D-Lib Magazine
September 2003

Volume 9 Number 9

ISSN 1082-9873

Authors in the September 2003 Issue of D-Lib Magazine

Kevin Boyack

Kevin Boyack is a Principal Member of the Technical Staff in the Computation, Computers, and Mathematics Center at Sandia National Laboratories. His main responsibility is analysis using Sandia's VxInsightŪ knowledge visualization tool with various types of data (literature, patent, genome, etc.). He has produced and analyzed science maps or domain visualizations from literature and patent sources on many topics of interest to Sandia for competitive intelligence purposes. He is also interested in semantics, augmented cognition, and the application of mathematical tools to information spaces.

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Elizabeth Gadd

Elizabeth Gadd is a Research Associate at Loughborough University working on the UK JISC-funded RoMEO Project (Rights Metadata for Open-archiving). She has a particular research interest in the IPR issues facing libraries and won the 2000 Elsevier/LIRG Research Award for a study entitled "Clearing the way: copyright clearance in UK libraries". She previously worked on the eLib ACORN Project both as Copyright Officer and later as Project Manager. She is the Editor of the journal, Library and Information Research, co-owns the UK Lis-Copyseek discussion list for copyright permission seekers, and is a member of the UUK/SCOP Copyright Group.

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Hamish James

Hamish James is Collections Manager for the Arts and Humanities Data Service (AHDS), and he is based at the AHDS Executive, King's College London. He is one of the authors of the recent JISC report, Feasibility and Requirements Study on Preservation of E-Prints, and is involved in a number of other projects investigating aspects of digital preservation.

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Kimberly S. Lightle

Dr. Kimberly S. Lightle is the Associate Director for the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education (ENC), <> at The Ohio State University. She is PI or co-PI on the following NSF NSDL projects: the K-12 Federal Education Digital Resources Library (FEDRL), Digital Library for Undergraduate Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Teacher Preparation and Professional Development, <>, and the Gender and Science Digital Library, <>. She is also on the advisory boards of a variety of other NSDL projects and is the chair of the NSF NSDL Content Standing Committee. This year Dr. Lightle is chairing the planning committee for the 2003 NSDL Annual Meeting.

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Charles Oppenheim

Charles Oppenheim has been Professor of Information Science at Loughborough University since 1998. Prior to that, he has held a variety of posts in academia and the electronic publishing industry, working for International Thomson, Pergamon and Reuters at various times. He has been involved in legal issues in information work since the mid 1970s.

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Stephen Pinfield

Stephen Pinfield is Assistant Director of Information Services at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. He is also Director of the SHERPA project which aims to set up institutional e-print repositories in a number of research led universities in the UK. He is a member of the CURL (Consortium of University Research Libraries) Task Force on Scholarly Communication and also of the SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries) Advisory Committee on Scholarly Communications.

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Steve Probets

Steve Probets is a lecturer in the Information Science Department at Loughborough University, UK. His current research interests are in the use of document mark-up and metadata standards in the knowledge management and electronic publishing domains. Steve has been involved in electronic publishing initiatives for the last ten years since his work on the CAJUN project and the Open Journal Framework at Nottingham University. He is currently technical director of the RoMEO project, which is investigating rights specifications for open access research output and associated metadata made available under the OAI-PMH.

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Andreas Rauber

Andreas Rauber has been a member of the academic faculty of the Department of Software Technology and Interactive Systems (ifs) at the Vienna University of Technology (TU-Wien) since 1997. He received his MSc and PhD in Computer Science from the Vienna University of Technology in 1997 and 2000, respectively. In 2001 he joined the National Research Council of Italy (CNR) in Pisa as an ERCIM Research Fellow, followed by an ERCIM Research position at the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA) at Rocquencourt, France in 2002. Additionally, he serves on the board of the IEEE Technical Committee on Digital Libraries (TCDL). In 2002 he received the Cor Baayen Award of the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics. His research interests, apart from Web archiving, include text and music information retrieval and organization, information visualization, and neural computation.

His web site is at <>.

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Terry Reese

Terry Reese has an MLS from Florida State University. He previously worked in the University of Oregon's MAP library where he interpreted aerial photography and did GIS analysis. Currently, as Cataloger for Networked Resources and Digital Production Unit Head, Oregon State University Libraries, his primary duties include creation and assessment of metadata for the Libraries' digital collections—both in MARC and non-MARC formats, and he develops and handles the production of many custom web and client-side applications used by the Libraries.

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Judith S. Ridgway

Judith S. Ridgway is the Assistant Director of Instructional Resources at the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Science and Mathematics (ENC) at Ohio State University. In that role, she leads the team in their acquisition, selection, and processing of K-12 mathematics and science instructional resources. Ms. Ridgway is also the Assistant Director of the NSF-funded National Digital Library for Undergraduate Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Teacher Preparation and Professional Development ( She contributes to the development of the Learning Matrix digital collection and coordinates the activities of the digital library staff.

Ms. Ridgway has a B.S. in Zoology, an M.S. in Aquatic Ecology, and is a doctoral candidate in Science Education at OSU. She taught biology for 15 years at the community college level before coming to ENC.

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André Skupin

Dr. Skupin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of New Orleans. He holds a Dipl.-Ing. degree in cartography from the Dresden University of Technology, Germany (1992), and a Ph.D. in geography from the State University of New York at Buffalo (1998). Dr. Skupin has worked in the geographic information systems (GIS) industry in the USA, Germany, and South Africa, and performed graduate research with the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA). Dr. Skupin's research interests are focused on geographic visualization, cartographic generalization, data mining, and information visualization.

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