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From: Clifford Lynch <>
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Subject: March 2006 D-Lib on Digital Library Evolution
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 11:30:30 -0500
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I don't normally re-post the monthly announcements on new issues of D-Lib magazine,which is an invaluable and vital resource, but this issue has so many articles that are deeply relevant to  the CNI community  that I wanted to be sure everybody saw it. Please forgive any duplication.

Clifford Lynch
Director, CNI

The March 2006 issue of D-Lib Magazine ( is now available.

This is a special issue on the theme of "Digital Library Evolution" with guest editor, Gregory Crane, Tufts University. The issue contains six articles, a conference report, the 'In Brief' column, excerpts from recent press releases, and news of upcoming conferences and other items of interest in 'Clips and Pointers'.  This month, in conjunction with the special theme of this month's issue, D-Lib features the Perseus Digital Library 19th-Century American Collection.

The articles include:

What Do You Do with a Million Books?
Gregory Crane, Tufts University

Early Modern Culture in a Comprehensive Digital Library
Wolfgang Schibel, University of Mannheim, and Jeffrey A. Rydberg-Cox, University of Missouri - Kansas City

From Babel to Knowledge: Data Mining Large Digital Collections
Daniel J. Cohen, George Mason University

Document Recognition for a Million Books
G. Sayeed Choudhury, Tim DiLauro, Robert Ferguson, Johns Hopkins University; Michael Droettboom, Hillcrest Labs; and Ichiro Fujinaga, McGill University

Debabelizing Libraries: Machine Translation by and for Digital Collections
David A. Smith, Johns Hopkins University

Text, Information, Knowledge and the Evolving Record of Humanity
Gregory Crane and Alison Jones, Tufts University

The Conference Report is:

WebWise 2006 Inspiring Discovery - Unlocking Collections: Conference Report
Stuart L. Weibel, OCLC Research

D-Lib Magazine has mirror sites at the following locations:

UKOLN, University of Bath, Bath, England

The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

State Library of Lower Saxony and the University Library of Goettingen, Goettingen,

Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

BN - National Library of Portugal, Portugal

(If the mirror site closest to you is not displaying the March 2006 issue of D-Lib Magazine at this time, please check back later.  There is a delay between the time the magazine is released in the United States and the time when the mirroring process has been completed.)

Bonnie Wilson
D-Lib Magazine

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