Digital Libraries - Articles,
Papers, Documents, Reports, etc
Updated 9 October, 2007
See also Electronic
Journals and Digital Libraries
Internet Access: The Cambridge Public Library Model. by Miles Fidelman
of The Center for Civic Networking (The book provides detailed, how-to
guidance on planning, implementing, operating, and supporting Internet
service in a public library setting.)
Archiving of Electronic Scholarly Information: An overview, prepared
by Elizabeth Sommerlad. Commissioned by UNISON (AU)
Summary, prepared by Neil McLean, University Librarian, Macquarie University.
Libraries, Information Technology and Automation [a bibliography],
compiled by Michael Angeles.
Digital, by Nicholas Negroponte (Selected Bits)
books, and bytes (November 1996) The report reveals what library leaders
and the public have to say about the future of libraries in the digital
CAN-LINKED Initiative: A proposal for the co-ordinated development
of a distributed national digital library system in Canada, prepared by
a group of academic and research libraries
of the ACM. Volume 41 (1998) Table of Contents. April
1998 issue is largely devoted to digital libraries. Some articles can only
be viewed by those who have access to ACM publications through a site license.
for the Development of a Virtual University. Murray Turoff, Distinguished
Professor of Computer and Information Science, New Jersey Institute of
Technology. (JALN Volume 1, Issue 1 - March 1997)
Alternatives: Solving the Problem or Shifting the Costs? by Colin
Day. This paper was originally presented at an Association of Research
Libraries workshop, "The Specialized Scholarly Monograph in Crisis, or
How Can I Get Tenure If You Won't Publish My Book?" at a session September
11, 1997 called "Economics of the Specialized Monograph." It is reprinted
here with permission. (The Journal of Electronic Publishing
September, 1998 Volume 4, Issue 1 ISSN 1080-2711)
Dilemmas: Are Libraries and IT Centres Causes for Concern in the Twenty
First Century? by Colin Steele, University Librarian, Australian National
University (Paper prepared for the conference CAUSE '97 In Australasia:
Information Technology - The Enabler held April 13-16 1997 Melbourne, Australia.
Libraries: Some Implications for Government and Education from the
Australian Development Experience. Paper presented by Eric Wainwright,
Deputy Director-General, National Library of Australia, Singapore 1996.
Libraries '94 Proceedings of the First Annual Conference on the Theory
and Practice of Digital Libraries June 19-21, 1994 - College Station, Texas,
digital library: dos, don'ts and developments, by Colin Steele. Editorial,
The Electronic Library, vol. 13, no. 5, October 1995
Preservation : Electronic Information Development Programme: eLib Phase
3a. JISC Circular 5/97 June 1997 Joint Information Systems Committee.
Digital Libraries Need Librarians? An Experiential Dialog, by Lisa
Dallape Matson and David J. Bonski. ONLINE, November 1997, Copyright
© Online Inc.
Commission on Preservation and
Access and the Research Libraries Group Task Force on Digital Archiving
(USA). Draft report
(in MS Word format) (51pp)
Framework for Pricing and Charging in Digital Libraries by J. Sairamesh
et al, in D-Lib Magazine,
Alchemy: The Australian Co-operative Digitisation Project 1840-1845,
by John Thompson, Collections and Reader Services Division (National Library
Electronic Library: Slouching Toward the Future or Creating a New Information
Environment, by Sheila D. Creth University of Iowa (Follett
Lecture Series, 25th September 1996 )
Texts and Multimedia in the Academic Library: a View from the Front Line
by Anita K. Lowry Head, Information Arcade University of Iowa Libraries.
of the EEVL Pilot Service by Iain King & Malcolm Moffat, Heriot-Watt
University, September 1996 - The Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library
Follett Lecture Series
Policy for JISC dataset services provision Joint Information Systems
Internet Access to Traditional Journals, by Thomas J. Walker, in American
Scientist, September-October 1998, Volume 86, No. 5
Future of Electronic Journals, by Hal R. Varian. This paper,
entitled, Future of Electronic Journals: Some speculations about the evolution
of academic electronic publishing, was presented at the Scholarly Communication
and Technology Conference, Emory University, Atlanta, April 1997 (http://arl.cni.org/scomm/scat/index.html).
Used with permission. (The Journal of Electronic Publishing
September, 1998 Volume 4, Issue 1 ISSN 1080-2711)
and Information Access. The Role and Influence of OCLC in the early Twenty
First Century - presentation by Colin Steele, Australian National University,
at the OCLC Users Council Meeting, May 18-20, 1998 (also published
for Developing an Information Strategy: A Report prepared by Coopers
& Lybrand and the JISC's Information Strategies Steering Group
Collections for the National Digital Library: Lessons and Challenges
at the Library of Congress, by Caroline R. Arms, Information Technology
Services & National Digital Library Program, Library of Congress (D-Lib
Magazine, April 1996)
We Do User-Centered Design and Evaluation of Digital Libraries: A Methodological
Forum. 37th Allerton Institute 1995 (Graduate School of Library and
Information Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Digital Library Newsletter Archive: a publication of the IEEE Task
Force on Digital Libraries - Digital Library News will act as a periodic
electronic snapshot and alerting service for the Digital Libraries field.
Online & On Disc 95. Proceedings of the conference.
Training in ARL Libraries, (SPEC Flyer 220) compiled by Jon E. Cawthorne,
University of Oregon and Richard Bleiler, University of Connecticut. Association
of Research Libraries (US)
Integrated Document Access Project (IDA) | Final
report (10 January 1996) (Prepared by IDA Project Team, Techsearch
Business Services, University of South Australia, for the Council of Australian
University Librarians and the National Library of Australia).
Internet: Bringing Order from Chaos Scientific American Special
Report, March 1997.
between Library Information Services and Learning Environments – Bridging
the Gaps: A Joint White Paper on behalf of the IMS Global Learning
Consortium and the Coalition for Networked Information. May 10, 2004 [by]
Neil McLean [and] Clifford Lynch.
Scaling, and the Digital Libraries Research Agenda: A Report on the
May 18-19, 1995 IITA Digital Libraries Workshop August 22, 1995 Clifford
Lynch ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
Hector Garcia-Molina (email@example.com)
Introduction to Metadata, Chris Taylor, Manager, Information Access
and Delivery Service, University of Queensland Library. Revised 1
April 1999. (AU)
and Innovation in Electronic Reserves, by George Soete (ARL Transforming
Libraries: Issue 1: October 1996)
One, Purl Two: the Organisation of Knowledge on the Internet, by Colin
Steele (University Librarian, Australian National University). 1996 Mollie
Thompson Memorial Lecture. State Library of New South Wales
Long Term Preservation Of
Electronic Materials : A JISC/British Library Workshop. 1995 November
27/28 University of Warwick Proceedings available at http://ukoln.bath.ac.uk/fresko/warwick/intro.html
Management information systems
and performance measurement for the electronic library - including
workshop (Peter Brophy and Peter M. Wynne, CERLIM, University of Central
Lancashire). Final report, June 1997. [Word
6 format ] [RTF]
- an eLib supporting study (UK)
the Cost-Effectiveness of Journals: Ten Years After Barschall.
This article was prepared by George Soete and Athena Salaba for The University
of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries 1999 (US)
MIME Email for Interlibrary
loan and as a fax replacement, by Tony Barry. (formerly at http://ningaui/projects/mime/Welcome.html)
Preservation: Capturing The Rainbow Papers from the National
Preservation Office Annual Conference - 1995
Guidelines for Digitizing Archival Materials for Electronic Access
presented here have been developed solely for internal NARA use
in [their] pilot Electronic Access Project. (National Archives and
Records Administration) (US)
Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations A Scalable and Sustainable
Approach to Unlock University Resources [by] Edward A. Fox, John L. Eaton,
Gail McMillan Neill A. Kipp, Laura Weiss, Emilio Arce, and Scott Guyer
(Virginia Tech) D-Lib Magazine, September 1996.
National Digital Library Federation
(NDLF) NDLF Planning
Task Force Final Report - June 1996 (US)
Canada Foundation for Innovation.
Site Licence Initiative Proposal. Update February 1999 from Canadian
regional university library associations (CAUL, COPPUL, CREPUQ, OCUL)
Strategy for Provision of Access to Australian Electronic Publications:
A National Library of Australia Position Paper (Feedback to the NLA requested,
and will be received up to 30 November 1996)
Annual Report 95/96 (E-Lib Project) (UK)
Information In An International Context (a report on the conference
entitled Networked Information in an International Context, which was held
at Heathrow, UK, on 9th/10th February 1996. The conference was organised
by UKOLN in association with The British Library Research and Development
Department, CNI, CAUSE and JISC.) (Mirrored in Australia with permission
of the British Library; mirrored from http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/fresko/net_info/)
Hawks, Carol Pitts. "OhioLINK:
Implementing Integrated Library Services Across Institutional Boundaries."
Public-Access Computer Systems Review 6, no. 2 (1995).
of and long term access to Australian Digital Objects: Draft Statement
of Principles: An Issues Paper for CAUL (Ross Coleman, University of Sydney)
of and Long-Term Access to Australian Digital Objects: Statement of Principles.
National Preservation Office, National Library of Australia.
Digital Information: Final Report and Recommendations (html version)
May 20, 1996 (Commission on Preservation and Access (CPA) and RLG. Task
Force on Archiving of Digital Information )
thoughts on network futures: A discussion paper prepared for CAUL/JISC
by Tony Barry (AU)
of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) on Document Delivery.
The Society of American Archivists
on the Preservation of Digitized Reproductions (US)
Publish and Perish (Policy Perspectives Co-sponsored by
the Association of Research Libraries, the Association of American
Universities, and the Pew Higher Education Roundtable - Special Issue
March 1998 Volume 7 Number 4) (US)
Transition from Print to Electronic Journals: a Case Study [by] Neil
McLean. Paper presented at: Sustainability in the Scholarly Information
Market Place: the Search for Digital Library Business Models. National
Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, Sydney, May 2nd 2000.
Pilot Site Licence Initiative. Report on Phase I of the Evaluation
of the UK Pilot Site Licence Initiative. April 1997 HEFCE Ref M 3/97 (Higher
Education Funding Council for England) (UK)
Professions and Digital Libraries. by Colin Steele (University Librarian,
Australian National University) (University of Canberra Professional Perspectives
White Paper on Authentication and Access Management Issues in Cross-organizational
Use of Networked Information Resources Clifford Lynch, editor
- Coalition for Networked Information (Revised Discussion Draft of April
14, 1998) (US)
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