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Successes and failures of digital libraries
Harum, Susan.
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[Urbana-Champaign] : Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, [2000]

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134 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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"Papers presented at the 35th annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing, March 22-24, 1998."
NSF/DARPA/NASA Digital Libraries Initiative: a program manager's perspective / Stephen M. Griffin -- Update on the networked digital library of theses and dissertations / Edward A. Fox -- Processing and access issues for full-text journals / William H. Mischo and Timothy W. Cole -- Federated search of scientific literature: a retrospective on the Illinois digital library project / Bruce Schatz, William Mischo, Timothy Cole ... [et al.] -- From usability to use: measuring success of testbeds in the real world / Laura J. Neumann and Ann Peterson Bishop -- Semantic issues for digital libraries / Hsinchun Chen -- Technology transfer in a public university / Robert Wedgeworth -- A publisher's perspective: more successes than failures / Tim Ingoldsby -- Lessons learned from full-text journals at OCLC / Thomas B. Hickey -- The future of annotation in a digital (paper) world / Catherine C. Marshall -- Give me documents or give me death: a millennial meditation on documents and libraries / David M. Levy.
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Published by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Comprises papers presented at the 35th annual clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (March 1998). Eleven contributions and an introduction by the editors address issues connected with the implementation of useful and user-friendly digital libraries, including close looks at the process in serveral libraries and discussion of such topics as technology transfer in a public university, a publisher's perspective, the future of annotation, and semantic issues for digital libraries. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Table of Contents

Susan Harum and Michael TwidaleStephen M. GriffinEdward A. FoxWilliam H. Mischo and Timothy W. ColeBruce Schatz and William Mischo and Timothy Cole and Ann Bishop and Susan Harum and Eric Johnson and Laura Neumann and Hsinchun Chen and Dorbin NgLaura J. Neumann and Ann Peterson BishopHsinchun ChenRobert WedgeworthTim IngoldsbyThomas B. HickeyCatherine C. MarshallDavid M. Levy
Introductionp. 1
NSF/DARPA/NASA Digital Libraries Initiative: A Program Manager's Perspectivep. 4
Update on the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertationsp. 12
Processing and Access Issues for Full-Text Journalsp. 21
Federated Search of Scientific Literature: A Retrospective on the Illinois Digital Library Projectp. 41
From Usability to Use: Measuring Success of Testbeds in the Real Worldp. 58
Semantic Issues for Digital Librariesp. 70
Technology Transfer in a Public Universityp. 80
A Publisher's Perspective: More Successes than Failuresp. 85
Lessons Learned from Full-Text Journals at OCLCp. 92
The Future of Annotation in a Digital (Paper) Worldp. 97
Give Me Documents or Give Me Death: A Millennial Meditation on Documents and Librariesp. 118
Contributorsp. 127
Indexp. 131