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DLF Aquifer Events, Chronology, and Documents


DLF Aquifer working group chairs will meet October 27th, 2006 in the CLIR conference room in Washington, D.C.


DLF Aquifer project work is distributed amongst four working groups, collections, metadata, technology and services. The Aquifer Implementation Group, coordinated by the DLF Aquifer director, sets policy. Appendix II of the DLF Aquifer Business Plan outlines working group charges and lists members.

Each working group meets regularly by conference call. Both working group members and colleagues in participant libraries engage in project tasks betwen calls.

Meeting of all DLF Aquifer Working Groups June 28, 2005.
Working Group reports approved--implementation begins!

DLF Aquifer Business Plan approved by the DLF Steering Committee, May 20, 2005.

The Aquifer Prototype Group met on February 28, 2005 at Stanford University to discuss a draft business plan.

Katherine Kott became the Aquifer Director on Januray 1, 2005.

Aquifer Update: Dan Greenstein, November 11, 2004

Agenda and documents: October 25, 2004

Meeting of the Aquifer initiative, Hyatt Regency Baltimore, 25 October 2004.

Members will decide which of the initiatives discussed at the previous meeting, held at Stanford in August 2004 (see below), should move forward. They will also discuss the search for a new director. more>>

Meeting of the Aquifer initiative and a checklist of work completed, Stanford University, 5 August 2004.

Tools Registry

At a meeting of the Aquifer group on August 5, 2004, we committed to contributing to this registry of tools available and in development. This resource can help us prioritize co-development efforts. more>>

Distributed Open Digital Library (DODL): Realizing the Promise of Digital Libraries. 27 October 2003

A revised plan, presented to the DLF Steering Committee Fall 2003 meeting. more>>

Summary of the Distributed Open Digital Library Design Event. 8 October 2003

A day-long meeting to move on fromt he results of the meeting and document below. more>>

Digital Library Federation Framework for a Distributed Open Digital Library. 23 May 2003

The first articulation of the Distributed Library, presented to the DLF Steering Committee Spring 2003 meeting. more>>

Summary of the Strategic Planning Session of the Digital Library Federation. 6-7 February 2003

A 2-day session to examine the state of the DLF and to provide guidance for its development and strategic focus from this point onwards. more>>

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