters in Library Science (MLS) from the School of Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh and began to work for the University Library System at Pitt in January 2003.

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Gerald George

Gerald George is a special projects associate of the Council on Library and Information Resources. Previously he was director of communications for the National Archives and Records Administration, director of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, and director of the American Association for State and Local History. He has published two books and numerous articles in periodical publications.

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Geneva Henry

Geneva Henry is the Executive Director of the Connexions project, as well as Executive Director of Rice University's Digital Library Initiative. Prior to joining Rice, she was a Senior I/T Architect and Program Manager with IBM, where she was involved in planning, managing, and architecting a number of digital library solutions for universities and museums world-wide, as well as for the US Department of Defense. Her career has included applied research in artificial intelligence (expert systems and natural language processing), text search, data modeling, and digital libraries at IBM, TRW and the RAND Corporation.

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Donald 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 readership surveys involving scientists nearly every year since 1974. 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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Aaron Krowne

Aaron Krowne recently completed his Master's in computer science at Virginia Tech and holds a BS in mathematics. For the duration of his MS degree studies, Krowne was a research assistant at the Virginia Tech Digital Library Research Lab where he had a key role in the development of the Computing and Information Technology Interactive Digital Educational Library (CITIDEL), the largest constituent of the National Science Digital Library (NSDL). During this time he also developed the Noosphere commons-based digital library system and the PlanetMath web site. In addition to digital libraries and collaboration, he has a wide range of information-related interests, including data mining, recommender systems, automatic classification, databases, and information storage and retrieval. His web page is at <>.

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Deanna B. Marcum

In August 2003, Deanna B. Marcum became associate librarian of the Library of Congress for library services. Previously she has been president of the Council on Library and Information Resources, director of public service and collection management at the Library of Congress, and dean of the School of Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Illinois, an M.L.S. from the University of Kentucky, and a Ph.D. in American studies from the University of Maryland. She has edited or written four books and numerous articles in periodical publications.

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Carol Hansen Montgomery

Dr. Carol Hansen Montgomery has been a library researcher, educator, and administrator for more than 30 years. She holds a doctorate from Drexel University's College of Information Science and Technology and is the author or editor of five books. She has published extensively in the journal literature, most recently about Drexel's experiences moving to an "all" electronic journal collection. A recipient of numerous grants, she reports here on the results of study funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services. (See Carol Hansen Montgomery's web site at <>.

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Carol Tenopir

Carol Tenopir is a professor at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Her areas of teaching and research include: information access and retrieval, electronic publishing, the information industry, online resources, and the impact of technology on reference librarians. She is the author of several books, including Towards Electronic Journals: Realities for Scientists, Librarians and Publishers (Washington DC: Special Libraries Association, 2000), with Donald W. King. Dr. Tenopir has published over 200 journal articles, is a frequent speaker at professional conferences, and since 1983 has written the "Online Databases" column for Library Journal. Dr. Tenopir holds a Ph.D. degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois.

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Volker Titel

Dr. Volker Titel is a researcher at the Institute for Book Science at the University of Erlangen, Nuremberg. From 1999 to 2002, he worked at the Institute of Economic History at the University of Leipzig and was particularly involved with Publishing and Booktrade History, (19th and 20th century). Since Autumn 2002, he has been the head of a research project focusing on the area of electronic publishing and e-commerce in the book trade.

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