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1998 December 13-15 From Intelligent Systems to Empowering Human Performance. The 4th International Conference on  Cognitive Systems  Organized by NIIT Ltd. Contact:  Prof. J R Isaac (Programme & Invited Sessions Chair), Purnendu Hota (Organizing Chair)  R&D Centre, NIIT Ltd., 8 Balaji Estate, Sudarshan Munjal Marg, Kalkaji Extn, New Delhi 110 019, INDIA.  Fax: +91-11-6203333, 6482053 Tel: +91-11-6203210 (Prof. Isaac), 6203306(Purnendu Hota)  Email:,

1998 December 9 Stanford University, California Engelbart's Unfinished Revolution: A Symposium

1998 December 8-11 Seattle, Washington  The Networked Academy:  An EDUCAUSE Conference on Information Technology in Higher Education. Contact:

1998 December 7-8 Seattle, Washington Coalition for Networked Information. Fall 1998 Task Force Meeting.

1998 December  2-4 York, UK Information Ecologies:   The impact of new information 'species', organised by the Electronic Libraries (eLib) Programme and UKOLN  Contact:  Hazel Gott, Events Manager, UKOLN (United Kingdom Office for Library and Information Networking), The Library, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, UK  Tel: +44 (0)1225 826256;  Fax: +44 (0)1225 826838

1998 November 3-5 Monterey, California Internet Librarian '98  Internet Conference and Exhibition for Librarians and Information Managers


1998 October 29-30 London  Architecture of Knowledge: An international two-day Colloquium hosted by the British Council and the British Library.  Contact Patrick Maitland-Cullen on telephone 0131 447 8440 or facsimile 0131 446 9448 e-mail

1998 October 25-29 Adelaide Adelaide 98: Pathways to knowledge ALIA Fifth Biennial Conference Contact: Hartley Management Group, 81 Sydenham Road, Norwood, SA; PO Box 20, Kent Town, SA 5071. Telephone: +61 8 8363 4399 Facsimile: +61 8 8363 4577 E-mail:

1998 October 25-28 Beijing, China International Conference on New Missions of Academic Libraries in the 21st Century, Centennial of Peking University 1898-1998 Contact: Bessie K. Hahn, Chair, International Organizing Committee, Brandeis University Libraries, MAILSTOP 045, Waltham, MA 02254-9110, USA (email address: [link was] Proceedings published by Peking University Press, Beijing, CHINE (1998)  ISBN 7-301-03859-3

1998  October 24-30 Pittsburgh Hilton, Pittsburgh, PA ASIS '98 Information access in the global information community: ASIS 1998 Annual Meeting   Contact: |

1998 October 12-14 Parkhotel Schoenbrunn, Vienna  Managing Information in a Dynamic World: EUSIDIC Annual conference The European Association of Information Services. Contact: c/o Instant Library
 Recruitment  104b St. John Street London  EC1M 4EH  United Kingdom   +44 171 336 7098  +44 171 336 7093


1998 September 28-30  The University of Warwick Guidelines for Digital Imaging:  Joint RLG and NPO Preservation Conference.  Contact: Hazel Gott, Events Manager, UKOLN, The Library, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, UK; tel: +44 (0)1225 826256; fax: +44 (0)1225 826838; e-mail:

1998   September 27-30 Beijing, China  Asia Pacific Web Conference (APWeb98):  "World Wide Web: technologies and applications"  APWeb98 will be held immediately after TOOLS Asia (Sept. 22-25) in Beijing. Sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation of China  Co-sponsored and Organised by Deakin University, Australia, Institute of Software and Computer Network Information Centre, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China,  Supported by IEEE Beijing Section and Chinese Institute of Electronics  Contact APWeb98 via email:

  • 1998 September 19 -23 Heraklion, Crete, Greece The Second European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. Sponsored by the European Union, European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics, ICS-FORTH, and the University of Crete. Contact:



    1998 September 15-16 London Document delivery beyond 2000:  Issues for managers and others, the ISOILL protocol, enduser access and who pays? An opportunity for you to hear about and contribute to the emerging models for document delivery, British Library (St. Pancras), Euston Road, London, UK Contact:   any additional information, please email: Neil Jacobs ( Department of Information and Library Studies Loughborough University Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU Tel: +44 (0)1509 222177 Fax: +44 (1)1509 223053

    1998 September 9-12 University of Glasgow DRH98 Digital Resources in the Humanities 1998 Contact: The Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute 11 University Gardens, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Telephone: +44 (0) 141 330 5512 Fax: +44 (0) 141 330 3788 Email enquiries:

    AUGUST 1998

    1998 August 28 Canberra National Round Table on Access to Overseas Monographs through Australian Libraries. National Library of Australia.  Papers available at Invitation only.  Contact:

    1998 August 24-28 Melbourne, Australia SIGIR'98: 21st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval Contact: Alistair Moffat

    1998 August 16 - 21 University of New Brunswick Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada  Creating Electronic Texts and Images -- a practical "hands-on" exploration of the research, preservation and pedagogical uses of electronic texts and images in the humanities:  .Second Summer Institute. Sponsored by the University of New Brunswick Library's Electronic Text Centre and the Department of Archives and Special Collections Contact: Karen Maguire ( or 506-453-4740).

    1998 August 16-21 Amsterdam, Netherlands 64th IFLA Council and General Conference Contact: CONGREX HOLLAND BV, P.O. Box 302, 1000 AH Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Tel: +31 20 5040 206 Fax: +31 20 5040 225 E-mail:

    1998 August 14 -17 Sheffield, United Kingdom Information Seeking in Context : an International Conference on Information Needs, Seeking and Use in Different Contexts. Contact: ISIC 98 /Department of Information Studies, Regent Court, 211 Portobello Street, Sheffield, S1 4DP, Telephone: 0114 222 2630 Fax: 0114 278 0300 e-mail: |

    1998 August 13-14 Amsterdam, The Netherlands  Convergence in the Digital Age: Challenges for Libraries, Museums and Archives Seminar:  a satellite event of this year's IFLA General conference   Supported by the EU's Telematics for Libraries. Contact:   Johan van de Walle TNO-STB PO Box 80544 NL-2508 GM The Hague The Netherlands E-mail: and

    JULY 1998

    1998 July (final date to be notified) Canberra The Copyright and the Electronic Image Forum: A national forum developed by the New Technologies Working Party, Department of Communications and the Arts. Contact: Simon Quartermaine Department of Communications and the Arts Ph: (02) 6271 1942 Fax: (02) 6271 1633 Email:

    1998 July 13-17 Sydney, Australia Winds of Change: Women & the Culture of Universities International Conference Contact: Equal Opportunity Unit, UTS PO Box 123 Broadway, NSW 2007 AUSTRALIA FAX: + 61 2 9514 1883

    JUNE 1998

    1998 29 June - 1 July The University of Bath Information landscapes for a learning society : Networking and the future of libraries 3. Contact: Hazel Gott, Promotions Officer, UKOLN, The Library, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, UK; tel: +44 (0)1225 826256; fax: +44 (0)1225 826838; e-mail:

    1998 June 25 - July 2 Washington, DC American Library Association Annual Conference

    1998 June 25-26 Washington, DC License Review And Negotiation  Building A Team-Based Institutional Process:An ARL Workshop On Licensing Electronic Information Resources   Contact: Association of Research Libraries Mary Jane Brooks - Licensing Workshop 21 Dupont Circle, NW Washington, DC 20036 phone: 202-296-2296 fax:   202-872-0884 email:

    1998 June 23-26 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA Digital Libraries'98 - The Third ACM Conference on Digital Libraries. Contact: Rob Akscyn, Chair HT98,

    1998 June 20-24 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Hypertext '98: The Ninth ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia. Held immediately before ACM Digital Libraries '98 Contact: Conference Chair Robert Akscyn Knowledge Systems

    1998 June 18-21 University of Colorado in Boulder Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground: Serials Vision and Common Sense 13th Annual Conference of The North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) Contact: Connie Foster, Serials Coordinator, Helm-Cravens Library, 306 One Big Red Way, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY 42101 e-mail: |

    1998 June 17-19 Tomar (Portugal) Sixth DELOS Workshop: Preservation of Digital Information - ERCIM - European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics. Contact:

    1998 June  16 University of Bradford The World Wide Web as an Agent of Institutional  Change in Higher Education -  Teaching and Learning Technology Support Network Contact: Simon FitzPatrick Teaching and Learning Technology Support Network Centre University of Leicester Tel: 0116-252-5085 Fax: 0116-252-2198 Email:

    1998 June 15-17 Manchester, England 3rd International WWW Caching Workshop. Contact: c/o The JANET Caching Team, Manchester Computing, University of Manchester. Manchester, M13 9PL England Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 6008 Fax: +44 (0) 161 275 6040 Email:

    1998 June  3-5 Universite d'Ottawa  CAIS/ACSI '98  "Information Science at the Dawn of the Next Millennium"    26th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science/    Association canadienne des sciences de l'information Contact: Elaine Toms School of Library and Information Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifac, NS B3P 1T7 Voice: (902) 494-2452 Fax: (902) 494-2451 E-Mail:

    1998 June 1-7 University of Pretoria Pretoria, South Africa The Challenge to be relevant in the 21st Century: IATUL 1998 Annual Conference Contact: The Conference Secretary Attention: Ria van der Spuy Academic Information Service University of Pretoria Pretoria 0002 South Africa Fax: +27 (12) 362-5100 Tel: +27 (12) 420-3792 or +27 (12) 420-2810 E-mail:

    1998    June 1-2  Marlborough, MA Digital Reality: Managing Electronic Resources Contact Ann Devenish (, Betsy Like ( or Robert Cunningham ( at: 800-NELINET or (617) 969-0400 or FAX (617) 332-9634

    MAY 1998

    1998 May 26-29 Amsterdam, The Netherlands ICDCS '98 The 18th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Centre of Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI) Contact: Bernd Krämer FernUniversitaet Hagen Datenverarbeitungstechnik D-58084 Hagen, Germany Phone: +49-2331-987 371 Fax: +49-2331-987 375 WWW: Email:

    1998 May18 Brisbane (May20 Canberra, May25 Perth)  A Day in the Life of Metadata  Contact:  DSTC Pty Ltd, Level 7, Gehrmann Laboratories University of Queensland St Lucia Queensland 4072 Ph: 07 3365 4310; Fax: 07 3365 4311 Email:

    1998 May 14-15 Melbourne 'From Chaos to CARM' disaster recovery workshop.  CAVAL Contact:  Nicole Sinclair, CAVAL Ltd, 4 Park Drive, Bundoora  VIC  3083 Telephone: (03) 94592722 Facsimile: (03) 94592733 E-mail:

    1998 May 13-15 & May 18-20  University of Leeds, UK  Managing Digital Imaging Projects: an RLG Workshop contact Fran Devlin  (650-691-2239)

    1998 May 6 - 7 Canberra, Australia Working With Knowledge - International Archives Conference: under the auspices of Science Technology and Medicine Archives International (a special interest group of the International Council on Archives) and Science Technology and Medicine Archives Australia (a special interest group of the Australian Society of Archivists Inc.) Conference Organiser. Email:

    1998 May 4-5 Washington, D.C. Managing Metadata for The Digital Library: Crosswalks or Chaos: an institute cosponsored by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) Contact Valerie Edmonds at 800/545-2433 ext. 4269, |

    1998 May 4 Canberra Seams in the Seamless: Technology and Delivery.Round Table No. 8 of the National Scholarly Communications Forum.   Program and Papers Contact:   Yvonne Gentry Administrative Officer, The Australian Academy of the Humanities Phone: 02 6248 7744 Fax: 02 6248 6287  Email: |

    APRIL 1998

    1998 April 30-May 1 Weston Building, The Manchester Conference Centre Library Strategy Workshop, organised by the Committee on Electronic Information (CEI). Contact: Wendy Holden / Shirley Wood, Email: Tel: 01235 822 236 Fax: 01235 822 399

    1998 April 26-29, Beijing, China ICII'98-Beijing Second International Conference and Exhibition on Information Infrastructure ( Information Super Highway) Contact: Mr. Jian GENG, Secretariate of ICII'98, President Office, Beijing Univ of Posts & Telecom (BUPT), Beijing 100088, CHINA Tel: (8610)6228-2023, 6228-2659, Fax: (8610)6228-5008,

    1998 April 23-24 Adelaide Quality in Postgraduate Research: 'Managing the Agenda' National Conference Contact: SAPMEA Conventions, Phone: (08) 8229 6060, Fax: (08) 8239 1566 Email:

    1998 April 22-24 Tuscon, AZ Living the Future II:  Organizational Changes for Success. Contact:  Carrie Russell at

    1998 April 22-24 Santa Barbara, California Advances in Digital Libraries Conference - IEEE ADL '98 Sponsored by Alexandria Digital Library, CESDIS, IEEE Computer Society, Library of Congress, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and National Library of Medicine Contact: Dr. Terence R. Smith Dept. of Computer Science UCSB Santa Barbara, CA 93106 805-893-7665

    1998 April 21-26 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Museums and the Web: An International Conference. Organised by Archives & Museum Informatics. Sponsored by the Canadian Heritage Information Network. Contact: |

    1998 April 21-24 Tucson, Arizona Living the Future II: Organizational Changes for Success Contact: Barbara Allen at or Carrie Russell at |

    1998 April 20-22 Perth, Western Australia Learning Together - Collaboration in Open Learning: A three day forum hosted by the John Curtin International Institute, Curtin University of Technology Contact: Ms Vicky Baschiera, John Curtin International Institute, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987 PERTH WA 6845 e-mail tel +618 9266 7245 fax: +618 9266 4071

    1998 April 20-22 Budapest, Hungary Towards the Information-Rich Society Second ICCC/IFIP Conference on Electronic Publishing 98: Contact: Fytton Rowland, Co-Chair, Programme Committee, Department of Information and Library Studies, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK Telephone +44 (0) 1509 223039 Fax +44 (0) 1509 223053 E-mail

    1998 April 15-17 Washington, DC Networking '98 - Network Policies and Strategies Shaping Higher Education Contact:

    1998 April 14-18 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Seventh International World Wide Web Conference (WWW7): The Gathering Place | Most papers have now been linked in. Note that they will be available from this page until 31 May 1998, when they will be available from Elsevier.  Contact:

    1998 April 14-15 Washington DC CNI Task Force Meeting in conjunction with Net '98. (Coalition for Networked Information) Contact: Louise Ann Fisch, Coordinator of Communications, Coalition for Networked Information, 21 Dupont Circle, NW Washington, DC 20036 202.296.5098 <>

    1998 April 14 Brisbane, Australia 'Libraries on the WWW' Workshop This first international workshop on Libraries and WWW takes place within the seventh World Wide Web Conference Contact: workshop co-chairs:

    1998 April 1-3 Saint Malo, France Electronic Publishing'98 EP98, the seventh International Conference on Electronic Publishing, Document Manipulation and Typography Contact: Conference Secretariat. |

    MARCH 1998

    1998 March 25-27 Grenoble, France Discovering new worlds of IR. IRSG98. The 20th BCS Colloquium on Information Retrieval. Contact: e-mail to |

    1998 March 25-27 Bristol, UK IRISS'98: Internet Research and Information for Social Scientists: An international conference. Contact: IRISS'98 Conference Office: Institute for Learning and Research Technology, University of Bristol, 8 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1TN Telephone: +44 (0)117 928 8474 : Fax: +44 (0)117 928 8473 : email: |

    1998  March 17-20 Singapore Digital Libraries Asia '98 Conference & Exhibition: The Digital Era: Implications, Challenges & Issues Contact : Lena Kua, Programme Manager, Marketing and Promotion, Digital Library Cluster, National Computer Board, Singapore 118253 Tel: 65-7720401 Fax: 65-7770120 Email: |

    1998 March 10-13 National Archives, College Park, MD Information Eco System: Life Cycle of Information 4-Day Conference Contact: Northeast Document Conservation Center, attn.: Ginny Hughes 100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA 01810-1494; 978 470-1010 email <>

    1998 March 9-10 Paris Experts meeting on libraries and resource centres for tertiary education.   Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Directorate for Education, Programme on Educational Building and the Programme for Institutional Management in Higher Education,2340,en_2649_33723_2671054_1_1_1_1,00.html

    FEBRUARY 1998

    1998 February 4-6, University of Chicago Managing Digital Imaging Projects: an RLG Workshop contact either Fran Devlin (650-691-2239) or Robin Dale (650-691-2238) The remaining workshops are tentatively scheduled as follows: May 13-15, 1998 (University of Leeds, UK) May 18-20, 1998 (University of Leeds, UK) November, 1998 (CA)

    1998 February 1-6 Newbury, Victoria Internet-style On-line and On-disc Information Environments for Teaching and Learning: a Master Class with outstanding Australian experts in Tertiary Education On-line Information Systems. Contact: |

    JANUARY 1998

    1998 January 28-30 Melbourne Robots to Knowbots: The Wider Automation Agenda VALA 1998 Biennial Conference Contact: Convention Network 224 Rouse Street Port Melbourne VIC 3207 AUSTRALIA Telephne: +61 3 9646 4122 Fax: +61 3 9646 7737 E-Mail |

    1998 January 20 Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, UK Negotiating Electronic Copyright Permissions: exploring the issues and considering the alternatives. The OPEN UNIVERSITY Library, Project Edbank in association with SCONUL. Contact: Mary Hunt, Jennie Lee Library, The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA Tel: 01908 652672 Fax: 01908 653571 Email:

    1998 January 13 University of Central Lancashire in Preston New Directions in Higher Education : The Lifelong Learning Agenda : A One Day National Conference Contact: Helen Taylor Tel: 01772 892251 or Email |

    1998 January 9-15 New Orleans American Library Association MidWinter Meeting

    1998 January 8-11 Coral Gables, Florida Transforming Campuses into Learning Communities: Building Bridges and Overcoming Barriers to... Improve Learning Quality : Increase Instructional Productivity : Strengthen Academic Culture on Campus: A Working Conference for Campus Teams Contact: Learning Communities PO Box 248005 Coral Gables, Florida 33124-1610 Call (305) 284-2727 FAX (305) 284-6279.

    1998 January 6-9 Big Island of Hawaii, HI Thirty-first Annual Hawai'i International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS) Contact: HICSS-31 Conference Office College of Business Administration University of Hawaii 2404 Maile Way, C-202 Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 Phone: (808) 956-3251 Fax: (808) 956-9685 E-mail: |

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