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Conference on virtual libraries

From: Alicia Riley <ariley>
Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2001
SOLINET is pleased to announce the online publication of "Virtual
Libraries in the New Millennium", the proceedings of a conference
held in Atlanta in May 2001. The conference included case studies of
virtual library projects, with a focus on future directions; an
update on standards and best practices; discussion of selection and
access issues, and an overview of networking resources needed in the
future to support the growth of the virtual library.

Daniel Greenstein, Director of the Digital Library Federation gave
the keynote speech. Faye Phillips, Associate Dean of Libraries for
Special Collections at Louisiana State University presented a case
study of her institution's Digital Library. Priscilla Caplan,
Assistant Director for Digital Library Services at the Florida
Center for Library Automation discussed progress to date on content,
standards, and  "best practices" Merryll Penson, Executive Director
for Library Director Services, Board of Regents of the University
System of Georgia presented a case study on GALILEO. Charles
McClure, Francis Eppes Professor and Director, Information Use
Management and Policy Institute, School of Information Studies at
Florida State University discussed assessing virtual reference in a
digital library.  Wendy P. Lougee, Associate Director, Digital
Library Initiatives at the University of Michigan gave a talk on the
future of the virtual library. The proceeding may be viewed or
printed from SOLINET's web site at
<URL:http://www.solinet.net/presvtn/vl/vlibraries.htm>.


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