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RLG DigiNews

From: Linda West <linda_west>
Date: Thursday, February 19, 2004
The February 2004 issue of RLG DigiNews is now available at

    (from North American, and other world sites) or

    (from UK Janet sites) or

    (from most European sites)

Volume 8, Number 1 includes:

    Feature Article 1

        Digitizing the World's Largest Collection of Natural Sounds:
        Key Factors to Consider when Transferring Analog-Based Audio
        Materials to Digital Formats

           Robert W. Grotke

    Feature Article 2

        Editor's Interview - Digital Preservation Coalition: An

            Maggie Jones

    Feature Article 3

     The Bits and Bites of Data Formats: Stainless Design for
     Digital Endurance

            Andreas Aschenbrenner

    Highlighted Web site: The Apache Cocoon Project

    FAQ: Handwriting Recognition for Historical Documents, by
    Richard Entlich

    RLG News: Continuing RLG Forum Series - To Have and To Hold:
    Metadata and Institutional Repositories

Now in its eighth year of publication, RLG DigiNews is a bimonthly
web-based newsletter intended to:

    *   Focus on issues of particular interest and value to managers
        of digital initiatives with a preservation component or
    *   Provide filtered guidance and pointers to relevant projects
        to improve our awareness of evolving practices in image
        conversion and digital preservation.
    *   Announce publications (in any form) that will help staff
        attain a deeper understanding of digital issues.

For more information about RLG or RLG's preservation community,
please contact Robin Dale <robin.dale [at] notes__rlg__org>.

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