This page opens out onto the very different information
resources produced by DLF. Those designated as "publications"
report finally and formally on particular initiatives or pieces
of research. They are edited and typically available in
print as well as in electronic form. The rest report the incremental
steps taken by DLF initiatives, supply periodic snapshots of DLF
members' digital library activities and achievements, and
document the proceedings of DLF forums.
Collectively, these resources serve three distinct roles: as a
vehicle for reporting the progress of DLF-supported initiatives;
as an information exchange about DLF members' digital library
challenges and activities; as an information resource for the
broader community that is interested in leading-edge digital
- DLF reports
- Through its formal publications, DLF seeks to
raise awareness about and share experience in current digital
library practices, trends, and innovations. These publications
report finally on specific initiatives or pieces of research.
Available in both printed and electronic formats, they are highly
- Proceedings of the DLF Forum
- DLF Forums are convened regularly for professional staff at
member institutions. Typically extending over two days, forums
host a variety of formal papers, panel discussions, and working
group sessions that keep professional staff abreast of innovation
while facilitating networking and community building. They also
provide a venue for review of DLF initiatives.
- DLF Annual and Occasional Reports
- Electronic editions of reports that have appeared as sole DLF publications, or as part of annual reports of the Council on Library and Information (CLIR) when DLF was a program of CLIR.
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