Recent and Upcoming Events -
Announcements of the Digital Library Federation and Members
- June 25-27, 2000 - Cornell University
- Luna Insight Users Group Meeting: Ithaca, New York. http://cidc.library.cornell.edu/usersgroup2/
- August 1-5, 2000 - University of Michigan
- Two training workshops will be held at the University of Michigan in August to assist programmers and text encoders in using SGML with middleware developed at the University of Michigan. A workshop focusing on text encoding and user support will be held August 1-5.
- August 8-12, 2000 - University of Michigan
- Two training workshops will be held at the University of Michigan in August to assist programmers and text encoders in using SGML with middleware developed at the University of Michigan. A technical workshop for programmers will be held August 8-12.
- September 7 and 8, 2000 - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Workshop for DeLIver Collaborating Partners and other participants in the Illinois D-Lib Test Suite Testbed project. Agenda and presentation materials from the workshop are available online:
- October 20 and 21, 2000 - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- A conference on MathML and Math on the Web. This meeting is being hosted by Wolfram Research and will be co-sponsored by IBM, the W3C, Netscape, Compaq, the American Mathematical Society, Waterloo Maple, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- October 26-27, 2000 - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- "The Impact of Electronic Publishing on Scholarly Communication". This meeting will be co-sponsored by the University, the American Chemical Society, the American Institute of Physics, the American Physical Society, Elsevier Science, the Institute of Physics, John Wiley & Sons, and YBP Library Services.
- November 18-20, 2000 - Digital Library Federation
- DLF Fall Forum 2000: On Digital Collections and Library Futures will be held in Chicago, IL. Presentations and panel discussions will bring a variety of perspectives to bear on the development, maintenance, and use of high-quality online resources and reflect upon how these activities affect the library's organization and its institutional roles. The Forum will also provide an opportunity to showcase relevant DLF initiatives and seek input into their future development.
- January, 2001 - Pennsylvania State University
- "History Past, History Present"
- March 12, 2001 - University of Michigan
- Making of America Celebration to Feature Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Noted historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will deliver the keynote address on Monday, March 12, 2001, as the University of Michigan University Library celebrates the expansion of its Making of America (MoA) Internet-accessible resource. Ms. Goodwin's address is entitled "Shared Memories: The Lessons of History," and she will share her experiences in writing 3 presidential biographies as well as her own memoir on growing up in the 50's in love with the Brooklyn Dodgers. The MoA celebration begins at 7:30 p.m. with welcoming remarks by William A. Gosling, University Library Director. Also participating in the program will be Donald Waters, Program Officer from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. A question and answer session will follow Ms. Goodwin's address with a reception from 9:00 - 9:30 p.m. for all attendees. The MoA Celebration will take place in the Chemistry Auditorium, 1800 Chemistry, and the event is open to the public and free of charge.
- May 4-6, 2001 - Digital Library Federation
- DLF Spring Forum 2001 will be held in San Francisco, CA. Papers and panel discussions will deal with all aspects of digital library development but emphasis will be given to those that address issues having to do with digital library use, users, and user support. A special pre-forum workshop will also be held on the morning of 4 May 2001 on methods for assessing digital library use. Forums are hosted to enrich, stimulate, and inform the work of staff at DLF member institutions and to showcase and gain input from them into current DLF initiatives. Forums include a mix of plenary and breakout sessions and provide ample opportunity for informal discussion during breaks, communal meals, and the forum reception.
- May 10 and 11, 2001 - University of Michigan
- University of Michigan to Host E-Book Conference
The University Library in collaboration with Blackwell's Book Service is hosting a two-day conference entitled "The Changing Landscape of Scholarly Publishing: Print Collections, E-Books, and Beyond." The conference is scheduled for May 10 and 11, 2001 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The goal of the conference is to explore the rapidly evolving publishing environment and to investigate the effects on the scholarly community including libraries, faculty, students, publishers, authors, and vendors.
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