Thursday, May 15, 2008

New Issue of D-Lib Magazine Available

The May/June 2008 issue of D-Lib Magazine ( is now available.

This issue contains four articles, a conference report, the 'In Brief' column, excerpts from recent press releases, and news of upcoming conferences and other items of interest in 'Clips and Pointers'. This month, D-Lib features the "University of Maryland Libraries Digital Collections" contributed by Susan Schreibman.

The articles include:

*PREMIS With a Fresh Coat of Paint: Highlights from the Revision of the PREMIS Data Dictionary for Preservation Metadata
Brian F. Lavoie, OCLC Online Computer Library Center

*A Year of Selective Web Archiving with the Web Curator Tool at the National Library of New Zealand
Gordon Paynter, Susanna Joe, Vanita Lala, and Gillian Lee, National Library of New Zealand

*Considering the User Perspective: Research into Usage and Communication of Digital Information
Kellie Snow, Perla Innocenti, and Seamus Ross, Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII); Birte Christensen-Dalsgaard, Jens Hofman Hansen, Michael Poltorak Nielsen, Jorn Thogersen, Statsbiblioteket; and Bart Ballaux and Hans Hofman, Nationaal Archief

*Adding Value to the Library Catalog by Implementing a Recommendation System
Michael Moennich and Marcus Spiering, Karlsruhe University Library

The Conference Report is:
Strands of a Global Web of Knowledge Come Together at the Third International Open Repositories Conference 2008
Carol Minton Morris, Cornell University

(PACS-P e-list)

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